Welcome to Surrey DPAC

2020-21 DPAC Meetings

The next DPAC General Meeting will be held on October 28, 2020, online via Zoom.

Please register to attend here.

All general meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday monthly (except December and March), 7-9 pm. Registration/login begins at 6:45 pm.

To follow social distancing protocols, meetings will be conducted online until further notice. When in-person meetings resume, they will be held at the District Education Centre, 14033 92 Avenue, Room 2020.

  • Oct. 28, 2020
  • Nov. 25, 2020
  • Jan. 27, 2021
  • Feb. 24, 2021
  • April 28, 2021
  • May 26, 2021: AGM

Resources:


COVID-19 Updates


Zoom License Sharing

As you may have heard, BCCPAC was able to acquire Zoom Licenses for DPACs to share with their PACs. Our DPAC Zoom Administrator is Lakhbir Johal. She will manage/schedule the use of our licenses, to ensure fair and equitable use for all PACs in our district.

If your PAC is not registered with Surrey DPAC, please send a copy of your minutes that lists all your executives on your PAC. You MUST be one of the executives to request and host the Zoom meeting via this License.

To schedule your PAC Zoom meeting, please send the following information to info@surreydpac.ca well in advance:

  • Date of meeting:
  • Start time:
  • End time:
  • Title of Meeting: (example: Bear Creek Elementary PAC Executive Meeting or General Meeting)
  • Description of meeting: (here you could include a brief agenda or highlight an important issue being discussed e.g: discuss and vote on budget)
  • Name of meeting host:
  • Host email address:
  • Host phone number:
  • Attach minutes if your PAC is not registered with Surrey DPAC.

Once we receive this email with all information requested, our DPAC Zoom Admin will contact you with more information about your scheduled meeting.

Points to know:

  • Each license can host a meeting, with no time limits, for up to 300 attendees.
  • Licenses are available for use until the end of June 2021 at no cost to the DPAC or the PAC for their use.
  • Accounts are ONLY to be used for PAC-related meetings and requested by a PAC Executive.
  • Available Zoom services include: Polls,, Chat, Muting, Reactions, Feedback. Recording is available for your PAC Zoom meeting, however, please be aware that the recording will only save to our DPAC zoom email account and not on your device or your email. To access the recording, if you choose to use it, you will need to contact our DPAC Zoom Admin.

Register your PAC with BCCPAC

The BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) is the provincial voice of parents. Surrey DPAC strongly encourages all PACs to join BCCPAC, to ensure that Surrey schools are adequately represented at the provincial level. Annual membership is $75 per PAC, and registration must be completed by Dec. 31 in order to have voting privileges at the AGM in May.

Join or renew your PAC’s membership here.


Register your PAC with DPAC 

Please remember to register your school with DPAC to vote on decisions at general meetings, give the DPAC direction on issues to advocate on your school’s behalf, and represent your parent voice.

Check to see if your PAC is registered with DPAC.


Resources from recent General Meetings