Oakwood Primary School Peel South
School address: 18 Broadstone Vista Meadow Springs WA 6210
Your councillor is Vivienne Cantem
My name is Vivienne Cantem, I am the WACSSO State Councillor for Peel South and a member of Riverside Primary Schools P&C Association. I have two sons, who both attend Halls Head College Education support Centre. I am also a parent representative on the School Board.
My volunteer journey began in 1998 when my eldest daughter began primary school in the Catholic Education system, where I joined the Parents & Friends Association. My active roles were Secretary for seven years and Fundraising convener for two years. I also gained my Canteen Managers qualification through WASCA and was employed by the school in 2003. I have always been pro-active in supporting my children’s schools, volunteering wherever possible and building positive relationships with staff and other parents.
My volunteer work also extends to outside the school sector as I enjoy giving my time to our community. I worked in hospitality on the Hotham Valley Restaurant Train in Dwellingup from 2011 till 2016. Presently I work in the kiosk at Peel Health Campus regularly, and I am currently nominating for the Kiosk Managers position. I also enjoy my time with fundraising at Riverside Primary Schools.
My introduction to WACSSO began four years ago when I attended my first P&C meeting at Riverside and nominated for the President’s role, being the first Education Support Centre parent to be involved in the P&C as well as holding an office bearer position. I was completely surprised by how much support and guidance WACSSO provide to so many P&C Associations and was confused why ours had not thought to accept any. I made it our goal to build a committed and solid relationship between our committee and WACSSO and its something I’m very proud of today. I train our new members every year through hosting sessions after our AGM.
My aim as State Councillor is to share all the experience and knowledge that I have gained over the years with all my affiliates in my electorate. To help you achieve your goals as a P&C Association and strengthen your relationship with WACSSO. It is the motivation behind my nomination.
As the WACSSO State Councillor, it is my role to represent the opinions of the affiliates within the Peel South electorate. I will be in regular contact to ask your opinion on matters being dealt with by WACSSO State Council.
If I am invited, I would be happy to attend one of your P&C meetings to introduce myself and explain the role of WACSSO or answer any questions you may have regarding any P&C matters.
Other schools in Peel South:
- Baldivis Gardens Primary School
- Baldivis Primary School
- Baldivis Secondary College
- Carcoola Primary School
- Coastal Lakes College
- Comet Bay College
- Comet Bay Primary School
- Dudley Park Primary School
- Dwellingup Primary School
- Endeavour Primary School & ESC
- Falcon Primary School
- Glencoe Primary School
- Golden Bay Primary School
- Greenfields Primary School
- Halls Head College
- Halls Head Primary School
- John Tonkin College
- Koorana Primary School & ESC
- Lakelands Primary School
- Makybe Rise Primary School
- Meadow Springs Primary School
- North Dandalup Primary School
- North Mandurah Primary School & ESC
- Ocean Road Primary School
- Pinjarra Primary School
- Pinjarra Senior High School
- Port Kennedy Primary School
- Rivergums Primary School
- Riverside Primary School & ESC
- Rockingham Lakes Primary School & Peel LDC
- Secret Harbour Primary School
- Settlers Primary School
- Singleton Primary School
- South Halls Head Primary School
- Tuart Rise Primary School
- Warnbro Community High School
- Warnbro Primary School
- Waroona District High School
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