Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

The composition of the School Council should reflect the diversity of the community it serves. For more details, view the  School Council Constitution.

School Council (CSC) meetings are held once a month, generally on the 1st  Wednesday of the month unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held 7:00 pm in the Staff Room.  

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input. 

2024 - 2025 School Council members:

Chair: Andrea Nellestyn, Tricia McBride

Secretary:   Sabrina Kemp

Treasurer:  Peter Vukovic

Parent Rep/Past Chair: Elizabeth Hunt

Parent Rep(s):  Cecilia Van Egmond 

CSPA repShannon Riedel

Parish Rep - Holy Spirit : Lee McDermott-Hotte

Parish Rep - St. Phillips:  Vacant

Community Rep: Joseph Carbonetto

Teacher Rep:  Sean Clark

Student Reps: 

Principal:  Ryan Larose

Vice-Principal: Angelina Glynn

School Chaplain: Michel MacDonald

Members at Large: Janet Luxton, Cecilia Van Egmond, Colleen Scott, Dawn Finn, Arnold Baptista, Allen Hakamian, Marta Dunand, Dawn Finn, Meagan Cochrane, Sue Mallory, Belay Kebede

School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!  

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 

NOTE: Meeting agendas and minutes will be posted as links above, as they become available.

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) 

The Ottawa Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all OCSB parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, social media, and email newsletters, they provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join their e-mail list, follow them on social media @OttawaCSPA, and register to attend their meetings or events via EventBrite.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) 

The OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, the Director of Education, an elementary and high school principal, and other school board staff as required. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage, and enhance parent engagement at the school board level to improve student achievement and well-being. PIC is a subcommittee of CSPA, and parent members are appointed by CSPA.  

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.