Agenda – DPAC General Meeting

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Monday, December 3, 2012, 7:00 p.m. Van Bien Training and Development Centre


1.      Call to order, Secretary pro tem

2.      Adoption of agenda

3.      Adoption of November 5, 2012 Minutes

4.      PAC Networking

To increase the effectiveness of this section of the agenda, we suggest that people report on ideas that may be of interest to other PACs, or concerns that other PACs could help with.

7:30pm – Partner groups enter

5.      Presentation on anti-bullying initiatives (Susan Johnston & Cindy Heitman) – 15 minutes max

6.      Partner Group Presentations (5 minutes each, maximum)

a)      DSAC Report  (Jay Khatra)

b)      CUPE Report (Lorraine Prouse)

c)       Prince George District Teachers Association Report (Matt Pearce, Tina Cousins)

d)      Prince George Principal and Vice Principals Association Report (Faith Mackay)

e)      Professional Employees Association (Deborah Coxson)

f)       Superintendent Report (Brian Pepper)

g)      Trustee Report (Kate Cooke)


(5 – 10 minute snack break)

7.      Officer and Committee Reports

a)      DPAC Executive Board Report (Sarah Holland)

b)      Treasurer’s Report (Gillian Burnett)

c)       Budget Committee and DPAC Priorities for Surplus (Gillian Burnett)

d)      Education Services Committee Report (Steve Shannon)

e)      EPPC Committee Report (Gillian Burnett)

f)       PAC Café Committee

8.      Announcements/New Business

a)      Food Safe course – January 19th

b)      Survey to PACs

c)       PAC Planner

d)      District Calendar Committee – Proposed date for a meeting is either Wednesday, December 12, at 1:00 p.m or Monday, December 17, at 3:30 p.m.

e)      Management and Finance committee of the whole

f)       Northern BC Children and Families Hearing Society – request for DPAC member to sit on board


9.      Other Business


10.  Agenda items for next meeting

11.  Adjournment – Next meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7:00 pm Van Bien Training and Development Centre.

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