Governing Council

 

The role of the Governing Council

Reynella East College’s Governing Council provides an opportunity for parents/caregivers and community members to work with the Principal and to:

  • Involve the school community in the governance of the school by:
    – providing a focus and a forum for the involvement of parents and the school community
    – ascertaining the educational needs of the local community and the attitude of the local community to educational developments with the school
    – ensuring that the cultural and social diversity of the community is considered and particular needs are appropriately identified
  • Set the broad direction and vision of the school
  • Develop and approve College policies
  • Determine the application of the total financial resources available to the school including the regular review of the budget
  • Monitor and review the Services Agreement
  • Report to the school community and the Minister on:
    – the strategic plan
    – the finances of the school
    – operational plans and the council’s operations

 

Meetings:

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is usually held in February or March each year and Governing Council meetings are held twice per term. All meetings commence at 7pm, starting in the Buchanan Seminar Room before moving to a different part of the College each meeting.

Meeting dates available here.

 

2022 Governing Council

Chairperson: Brooke Koenecke 

Deputy Chairperson: David Pillion

Secretary: Bernadette Parkhurst

Treasurer: Tony Beach

Principal: Warren Symonds

 

Councillors:

Kim Davis, Belinda Skilling, Kerry Sparrow, Vicky Fisher, Amanda Flood, Paige Goodwin, Kelly Halczuk, Steph Lau, Samantha Lord-Riley, Lisa Simmons, Daniel Sims, Kathy Stevens, Dale Vanstone, Laura Vanstone

 

Staff Representatives:

Aimee Eberhard, Stacey Eichenberger, Michael Stoetzer

 

Community Representatives:

Nat Cook MP (Member for Hurtle Vale) and Councillor Michael O’Brien (Onkaparinga City Council) attend meetings when required and or requested.

 

Sub-Committees:

For 2022 the Governing Council has four sub-committees which make appropriate recommendations to the Governing Council for approval. These sub-committees are:

 

Sub-Committee Lead
Finance Advisory Group Tony Beach
Parent & Friends Sub-Committee Kerry Sparrow – kerryp.13@outlook.com
Uniform Sub-Committee Kim Davis
Canteen Sub-Committee Belinda Skilling

 

All members of the school community are welcome to join a sub-committee. If you’re interested in joining, please email DL.1907.info@schools.sa.edu.au with your name, contact details and which sub-committee you are wanting to participate in, and we will be in touch.

 

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