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PTSA Volunteers

If you are interested in any positions (listed or unlisted) please contact Kristy Wright.

Officers

  • President: Kristy Wright
  • Vice President, Administration: Lisa Jackson
  • Vice President, Outreach/Communications: Gayle Hope
  • Vice President, Fundraising: Kate O’Sullivan
  • Vice President, Membership: Angeline O’Shea
  • Secretary: Stacey Iobst
  • Treasurer: TBD
  • MCCPTA Delegate: Debbie Beck

Committee Members & Representatives

  • Fundraising Committee Fall 2021 while transitioning back from pandemic (under VP, Fundraising)
    • Family Fundraising Campaign Lead: TBD
    • Fundraising Committee Members – will take lead on tasks TBD: Lori Schwartz, Christine Rovner, Nicole Cappello
  • Fitness Fun Day (under VP Fundraising): TBD
    • Leads: TBD
    • Task Leads: TBD
  • Fundraising – Additional (under VP Fundraising)
    • Concession Sales: TBD
    • Dine Out Nights: TBD
    • Spirit Products: TBD
    • Snider’s Receipts and Boxtops: TBD
    • Grants: TBD
    • Election Day Bake Sale: TBD
  • Staff Appreciation: Kara Tymon
  • Latinx Parent Liaisons: Carmen Velasquez, Angela Martinez, Elizabeth Anglarill, Raquel Guerricagoitia
  • Mini-grant review (under VP Administration): Michelle Bright, Shawn Jarosz, Erik Robelen
  • Dances: Jennifer Scope
  • Enrichment Committee: TBD
  • Advocacy Committee: TBD
  • Special Needs: TBD
  • Donations (in-kind): Joanna Silver
  • Communications Committee (under VP Comms)
    • Website Manager: Jennifer Anderson
  • Grade Liaisons
    • 6th Grade Parent Coordinator/Liaison: TBD
    • 7th Grade Parent Coordinator/Liaison: TBD
    • 8th Grade Parent Coordinator/Liaison: Molly Click
    • 8th Grade Dinner/Dance Lead: TBD
  • Nominating Committee: TBD
  • School Activity Support
    • International Night: TBD
    • STEM Night: TBD
    • PBIS Pride Cart: TBD
    • Book Fair: TBD
  • SGA Liaison: TBD

Position & Committee Descriptions

President: With input from board, establish goals for the year, agendas for monthly board and membership meetings; meet regularly with Principal, Asst. Principal; recruit additional PTSA Volunteers; officially represent the positions of the PTSA and its membership.

Vice President, Administration: Manage Mini-Grant proposal process. Preside at monthly PTSA meetings in the absence of the PTSA President; coordinate with school administration and MD and MCCPTA.

Vice President, Outreach / Communications: Engage with all members of the school community to ensure maximum participation and link PTSA board and the school administration. Oversee and utilize the MemberHub listserv, calendar and other functions; maintain and utilize social media accounts. Oversee maintenance of website.

Vice President, Fundraising: Oversee all fundraising initiatives including Fitness Fun Day. Work with Treasurer to ensure proper accounting of all incoming funds.

Vice President, Membership: Recruit members through remote methods and at key events such as: 6th grade orientation, back-to-school staff appreciation; back-to-school night; open house; Latinx parent meetings; other. Process memberships via MemberHub. Coordinate with Treasurer on reporting for MD PTA/MCCPTA.

Secretary: Record minutes at meetings; maintain formal PTSA correspondence; maintain PTSA google drive.

Treasurer: Maintain the books using Quickbooks. Prepare annual budget in consultation with the President and Executive Committee. Verify all expenses are approved and according to budget. File all SOCA required documentation

MCCPTA Delegate: Represent Sligo MS PTSA at the Montgomery County Council of PTAs. Attend monthly MCCPTA delegate meetings; monitor MCCPTA news & information; share and report back to the Board and/or the membership. Up to 2 delegates can serve.

Fitness Fun Day Lead: Oversee planning and coordination of Fitness Fun Day.

Fitness Fun Day Task Lead: Manage particular Fitness Fun Day tasks such as business fundraising; family & student fundraising; communications; event logistics; prizes; and/or volunteer recruitment.

Concession Sales Manager: recruit parents to sell concessions at school events such as incoming parent orientation, back-to-school night, parent-teacher conference, performances, STEM Night

Dine Out Nights: set up and publicize

Spirit Products: with Executive Committee, identify products to offer; manage ordering and sales

Snider’s Receipts and Boxtops: publicize, collect, and submit.

Director of Grants: assist staff in applying for grants; identify grants PTSA or the school might qualify for

Election Day Bake Sale: in election years, co-ordinate bake sale on primary day and election day

Staff Appreciation: Coordinate events acknowledging the hard work of school staff. Includes back-to-school luncheon; parent-teacher conference supper; staff appreciation week activities; seasonal treats; year-end luncheon (recognition).

Latinx Parent Liaison: Connect Spanish-speaking parents and PTSA. Attend monthly Latino parent meetings organized by the school; share information from those meetings with PTSA and share PTSA notices at those meetings. Provide translation assistance at events and for communications, as possible.

Dances: Plan and implement 1-2 dances (not including 8th grade promotion dance), including 1 in partnership with SGA.

Enrichment Committee: Identify specific tools and programs we can share with students to enhance academic rigor, enabling them to go beyond proficiency in a variety of topics; help make sure all students have the degree of proficiency in topics such as math and science needed to succeed in high school, college, and beyond; work with staff to address achievement gaps (e.g. funding the minority scholars program).

Advocacy Committee: Spur the Sligo community to action on the above topics and others by coordinating communications with Board of Ed, County Council, and others.

Special Needs: Provide opportunities for parents of students with learning needs to connect, establish relationships, and learn about resources in and out of the school.

Donations (in-kind): Identify supplies/in-kind needs the school has; organize drop-off procedure; publicize to parents.

Website Manager: Maintain PTSA Website; provide information for parent, teacher, student community. Provide public access to by-laws, budget.

6th Grade Parent Coordinator/Liaison: 6th Grade: Assist the Grade Team Leaders with field trips and with parent communications/engagement. A second parent can serve as lead volunteer for the 3-day Outdoor Education field trip.

7th Grade Parent Coordinator/Liaison: Assist the Grade Team Leaders with field trips and with parent communications/engagement.

8th Grade Parent Coordinator/Liaison: Assist the Grade Team leaders with field trips, promotion, and with parent communications/engagement.

8th Grade Dance Lead: Working with staff lead, organize volunteers and help implement event.

Nominating Committee: Identify parents/staff who will serve in PTSA positions for the upcoming year.

School Activity Support

STEM Night: Recruit parent volunteers to present and to judge student projects.

International Night: Recruit parent volunteers and solicit food donations.

PBIS Pride Cart: Recruit parents to run the PRIDE cart during lunch.

Book Fair: Recruit parents to staff the Book Fair.

SGA Liaison: Serve as a link between Student Government Association (SGA) and PTSA to share information and identify opportunities for student involvement in PTSA activities

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