Students' Council

Students' Council

The voice of our present students

AIMS:


1. To enhance the sense of school spirit within our school.
2. To give the students of our school a channel through which they can express their thoughts and options on matters concerning them, while realising that certain limits must be observed.
3. To make students more at ease in revealing their fears of bullying, etc to people of their own viewpoint and age.
4. To provide a link between and to liaise with the pupils, staff and parents of our school.
5. To help develop a mature and responsible attitude towards all aspects of school among the students of our school.

MEMBERSHIP:

Ordinary membership of the student council will be open to all pupils of Dominican College. One representative and one vice- representative will be democratically elected from each class in the school. Their membership will last for the duration of that school year, subject to compliance with Council rules and directives.

BUSINESS:

The business affairs of the Student Council shall be under the management of the Executive Committee. A general meeting shall be held once a week and is to be attended by all class Representatives and the Executive Committee.
The Executive Committee shall meet with the Year Representatives once monthly (or as often as deemed necessary). The management and teaching staff shall be kept informed of all proposals put forward and decisions made within the council.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

1. Elections to the Executive Committee shall take place before the Christmas break each year.
2. The Executive Committee shall consist of a group six members. Ideally, both seniors and juniors will be represented.
3. The Council shall elect a chairperson, Secretary and the four-member Executive Committee.
4. Should a vacancy arise during the year on the Executive Committee, nominations from the council will be taken and an election will then take place.
5. Outgoing members of the Executive Committee may be eligible for re-election to the committee.
6. The status and role of the Executive Committee will be reviewed and amended (if deemed necessary) each year by the outgoing Committee.

ALTERATIONS TO THE CONSTITUTION:

Alterations to the constitution may be proposed at the weekly Council meetings. No changes shall be deemed carried unless with the approval of a simple majority of the members present. The above constitution should be made available to all pupils of Dominican College, Griffith Avenue through class representatives and notice board.

COUNCIL MEMBERS:

The following students were selected to represent their classes.


2007-08


CLASS
REP
VICE REP
1.1
Ashley Carroll
Laura Brennan
1.2
Gillian Murtagh
Elizabeth Gleeson
1.3
Keira Lynch
Niamh Keogh
1.4
Rachel Dunne
Orna Hennesy
2.1
Amanda Dempsey
Aisling Ferir
2.2
Aoife Rice-Murphy
Alice Murphy
2.3
Laura Booth
Celia Robinson
2.4
Rebecca McMullan
Caoimhe O’Connor
3.1
Jo Woods
Holly Rafter
3.2
Aoibheann Mahon
Stephenie O’Brien
3.3
Sorcha Nolan
Laura Hoey
3.4
Shannon McCarthy
Katie Rose Dunne
3.5
Ailbhe Casey

4.1
Julie Donohue
Rebecca Murray
4.2
Martha Daly
Emma Coyle
4.3
Emer Toale
Grace Geoghegan
4.4
Helen Broderick
Emer Sutcliffe
5.1
Grace Donnellan
Kirsty Egan
5.2
Rebecca Doyle
Catherine Caulfield
5.3
Shauna Barker-Tobin

5.4
Aoife Doherty
Jessica Sheekey
5.5
Emma McMullan
Aoife Maher
6.1
Jennifer Hyland
Jade Kelly
6.2
Gillian Gormley
Maeve Tannam
6.3
Stacey Stack
Jenny Hughes
6.4
Caroline McNamara



2006-07
Class
Representative
Vice Representative
1.1
   
1.2
   
1.3
   
1.4
   
2.1
Eva O'Leary Jade Kearns
2.2
Megan Reilly Shauna Donnelly
2.3
Karen Mc Manus Danielle Hoey
2.4
Katie-Rose Dunne Sinéad Leonard
2.5
Ailbhe Casey Emma Teeling
3.1
Melissa Lyons Leonota McGovern
3.2
Laura Brennan Laura Nolan
3.3
Emma Hanley Lena Kelly
3.4
Jennifer Maguire Niamh O'Brien
3.5
Rosi Leonard Sarah O'Reilly
4.1
Saoirse Ní Bhaoill Louise Keogh
4.2
Laura Anne Kelly Phillipa Daly
4.3
Adele Dooley Aoife Corwell
4.4
Ailbhe Ní Mhaolgáin Jessica Sheekey
5.1
Clare Duffy Aileen Bohan
5.2
Gillian Gormley Phoebe Carley
5.3
Stacey Stack Ciara Tuohy
5.4
Shona Hanley Tara Mc Manus
6.1
Denise Walsh Caroline Scully
6.2
Emma Jane Mooney Meadbh Bolger
6.3
Eleanor Crowe Dairine Mc Cafferty
6.4
Éabha Lankford  

 

Current Student Council Executives 2008.

Junior Representatives: Rosemary Seary, Megan Cronin
Secretary: Dawn Lonergan
Chairperson: Alissa Karpick
Senior Representatives: Hannah McInerney, Aoife Corwell

Past Student Council Executives 2007.

Junior Representative: Alissa Karpick
Chairperson: Aisling Fitzgerald
Secretay: Rachael Biddulph
Senior Representatives: Carol-Anne Canning, Claire Duffy, Michelle O'Brien

Past Student Council Executives 2006.
Chairperson: Aisling Fitzgerald
Secretary: Rachael Biddulph
Senior Representatives: Michelle O'Brien, Carol-Anne Canning
Junior Representatives: Emma McMullin, Alissa Karpick