School Council Reporting
2019 Timeline for School Council Election Process
Notice of election and call for nominations - Monday 18th February - NOW OPEN!
Closing date for nominations - Monday 25th February
Date by which the list of candidates & nominators will be displayed - Wednesday 27th February
Date by which ballot papers will be prepared and distributed - on or before Monday 4th March
Close of ballot - Tuesday 12th March at 4.00pm
Vote count - Tuesday 12th March
Declaration of poll - Wednesday 13th March
First council meeting to elect office bearers & and co-opt Community members (the principal will preside) - Thursday 28th March
Term of office is from the day after the date of the declaration of the poll in 2019 to and inclusive of the date of the declaration of the poll in 2021. Number of positions is 5.
DET employee member
Term of office is from the day after the date of the declaration of the poll in 2019 to and inclusive of the date of the declaration of the poll in 2021. Number of positions is 2.
Co-opted by School Council
Term of office is from the day after the date of the declaration of the poll in 2019 to and inclusive of the date of the declaration of the poll in 2021. Number of positions is 1.
If the number of nominations is less than the number of vacancies, a notice to that effect and calling for further nominations will be posted in the school front office on the notice board.
2018 NMPS School Council - Election of Office Bearers & Committee Convenors
President: Hayley Sandpearl
Vice-President: Pam Newton
Secretary: Genevieve Kelly
Treasurer: Pam Newton
Buildings and Grounds: Paul Von Chrismar (Con), Tyson Smith, Hayley Sandpearl
OSHC/Biz e Kids: Tom McCormick, Cat Coley (Convenor), Genevieve Kelly
Finance: Leon Prentice, Cat Coley, Pam Newton (C), Sally Karlovic
Education: Brent McDonald, Sarah Nightingale (C), Mandy Coulson, Georgette Antonas, Hayley Sandpearl, Niroshini John, Jed Corbett
Parents & Friends:Mandy Coulson, Georgette Antonas (C)
Election Results-Declaration of Poll, March 2018
From Sarah Nightingale, Acting Assistant Principal
Thank you to all parents who expressed interest in contributing to our school in this important way.
Last week, the election ballots for the Parent Member Category were counted and I would like to congratulate the following people who have been elected on School Council for 2018:
- Pam Newton
- Hayley Sandpearl
- Niroshini Kennedy
- Georgette Antonas
The number of vacancies for the Department of Education & Training (DET) Employee Member Category matched the number of nominations, therefore the elected DET employee members are:
- Tom McCormick
- Sarah Nightingale
I would also like to thank all the departing councillors for their hard work and commitment to NMPS.