Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

Our Virtual Meetings start at 6:30 pm.  

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input. 

For general school council inquiries, please  contact

STM School Council Constitution

2022-2023 School Council members:

Co-Chair:  Brenda Mason

Co-Chair:  Nada Strathearn

Secretary:  Keyva Lashley

Treasurer: Dawn-Marie Jamieson

Parent Members at Large:  Kevin Brown, Sanyu Bedele

Teacher Rep:  Angela Ross

Vice Principal:  Maria Stafrace

Principal:  Chris Risto

School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!  

2022/23 Meeting Dates & Minutes: 

All meetings are at 6:30pm; hybrid unless otherwise indicated.

May 17, 2023

April 19, 2023 

February 22, 2023 (hybrid)

January 25, 2023 (hybrid)

November 23, 2022  (virtual)

October 26, 2022 (hybrid)

September 28, 2022 (in person)

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) 

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings. 

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

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.