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Call of Nkwala Advisory Committee Members

By October 19, 2021November 9th, 2021No Comments

Initial Call for UNB Members to serve on the N’kwala School Advisory Committee

November 9, 2021

On Dec 9/19, Chief and Council passed the following motion “It was moved and second by the Upper Nicola Band (UNB) Chief and Council to accept the report of the Future of N’kwala School as presented and direct the administration to start and establish the UNB Education Board.

In the 20-21 fiscal year, Administration has accessed funds to carry out work and has engaged Consultants to carry out work related to school governance, N’kwala home school policy, and update to N’kwala School policies. The work from previous fiscal year, is still ongoing. The Home School Policy was approved by Chief and Council in August 2021. Further, the following motion was approved at the October 18, 2021, Chief and Council meeting:

“It was moved and seconded by Chief and Council to approve to have a N’kwala School Advisory Committee to assist with governance of N’kwala School, as described in the updated N’kwala School Policies Governance 100 Foundational Beliefs & Values & 200 Governance Advisory Committee policies as presented”

The N’kwala School Advisory Committee will consist of UNB members appointed by the Chief and Council. The selection shall include the following:

a. Not less than five (5) members of UNB.
b. It is encouraged that members include Elder, knowledge keepers, parents

Who is eligible to be a N’kwala School Advisory Committee Member?

  • A registered UNB Member
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • No criminal record

A person who is an employee of N’kwala is not eligible to be an Advisory Committee Member.
Chief and Council may appoint to the Advisory Committee a non-Band Member who is respected by the community members and who has the appropriate qualifications.

Advisory Committee members are appointed for a three-year term.

If you are interested, please submit a letter of interest, a resume to
Collette Sunday, Band Administrator admin@uppernicola.com or in person by November 23, 2021.

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