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last updated Thu 10 Dec 15

Board of Trustees

Members of the Board of Trustees represent parents, the deaf community, students and staff. They are elected every three years. Travel assistance to attend meetings is available to Board members.

Back row, left to right:
Rachel Douglas (Chair) - Taranaki, Glenn Dillon - Auckland, Eric Coppage - Auckland  
Middle row, left to right: 
David Foster - Auckland, Jill Ford (Board Secretary) - Auckland, David McKee (Deputy Chair) - Wellington  
Front row, left to right:
Priyanka Raja (Student Rep) - Auckland, Madison Davy (Student Rep) - Taranaki, Joy Creet - Wellington, Bernie Mulcahy-Bouwman - Christchurch
Absent: Aileen Jones - Bay of Plenty

The Combined Board of Trustees of Kelston Deaf Education Centre and van Asch Deaf Education Centre is accountable for student achievement. It does this by providing an environment that supports and encourages quality educational outcomes. The Combined Board is responsible for ensuring that each Centre focuses their strategic planning on improving student achievement through high quality teaching and learning programmes. The Combined Board is made up of six parent trustees, a staff trustee, two student trustees and the two Principals. Up to four additional trustees may be co-opted to ensure that the views of the Deaf community and of Maori are represented on the board.

Board Meetings 2015

  • Monday 23 February - Wellington Airport

  • Monday 30 March -  Kelston Deaf Education Centre    

  • Saturday 9 May - Wellington Airport

  • Monday 22 June - Wellington Airport

  • Saturday 1 August - Wellington Airport

  • Sunday 13 September - van Asch Deaf Education Centre
Monday 2 November - Wellington Airport

  • Saturday 5 December - Wellington Airport
    The venue will be adjusted to either KDEC or VADEC as necessary.

BOT van Asch Student Election Results

Board of Trustees Election 2015
Declaration of Student Election Results

Votes - 
Kaa-Luke, Cha'nel 9
Davy, Madison 5
Dixon, Jack 6

I hereby declare Cha'nel Kaa-Luke duly elected.

Rose Drummond
Returning Officer
Student Elections, 2015

Charter and Strategic Plan

> download CHARTER with Strategic Plan

Policies and Procedures

> go to Policies and Procedures (Ultranet)

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

> BOT Minutes November 2015
> BOT Minutes September 2015
> BOT Minutes August 2015
> BOT Minutes June 2015
> BOT Minutes May 2015
> BOT Minutes March 2015
> BOT Minutes February 2015
> BOT Minutes December 2014
> BOT Minutes September 2014
> BOT Minutes August 2014
> BOT Minutes June 2014
> BOT Minutes May 2014
> BOT Minutes April 2014
> BOT Minutes February 2014
> BOT Minutes December 2013
> BOT Minutes November 2013
> BOT Minutes September 2013
> BOT Minutes August 2013
> BOT Minutes July 2013
> BOT Minutes June 2013
> BOT Minutes May 2013
> BOT Minutes April 2013
> BOT Minutes March 2013
> BOT Minutes January 2013
> BOT Minutes December 2012