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14 February 2013 Dear Parents, The Parents and Friends Association (PFA) has now been established for two years and has proven itself to be an invaluable asset and thus making it a cornerstone of the JBS community. Following on the lead of the pioneering members, it has continued to support the school through various ways, enriching the lives of students, parents and staff alike. Now it is time for the current committee to step down by organising the AGM and hold an election for the 2013/2014 committee. Please note the key dates in this process are as follows:

Sunday February 17

Printable nomination forms available online

Sunday February 17

Nomination forms available at Reception in J and S Buildings

Wednesday February 20

08.30: Coffee morning at Carpe Diem in the Town Centre on Jumeira Road, just south of Mercato. Nomination forms available

Monday March 4

08.30: PFA Open Committee Meeting, School Library. Everyone is welcome. The election process will be explained.

Thursday March 14

Nominations close

Monday March 18

Candidate lists published

Tuesday April 16

07.45 – 16.00 Ballot Box open for parents who cannot attend the AGM

Wednesday April 17

08.30 – 09.30 PFA AGM and Election

It is very important that we get another energetic committee to take over, who will continue to cultivate the unique community spirit that is JBS. Nomination forms will be available at Reception in the J and S Buildings from next week, or click here for a downloadable form. These are the 11 positions we need to fill: 

2 Co-Chairpersons, [with one being an Arabic speaker]

Treasurer

Secretary

Communications Coordinator

Fund Raising Coordinator

Parent Interests Coordinator

2 PFA Class Parent Coordinators for Pre Kindergarten to Grade 5

2 PFA Class Parent Coordinators for Grade 6 to 12

Please do give serious consideration to standing for election! JBS needs you! With best wishes,

Andrew Homden Andrew Homden, Principal Co signatory: Charmain Randelman, PFA Co-chair and Returning Officer


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