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: Patti Linn

SecretaryKatie Moyle

TreasurerLeanna Johnston

Community Representative: Katie Moyle

Parish RepresentativesBeth Jaz

Virtual Academy Representative: Beth Jaz

Catholic School Parent Association: Patti Linn

Active School Travel Initiative Representative: Jennifer Henderson

Health and Safety Representative: Carissa Morris

Teacher Representative: Nick Kawka  

Principal: Maureen MacKillop-DiMillo

Members at Large:

Robyn Shepherd

Catherine Quinn

Ashley Williams

Lana Somi

Jennifer Allin

Jennie Thompson

Christine Ladouceur

Jody Delwo

Erika Coghill

Rania Tabri

Emily Mazurek

Karen Hurley

Nick Jaz

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

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 take place on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm via Google Meets. If you would like to attend any School Council meetings, please contact Patti Linn, Chair, at to be added to the invitation list.