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Governing Board


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Mission Word

Public Notice 2021-01-20 ENG                                     Public Notice 2021-01-20 FRE



Upcoming JFK Governing Board Meetings

  • Wednesday November 10

  • Thursday December 9

  • Thursday February 10

  • Wednesday March 16

  • Thursday April 21

  • Thursday May 19

  • Thursday June 9

Upcoming Meeting Agenda

Mission Word

Mission Word

Governing Board

A school's Governing Board is a body established according to the Education Act. It is composed of the principal, parents, teachers, and representatives of non-teaching professionals and support staff, as well as community representatives. All decisions made by the governing board must be in the interest of the school, the students, the parents, the school staff, and the community. All committee members work in partnership to ensure that every student receives the best possible learning opportunity.

The Governing Board at JFK is comprised of:

  • 6  Parents (Voting)

  • 6  Staff members (Voting)

  • Principal (Non-Voting )

  • 2  Members from the Community (Non-Voting)

  • There may also be up to 2 substitute parent members who may be called upon to replace regular parent members who are absent from meetings of the governing board.


​Parent members are elected at the Annual General Meeting which is held at the school prior to September 30th of each school year.


Topics that the Governing Board will address typically include:

  • School’s educational project

  • Standards and procedures for student evaluation

  • Anti-Bullying and Anti-Violence Plan

  • Services provided by the school, e.g.:

    • Cafeteria

    • Rental and use of premises

  • Activities such as fundraisers, extracurricular activities, and field trips

  • Allocation of any funds raised through a school activity

  • Curriculum - Subject time allocation

  • School’s annual budget

Internal Rules and Procedures





Annual General Assembly

The Annual General Assembly to elect the 2022-2023 Governing Board was held on Wednesday, August 29th, at 6:30pm.

The school’s Annual General Assembly (AGA) is held before September 30th of each school year.  At the AGA, parents elect their representatives to the Governing Board, elect a Parents’ Committee Delegate, an Alternate Parents’ Committee Delegate, two Alternate Governing Board members, and vote on whether to form a Parent Participation Organization (PPO). 

Parent Members

Chair & PC Delegate: Ms. Subaihi

Vice-Chair: Ms. Tutunciyan

Treasurer: Ms. Karvelas

Ms. Mastrangelo

Mr. Unal

Mr. DiMarco

Staff Members


Ms. Franzini

Ms. Malone

Ms. Met

Mme Ste-Marie

Ms. Patel

Support Staff: Mary DiLella

Principal: Tania Marchitello

Community Representative: Helen Morrison (CISSS)

Recording Secretary: Helen Galanis

Annual General Assembly

Governing Board Members


Governing Board Minutes

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