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Parent Groups

Namao School has several parent groups that enhance learning at our school and give parents the opportunity to get involved in their child’s school community.

Fundraising Association

The Namao School Fundraising Association (NSFA) is a registered society whose main purpose is to seek sources of funding from federal, provincial and municipal governments by applying for grants, approaching private foundations, and corporations for financial support (partnerships) and by organizing fundraising activities that involve the school and community in order to enhance the co-curricular and extracurricular activities in the school.


Members for the 2019-2020 School Year

  • Chair - Sonia Baroudi - soniahbaroudi@gmail.com
  • Vice Chair - Patsy Kmita-Aumais
  • Secretary - Amberley Ng-Paranich
  • Treasurer - Lynn Anderson
  • Member at Large - Shauna Hudec
  • Member at Large - Melody Manning
  • Member at Large - Tammy Bovay

Learn more in our Fundraising Policy.

Music Parents Association

The Namao Music Parents Association (NAMPA) is a registered society whose prime objective is to raise funds to enhance the instrumental band program at Namao School. This organization provides the school with additional band instruments and provides funds to students to support band camps and extended band trips.


Members for 2019-2020 School Year

  • President - Jodie-Lynn Epp - jodieepp@gmail.com
  • Vice President - Mike Schneider
  • Secretary - Carmen Puhlmann
  • Treasurer - Carmen Craplewe
  • Grocery Gift Cards - Maria Ouellette
  • Fundraising Assistant - VACANT
  • Fundraising Assistant - VACANT

School Council

Namao School Council (NSC) is an association of Parents, Teachers, Principal, School Trustee, Namao Agricultural Society and Community Representatives who have joined together to enhance the effectiveness of the entire school community in a manner that supports learning for all students individually and collectively. The School Council is an association whose purpose is to foster, encourage and facilitate cooperation among all participants in the school community and to provide advisory assistance to the Principal and Board of Trustees.

Our school council follows the guidelines specified by Alberta Education and Sturgeon Public Schools. It allows various stakeholder groups more opportunities to become involved in the decision-making process at Namao School.

For more information about the roles and responsibilities of school council, please refer to the Alberta School Councils’ Association.


Members for 2019-2020 School Year

  • Chair - Jaclyn Miller - andersonjd77@hotmail.com
  • Vice Chair - Cherie Speer
  • Secretary - Amberley Ng-Paranich
  • Grade 1-3 Representative - Jodie Croswell
  • Grade 4-6 Representative -  Taryn Gerlinsky
  • Grade 7-9 Repressentative - Patsy Kmita-Aumais
  • Trustee - Tasha Oatway-McLay

Learn more in the Namao School Advisory Council Introduction Package.