About Us

Welcome to the CMPS Council Site. The goals of the CMPS council are to help our school excel in student achievement, to develop and maintain a strong sense of community, and to enhance communication between the school and families. Please come back regularly for updates on CMPS.  

Welcome to the CMPS Council Site. The goals of the CMPS council are to help our school excel in student achievement, to develop and maintain a strong sense of community, and to enhance communication between the school and families. Please come back regularly for updates on CMPS.  


Please come back regularly for updates on CMPS.  

Our Council and school mission is routed in four pillars of guiding beliefs. 
1. Identity – everyone belongs
2. Wellness – a focus on community wellness, and mental health for all students, families and faculty.
3. Achievement- every student has the right to achieve in various environments, through engaged learning while keeping everyone safe.
4. Community – In keeping CMPS mission statement in mind, our community pillar will focus on providing everyone with a diverse, inspiring, inclusive comet community. 

                                              School Council Members 2021-2022

Role  
Principal
Vice Principal
Teacher Representative
Executive Chair
Treasurer
Secretary
Fundraising & Events
Co -Communication
OCASC Representative
Member at Large
Member at Large
Member at Large
Member at Large
Member at Large
Member at Large
Member at Large
Member at Large
Name
  Marva Major
  Christine Cardill
  Colleen Scott
  Nivedita Muthukumarasa
  Trish Taylor
  Mary Melady
  Roudabeh Shadman
  Laura St-Cyr & Denise Meliji
  Mourad Graidia & Arun Kumar
  Jasmine Bhathena
  Kim Davis
  Katrina Parker-Smith 
  Howard Martin 
  Chris Thompson
  Jacklyn Mitar
  Sana Irfan

  Staci Brunet

Welcome to the CMPS Council Site. The goals of the CMPS council are to help our school excel in student achievement, to develop and maintain a strong sense of community, and to enhance communication between the school and families. Please come back regularly for updates on CMPS.  


Please come back regularly for updates on CMPS.  

Welcome to the CMPS Council Site. The goals of the CMPS council are to help our school excel in student achievement, to develop and maintain a strong sense of community, and to enhance communication between the school and families. Please come back regularly for updates on CMPS.  


Please come back regularly for updates on CMPS.  



 Meet Your School Council
Chapman Mills Public School
2020-2021

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Executive Chair

Nivedita Muthukumarasa

This is Nivedita's first year as chair of the school council. Last year she was Vice-Chair for the OCV SouthWest school council, which was a wonderful experience and inspired her to continue to support the school as a parent and as a council member. She has 2 kids in CMPS, who love the school and all the teachers and staff who are working hard to engage with the students and keep them safe during this pandemic. As Council Chair, Nivé hopes to work closely with the school principal and staff to support their priorities for the year and to promote positive growth. She is also excited to work with a council of passionate members and build lasting relationships with other parents in the school and community.



 Trish Taylor
Treasurer
Trish Taylor 


This is Trish’s first year on school council. Trish has a daughter in grade one and she is excited to be a part of the CMPS community. Trish holds a PhD in biochemistry and is proud to champion STEAM. 


 m Secretary

Mary Melady

This is Mary’s second year as Secretary for the CMPS Parent Council. As secretary she takes meeting minutes, and distributes them in a timely manner to all council members, files the minutes and makes distribution lists. Mary believes in fairness for everyone. Professionally she is trained as a Personal Support Worker and has worked at a local hospital here in Ottawa. Mary specializes in geriatrics and is a mom of two children, and a military wife. 


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Fundraising & Events
Roudabeh Shadman 

Roudabeh has a a Bachelor degree in Architectural Studies from Carleton University.  She has two daughters at Chapman Mills, her youngest in grade 1 and eldest in grade 4.  Over the last year Roudabeh has hosted multiple events for our students online where she brought her architectural design skills to the students with opportunities for them to create, design and build and explore.  She has been an incredible parent advocate and spokesperson in our community and you can often hear her interviewed by CBC morning show.  We are so excited for more quality events for our students and families with Roudabeh at the helm.


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Co-Communications 
Laura St-Cyr 

Laura has two children at Chapman Mills and this is her second year serving as communications coordinator for council.  Laura serves on multiple not for profit boards relating to early childhood learning and maternal-infant health.  Laura has over 14 years in wealth and risk management and runs her own financial service firm. Laura brings a great deal of energy to the council and is a strong advocate for financial literacy in children. 


 
 

 Co-Communication Coordinator
Denise Meliji 




 
Co-OCASC Representative  
Arun Kumar

 

Mourad

 
Co-OCASC Representative 
Mourad Graidia

This is Mourad’s first year on the school’s council.  Mourad has a daughter in Grade one and a son in Senior Kindergarten.



 

Member-at-Large

Kim Davis

This is Kim’s fifth year on parent council and she has one child at in grade 5 at CMPS. 

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Member-at-Large

Katrina Parker-Smith

Katrina has been a council member for four years and has two children at the school. She is looking forward to doing her part to support Chapman Mills PS in being a wonderful community for our children to learn and grow in.

   Member-at-Large

Staci Brunet

Howard 2020

Member-at-Large

Howard Martin


This is Howard’s fifth year on parent council. Howard has a son, Eric, in Grade 5 at CMPS. 




chris  Member-at-Large
Chris Thompson

This is Christopher’s second year on school council after serving as OCASC representative in his first year. He loves our school spirit and has one son at Chapman Mills, Liam in Grade 6.  Too many interests and enthusiasm but not enough time summarizes life for Chris!  
 Jasmine  
Member-at-Large

Jasmine Bhathena

This is Jasmine’s fifth year on school council. She has led communications in the past and a STEAM sub committee.  Jasmine has to children and has had them participate both in person and through the virtual school during the pandemic.  We appreciate the wealth of knowledge she brings and considerations to both realms of learning for students.
   
Member-at-Large

Jacklyn Mitar

   
Member-at-Large

Sana Irfan

   
Member-at-Large

Staci Brunet

MM  Principal

Marva Major

 

This is Marva’s fifth year as Principal of CMPS.
 CC Vice-Principal

Christine Cardill

 

This is Christine's fourth year as Vice Principal of CMPS.

  Teacher Representative

Colleen Scott


   Member-at-Large
Arun Rama
   Member-at-Large
Arun Rama


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