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Now Seeking Interest for ORLA PTA Officers for the 2018-2019 School Year!

The PTA Nomination Committee considers all persons interested in serving as a PTA Officer for next year's term, which begins July 1, 2018. Our goal is to see that every parent has a voice on our PTA and is given the chance to become actively involved in enriching the educational opportunities at our school. Serving as a PTA board member provides a unique understanding and appreciation of our school and is a personally rewarding experience! Thank you in advance for your willingness to serve!

Per the Bylaws and Standing Rules of the organization the PTA annually elects the President, hConnect Vice-President, Montessori Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Bylaws limit any one person from serving more than 2 consecutive years in a single position.

Chairs of the Fundraising, Membership, and Family and Community Engagement Committees are appointed by the elected officers and also serve on the PTA Board.

To be elected or appointed you must be a member of the PTA for at least 15 days prior to the election. Membership forms are located in the office.

Nomination forms are available in the ORLA office (complete and return to the PTA's blue mailbox), or complete this online form.

All nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The election will take place at the PTA’s Annual Meeting on May 17 at 6:30pm.

If you have any questions please contact: Robbi Kesler at robbi.kesler@gmail.com or Joanna Briese at brie0035@yahoo.com

 

PTA Officer Job Descriptions:

President: Presides at all meetings, serves as spokesperson for the PTA, serves as an ex-officio member of all committees except Nominating. Year-long commitment, including monthly board meetings, PTA general and annual meetings. Attends at least one WA State PTA training, in person or online.

hConnect and Montessori Vice-President (1 each): Preside at all meetings in the absence of a the president. Act as an assistant to the President. Work closely with all interested stakeholders within the program you represent. Year-long commitment, including monthly board meetings, PTA general and annual meetings, and additional meetings or volunteer shifts to increase involvement within the program you represent. Attends at least one WA State PTA training, in person or online.

Secretary: Prepare accurate minutes of all meetings, be responsible for all correspondence as requested by the president, maintain a roster of all committees and members. Year-long commitment, including monthly board meetings, PTA general and annual meetings. Attends at least one WA State PTA training, in person or online.

Treasurer: Serve as a chair of the budget committee and present the budget to the membership, maintain accurate financial records. Maintain the cash box and withdraw petty cash and complete deposits on an as-needed basis (availability to visit our local Olympia bank during regular banking hours). Year-long commitment, including monthly board meetings, PTA general and annual meetings. Attends at least one WA State PTA training, in person or online.

Appointed Positions: The Nominating Committee will also compile a list of interested candidates to chair the Fundraising, Membership, and Family and Community Engagement Standing Committees. These positions are a year-long commitment, including monthly board meetings, PTA general and annual meetings, and committee meetings as needed.