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 & GroundsHayes, Brassington, Cunningham
Community RelationsAll Trustees
EducationWong, Cech, Mezei
FinanceWong, All Trustees
ManagementHayes, Stewart, Wong
PolicyMezei, Cech, Stewart
Youth & Community ServicesBrassington, Cunningham, Hayes
BPVPA LiaisonWong, Stewart
BTA LiaisonWong, Stewart
CUPE LiaisonWong, Stewart
District Parent Advisory LiaisonAll Trustees
District Student Advisory LiaisonCunningham
SOGICech, Mezei
Burnaby Healthier Community PartnershipStewart
District Community School AdvisoryBrassington
Environment and Social PlanningCech
Michael J Fox Theatre  SocietyMezei
Parks, Recreation and Culture CommissionBrassington
Public SafetyHayes
Task Force on Sexually Exploited and At-Risk YouthMezei
Traffic SafetyCunningham
BCSTA Prov. Council Member & AlternateMezei, Cech
ELL ConsortiumMezei, Brassington
BC Public School Employers’ AssociationWong, Hayes
BCSTA Metro Branch RepresentativeMezei, 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 CommitteeThird Wednesday of each month, 5:30 pm
Community Relations CommitteeTo be determined
Education CommitteeFirst Monday of each month, 4:30 pm
Policy CommitteeThird Monday of each month, 5:30 pm
Youth and Community Services CommitteeFirst 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

2019
January 16
February 20 – cancelled
Monday, April 8
May 15
June 19
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

Community Relations Committee

To be scheduled

Education Committee

2019
February 4
March 4 – cancelled
April 1
May 6
June 3
October 7
November 4
December 2

Policy Committee

2019
January 21
February 25 – 4:00 p.m.
April 15
June 17
September 16
October 28
November 18
December 16

Youth and Community Services Committee

2019
January 17
February 5
March 4
April 4
May 7
June 4
October 1
November 5
December 3