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PTSA Positions/Committees


2016-2017 OPEN POSITIONS

Treasurer: deposit checks, issue reimbursements, balance checking account, and work with Executive Committee over summer to come up with a proposed budget for upcoming school year.

SAT Prep Class Coordinator: handle SAT Prep class registrations and payments, co-ordinate classes with school staff, make fliers, and submit schedules to the PTSA website.

Website Coordinator: update the PTSA website such as news, events, and programs


Questions? Email: Ptsa-president@riverhill.org




Executive Board:

President: Oversees all actions and events of PTSA. Chair monthly Executive Board meetings. Provides leadership and support to various committees, as needed. Works closely with school administration.

Vice Presidents (2): Attends monthly meetings. Supports president as needed.

Treasurer: Deposits all PTSA checks into the bank account, issues reimbursements and balances checking account. Works with Executive Board over summer to come up with proposed budget for upcoming school year.

Recording Secretary: Attends monthly meetings, takes minutes made easier by committee members submitting written reports via email. Sends email reminder messages of monthly meeting to Executive Board and committees. 

Corresponding Secretary: Handles correspondence on behalf of PTSA as requested by President. Involves buying/writing/sending greeting (get well or sympathy) cards on behalf of the PTSA community; writes thank you notes to guest speakers for parent programs; writes appreciation notes to Post Prom Party supporters. 

Delegates (2): Attends monthly (every other month with 2 delegates) PTA Council of HoCo meetings and reports back to PTSA at monthly meetings. (Reward: Be in the know on all things going on in the county in re: schools)

Committees:

Directory: Beginning in September, works with PTSA Membership to collect all info necessary to print Student Directory. The Directory is distributed to "youngest/only" students and teachers in November. 

Giant Bulletin Board: Updates the board with current PTSA news/info/programs. Be creative at home with your computer! Print on 8x11 paper and then use the Postermaker in the front office. It takes minutes to make a poster. Bring a ladder and put up your creation for all to see. 

Membership: Coordinates membership drive, processes payments in database, works with treasurer.

Newsletter: Sends weekly emails to committee members requesting PTSA news.  

Parent Programs: Organizes programs of interest to parents, arranges for use of school, publicizes events through PTSA website and newsletter. 

Fundraising: Designs, supports, operates various fundraising programs. Raises money for Post Prom Party and other PTSA-funded events, student clubs, SGA. 

Post Prom Party Event Planning: Plans party, includes food, entertainment, prizes, decorating, security, promotions, and fundraising. 

PTA Reflections Contest: Publicizes, creates interest, coordinates RHHS participation in National PTA-sponsored Reflections program. 

Publicity: Advertises school events in local newspapers. OPEN

Staff Appreciation: Coordinates 3-5 principal-approved events throughout year.  Food items donated by generous RHHS parents and PTSA budget. Serves staff in teachers' lounge.

SAT Prep Classes/AP Prep Classes: Coordinates SAT prep classes with administration/staff and makes fliers. Submits schedule to PTSA website. 

Scholarships: Works with Student Services to advertise scholarships. Helps gather a committee to review applications and decide on recipients. Certificates are awarded at Senior Awards Night. 

School Improvement Team: Represents the PTSA on this school-wide committee for meeting county and school goals for achievement.

Volunteer Coordinator: Compiles list of volunteers from paper forms and online forms. Provides each committee chair with list of parent volunteers in Fall. 

PTSA Webpages: Updates PTSA website weekly as needed.