The COV, in its current form, goes back to 2001. Its legal status is a private-law foundation, whose objectives are :
The Foundation Council
The statutes clearly define the composition of the Foundation Council, with looking for regional balance. The Council is presently composed of sixteen persons, among whom, notably, two members, put forward by the administration of the two headquarters cities (Morges et Nyon), four representatives from the communes of the La Côte district, two members representing the teaching staff and two parents of pupils.
|Eric Bieler (*)
|Jean-Claude Glardon (*)
|Dominique Blanchard (*)
|Ann Roux (*)
|Sonia Weil (*)
|Fabienne Freymond Cantone||Municipale,
|(*) members of the Council Foundation Office|
As of 21st november 2017
Functioning and general Organisation
The supreme authority is the Foundation Council who sits at least twice a year, in March and November. The Council determines the general strategy, votes the budget, adopts the annual accounts, sets the school fees and fixes the salaries of all employees. Five members of the Council form the Bureau, who meets every month and whose job is to support the Direction in their work and to supervise their activity, notably on the financial level.
On the operative level, the Headmaster takes place in the Bureau’s and the Foundation Council’s meetings, in a consultative capacity. With the deans they represent the executive Council, They meet six times a year. This council establishes the academic calendar, with the indication of the dates of the Open House days, of the examinations and end of year ceremony. It also deals with problems concerning housing and takes decisions at the educational level if necessary.