Executive Board Executive board members set the direction for PTO events and spending with the principal. They attend a monthly exec board meeting, as well as the general monthly PTO meetings. They are well informed of all events and happenings at the school! President - The heart of our PTO! Works with Principal to plan events and schedule. Oversees all committees. VP Membership- Runs membership campaign, Friends of Tough Business and inputs data into My School Anywhere. VP Fundraising - Runs 2 school-wide fundraisers each year (for example Fall Festival and annual check writing campaign). VP Programs - Works with teachers to plan, schedule and execute the field trips. Treasurer - Maintains PTO budget and financials. Background in accounting is helpful but not required. Secretary - Records meeting minutes, sends tax letters, thank you notes. Parliamentarian - Facilitates meetings and ensures they are following the PTO by-laws. Manages nominations for following year.
General Board Most committees are 1-3 people. If there's a committee you'd like to join, but not be in charge of, please ask! The more help the better! Some positions are only active during special events (like Fall Festival), others have sporadic work throughout the year. If you have questions about how busy a position will be or what it will involve, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 832-592-3216.
Beautification - Cleans and plants front flower beds, manages yard service. Seasonal decorations to make our school warm and inviting. Works with Garden club to manage habitat area. Book Fair Coordinator/Assistants - Coordinates and runs the Fall and Spring book fair in coordination with Librarian. Box Tops - Collect and submit Box Tops 2-3 times per year. Counselor Liason - Works with counselor to plans Red Ribbon Week activities and other events. Fall Festival Coordinator - Oversees sub-committees for Fall Festival. Busy time is Aug-Oct. Fall Festival Games - Responsible for game/prizes at Fall Festival. Evaluate if new games needed, setup games, signs and coordinate volunteers. Fall Festival Silent Auction - Solicit businesses for auction donations, and enter into auction software, process auction times night of Fall Festival. Fall Festival Raffle Basket - Work with Room Parents to collect raffle items, coordinate basket team, and setup at Fall Festival. Fall Festival Ticket Sales - Create flyers, process tickets and distribute. Daily work for two weeks before Fall Festival. Fall Festival Vendors/Food - Coordinate and schedule food vendors. Oversee their setup at Fall Festival. Fine Arts Room Parent - Coordinate volunteers for plays, events and bulletin boards. Home Room Parent Coordinator - Assigns room parents and facilitates information year round. Hospitality - Coordinates refreshments for Cheers & Tears event and select meetings. Only 2-3 events per year. Library - Facilitates library volunteer schedule. This position is mainly busy during early fall while setting up the schedule, but responsible for staffing volunteers year round. Logo - Responsible for designing, production and sales of school logo merchandise. Busiest at back to school and parent info nights when spirit wear is new. Marquee - Updates front marquee at direction of principal. A team of 4 works well allowing for 1 day per month. Partner Share Coordinator - Works with business partners to schedule spirit nights and print flyers. PE Room Parent - Coordinate volunteers for field day, events and bulletin boards. School Store - Usually 2-3 people, responsible for ordering merchandise and sales on first Thursday/Friday of the month at 7:30am. School Supplies - Facilitates School Supply ordering in the Spring, and distribution in August/back to school. Sixth Grade Events - Plans and coordinates 6th grade Back to School and Celebration events. Primarily busy in August and May. Teacher Appreciation - This committee usually has 4-5 people and plans the monthly teacher appreciation events, teacher appreciation week and Friday treats. Teacher/Staff Birthday Treats - Provides treats for the teachers/staff on their birthdays. Winter Wonderland - Usually 2-3 people, procure, plan, setup and run Winter Wonderland in December. Shopping and planning in November/December, and full week of work in December. Yearbook Coordinator- Manages production of yearbook. Manages sales and distribution. Yearbook Photographer - Takes pictures at various events for yearbook.