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Please Meet Your School Council Team

2018 - 2019 School Council Executive:

Co-Chairs: Deborah Gomes-Schultz & Daphne Dumbrille
Chairs regularly meet with the school administration and communicate necessary information to the school community. They also prepare agendas and chair the monthly Council meetings.

Co-Treasurers: Allison Kelley & Colin Caird:
The treasurers ensure Council finances remain up to date by keeping a detailed record of all income and expenses along with accompanying receipts and invoices. Each month they provide a monthly report detailing expenditures.

Secretary: Claire Kerry
The secretary records the minutes for each Council meeting.

You can contact the School Council Executive Team at:

2018 - 2019 Division Representatives: (see poster here)
These parents are the voices on your behalf in discussing school matters. They are able to listen to your concerns, hear your suggestions and find answers to your questions that are going beyond classroom matters.
Please contact them directly with any questions, concerns or suggestions - either by email and/or you can sometimes find them after school at pick-up.

Division Representatives

Ottawa Carleton Assembly of School Councils (OCASC) Representative:
This position is currently vacant. The OCASC Rep attends OSASC monthly meetings at Fisher Park School on Holland Ave. and reports back to Hopewell School Council on what was discussed. It's a great way to find out what issues the other school councils are discussing and dealing with.
If you are interested, please email Daphne at

To learn about OCASC, please visit their website

School Council Committee Chairs:

Safe and Accepting School Team (formally Inclusive Safe & Caring):
The Safe and Accepting School Team is responsible for developing, monitoring and reflecting on the sutdent well-being plan, with direction from the school principal. They aim to promote equitable and inclusive school and classroom environments.
Heather Barrett:

Diversity Subcommittee:
Part of the Inclusive Safe & Caring Committee, the Diversity Subcommittee is focused on creating and fostering cultural and other diversity at the school through the involvement of parents, students and teachers.
Saira David:

Yard Committee:
Mike Waddington:

Allergy Representative:
Currently, this position is vacant. The allergy rep is a person who is available to answer questions surrounding the rules and regulations regarding allergy issues. The position typically is held by someone who has a child with an allergy; the position does not require attending regular meetings.
If you are interested, please email Daphne at

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