Contact

 

President – Kathleen Blaine – 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

 

Vice President (Community and Student Services) – Michelle Lutz – VP@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

• 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 – Sarah Marcum – 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 – Batkhuu Batjargal – FinancialSecretary@HighlandsElementaryPTA.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 – Lissette Herrera – auditor@highlandselementarschoolpta.org

• 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 – Jeanine Williams – 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

• 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 Chairperson – Open Position – 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 Chairperson– Open Position – Safety@HighlandsElementaryPTA.org

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

 

Parliamentarian – Ali Smith – 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

 

Hospitality Chairperson – Open Position

• Acts as official host of a PTA in creating a welcoming atmosphere at meetings and events. 

• Works with committee and other chairman to organize and set up refreshments, food, decorations, registration, greeters and baby-sitting for PTA meetings and events. 

• Maintains hospitality supplies and equipment and an updated inventory for them.

• Presents hospitality budget for approval at executive board meeting at start of the PTA year and monitors authorized budget.  

• Reports on hospitality plans at board meetings for forthcoming PTA events.

 

 

Fundraising Chairperson – Open Position

• Works with a committee, appointed by the president, to plan and organize fundraising activities

• Focuses on raising the amount of funds needed to meet the unit’s budget 

• Presents reports on proposed fundraising activities at board and association meetings for approval