Board Committees

Trustees meet in standing committees to discuss school district matters. These committees consist of appointed trustees and district administrative staff. Some also have parents, students and community representatives. Committees make formal recommendations to the Board at regular Board meetings. There are area-specific committees within each of the groups listed below.

Standing BoardDistrictBurnaby CommunityProvincial/Lower Mainland
Building & Grounds Hayes, Brassington, Cunningham
Community Relations All Trustees
Education Wong, Cech, Mezei
Finance Wong, All Trustees
Management Hayes, Stewart, Wong
Policy Mezei, Cech, Stewart
Youth & Community Services Brassington, Cunningham, Hayes
BPVPA Liaison Wong, Stewart
BTA Liaison Wong, Stewart
CUPE Liaison Wong, Stewart
District Parent Advisory Liaison All Trustees
District Student Advisory Liaison Cunningham
SOGI Cech, Mezei
Burnaby Healthier Community Partnership Stewart
District Community School Advisory Brassington
Environment and Social Planning Cech
Michael J Fox Theatre  Society Mezei
Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission Brassington
Public Safety Hayes
Task Force on Sexually Exploited and At-Risk Youth Mezei
Traffic Safety Cunningham
BCSTA Prov. Council Member & Alternate Mezei, Cech
ELL Consortium Mezei, Brassington
BC Public School Employers’ Association Wong, Hayes
BCSTA Metro Branch Representative Mezei, Cech

Standing Committee Meetings

Public meetings of the Burnaby Board of Education’s standing committees are held at the District Administration Office, 5325 Kincaid Street. Members of the community are welcome to attend all public standing committee meetings. The agendas are posted online the Monday morning prior to the scheduled public meeting and the committee reports of these meetings are posted the week that they are approved by the Board. The Committee meeting reports are available to view.

Public Standing Committee Meetings

The board’s standing committees meet according to the following schedule, unless otherwise noted.

Buildings and Grounds Committee Third Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm
Community Relations Committee To be determined
Education Committee First Monday of each month, 4:30 pm
Policy Committee Third Monday of each month, 5:00 pm
Youth and Community Services Committee First Tuesday of each month, 5:30 pm

Committee Schedule – PDF documents
(all changes to meeting dates and start times will be highlighted below)

Buildings and Grounds Committee

January 16
February 20 – cancelled
Tuesday, April 16
May 15
June 19
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

Community Relations Committee

To be scheduled

Education Committee

February 4
March 4 – cancelled
April 1
May 6
June 3
October 7
November 4
December 2

Policy Committee

January 21
February 25 – 4:00 p.m.
April 15
June 17
September 16
October 17 (Thursday)
November 18
December 16

Youth and Community Services Committee

January 17
February 5
March 4
April 2
May 7
June 4
October 1
November 5
December 3