Children's
Laugh & Learn Day Care

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Board of Directors

Children's Laugh & Learn Day Care has a Volunteer Board of Directors that provide a governing body which develops policies, makes informed decisions and maintains an overview of the centre's operation on behalf of the general membership. 


The Board of Directors, together with the Supervisor, ensures that the centre meets all municipal, provincial and federal legal requirements as well as ensures the health, safety and nutrition policies and practices protecting the children's well being.


The Board of Directors hold annual elections for new members and/or positions at their Annual General Meeting (October) as well as monthly meetings.  Parents are highly encouraged to become part of the Board to voice their opinions in their child's care!  All families/general membership are welcome to attend Board meetings.


Roles and Responsibilities of the Board of Directors include, but are not limited to, the following:


PRESIDENT

 President
 
  •  Oversees all operating activity of the Day Care
  •  Oversees financial and legal documents
  •  Public Relations Officer for all internal/external matters
  •  Ensures ministry compliancy
  •  Provides leadership for staff, membership, Board of Directors
  •  Chairs Board of Director and General Annual Meetings

VICE PRESIDENT

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  •  Oversee responsibilities in absence of President
  •  Responsible for promotional and enrollment activities
  •  Monitors government policies and funding
  •  Attends all general and board meetings

TREASURER

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  •  Responsible for all financial, legal and taxation activity/reports
  •  Monitors and maintains annual budgets
  •  Prepares monthly and annual financial statements
  •  Attends all general and board meetings

SECRETARY

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  •  Records and distributes minutes of meetings
  •  Ensures by-laws and policies are updated and filed
  •  Maintains and stores up to date minute book
  •  Attends all general and board meetings

STAFF LIAISON

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  •  Responsible for communication between staff and Board
  •  Performs general Human Resource tasks
  •  Works with Supervisor in addressing inter-staffing issues
  •  Attends all general and board meetings

DIRECTORS AT LARGE

 
  •  Assist Board in decision making as non-voting member
  •  Attends all general and board meetings