School Council Members


The Good Shepherd Catholic School Council functions as an advisory body to the school principal, and on occasion to the School Board. The Council provides advice on a variety of issues and is composed of parents, a parish representative, the school principal, a teacher and a non-teacher representative.

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Chair: Tammy Bedard

Co-Chair: Heather Shepherd

Secretary: Erika Coghill

Treasurer:  Melissa Nicolas

Community Representative: Laura Dudas

CSPA Representative: vacant

Parish Representatives: Beth Jaz

School Travel Planning Initiative: Patti Lynn

Teacher Reps: Margo Gautreau

Principal: Patricia Morden

Members at Large

Alex Schecter

Catherine Quinn

Fiona Brooks

Jennifer Allin

Andria King

Robyn Shepherd

Lana Somi

David Parker

Karen Hurley

Leanna Johnston

Shauna McCarlie

Jolyn Mckinnon


Wondering what School Council should or should not be doing this year? Check out What is a School Council? It gives a brief review of the role and purpose of school councils in the school system.



Council News & Information

Events to come:

Sept. 25 - School Council Elections 6:30 All are welcome!

Oct. 27 -  Harvest Dance 
Nov. 23 - Family Movie NIght 
Dec. 8 -   Jingle Jam 
Jan. 25 - Family Movie Night
Feb. 16 - Lip Sync Battle
April 26 - Family Movie Night 
May 5 -   Garage Sale
June 7 -  Spring Carnival 


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. 

Learn more about OCSB's PIC on the PIC page of the Board website.



The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)
 is a volunteer group representing the parents in our school board. We are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through our website, Twitter, and email newsletters we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario; plus we share great tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join our e-mail list, follow us on Twitter or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Visit the CSPA website to learn more about CSPA and the work we do to support parents and their children in our schools.



Council Meeting Information



School Council meetings usually takes place at 6:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month in the Learning Commons. All are welcome. 



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