Local Committees




Below is a listing of the committees within our local.  If you have any questions or comments for the committee, contact the chairperson listed.

Policy Committee
Reviews the Local’s Policies and Constitution and, when necessary, makes recommendations for change to Local Council.
Chairperson: mailto: Craig Findlay

Professional Development Committee
Assists school based Professional Development committees and the District Mentorship program. Facilitates links among schools, regional specialist council programs, U of L and convention board.
Chairperson: Phil Williams

Social Committee
Organizes the June Retirement Banquet, President’s Reception, Spirit of 51 Party and other Local #41 events.
Chairperson:  JJ Ondrus

Communications Committee
Prepares newsletters with input from local members, promotes Education Week and works as a liaison with various media in conjunction with the Local President.
Chairperson:  Cody Garner
 
Teacher Welfare
Studies the collective agreement, gathers input from Local members and proposes amendments – negotiates for such amendments with the Board (through the Local negotiating Sub-committee (NSC)). Also brings forward issues to the Working Conditions Committee (a joint committee of the Board and the Local).
Chairperson: Brad Robert


Election Committee
Conducts Local Elections
Chairperson: Craig Findlay


Political Action Committee
An ad hoc committee of the Executive Committee – engages in political action (forums, etc.) prior to School Board or Provincial elections as well as organizing actions to address political change related to public education.
Chairperson: Craig Findlay


School Board Advisory Committee
Reviews School Board Policies and makes recommendations to the School Board. 
Chairperson: Stephanie Desrochers