Special Needs Advisory Committee LBPSB

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Welcome to the Special Needs Advisory Committee(SNAC)

Lester B. Pearson School Board

What is SNAC's Purpose?

According to the Education Act , Section 185: "Every school board shall establish an advisory committee on services for handicapped students and students with social maladjustments or learning disabilities".


The role of this committee is to: 

While SNAC does not deal with individual issues, parents/guardians of children with special needs are welcome to attend the monthly meetings.  We have a public question period at each meeting.

April 26, 2023 18h30

Check out Below The Presentation : A Portrait of Special Needs at the LBPSB

SSD presentation to SNAC 2023.pdf

Who are we?

SNAC Committee Members for 2022-2023

Parent Name     Role / Committee       School

Lisa Davis-Mancini Chair / alt Rep to Parents Committee             Margaret Manson 

Marium Hasanie Vice Chair / Parent Commissioner         Clearpoint 

Sheila Moody               Communications Officer PCHS HS

Lauren Broad               Treasurer                                                                 Dorset Elementary

Michelle Wilson               Secretary                                 Margaret Manson

Sara Hossaini Rep to the Parents Committee John Rennie H.S.

Patricia Glover               Parent Member                                                               Verdun Elementary

Leandra Hallis               Alt Programs & Services                                         Christmas Park 

Kiley Philp                       Parent member                   Place Cartier

John Ranger Parent Member LCC High School 

Jacinthe Deschenes       Rep Programs and Services                                           Riverview   

Teri Chelminski       Parent Member                                                       Clearpoint 

Julie-Anne Dupuis Parent member Forest Hill Jr.

LBPSB Representative         Representing  (Non-parent Voting Members)

Robert Gilmartin             Independent Association of Support Staff (IASS)

Christina George                           Pearson Teachers Union (PTU)

Victoria Stuhec                                   Non Teaching Professionals (PEP)

Monique Thirlwell                           Non Teaching Professionals (PEP)

Laurence Assouline                           Pearson Association of School Administrators (PASA)

Alexandra Desbiens-Leighton   Pearson Association of School Administrators (PASA)

Franca Kesic                                   West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped 

                                                           Non-voting Members

Stéphanie Stever                                 Representative of the Director General

Danny Olivenstein                         Council of Commissioners

Angela Berryman Council of Commissioners

 Contact us: snac@lbpearson.ca    

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