School Council Members

         2020-21 Catholic School Council

Co-Chairs : Melissa Carter, Michaela McLean

Treasurer : Paulette Routliffe

Secretary : Larissa Chambers

CSPA Rep : Jenn McKillop

Parish Rep : Wendy Barkhouse

Community Rep : Amanda Dunn

Members at large:

Deanna Schultz
Liz Jodoin
Hollie Bedford
Erin Donnelly
Nell Chawungwana
Andre Fortier
Nicole Buccino
Heather Chase

Shannon Aswal


St Anne’s School Council is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Mabels Labels!

Visit Mabels Labels at to help support our school! 

Simply type in St. Anne Catholic School  (Ottawa) in the search box and you are set to order.



School Council is excited to announce that we have partnered with FlipGive!  Sign up for an account at OR download the FlipGive App on your Smartphone.  Please use the code: QWPGZM to join St Anne Catholic School Fundraiser.

You then view all the stores that donate a portion of sales. You purchase eGift Cards through the site, and they get e-mailed immediately. You can send to any email address as a gift.  If you use FlipGive to make a purchase in the first 14 days of activating your account, the school automatically gets a $5 bonus!  You may even share the code with family and friends.

Council News & Information

2020-21 St. Anne School Council

Our next Council Meeting date will be held on Tuesday  January 12th, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 pm. At this time, all meetings are being held virtually. All parents are always more than welcome to attend School Council meetings. 

For more information about School Council please visit: 

St. Anne School Council

St. Anne School Council Spending Report

St Anne 6th Annual VIRTUAL Christmas Bazaar

The school council is proud to present this successful fundraiser virtually, where 100% of the profits are returned directly to the school to be used towards our school and students.  The Online Bazaar will run for ONE week.  It will begin November 28th at 9am and close on December 6 at 11pm.

The fee to be a vendor is $25 (non-refundable).  We reserve the right to limit vendors in a particular category.  Once accepted to the event, prompt EMT of your fee is required within 48 hours to reserve your spot.  If you are interested in being a vendor, please use the following link to apply:

Council Meeting Information

The Council works to build the school community by: establishing goals that are in the best interest of the school, fundraising as necessary to meet these goals, providing feedback to the board and administration on school programs and policies, and representing the interests of parents and students. The School Council is composed of parent volunteers and a small number of staff including: a teacher representative, a non-teaching representative, the principal, and the vice principal. 

Council meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month in the learning commons starting at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend to gain a better understanding of council related topics, the school routines and culture, or to contribute your perspective to the discussion. If you are unable to attend personally, you can share your thoughts and ideas with a council member to present on your behalf. Minutes are posted on the website.

Council Meeting Minutes 2020-21

Tuesday, January 12, 2021






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.