Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

Meetings are held monthly.

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

Contact us:

2021 - 2022 School Council members:


Lori Fukumoto

Jen Lott


Matt Bennett

Kerri Beaulieu


Lori Needham

Parish Rep



Lori Needham (temporary)

Voting Members

Lori Fukumoto

Jen Lott

Matt Bennett

Lori Needham

Siobhan O'Brien

Donalda Tryon

Keith Jansa

Meghan Button

Alex Hudson

Constanza Podesta

Ashley MacIsaac-Butler

Harshvardhan Khurana

Kim Carroll Johns

School Representatives

Sandra Shannon - Principal

Linda Kohli- Teacher Representative

Christine Zulys- Teacher Representative

Parents-At-Large (non-voting members)

Jamie Crate

School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

All parents are welcome to attend School Council meetings either in person or via Google Meet. Email to indicate you will be attending or to be included on the Google Meet invite.

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2022 - 2023

Our Catholic School Council Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:45 in the Learning Commons. We will also stream the meetings through Google Meet.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 28 at 6:45

September Minutes

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.