The Assembly of School Representatives (Article VI - RPSTA Constitution)
A. The Assembly shall consist of:
All members of the Executive.
Representatives from schools and Associate Schools as defined in article 3 (above) under the jurisdiction of Regina School Division #4, and affiliated schools within the boundaries of Regina School Division #4, referred to hereafter as Assembly Representatives;
a) Each school staff shall elect one representative for every twelve teachers, or portion thereof, on the staff of that school. i) Each itinerant teacher shall designate his/her school for the purpose of determining the total staff number. ii) All members of the Association who work at or from Central Office in student support services shall be considered the staff of one school. iii) All members of the Association who work at Central Office in curriculum support services shall be considered the staff of one school. iv) All members of the Association who have been seconded shall be considered the staff of one school. 3. Two representatives named by the Regina Public School Substitute Teachers’ Association; and 4. The Speaker of the Assembly a) The Speaker of the Assembly, referred to hereafter as the Speaker, shall be elected from the Assembly Representatives at the first meeting of the school year. b) The term of office shall continue until June 30; c) One additional Assembly Representative may be elected from the school of the Speaker for the duration of the time that he/she serves as the Speaker. d) In the event that no one puts forth a name to be speaker it shall become the duty of the Vice President to assume the role of speaker until such time as one is elected from the assembly.
B. The Assembly shall meet at least once a month, except during July and August. The time and place shall be determined by the Executive.
C. A copy of the minutes of the Assembly and a financial report shall be provided to each school following each Assembly Meeting.
D. The proceedings of the Assembly shall be governed by Robert’s Rules of Order.
E. Quorum for Assembly meeting shall be 2/3’s of those representatives present at the announced start time.
F. Decisions of Assembly are made by a vote, to which a simple majority of those voting constitutes the moving of a motion.