Welcome to the Winona Area Catholic Schools                  Advisory Board Website



The mission of the WACS Advisory Board is to promote the educational mission of Christ and His church in the Winona Area Catholic Schools through message, community and service. The School Advisory Board holds regular meetings July through April. The board typically
meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:15 p.m. at St. Stan's.  


You will find the following links associated with the WACS Advisory Board...

​WACS Constitution and By-laws
This Constitution and By-laws describes how the WACS advisory council is governed and operates.

Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
The advisory board agenda is created by the executive committee. The final agenda is approved at the beginning of each board meeting. The proposed agenda will be posted prior to final approval before each meeting.

Advisory Board Meeting Notes
The Meeting Notes documents the details of the advisory board meetings. They will be published after they are approved by the board, which is typically one month after the meeting occurs.

​WACS Policy Manual
The Policy Manual provides guidelines for the WACS administration, parents and staff.

Advisory Board Members
The members of the Winona Area Catholic Schools Advisory Council include:
Nine lay representatives:  Two from St. Stan's, Cathedral and St. Marys and one from St. Casimer, St. Johns, and one at large. The pastors are from Cathedral, St. Mary's and St. Stan's.
The advisory council assists the pastors of the Winona parishes and one pastor representing the outlying Catholic parishes.

You will find the list of board members on the associated link. Please feel free to contact one of the members for any questions or concerns.

Father Jim Berning, Canonical Administrator
St. Mary's Parish