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District School Board Ontario North East
Parent Involvement Committee

Role of the Parent Involvement Committee

‚ÄčThe Parent Involvement Committee provides parents a direct link to the Director and Trustees of District School Board Ontario North East to provide advice and to support parent engagement. For more information regarding the goals and purpose of this committee, please view the following document:

 Parent Involvement Committee Terms of Reference

2021-2022 Committee Members 

Parent Representatives

Megan Fontana
Kirkaland Lake Area, Chair of Committee
‚ÄčLorne Feldman
‚ÄčSouth Porcupine Area, Vice-Chair of Committee
Jillian Daoust
Elk Lake Area
‚ÄčCharlene Edwards
‚ÄčKapuskasing Area
‚ÄčKandice Farr
‚ÄčEnglehart Area
‚ÄčCatherine Heaslip
‚ÄčSouth Porcupine Area
‚ÄčNikeetha Nanjungud Balasubramanyam
‚ÄčTimmins Area
‚ÄčKim Peddie
‚ÄčNew Liskeard Area
‚ÄčAmanda Roy
‚ÄčSouth Porcupine Area
‚ÄčStephanie Roy
‚ÄčCochrane Area

Board Trustees: ‚Äč

Bob BrushTrustee, Timmins and Area
Dennis Draves
Trustee, Cochrane and Smooth Rock Falls

Board Staff Representatives: ‚Äč

Lesleigh DyeDirector of Education

Principal Representatives:   ‚Äč

Brian Forsythe
‚ÄčIroquois Falls Secondary School
Sheila Siermachesky
Englehart Public School


 Parent Involvement Committee Meetings

There will be at least 3 meetings of the Parent Involvement Committee between September and June of each school year. Meeting agendas and minutes will be posted here. 

  • Meetings commence at 6:00 pm, held online through Microsoft Teams

2021-2022 Meeting Dates, Agendas & Minutes

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00 p.m. - Agenda
  • Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 6:00 p.m. - Agenda
  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 6:00 p.m.

2020-2021 Meeting Minutes

Notice: Only records from the current and previous school year are available here. For access to archived Minutes from previous years, please contact us.

Council of Ontario Directors of Education Resources

Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants

People for Education