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Board Committees


These committee assignments were made at the June 18, 2024 Organizational Board Meeting

Descriptions of Board committees are available in the Trustees' Handbook.

Standing Committees of the Whole

Board Chair Julie Kusiek 
Board Vice-Chair 
(The Board Vice-Chair will also serve as the Chair of the Caucus Committee.)
Jan Sawyer
Audit Chair Dawn Hancock

Standing Committees 

Budget Planning and Results Review 

All Trustees participate in the annual budget planning and results reviews of schools and central decision units as determined in the approval of the results review process.

Governance and Evaluation Dawn Hancock, Marsha NelsonSherri O'Keefe and Jan Sawyer
Policy Review Trisha Estabrooks, Marcia Hole, Sherri O'Keefe and Saadiq Sumar 


Custodial Staff—CUPE 474        Dawn Hancock and Sherri O'Keefe
Maintenance Staff—CUPE 784
Marcia Hole and Marsha Nelson
Support Staff—CUPE 3550

Trisha Estabrooks and Jan Sawyer

Teaching Staff—ATA

Marsha Nelson and Saadiq Sumar (TEBA Representative)

Public School Boards' Association (PSBAA)

Provincial Executive—Director Jan Sawyer 
PBSC Representative Sherri O'Keefe
PBSC—Alternate Representative Marsha Nelson

Alberta School Boards' Association (ASBA) 

Provincial Executive—Director Dawn Hancock
ASBA Zone 2/3 Representative and Provincial Executive—Alternate Saadiq Sumar
ASBA Zone 2/3 Representative—Alternate  Jan Sawyer
ASBA Issues and Resolution Committee
1 Board Chair or Vice-Chair
2 ASBA Zone 2/3 Executive Representative
3 ASBA Provincial Executive Board of Directors Representative

1 Julie Kusiek

2 Saadiq Sumar

3 Dawn Hancock

Ad Hoc Committee and Board Representative Assignments 

Advocacy  Assignment deferred to September 2024
Edmonton Public Schools Foundation Board of Governors Marsha Nelson
Equity Advisory Committee Trisha Estabrooks and Saadiq Sumar