Board Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month during the regular school year, from September to June, with the exception of December. In December, the Annual General Meeting will be held the first Tuesday and the Regular Board Meeting on the third Tuesday. All meetings are open to the public, and take place in the Boardroom of the Catholic Education Centre (CEC) at 570 West Hunt Club Road in Nepean. View the Procedural By-Laws, revised on October 24, 2018.
Appearing as a guest at a regular meeting
The Board of Trustees welcomes constructive input from the public during Board meetings. People can appear as a delegation or present at a public session. In recognition of our Catholic values and standards of decorum, civility and propriety, guidelines have been created to promote an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Guests will be informed on the guidelines prior to the start of the Board meeting.
How to present during the public session portion
Guests can address the Board during the public session portion of a meeting. Guest presenters are asked to sign in at least ten minutes before the start of the 7:30 pm meeting. Presenters will be asked to come forward in order of names appearing on the sign-in sheet. Other guests of the meeting (who are not presenting) should remain seated behind the presentation table. Each presenter is provided a maximum of three minutes for their presentation. If necessary, the Chairperson has the discretion to allow for an extension of presentation time.
How to appear as a delegation at a meeting
Delegations can be made up of a maximum of two people. Each delegation will be given five minutes to speak at the meeting. The reason for the delegation, the names of the presenters, and copies of their presentations will be published in the meeting agenda and minutes. There is a maximum of two delegations allowed at each meeting. If necessary, the Chairperson has the discretion to allow for additional presenters or an extension of presentation time. Complete a Delegation Registration Form and submit it no later than seven dates before the meeting. Email the form to Corporate.Affairs@ocsb.ca or mail it to 570 West Hunt Club Road, Nepean, ON K2G 3R4.
Meeting agendas and minutes
Meeting agendas are posted to this website each Monday before each regularly scheduled meeting. The electronic files are interactive. Once you open the PDF document, you can click on any item in the left-side bookmark panel to skip directly to that section. The meeting minutes from the previous meeting can be found in the next Board agenda.
|Date of meeting||Agenda||News|
|September 11, 2018||Agenda||News|
|September 25, 2018||Agenda||News|
|October 9, 2018||Agenda||News|
|October 23, 2018||Agenda||News|
|November 13, 2018||Agenda||News|
|November 27, 2017||Agenda||News|
|December 4, 2018 (Inaugural)||Agenda||News|
|December 18, 2018||Meeting cancelled|
|January 8, 2019||Agenda||News|
|January 22, 2019||Agenda||News|
|February 12, 2019||Agenda||News|
|February 26, 2019||Agenda||News|
|March 26, 2019|
|April 9, 2019|
|April 23, 2019|
|May 14, 2019|
|May 28, 2019|
|June 11, 2019|
|June 25, 2019|
News from the Boardroom
After each meeting, our Communications Department produces a blog post summarizing major Board decisions. Stay connected with current Board initiatives.
OCSB appoints Cindy Simpson as Zone 10 Trustee
The Board of Trustees for the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) has appointed Cindy Simpson as the Board Trustee for Zone 10, which encompasses the Rideau-Vanier, Rideau-Rockcliffe, and Somerset wards of Ottawa. Justice of the Peace, Paulina Brecher officiated at the swearing in ceremony in the OCSB Boardroom at the February 12, 2019 Board meeting.
Trustee Simpson served as a Catholic educator for 21 years, Catholic school principal for an additional 13 years, and Executive Director of the Youville Centre. She has participated in numerous community networks and committees such as the United Way Ottawa, the Child and Youth Mental Health Network of Ottawa, and the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Steering Committee of Ottawa. With a proven career commitment to children and youth, Trustee Simpson is a strong advocate for equitable resources throughout the education system.read more
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