Join us on Thursday, 18 May 2017 for the next meeting of the OCASC General Assembly.
Meeting Location: Fisher Park Public/Summit Alternative School, Library 250 Holland Avenue, 2nd floor
Meeting Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
This month we will have a presentation by Renald Cousineau, a system principal in the Curriculum Services Department, who is responsible for SHSM (Specialist High Skills Major) and Trades and Technology.
As always, Chalk It Up and snacks will be on the menu.
The OCASC AGM immediately follows the meeting. Join us to hear annual reports from the current executive and to elect a new slate of officers for 2017/18.
Executive positions include:
Chair-administers the affairs of the assembly and ensure that all policies and actions approved by the general membership are implemented. The chair presides at meetings of the Assembly and prepares the agenda for such meetings with advice from other executive officers and committees. The Chair also represents the views of the Assembly to the Board, the Ministry of Education, the media and elsewhere as required.
Vice Chair (or Co-Chair) – The Vice-Chair (or Co-Chair) fulfills the duties of the Chair when that person is temporarily absent or otherwise unable to perform the duties of the office. The Vice-Chair also performs specific duties assigned by the Chair, or requested by the Executive Committee or the general membership.
Recording Secretary- The recording secretary is responsible for the general correspondence of the Assembly including preparing and distributing minutes of all general meetings and of the executive committee.
Membership Secretary- The membership secretary is responsible for maintaining a current list of member school councils including the names and contact information for school delegates. The Membership Secretary registers the attendance at general meetings, determines quorum and counts the votes.
Treasurer- The treasurer is responsible for the care and custody of the funds and other financial assets of the Assembly and for making payments for all approved expenses incurred by the Assembly. The treasurer maintains books of the accounts that shall be made available for inspection by members at any reasonable time on request. At each AGM, the treasurer presents an account of the finances of the Assembly and a budget for the following fiscal year including any recommendations for change to the annual dues of member councils. The treasurer also maintains a record of dues paid by member school councils.
Communication Officer: The communication officer prepares communications on behalf of the assembly, to the media and elsewhere as directed by the Executive. The communications officer may undertake additional tasks such as monitoring the media coverage of education generally at the suggestion of the executive or their own initiative.
The Liaison Officer Positions: Liaison Officer positions typically act as Members at Large, which allows an individual to attend and participate in Executive and Assembly meetings and may choose areas of specialization with the agreement of the Executive.
Attached are the following:
- Combined Agenda for the General Meeting and AGM (OCASC.Combined Assembly and AGM Agenda)
- Draft minutes from the April 2017 meeting (Draft Minutes OCASC April 2017) and from the May 2016 AGM (Minutes-agm-ocasc_may_2016)
- Annual Report from the Co-chairs (OCASC Annual Co-Chairs Report for 2016–17)
- Membership Report (OCASC Membership Report for 2016-17)
- Treasurer’s Report (OCASC Treasurer’s Report for 2016–17)
Please review them before the meeting.
See you then!
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