About Our Lady of Grace School
OLG School Board
School Board 2019-20
Robert Plantz – Chairperson Eileen Cusack-Marvel
Georgia Veneziano – Secretary Barbara Garner
Marilyn Underkofler Joann Glick
Maryiln Babcock Sue Fowler
Stephen Frazier Maria Maldonado
Rev. Brian Chadwick
Allyson Gauthier- Teacher Rep.
The Our Lady of Grace School Board shall have as its primary concern the ministry of Catholic school education: the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and social development of the students. The School Board, operating under the guidance of the Pastor, and in conformity with the policies of the Diocese of Gary, shall concern itself with planning and policy issues pertaining to the general excellence of Catholic education at Our Lady of Grace Elementary School.
Working in close collaboration with its administrative officer, the Principal, and hearing its many publics, this School Board shall formulate and recommend policies that will enable the school to reach its agreed upon goals.
The Board shall be responsible to the Pastor for:
- Strategic planning;
- Formulation of policies to guide planning and administration in the areas of: Academic affairs; Student affairs; Faith community affairs; Business affairs; and Development affairs.
- Finance: Developing plans to finance the educational programs; Tuition policies in conjunction with the Parish Finance Council; Development and fund-raising plans; Annual budget—with review and approval by the Finance Council; and Monitor annual budget.
- Mission effectiveness
- Evaluation; Determining whether goals and plans are being met and Board effectiveness.