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Who We Are

School Councils are an excellent way for you to get involved in your child’s education. Every TDSB school has an elected School Council. Your School Council is an important forum for involving parents/family and community in matters that impact the education of students.


The following table lists the names of people who have volunteered for these positions. In the event other people are nominated, an election will be held to determine the representative.

Chair: Vacant - please inquire about this role*

Past Chair:  Robyn Israel

Secretary:  Andrea Jeffrey

Treasurer:  Geoff Lamb

Communications:  Linna Chercover, Eva Svec & Sarah Pooley

Instagram: Katie Hood

Fundraising & Mayfair:  Cabrina Skillen

Lead Divisional Representative: Alison Steinman

Divisional Representatives:   Heather Zimcik & Andrea Bee (Kindie), Jacqui Dickens (Primary), Nancy Maycher (Junior), Connie Mallia (Intermediate) 

Volunteer Coordinator:  Christine Davis

Social Series: Vacant - please inquire about this role

Pizza Lunch: Lisa Jones & team

Sub lunch: Stacey Niman & Liana Kosmatos 

Welcome Back Movie Night: Celine Smith Le Gousse

Appreciation:  Suzanne Sharples 

Community Outreach:  Laura Rumble & Lindsay Blakely,

Lunch Activity Programs:  Kozue Schmidt & Julie Waspe

Lost & Found:  Leila Baghdad & Kozue Kawasaki

* In the interim, the remaining executive of Andrea, Alison and Geoff will fulfill the needed work of booking meetings, enrichment budget, etc.


We are also joined by a long list of Class Parents:  Volunteers who support teachers and students with field trips, celebrations and acting as communication liaisons between teachers, School Council, and parents.

We welcome and appreciate the opportunity to hear from our parent community.  Please feel free to contact us at bessboroughschoolcouncil@gmail.com . Please visit the Get Involved page to find out more about how you can be part of this team!