A Message from Superintendent Chris Kennedy:


(March 27, 2020)


Upcoming Meeting Cancelled:

We hope that you and your families are safe and well during this unprecedented time.

The DPAC Executive are following the advice of health officials to play our part in slowing the transmission of COVID-19 in our community.
All scheduled meetings and events planned for April are cancelled – including the planned April 8th DPAC General Meeting and the April 15th Parent Education event (the “Like” screening) at Kay Meek Centre.  If you have already purchased tickets for the Parent Education event, you will likely have received an email from Kay Meek Centre regarding a refund. If you have not heard from them and have questions, please contact us directly at dpac@wvschools.ca.
Decisions on events in May and June will be communicated at a later date.


*CANCELLED*“Like” Documentary and Panel:

In consideration of the latest recommendations from provincial health authorities regarding gatherings in excess of 50 people, the West Vancouver DPAC has decided to cancel the “Like” parent education event. The health and well being of people in our community is our priority.
If you have already purchased tickets for this event, you will be contacted with information on processing a refund. Please be patient as we take time to work through this process.

DPAC General Meeting Schedule 2019/2020

Our meetings are held at the Inglewood Learning Centre located at the south end of West Vancouver Secondary. Access to the portable is from Inglewood Avenue. DPAC General Meetings are generally held on the first Wednesday of the month, starting in October.  Please make sure you have all the dates noted:

Wednesday October 2nd – Coffee Meet & Greet at 8:45 am
Wednesday November 6th – 9:15 am
Wednesday December 4th – 9:15 am
*Wednesday January 8th – Joint Meeting – Trustees/Admin/DPAC/PAC (Technology in our Schools)*
Wednesday February 5th – 9:15 am
Wednesday March 4th – 9:15 am
Wednesday April 8th – CANCELLED
Wednesday May 6th – 9:15 am
Wednesday June 3rd (AGM) – 9:15 am

An open discussion over coffee will take place at the end of each meeting, allowing for the sharing of ideas, resources, or a continuation of discussions initiated at the General Meeting.

All parents/guardians of students enrolled in West Vancouver Schools are welcome to attend DPAC meetings.

RSS Superintendent Chris Kennedy’s Blog

  • Our Spring Break Hawaiian Vacation March 26, 2020
    I am not exactly sure what to write about during this time . . . so I will take a break from the usual educational leadership posts and tell you about my family’s spring break vacation. When I was one my parents took me to Hawaii, it was 1974.  They had gone a couple times […]
  • Students Live! 10 Years Later February 19, 2020
    You can’t open up Facebook or Instagram right now without locals posting their memories of the 2010 Olympic Games. I was particularly lucky working in West Vancouver during the 2010 Games. Prior to my arrival in 2006 the Board had already decided it would adjust their vacation times and close for the Games.  And West […]

About DPAC

The West Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council (WVDPAC) is an advisory body of parent volunteers from all West Vancouver schools. Together, we promote parental views to the West Vancouver Board of Education and work with the West Vancouver School District to build the learning environment we want for our children.

Executive Committee

 Chair  Kelly Richter
 Vice-Chair  Kyra Smiljanic
 Treasurer  Christina Argyros
 Secretary  Tanya Mah
 Director   Nina Cheema
 Director   Monica Scoles
 Director   Linda Gour
 Director   Abbie Milavsky
 Director   Cora MacDonald
 Director / Past Chair   Danielle Katerberg

For general inquiries, please contact us at:

West Vancouver DPAC
1075 21st Street,
West Vancouver, BC V7V 4A9

General Email: dpac@wvschools.ca