Committees and Appointees

The responsibilities of GVTA committees and members can be found on the GVTA Governance page and the GVTA Constitution and Bylaws.

The role of joint GVTA/School District committees can be found in the Collective Agreement.

Executive Committee 2017-2018

Elected by the General Membership on May 4, 2017

President Jason Gammon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
First Vice President Darren Companion This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Vice President/Health & Safety Officer Carolyn Howe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary-Treasurer Robin Tosczak This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Contract Chair Winona Waldron This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Professional Development Chair Ilda Turcotte This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Social Justice Co-Chairs Cincy Graf This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
TTOC/New Teacher Chair Mark Morrison This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Local Representative Sarah Harvey This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Local Representative Jennifer McDonald This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Local Representative Katrina McGee

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Member at Large self Indentifying as Aboriginal Jenna Peterson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Member-at-Large Cindy Gordon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Member-at-Large Chris Clarke This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contract Committee

This committee consists of the 1st Vice President, the 2nd Vice President, the Contract Committee Chair, and up to 10 members elected by the General Membership that serve a two year term. 

Winona Waldron (Chair) Darren Companion Carolyn Howe
Celestina Azzoni Ross Gilbert Mo Kheari
Jane Jacek Lila Lund Viva Moodley
Mark Morrison Darinka Popovic          Matt Staples      

Robin Tosczak

   

Professional Development Committee

This committee consists of the Chair, the Secretary Treasurer, and up to 8 members elected by the General Membership for a two year term.

Ilda Turcotte (Chair) Debra Swain Kate Moll
Tina O Keeffe Jill Torney Cindy Graf
Viva Moodley Robin Tosczak Jessica Koski  
Vacant    

Social Justice Committee

This committee consists of the Chair, and up to 6 members elected by the General Membership for a two year term.  

Cindy Graf (Chair) Susanna Solecki  Sarah Harvey    
Leigh Pharis Julia Thompson Vacant
Vacant    

Teachers Teaching on Call and New Teachers Committee

This committee consists of the Chair, the 1st Vice President, and up to 10 members elected by the General Membership for a one year term. 

Mark Morrison  (Chair) Darren Companion Chris Clarke
Viva Moodley Lila Lund Louise Bernamoff
Sarah Harvey Kate Moll Missy Haynes
Tara Poole Celestina Azzoni Tamara Bouchard

Health & Safety Committee

This committee consists of the Second Vice-President (Chair), Contract Chair, member appointed by the GVTA Executive Committee to the District Occupational Health and Safety Committee, and up to 2 members elected by the General Membership for a two year term. 

Carolyn Howe (Chair)                   Winona Waldron                Celestina Azzoni                  Darinka Popovic       Jane Jacek  

 

Bargaining Team

The Bargaining Team consists of the President, three Contract Committe members including the Contract Chair, one Pro-D Committee member

Jason Gammon                 Winona Waldron (Chair)  Darinka Popovic
Robin Tosczak                   Ilda Turcotte Carolyn Howe (alternate)
     

Appeals Committee

Appointed by the Executive Committee

Thierry Ponchet    Christina Wilson 

 Colleen Pommelet 

Gillian Miller    

Benevolent Fund Committee

Three members appointed by the Executive Committee

Jason Gammon    Darinka Popovic   Gillian Miller

Professional Relations Committee (PRC)

This  joint District/GVTA committee consists of the President, First VP, Contract Chair, and two Staff Reps appointed by the Executive Committee

Jason Gammon           Darren Companion     Winona Waldron 
Ross Gilbert      Phil Ferreira  

Joint Committee on Curriculum Implementation (JCCI)

Three representatives from the GVTA and three representatives from the District. GVTA Representatives appointed by the Executive Committee

Ilda Turcotte         Darren Companion         Geoff Orme
     

Joint District/GVTA Health and Safety Committee

This committee consits of 2nd VP, 1 Contract Committee Rep appointed by Contract Committee, 1 GVTA rep appointed by the GVTA Executive. 

 Darren Companion 

Carolyn Howe   

    Darinka Popovic

French Advisory Committee 

 Domique Guay                                      Laurie Cairns       

One Learning Community 

The committee consists of three GVTA reps appointed by the Executive Committee.

 Mitchel Du Plessis                        Jason Gammon                   Vacant 

Aboriginal Education Committee

The committee consists fo the Committee Chairperson (Local Contact for Aboriginal Education), First Vice-President and up to 10 members appointed by the Executive Committee

Jenna Peterson (Chair)   Darren Companion   Missy Haynes   Sarah Rhude   
 Kim Koscik Tamara Bouchard Laurie Bayly James Swan
Richard Graham Chandra Hunt Renee Diemert-Rivera  Carol Mowat 

District Equity Ad Hoc Committee

One GVTA executive member

Robin Tosczak      

 

Assigned GVTA attendees to Board Meetings

Regular Board Meetings President   
Education Policy Meetings Pro D Chair  
OPerations Policy and Planning Meetings Second Vice President  
Alternate

First Vice President