The composition or membership of SEAC is a key component of Regulation 464/97. (See Appendix 1 for a complete copy of the Regulation.) School boards and school authorities have developed various practices regarding membership selection, but all SEAC membership must include Trustees and Local Association representatives, and may include additional members, and, if required, representatives for the interest of First Nations pupils.
To be eligible for nomination as a SEAC member the nominee must be:
- At least 18 years old
- A Canadian Citizen
- A resident of the school board or authority jurisdiction
- An elector or tax payer for the school board
A SEAC member cannot be an employee of the school board or authority.