School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) 

The Mission of the GCISD SHAC is to serve as a liaison between the community and school district in ensuring that local community values are reflected in GCISD's health education programs.

GCISD SHAC Open Interest Form
If you are interested in serving as part of the GCISD School Health Advisory Council, please complete this open interest form. You can submit your interest form as only one of three representative options: Campus, Student, or Community.

General Information About the GCISD SHAC:

SHAC Executive Board:

Chair: JoAnna Avakian
Vice Chair: Tara Caldwell
Secretary: Kristine Leathers
Membership:  Ozioma Olowu
Education/Communications:  Jennifer Bargy
Parliamentarian: Joe Troutman
District Representative: Dr. Shiela Shiver
Contact the SHAC Board at [email protected]

SHAC Nominating Committee Report 2021-2022 and  2022-2023
2022-2023 GCISD SHAC Absence Form

Meetings will be held at our Panther Den at PDEC from 8:30-10:30
SHAC Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Recordings for the 2022-2023 school year:
September 30, 2022 -
DRAFT-Meeting Minutes  | SHAC Audio Recording
November 4, 2022 - DRAFT - Meeting Minutes | SHAC Audio Recording
January 20, 2023
March 10, 2023
April 14, 2023

SHAC Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Recordings for the 2021 - 2022 school year:

September 22, 2021  (Cancelled)
November 17, 2021  -  SHAC Approved Meeting Minutes
January 26, 2022 - Meeting MinutesSHAC recorded Webex 
February 23, 2022 - Approved Meeting MinutesSHAC Recorded Webex 
April 28, 2022 -Approved Meeting Minutes | SHAC Recorded Webex 
(due to technical difficulties, this recording has no audio)

SHAC Resources

Wellness Policy:


The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model