Parent Advisory
How do I become a member of the Parent Advisory Council?

All parents who have students registered at Black Mountain Elementary School are automatically a member of the school Parent Advisory Council (PAC) and are encouraged and welcome to attend monthly meetings.

All meetings are planned to be at 6:00 in the Learning Commons (library), and child-minding is ALWAYS available.
Dates for 2019 - 2020 Meetings:
September 19, October 17 , November 21 , December 12, January 16 , February 13, March 12 , April 16, May 14 , June 11.
 What are the roles of the Parent Advisory Executive?
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(Some of our 2018-2019 PAC Executive Members (left to right): Lacey D., Bonnie S., Margherita G.,  Julee R., Allie B., Tara S., Jamie T., Vicki K., Bonnie-Lee G., Dawn D., Laurisse F.)



Jamie Taverner


- Preside at and run monthly PAC Executive and monthly PAC general meetings

-one of signatories on bank accounts

-give direction and support to PAC members

-consult with PAC executive and school administration to prepare monthly meeting agendas

-consult with PAC executive and school administration to prepare monthly newsletter

-delegate duties to other members as appropriate


Laura Vance

- act in the Chair’s position in his/her absence

-coordinate guest speakers for PAC meetings

-assist Chair in his/her duties as needed

Past President

Julee Richmond



Janelle Schultz/Linette Sandor

(shared position)

-take minutes at monthly PAC meetings, distribute minutes to PAC members

-other recording duties as required

COPAC Representative

Laurisse Feddersen

-attend monthly district COPAC (Central Okanagan Parents Advisory Council) meetings

-report at monthly PAC meetings  



-maintain an accurate record of all PAC income and expenditures

-report at monthly PAC meetings

-one of signatories on bank account


​Member at Large (including Classroom Representatives)

Margherita Gullusci

Lacey Dolman

Alllie Becker


-Helps with duties as they arise and are of interest to them throughout the year
-To have a liaison between the classroom teacher and the class parents/and act as support if teacher requires


Jessica Shea & Katie Brendzy

(shared position)

-oversee fundraising for the PAC


Hot Lunch Coordinator

Tara Sauer

-oversee each program, schedule volunteers as needed


Dawn Douglas

-assist with preparation of newsletters and other publications as necessary

Fruit and Veggie Coordinator

Laurisse Feddersen / Olivia Amann

 -oversees the Ministry's program which provides fruit, vegetables, and milk to students throughout the year

​Health and Safety Representative
​Crystal Brown