Durham District School Board (DDSB) committees include:

Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

PIC is comprised of parent representatives, trustees, school and Board staff throughout the DDSB.

For more details and resources or to learn more about the PIC, please follow the PIC link.

School Community Councils & Regional SCC Meetings 

School Community Councils (SCC's) have always been a vital part of our school communities, providing strong links between home and school to create a positive learning environment for students.

Join your local School Community Council by contacting your local school.

Regional SCC meetings are conducted throug​hout the year to provide SCC members an opportunity to attend workshops and exchange ideas.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

SEAC helps the Board protect the rights of students with special learning needs. It provides advice, support and information to parents and guardians of students who require extra support. It is comprised of representatives from local parent associations that make recommendations to the Board on the development of special education programs and services.

View the SEAC brochure, the SEAC handbook, SEAC Association Connections or contact your SEAC for help or information.

Did you know?

Serving on SEAC is a great opportunity to support and contribute to DDSB school communities and build valuable personal and professional skills and experiences.  Contact the Special Education Advisory Committee to discuss available opportunities to serve on this committee.



All parents and interested members of the public can attend SEAC meetings. We meet at the DDSB Education Centre, 400 Taunton Rd. E., Whitby at 6:30 p.m., the 3rd Thursday of the month.

SEAC meetings follow this formal format:

  • Review of minutes
  • Presentations
  • Current issues and initiatives in Special Education
  • Committee reports by members (Board reports, trustees, staff)
  • Correspondence and questions 
  • SEAC Calendar - Agendas and Minutes
 Committee members
  • Eva Kyriakides, SEAC Chair – Association for Bright Children (ABC), email
  • Morgann Cameron, Member at Large, email
  • Kelly Miller, Trustee 905-706-3817
  • Deb Oldfield, Trustee 905-391-0764
  • sensaRAneb Burrell, Autism Ontario, email
  • Tara Culley, Durham Down Syndrome Association, email
  • Hanah Nguyen, Easter Seals Ontario, email
  • Rowin Jarvis, Learning Disabilities Association of Durham Region, email
  • Elizabeth Daniel, Member at Large, email
  • Kathy Kedey, VOICE for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, email
  • Jenny McLaughlin, Sawubona Africentric Circle of Support, email


Audit Committee Terms of Reference

The terms of reference for the Audit Committee of the Durham District School Board are set out in Ontario Regulation 361/10

The term of office for members of the committee who are Board members is two years, and for members of the committee who are not Board members is three years.

Members of the committee are reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses for travel to meetings and attendance at training sessions at Board-approved rates.

Approved December 6, 2021