2015-2016 PTA VOLUNTEERS

2015-2016 PTA VOLUNTEERS

EXECUTIVE BOARD 2015 – 2016
Elected Positions -2-year commitment– Attends Executive Board meetings & PTA meetings.

President – Jim Minor
Preside at general PTA meetings and executive board meetings. Serve as the primary contact to the principal. Retain all official records of the PTA.

Vice President– Laura Shelley
Assist the PTA President as needed, including conducting meetings in Presidents absence.

Treasurer – Crissy Worthen
Post all financial transactions to financial system as they occur. Create monthly PTA Treasurer report. Reconcile the checkbook. Write checks as needed. Make deposits in a timely fashion. Lead the annual budget development process and present to membership for approval. File annual IRS forms. Renew licenses and insurance annual. Facilitate annual audit.

Secretary – Bridget Culley
Record and distribute minutes of executive board meetings and general meetings. Maintain a complete file of all approved minutes, agendas, and materials distributed by any official PTA meeting. Manage communications through newsletters, emails, and flyers. Work with Webmaster to insure website is up to date.

BOARD MEMBERS 2015 – 2016
Appointed by Executive Board – Attends Executive Board meetings & PTA meetings.

Fundraiser Chair – Tiffany Stallings
Coordinates our fall fundraiser, this is usually our Fun Run. 100% of the proceeds go to the BLE PTA to help fund activities and benefits for the school.

Passive Fundraiser Chair – Mike Culley
Develop a plan to encourage families to turn in Box Tops & Labels for Education, and run a quarterly contest for the classrooms. Arranges restaurant takeovers, manages eScrip program, manages store rewards program, etc.

Membership Chair –
Plan a membership campaign, collect and process fees, enroll members, and send fees and forms to the Washington State PTA office. This Chair will work closely with the Treasurer.

K-3 Parent Rep –
Promote PTA meetings/programs to your grades. Provide report at PTA Meetings on things happening in your grades, ideas, concerns and/or suggestions.

4-6 Parent Rep – Napole Suozzo
Promote PTA meetings/programs to your grades. Provide report at PTA Meetings on things happening in your grades, ideas, concerns and/or suggestions.

Hi-Cap Parent Rep – Kathy Rodrick
Promote PTA meetings/programs to your grades. Provide report at PTA Meetings on things happening in your grades, ideas, concerns and/or suggestions.

Volunteer Chair Positions 2015 – 2016
Programs and/or events may be at risk of being discontinued unless Chairpersons are found to lead these programs.

Assemblies Chair – Suzanne Grimm
Work with the PTA Board & the school principal to plan and organize assemblies throughout the school year.

Auditors (2) – Mike Culley 
Review PTA books twice a year to verify that all checks are accounted for and that the books balance. Audit forms and instructions are provided.

Bingo & Books Co-Chair –
Chair – Bridget Culley
Plan a night of Bingo fun for BLE students and families to take place in January. First year, Co-Chair with Chair, second year take on Chair position.

Boo Bash Co-Chair –
Chair – Bridget Culley
Plan a night of family fun with Trunk or Treat in the parking lot followed by a fun activity in the gym. First year, Co-Chair with Chair, second year take on Chair position.

Book Fair Chairs – Crissy Worthen & Amanda Mahoney
Plan a week of book sales through Scholastic Books. All funds raised support the BLE library.

Bulletin Board Chair –
Design and create monthly PTA bulletin boards in the BLE foyer.

Carnival Chair – Sarah Cassidy
The Carnival is the perfect way to kick off spring! Games, bounce house, face painting, and treats are what’s in store at this family fun event!

Community Night Chair – Bridget Culley
Plan a night full of information from local businesses, sports teams, and other extra curriculum activities.

Flaky Fun Co-Chair –
Chair – Lisa La Rue
Held just before winter break this day is filled with crafts, food and fun! Working with a committee and tons of volunteers makes this event a success. First year, Co-Chair with Chair, second year take on Chair position.

Flaky Fun Kindergarten Chair –
Working with the Flaky Fun Chair, you will plan crafts, games, food and fun for our Kindergarten classes.

Garden Day Chair –
Work with school principal and District facilities to organize a day for volunteers to clean up the gardens and grounds around the school.

Grant Writer Chair –
Responsible for researching and applying for local, state, and national grants, the proceeds from which will help to fund the PTA’s operating budget.

KinderConnection Chair – Bridget Culley & 2015 PTA Board (2016 Chair Wanted)
Organize 2-4 playdates for incoming Kindergartners over the summer at the school. Invite new Kindergartners, publicize, and serve as host at the playdates. (This Chair position would be great for a 1st grade or 2nd grade parent.)

Movie Night Co-Chair –
Chair – Bridget Culley
Plan for 2-3 movie nights throughout the year at BLE for families to enjoy a night out. First year, Co-Chair with previous Chair, second year take on Chair position.

Open House Chair – Bridget Culley
Working with a committee will organize a PTA information table as well as volunteers to scoop ice cream during the open house.

Reflections Chair –
The Reflections Program is a National PTA and WSPTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works.

Science Fair Chair – Nathan Chambers
Coordinate with teachers, administration to arrange for facilities and set up required for event. Recruit judges and other volunteers for event. Oversee set up, operation, and clean up of event.

Spirit Wear Co-Chair –
Chair- Bridget Culley
Responsible for ordering and the sales of BLE t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc., and promoting School Spirit.

Staff Appreciation Chair – Tiffany Stallings
We think the staff here at BLE are the best in the business! To show our appreciation, the PTA provides teachers and staff with special surprises during Staff Appreciation Week in May.

Volunteer Chair –
Work with Event Chairs to create and promote SignUp Genius sign-ups. Promote volunteer opportunities to high school students. Work with Secretary to maintain current list of volunteers.

Webmaster – Mike Culley
Regularly update the BLE PTA’s website to enhance communication with our members and local community.



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