SD23 Dashboard 1650 Gallagher Road, Kelowna, BC, V1P 1G7| 250 870-5143| Contact Us
Black Mountain Elementary
Leading with our heart, hands, and head!
Parent Advisory
How Do I become a member of the Parent Advisory Council?

All parents who have students registered at Black Mountain Elementary School are automatically a member of the school Parent Advisory Council (PAC) and are encouraged and welcomed to attend monthly meetings.

All meetings are planned to be at 6:00 in the Learning Commons (library), and child-minding is ALWAYS available.
Dates for 2017-2018 Meetings:
September 21, October 12 , November 16 , December 14, January 18 , February 15, March 8 , April 19, May 17 , June 14 .
 What are the roles of the Parent Advisory Executive?
(Some of our 2016-2017 PAC Executive Members (left to right): Lacey D., Margherita G., Janelle S., Allie B., Bonnie-Lee G., Julee R., and Rachelle C.)



Julee Richmond


- Preside at and run monthly PAC Executive and monthly PAC general meetings

-one of signatories on bank accounts

-give direction and support to PAC members

-consult with PAC executive and school administration to prepare monthly meeting agendas

-consult with PAC executive and school administration to prepare monthly newsletter

-delegate duties to other members as appropriate

Vice – president

Jamie Taverner

- act in the Chair’s position in his/her absence

-coordinate guest speakers for PAC meetings

-assist Chair in his/her duties as needed

Past President

Bonnie-Lee Gorda



Tara Stewart

-take minutes at monthly PAC meetings, distribute minutes to PAC members

-other recording duties as required

COPAC Representative

Laurisse Feddersen

-attend monthly district COPAC (Central Okanagan Parents Advisory Council) meetings

-report at monthly PAC meetings  



Allie Becker

-maintain an accurate record of all PAC income and expenditures

-report at monthly PAC meetings

-one of signatories on bank account


Member at Large (including Classroom Representatives)


-Helps with duties as they arise and are of interest to them throughout the year
-To have a liaison between the classroom teacher and the class parents/and act as support if teacher requires



Jessica Shea & Lacey Dolman

-oversee fundraising for the PAC


Hot Lunch Coordinator

Rachelle Couillard

-oversee each program, schedule volunteers as needed


Dawn Douglas

-assist with preparation of newsletters and other publications as necessary

Fruit and Veggie Coordinator

Bonnie Siddon & Vicki Kirschner

 -oversees the Ministry's program which provides fruit, vegetables, and milk to students throughout the year

​Health and Safety Representative
​Crystal Brown