The role of the Board is to help the school fulfil its educational responsibilities in accordance with the guidelines and polices set out by the Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia.
School Board 2019
St Thomas' School Board Members
Principal Mr Justin Tuohy
Parish Priest Fr Wayne Davis
Board Chair Mr John Prichard
Treasurer Mr Felipe Souza do Valle
Parish Representative Mrs Ann Johnston
P&F Association Mrs Sarah Chatfield
General Member Mr Paul Indaimo
General Member Mrs Rosemary Roach
General Member Mr Steven Dunn
General Member Mr Peter Gibbons
Mrs Susan Swift
General Member Mr Peter Lorbeer
2018 AGM Documents
The work of the School Board takes place within the context of the work of the Catholic Church educating its young people in the Catholic faith and for full participation in society. The Board enables a spirit of partnership to be developed within the school community and is constituted in a way that allows the various bodies within the school to be represented and to participate in the development of the school and its management. The School Board is responsible to the Conference of bishops through CECWA.
FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD
- To oversee the financial management of the school
- To plan for the resource needs of the school
- To provide membership on the panel which recommends the appointment of the Principal
- Disseminate information about the school and about Catholic Education To act as a consultative body for the Principal when required.
COMPOSITION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
The board is comprised of the Principal and the Parish Priest as ex-officio members, a Parish representative and elected community representatives. The Board is guided by the Finance, Building & Maintenance, Media and Grounds Committees. Each subcommittee is made up of the Principal, members of staff and parents.