Contact

President – David Swider – President@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

•Oversees and coordinates the work of an executive board to run a PTA effectively

•Presides at PTA board and association meetings

•Serves as the official contact, communicator and representative of a PTA

•Designated as an authorized signer for PTA checks, contracts and authorizations for payment

•Serves as ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee

•Works with other PTA leaders to connect families, school and community to support student success

 

Executive Vice President – Chris Celio – EVP@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

•Works as the primary aide to the president

•Helps lead a PTA towards specific goals consistent with PTA purposes and policies

•Performs president’s duties in his or her absence

•Carries out other duties outlined in unit bylaws and standing rules or as assigned

 

Vice President (Student Programs) – Jennifer Slater – VP@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

•Works with committee and other chairmen to plan and organize programs for the school year

•Collaborates with principal, PTA president, other committee chairmen and campus student groups to coordinate, plan and implement programs

•Develops annual program calendar and presents it at PTA association meeting for adoption

•Publicizes approved program calendar using newsletters, website, social networks and school handbook

 

Treasurer – Batkhuu Batjargal – Treasurer@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

•Maintains permanent records to track unit funds and financial transactions

•Chairs budget committee and prepares annual budget for adoption by the association

•Pays all PTA bills as authorized by board or association

•Prepares reports for every board and association meeting and an annual financial report

•Ensures taxes and reports required by PTA bylaws, insurance or federal and state governments are completed and submitted by the due dates

 

Financial Secretary – Lissette Herrera – FinancialSecretary@HighlandsElementarySchoolPTA.org

•Works closely with the treasurer and other financial officers in handling PTA funds

•Keeps a record of all PTA funds collected, deposited and disbursed

•Prepares monthly and annual financial reports

 

Auditor –

•Audits the books and financial records of a PTA to determine their accuracy

•Presents written reports on audits to the board and the association for adoption

•Forwards copies of adopted audits to council/district PTA as indicated in unit bylaws

 

Secretary – Kathleen Blaine – Secretary@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

•Takes minutes at board and association meetings

•Co-signs formal papers with president: authorizations for payment, resolutions and formal letters

•Handles PTA correspondence as directed by the president

•Maintains and preserves PTA records and important documents to pass on at the end of the term

 

Historian –

•Captures, assembles and preserves record of activities and achievements of a PTA

•Collects volunteer hours for PTA meetings and events

•Completes and submits the PTA Unit-Annual Historian Report to council/district PTA

•Displays or presents brief overview of PTA year at meeting near the end of the school year

 

Membership – Danyel VanDiver and Sonya Ramos – Membership@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

With the membership committee:

•Set attainable membership goals for the year

•Develop a membership theme, if appropriate

•Create a year-long calendar of membership events. Include due dates set by council and district PTAs for remittances, and for awards and incentive

•Develop a budget to support your membership plan projects and events

 

Safety – Michelle Lutz – Safety@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

•Identifies and promotes awareness of safety problems and collaborates with others to develop solutions

 

Parliamentarian –  Parliamentarian@HighlandsElementaryPTA.com

•Assists the president to manage meetings and advises on parliamentary procedure

•Chairs Bylaws committee to review unit Bylaws each year and revise Bylaws every three years

•Arranges nominating committee’s first meeting, providing information on nomination and election process