Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

2023-2024  School Council members:

Chair:   Adrienne O'Reilly

Vice-Chair Carolyn Entwistle

SecretaryHelen Svoboda Dorner 

TreasurerJohn Svab 

CSPA rep Sabina Giuseppin

St. Andrew’s Parish Representative Christine Weinfurter

Members at Large:

Valerie Akujobi, Patricia Lynn  Beilby-Plain, Okpomo Bovi

Sandra Domanico, Kate Ledgerwood, Samira Mamedov

Abla Mawudeku, Priscilla Olukoya

Natasha Saunders

Contact Information:
The St. Joseph Catholic School Council can be contacted by email at 

Please note this email address is temporarily unavailable.

St. Joseph High School Catholic School Council Constitution and By-Laws

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

Parent Volunteers Needed

The school council is always in need of parent volunteers to assist in events like the Jag Jog. If you can help, please contact any of the members of the School Council. We welcome your assistance in making these events memorable and fun for our students!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2023-2024

The school council meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Monday of the month.  Meetings will be held in the Learning Commons. All parents and guardians are welcome.

Monday, September 18th

Monday, October 2rd

Monday, November 13th

       Monday, December 11th

Google Meet Link: 


     Monday, February 12 -     



       Monday, March 4th - 



       Monday, April 15th - in Learning       Commons

       Monday, May 6th

       Monday, June 3rd

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) 

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we 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 CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings. 

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.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) 

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.