The Melba College School Council is responsible, within the framework of Victorian Government policy guidelines, for the educational policies of the college, the use of school buildings, the employment of ancillary staff and all financial matters.
A close working relationship between the School Council, teaching and support staff assists in promoting collaborative decision making and problem solving.
Membership of the School Council is representative of the groups affected by Council policies - parents, teachers, students, and where desired, community members. Councillors are elected annually in March according to Department of Education and Training (DET) guidelines.
The Melba College School Council consists of:
Six parent representatives
Philippa Rowlands - President
Gary Gleisberg - Vice President
Five DET representatives
Terry Bennett - Principal
One community representative
The School Council meets each month, and any member of the school community is invited to attend.
Special sub-committees of the School Council include:
- Education - policies and programs
- Resource and Finance
School Councillors can be contacted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org