The role of the Governing Council is to support the Strategic Direction of Linden Park Primary School in conjunction with the Principal and Leadership team, taking into account the needs and expectations of the school community. Parents are elected to the Council at an Annual General Meeting held in the first term each year.
Current Governing Council members:
Principal – Deb O’Neill
Parent Representatives – Darren Lange, Kathy Laycock (Chair), Malinda Steenkamp, Melissa Fenton, Trent Schroeter, Vanessa Tu, Susie Inat, Kat Wilks, Kate Hannemann (Deputy Chair), Mel Owen-Turner, Robbie Gallomarino, Carolyn Lam, Scott Morath and Samantha Bradley
Teacher representatives – David Muldoon, Tracy McEgan and Katelyn Link
Meeting dates for 2017
13 February – AGM , 20 March, 15 May, 19 June, 7 August, 11 September, 30 October, 27 November
Reporting to the Governing Council are five sub-committees.
- Finance Committee
- Student Learning Support Committee
- Sports Committee
- Campus Development Committee
- Community & Fundraising Committee
The sub-committees play a critical role in the delivery of objectives set by the sub-committees and ratified by the Governing Council.
Any parent from the school community is welcome to join one or more of the sub-committees (Finance Committee is by invitation only) if they wish to become an active participant in the decision-making and management of the school within the Constitutional bounds of the Governing Council – please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact details.