School Council

The Yackandandah Primary School Council meets monthly on the third Monday of the month.   Meetings are open to school community members.


Our current school councilors are:


Janine Lerch Parent Representative
Hannah Glanville Parent Representative
Sarah Crispin Parent Representative
Matt Flower Parent Representative - President
Michael Edwards  DET Representative - Principal
Shireen Porteous DET Representative 
Orrin Prichard Parent Representative - Vice President
Chris Summons Parent Representative - Vice President
Kate Stagg  Parent Representative
Sophie Dewar Parent Representative -Treasurer
Brendan Hogan DET Representative - Secretary


Finance Sub-Committee meetings are also held monthly on the third Monday of the month (prior to the School Council meeting). 

  • Finance Sub-Committee
    • Sophie Dewar - Treasurer
    • Matt Flower - President
    • Michael Edwards - Principal
    • Sandra McKibbin - Business Manager

In addition, school council runs the following sub-committees, with meetings held as required:

  • Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Sub-Committee
    • Michael Edwards
    • Sophie Dewar
    • Kerryn Wright (OSHC Coordinator)

In addition, school council has representation on the following committeees

  • Kindergarten Committee of Management School Council Representatives – Michael Edwards & Sarah Crispin.

Powers and duties of the School Council include –

- Formulation of the School Strategic Plan

- Developing the education policy of the school, consistent with school goals and Department of
- Education guidelines
- Promoting parent and community participation and interest in the school
- Conducting educational activities for the benefit of the community
- Allowing use, by outside bodies, of the school building and grounds under its control
- Annual reporting to the school community
- Holding property on behalf of the Minister
- Purchasing equipment for the school
- Forming sub-committees
- Responsibility for the financial arrangements within the school
- Overseeing maintenance on buildings and grounds.
- Financial management of Outside School Hours Care.
- Financial management of Yackandandah Kindergarten.



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