Executive & Committees

Executive & Committees :

APPLE Executive & Committees:

The APPLE Executive acts as the coordinating body of the Parent Association and is responsible for conducting General Meetings and coordinating the efforts of all other committees. They are all volunteer positions and are elected by the parent body. The 2018-2019 Executive consists of:

  • Chair: Shannon Simmons (chair@appleprogram.ca)
  • Co-Chair: Todd Fahner (pastchair@appleprogram.ca)
  • Vice-Chairperson of Program: Kristyn Cassanova (program@appleprogram.ca)
  • Vice-Chairperson of Participation: Shawna Bales (participation@appleprogram.ca)
  • Vice-Chairperson of Strategic Planning: Robert Weedmark (webadmin@appleprogram.ca)
  • Registrar: Cheryl Dancey (registrar@appleprogram.ca)
  • Co-Registrar: Jennifer Cartwright (contact@appleprogram.ca)
  • Treasurer: Dallas Gow (treasurer@appleprogram.ca)
  • Secretary: Samantha Rodriguez (secretary@appleprogram.ca)

 

Publicity Committee:

The Publicity Committee usually meets every 4-6 weeks and is responsible for:

The promotion of the APPLE Program.
Keeping media informed of upcoming events.
Announcing upcoming Open Houses through media and posting of flyers.
Staffing Open Houses with committee members, other APPLE members, and an APPLE teacher.
Organize and setting up displays as appropriate.

The 2018-2019 Chair of Publicity is TBD.  You can ready the team at publicity@appleprogram.ca

 

Fundraising Committee:

The Fundraising Committee works according to the policies and procedures of the Thames Valley District School Board and is responsible for:

Organizing events to raise money to support the APPLE operating budget.
Working collaboratively with the School Council fundraising for joint fundraising efforts.

Some of our past Fundraising Events include:

APPLE Silent Auction
BBQ at Canadian Tire
Rheo Thompson Mint Smoothies
50/50 Nights at local hockey games

The 2018-2019 Chair of Fundraising is TBD.  You can reach the team at fundraising@appleprogram.ca

 

Core Gazette Committee:

The Core Gazette Committee is responsible for:

Producing a newspaper called the Core Gazette every second month to keep members of the Parent Association informed of program activities and classroom happenings.
Gathering information (submitted by parents, teachers, committees, and students).
Coordinating, editing, typing, and distributing the Core Gazette.
Ensuring that copies of the Core Gazette are delivered via email to all APPLE families, school administration, School Council Chairperson and any other interested person(s), i.e. Board members, trustees, etc.

The 2018-2019 Chair of Core Gazette is TBD.  You can reach the team at coregazette@appleprogram.ca

 

Social Committee:

The Social Committee arranges family fun events for APPLE families approximately every 4-6 weeks during the school year. The committee meets approximately once a month. The focus is to provide a positive social atmosphere for parents and children. Past events include:

Movie nights
BBQs
Swimming at the Boy’s and Girl’s Club
Our annual Halloween costume party and haunted Hallway

The 2018-2019 Chair of Social is Wendy Coull.  You can reach the team at social@coregazette@appleprogram.ca

 

Penny Lane Park Committee:

Is a group of parents who maintain Penny Lane Park at Arthur Ford Public School. They are responsible for:

Planting new trees and plants
Watering the trees and plants during the summer months
Weeding
Fund raising to support these activities

The 2018-2019 Chair of Penny Lane is TBD.  You can reach the team at pennylane@appleprogram.ca

 

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