Board Meetings and Standing Committees
The Vancouver School Board's work is divided among standing committees.
Following each committee meeting, recommendations are forwarded to the full board for approval. Board and standing committee meetings are open to the public, except for in-camera sessions held in keeping with the School Act to discuss personnel or confidential financial or other matters.
- View our Calendar for Board Meeting Schedule and Agendas
- View Meeting Minutes
- Contact the Office of the Secretary-Treasurer to request making a delegation
- 2022-2023 Trustee Appointments - VBE Standing Committees, School Liaisons and Other Trustee Representatives
Policy and Governance Committee
The purpose of the Policy and Governance Committee is to ensure the Board Policy Handbook is kept current. The four trustee members of the Committee and stakeholder representatives work together to ensure effective governance and advocacy is in place for the Board of Education.
Facilities Planning Committee
The purpose of the Facilities Planning Committee is to review and provide recommendations to the Board in regard to facilities matters. The four trustee members of the Committee and stakeholder representatives work together to address key facilities-related processes such as capital planning, the Long Range Faculties Plan, student enrolment, and matters referred by the Board of Education.
Education Plan Committee
The purpose of the Education Plan Committee is to review student learning and well-being indicators, and where warranted, provide recommendations to the Board. The four trustee members of the Committee and stakeholder representatives work together to review key documents supporting the Education agenda including the Strategic Planning Accountability Report, the Student Learning Accountability Report and the Student Well-Being Accountability Report.
The purpose of the Personnel Committee is to provide a forum for discussion of personnel-related issues and to ensure a caring work environment permeates the District. The four trustee members of the Committee and stakeholder representatives work together to review the Superintendent’s Personnel Accountability Report, review Section 400 of the Administrative Procedures Manual and provide feedback to the Board when warranted.
The purpose of the Finance Committee is to assist the Board in being fiscally responsible. The four trustee members of the Committee and stakeholder representatives work together to monitor financial results and provide input regarding the budget development process.