Board and Chair Positions on the PES PTA

PTA Board Positions

The PTA Board is tasked with fundraising, planning end executing student events and activities, communicating with parents, teachers and staff, and representing the interests of Potomac Elementary on the Montgomery County Council of PTAs. The board has its regular meetings once a month.

President: Serves as the official PTA liaison between the parents and the school administration, in the school building and in MCPS Central Office. All the things.

Vice President/President-Elect: Serve as the primary aide to the President; first in succession to the President

2nd Vice President: Serve as the head of fundraising, liaison between SGA and Room Parents.

Secretary: Record the minutes of all PTA meetings, Update Bylaws,

Treasurer: Maintain custody of all PTA funds

Membership Chair: Create a membership drive plan and implement efforts to recruit, engage, retain, and increase PTA membership, Coordinate the membership table at events like open house and back to school night, Collect membership forms and dues, Maintain a current membership list, Give membership fees to the treasurer to deposit

Event Chair: Plan events

Programming Chair: Perform in their designated order the duties of the president in the absence or inability of that officer to serve, Help the President to oversee and coordinate school events, Coordinate after school programs, Coordinate with VP of Communications to ensure that programs are promoted, Coordinate PTA program volunteers during the school year, Perform other such duties as may be described in PTA by-laws or assigned by the association, Help ensure that PTA events and communications are inclusive and representative of our diverse community, Act as liaison between chairs of the PTA Board/ committees

Delegates (2): MCCPTA stands for Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher Associations. MCCPTA meets monthly during the school year on the 4th Tuesday of the month at the nearby Carver Educational Services Center on Rockville Pike. The MCCPTA delegate is the “Voice of PTA”. The delegate serves as the crucial link between our local PTA and the PTA’s of other schools throughout the county.

Chair Positions

Chairs are honorary members of the PTA Board, but are not required to attend monthly meetings unless it is beneficial to the event or task they are executing.

Lead Room Parent: Head of all room parents

Teacher Appreciation Coordinator: Plan 4 lunches/dinners a year and coordinate teacher appreciation week activities/gifts

International Night Chair:

Yearbook Chair:

Book Fair Chair:

Read-A-Thon Chair: