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Parents and Citizens Association

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​Welcome

The P&C Association is a vital link between the school and the home. The P&C represents the interests of Woodridge State School students, parents, staff, alumni and interested community members.

The committee has a close working relationship with the Principal and staff and our involvement ensures that the school reflects the needs of our school community. It is vital that we attract new members to bring in fresh ideas to enable a continuous improvement in what we offer to the school. We invite you to join our association, have your say and help us provide the very best educational experience for our children.

Meetings are held every third Monday of the month at 6.30 pm in the school Library. Membership of the P&C Association is open to all parents/caregivers and other interested members of the community.

The Annual General Meeting is held in February each year where all executive positions are open for election.

Our mission

We offer Parents and Friends of our school access to positive experiences that lead to improved personal and educational outcomes for our students.

Our vision

Always Engaging, Improving Outcomes for You. AEIO4U

Meeting dates

  • February 17 (AGM)
  • May 18
  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17
  • October 19
  • November 16

P&C enquiry

For further information about the P&C please contact: pandc@woodridgeshs.eq.edu.au.

Become a member

Please click here to download the membership form and P&C Association information brochure.

P&C executive role descriptions

President

The president is responsible for the overseeing of the P&C and the associated committees, presiding and running the P&C meetings and liaises with the P&C Association QLD and the Principal over any P&C and school matters. 

The president is responsible for:

  • The successful functioning of the P&C.
  • Fostering participation of all members.
  • Welcoming new members and supporting volunteers.
  • Chairing Meetings.
  • Signatory on bank accounts.
  • Acting as the P&C spokesperson.
  • The President is automatically a member on sub-committees.

Vice President

The vice president in the absence of the President presides over the meeting. 

The Vice President supports the role of the President and may be required to:

  • Chair meetings or parts of meetings under the direction of the President.
  • Chair meetings in the absence of the President.
  • Signatory on bank accounts.
  • Take on the responsibility of supporting / leading sub-committees.
  • Represent the President if the President is not available.

Secretary

The Secretary shall attend meetings and keep a record of all business conducted, collect and receipt any mail received, and then hand the mail onto the appropriate sub-committees. 

The Secretary is responsible for:

  • Taking minutes at meetings.
  • Writing outgoing correspondence.
  • Maintaining records.
  • Signatory on bank accounts.
  • Receive and table incoming correspondence.
  • Give notice of meetings.
  • Maintain official records.

Treasurer

The Treasurer receives and deposits all monies, maintains records, draws cheques and presents accounts to each meeting, and presents all records for auditing each year. 

The Treasure is responsible for:

  • Receives and deposits money.
  • Maintains records.
  • Draws cheques and presents accounts.
  • Signatory on bank accounts.
  • Must ensure books are kept up to date.
  • Audit – organising and co-ordinating audit of books.
  • Reporting of all transaction and a bank reconciliation at P&C meeting, an annual report to be presented at P&C AGM.

Sub-committees

These committees are formed by the P&C to undertake specific planning or tasks. They may be Ad-Hoc Committees, which are formed for a specific purpose, such as major event plaining and cease to exist after it or they may be Standing Committees, which have an ongoing role like fundraising and are elected at P&C meetings.

Principal

The Principal is a member of the Executive Committee and, as such, has the same rights and responsibilities as any other Executive member.

The Principal can propose motions and vote.

The Principal cannot overrule decisions made by the P&C unless that decision attempts to exercise authority over the day-to-day management of the school. 


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Last reviewed 11 June 2020
Last updated 11 June 2020