School Board

Barbara ReidPresiding

Rik AllenPrincipal/

Tessa ReidStaff

Dominique PeeblesBoard MemberHealth &

Dave SwansonBoard


Dear Avon School w’ānau, parents and caregivers

We’ve been actively encouraging members of our school community to consider standing for the school board at the September elections.


The 3 year term for our School Board ends in September when school board elections are held at all state schools throughout Aotearoa /NZ. The Avon School Board has confirmed 7 September as our board election date.

Information about the election

Information about the election process will be posted on the school website with a copy posted in the school foyer. Everything you need to know will be available here.

Nomination forms

If you require more Candidate forms they will be available to collect from the school office.Completed nomination forms must be returned to the school by Noon Wednesday 3rd August 2022. Nomination forms may be hand delivered or emailed to the school but must be received by Wednesday 3rd August 2022.

There are 4 Parent representative board positions. An information sheet explaining who is eligible to stand for our school board and the nomination guidelines will be attached to nomination forms.

When voting will occur

Voting will only occur if more than 4 nominations are received for parent representative vacancies. Voting papers with candidate biographies will be available from school during normal hours Postal votes must be received by the school by 12 September.

Vote counting for parent representatives will be conducted at the school on 13 September under the supervision of an independent scrutineer.

Election results

The results on the school board elections will be posted on the website and in school newsletters

Please consider standing for our School Board to make a difference for tamariki.

It has been a privilege leading the School Board as the Presiding Member (Board Chair).

Thank you for your ongoing support for the Avon School community.

Ngā mihi

Barb Reid

Presiding Member