SPiCE Committee Chairs Needed
The SPiCE program at St. Brigid of Kildare thrives because of the time and talent of our volunteers — without your support, these programs wouldn’t be possible. Because of this program, we are able to support the educational needs of all children, especially those with special learning needs, as we strive to serve a variety of learning styles, providing diversity in the classroom environment. To learn more about SPICE, click here.
The SPiCE program is actively seeking to fill the roles of chair, vice chair, and secretary for the upcoming 23-24 school year. Below is more information about how you can support SPiCE at St. Brigid of Kildare through these positions.
- Chair Person: Duties include the calling of, and presiding over, all meetings of the Executive Committee, along with setting the agenda for the meetings (four per year). The Chair Person has the responsibility for representing the SPICE committee outside of the parish activities. These events include activities such as meeting with other SPICE committees in the Diocese (twice per year). The Chair Person currently has a presence at Parent Admin Day, Sunday Socials, Ministry Weekend, and Corks for a Cause, and other appropriate events as they arise. The Chair Person shall serve in the capacity for a period of 1 year.
- Vice Chair Person: Duties will be to provide assistance to the Chair Person in case the Chair is unavailable for committee meetings (four per year). The Vice Chair Person will also share the responsibility with the Chair Person for representing the SPICE committee outside of the parish activities. These events include activities such as meeting with other SPICE committees in the Diocese. The Vice Chair Person shall serve in the capacity for a period of 1 year, until such time that the SPICE committee shall elect a new person. The Vice Chair Person will automatically be appointed into the Chair Person in the second year after the completion of the Vice Chair position.
- Secretary: Duties include soliciting agenda items from the executive and sub-committee members two weeks prior to the meeting date, creating the agenda and sending it out one week prior to the meeting date, and documenting meeting minutes and action items from committee meetings (four per year). In addition, the secretary will maintain the roster list of participants and send out meeting reminders.
Meetings are held four times a year, typically in the evening in Hendricks Hall. The meeting dates and times can be set with the input of the new committee members.
If you are interested in serving our SPiCE board in one of these roles, or in a lesser role, please reach out to Jill Carfagna at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 718-5825.
Thank you for your support!