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Board Committees


These committee assignments were made at the June 20, 2023 Organizational Board Meeting and updated at the October 10, 2023 Organizational Board Meeting (Board Chair, Vice-Chair and Edmonton Public Schools Foundation Board of Governors). 

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.

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

Jan Sawyer and Saadiq Sumar (TEBA Representative)

Public School Boards' Association (PSBAA)

Provincial Executive—Director Jan Sawyer 
Provincial Executive—Alternate  Marsha Nelson

Alberta School Boards' Association (ASBA) 

Provincial Executive—Director Dawn Hancock
ASBA Zone 2/3 Representative and Provincial Executive—Alternate Trisha Estabrooks
ASBA Zone 2/3 Representative—Alternate  Sherri O'Keefe
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

Trisha Estabrooks

3 Dawn Hancock

Ad Hoc Committee and Board Representative Assignments 

Advocacy  Trisha Estabrooks, Julie KusiekMarsha Nelson and Sherri O'Keefe
Edmonton Public Schools Foundation Board of Governors Marcia Hole
Equity Advisory Committee Marcia Hole and Saadiq Sumar