Terms of Reference
The Discipline committee operates by the authority of the Professions and Occupational Associations Act and the School Business Officials' Regulation.
PURPOSE:  To ensure the discipline of the Association's membership is conducted in a professional manner that recognizes, upholds and, in the best manner possible, balances the Association's underlying and often competing objectives.
  • To protect the public
  • To protect the Association, its members, and the standing of the profession of school Business Officials generally
  • To protect the rights of the investigated member
  • To uphold the principles of natural justice and fairness
  • To provide role clarity to all those involved in the process
  • To discipline its membership in a timely, cost effective and procedurally manageable manner.
To maintain the responsibilities under POARA with respect to the legislated Discipline Committee – See Regulation 14 thru 15 for Powers and Duties -See Part 3 of the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act – Revised statues of Alberta, Chapter P-26
MEMBERSHIP:  Shall consist of:
  • One (1) certified school business official who is a member of the Executive
  • At least three (3) certified school business officials who are not members of the Executive, one of whom must be appointed as chair.
  • The members of the Discipline committee must be appointed by the Executive in accordance with the bylaws
  • The Executive may choose to add additional Certified Members if required.
Terms of Membership:
  • Members shall be appointed by the Executive for a three (3) year term with staggered expiry dates
REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:  The committee will report to the ASBOA executive on activities a minimum of 2 times per year – early December and March.  In addition an annual report will be filed and presented to the membership as a whole at the annual general meeting.
The role of the staff is to:
  1. Maintain contact with the committee chair throughout the year
  2. Serve as a resource for the committee