Board Policy 9

BOARD REPRESENTATIVES

The Board may appoint trustees to represent the Board on various external committees, agencies and organizations. Such representation is established at the discretion of the Board to facilitate the exchange of information on matters of mutual concern and/or to discuss possible agreements between the Division and other organizations.

The Board will determine the terms of reference for each representative. The Superintendent may appoint resource personnel to work with the representative and shall determine the roles, responsibilities, and reporting requirements of resource personnel.

The following committees/organizations will have Board representation as identified at the annual Organizational Meeting.

  1. Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) Zone 6
    1. Purpose
      1. Represent the Board at executive and general meetings of ASBA Zone 6.
    2. Powers and Duties
      1. Attend ASBA Zone 6 meetings. All trustees can attend general meetings.
      2. Represent the Board’s positions and interests at the Zone level.
      3. Communicate to the Board the work of ASBA Zone 6.
    3. Membership
      1. One (1) trustee; one (1) alternate.
    4. Meetings
      1. As called by ASBA Zone 6.

  2. Sustainable Agriculture Education Partnership (SAEP) Committee
    1. Purpose
      1. Represent the SAEP Committee meetings.
    2. Powers and Duties
      1. Represent the Board at SAEP Committee meetings.
      2. Represent the Board’s positions and interests to SAEP meeting attendees.
      3. Communicate SAEP Committee directions/initiatives to the Board.
    3. Membership
      1. One (1) trustee; one (1) alternate.
    4. Meetings
      1. As called by the SAEP Committee.

  3. Teacher Employer Bargaining Association (TEBA)
    1. Purpose
      1. As per the Public Education Collective Bargaining Regulation
    2. Powers and Duties
      1. As per the Public Education Collective Bargaining Regulation
    3. Membership
      1. One (1) trustee
    4. TEBA Meetings
      1. As determined by the Government of Alberta

  4. Alberta School Councils Association
    1. Purpose
      1. Support the Alberta School Councils Association objectives for school councils
    2. Powers and Duties
      1. Represent the Board’s positions and interests at the Conference
      2. Communicate to the Board the directions approved by the ASCA
    3. Membership
      1. Up to Three (3) trustees; at least One (1) trustee
    4. Attendance at ASCA Annual Conference
      1. ASCA Conference

 

Legal Reference:

Section 33, 34, 51, 52, 53 Education Act


Approved: August 21, 2018

Reviewed: January 13, 2020