PAC Overview


Hillcrest PAC

All parents and guardians of students at Hillcrest are members of the PAC and are welcome at the monthly PAC meeting to contribute their ideas and involvement. Parent volunteers are elected to the executive to serve one term from October to September.

The purpose of the PAC is to support, encourage and improve the quality of education and the well being of students at Hillcrest Elementary School.

  1. To advise the principal and staff on parents’ views on any matter relating to the school – programs, policies, plans and activities.
  2. To communicate with parents and to promote cooperation between the home and school in providing for the education of children.
  3. To assist parents in accessing the system and to provide advocacy support for individual children and their parents.
  4. To organize PAC activities and school events
  5. To contribute to the effectiveness of the school by promoting the involvement of parents and other community members.

Our PAC Executive
Chair – Lesley Arnold (
Vice-Chair – Lindsay Martin
Treasurer – Nancy Trudeau
Secretary – Carrie Anderson
VCPAC Representative – Erika Palmer
Hot Lunch Coordinator – Lindsay MacNeil (
Parent Partner Coordinator – Heather Murdoch
Fundraising Coordinator – Meg Jakes
Communication Coordinator – Tia Wedge
Member at Large – Laird McLachlin
Member at Large – Tonia Rss
Member at Large – Gina Zak
Member at Large – Erin Paulson

For any questions, suggestions or to find out how you can get involved, please send an email to our PAC Chair Lesley at

PAC meetings are scheduled on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:00-8:00 pm via Zoom. Zoom link is sent out via email and via the PAC Facebook page that can be found at