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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:

 Parental Involvement Committee Terms of Reference

2019-2020 Committee Members

Parent Representatives

‚ÄčBrian Conley, Chair
 Parent Representative
‚ÄčAmanda Marion
‚Äč‚ÄčElk Lake Public School
‚Äč‚ÄčAmanda Mascioli
‚ÄčW. Earle Miller Public School
‚Äč‚ÄčCrystal Bartlett
‚ÄčFederal Public School
‚ÄčKandice Farr
‚ÄčEnglehart Public School
‚Äč‚ÄčLisa Brander
‚ÄčKapuskasing District High School
‚Äč‚ÄčLynne Lachapelle
‚ÄčIroquois Falls Public School
‚ÄčShannon Laroche
‚Äč Timmins Centennial Public School


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


Lesleigh DyeDirector of Education
Kristen NiemiSuperintendent of Education


‚ÄčRodger Mineault
‚ÄčIroquois Falls Public School
Sheila SiermacheskyEnglehart 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 minutes will be posted here.

‚ÄčCommittee Meetings:
Meetings commence at 6:00 pm at the Schumacher Board Office. 
Video and telephone conferencing may be available.

Meetings for 2019-2020

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. - Minutes
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. - Minutes
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. - Minutes
  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. - Minutes

Meetings for 2018-2019

  • Monday, April 15, 2019 - postponed (new date to be determined)
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - Minutes
‚ÄčMeeting Documents:

Meetings for 2017-2018  (to be determined)

  Meetings for 2016-2017:

Minutes from 2015-2016 Meetings:

  • Monday, September 21, 2015   Minutes 
  • Monday, November 16, 2015   Minutes
  • Monday, April 18, 2016    Minutes

Notice About Archived Files: Only the files from the current and previous school year are available on our website. Should you require access to files before this, please contact us.

Council of Ontario Directors of Education Resources

Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grants

People for Education