Poe PTO Leadership Volunteers Needed!

We need volunteers for the Budget Committee, Nominating Committee, Executive Committee and Board of Directors! The PTO is soliciting interest in numerous opportunities to support the leadership of the PTO for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

Please complete the Volunteer Interest form prior to Friday, March 24th to express your interest in serving in one of these areas. You may view detailed descriptions of each position at the Volunteer Opportunities Descriptions link

BUDGET COMMITEE: The Budget Committee consists of the President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, VP-Finance, VP-VIPS Administrative, School Principal, one Teacher Representative, and two PTO Members.  Prior to April 30th the Budget Committee will meet two (2) times to draft a proposed budget covering the time period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. The draft budget is based upon past performance, Budget Committee, Board, and School Principal input, and contains estimated income and non-capital expenses for the PTO. The draft budget is then provided to the Executive Committee fourteen (14) days and to the entire PTO membership seven (7) days prior to the May PTO meeting. The general PTO membership votes at the May PTO meeting on the proposed budget for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Recommends a slate of nominees for the Executive Board, Committee Chairs and other Board positions to be considered for approval by the Board at its May Board meeting and elected by the PTO members at the May PTO meeting. Total nominating committee members will be five (5) determined from a slate of ten (10) and elected by a majority vote of the PTO Board prior to March 31st. Nominating Committee members will meet two times between April 1st and April 15th to develop a recommended slate.

EXECUTIVE BOARD: Consists of President, Past President, President Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President Budget/Finance, Vice-President VIPS/Membership, Vice-President Administration and School Principal. The Executive Board shall conduct the business of the Board and the Poe PTO between Board meetings as is reasonable and appropriate, and the Board may otherwise delegate specific authority and responsibility to the Executive Board to carry out activities and functions of the Poe PTO. The Executive Board meets monthly prior to the upcoming monthly PTO Meeting. Positions are for one-year terms beginning July 1st and ending June 30th.

PTO BOARD: Consists of Executive Board members of the PTO and the persons who are the Chair and/or Co-Chairs of the PTO Committees. Committee Chair(s) are delegated the authority and responsibility to see that the functions of their project or committee are organized and performed, and they shall report directly to the Executive Committee. The Chair(s) are authorized to organize other volunteers to assist them in carrying out their project or committee’s functions, and may determine how many volunteers are needed, and who they are. The Chairs shall keep files reflecting their work, contacts, and expenditures. Positions are for one-year terms beginning July 1st and ending June 30th.

If you have a specific interest or question about volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact Leslie Wubbenhorst, Poe PTO President Elect, at president_elect@poepto.org  or (713) 829-0594.