Nominations are now open for the Mason Crest PTO Executive Board for the 2015-16 school year. This is an excellent opportunity to show your Mason Crest Tiger pride and connect with other families. Any PTO member in good standing can be nominated for the position of President, Vice-President of Finance, Vice-President of Administration, Vice-President of Ways & Means, Vice-President of Communications and Vice-President of Community Outreach. The election for all board positions will be voted on at our final PTO meeting of the year in June.
If you would like to nominate yourself or someone for a position or if you have any questions about the process, please contact both of our Nominating Committee members, Crystal Krason (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Daniela Raik (email@example.com), before the May PTO meeting on May 28 at the Parliaments Apartments to be added to the the official election ballot.
The President of the Mason Crest PTO manages the overall objectives and strategies of the PTO, acts as a liaison between the parents and the Mason Crest staff and organizes PTO meetings and events. The Vice-President of Finance maintains custody of all of the organization’s funds, keeps a full and accurate account of receipts and expenditures and makes disbursements. The Vice-President of Administration records the minutes of all meetings, ensures all meetings follow procedures and the rules of order and maintains the membership and historical records. The Vice-President of Ways & Means identifies and organizes the fundraising opportunities and events that will benefit the PTO mission and its primary financial needs and recruits committee members for fundraising events. The Vice-President of Communications coordinates the electronic and print communications of the organization including weekly announcements and regular newsletters, and arranges language translations and interpreters for the organizations events. The Vice-President of Community Outreach coordinates the recruitment of volunteers for the PTO, establishes family outreach, maintains a volunteer database and creates a PTO presence at all school events.
Other PTO committee and coordinator positions that do not require an election include:
- Spirit Wear Committee Chairperson
- Membership Committee Chairperson
- Hospitality Committee Chairperson
- Book Fair Coordinator
- Redeemable Awards Coordinator (ex. Box Tops for Education Labels, Giant A+ Rewards Program, etc.)
- Bylaws Review Coordinator
- Programs Committee Chairperson (including after school classes)
- Restaurant Nights Committee Chairperson
- Publicity & Outreach Committee Chairperson
- Fundraising Committee Chairperson
- Kindergarten Summer Play Dates Coordinator
- Green Committee Chairperson
- Nominations Committee Chairperson
Please note that the above positions can be held by two people working together. If you are interested in filling one of these positions or you know someone who you think would be great in one of these positions, please share that name with the Nomination Committee and they will contact the person to see if they are interested in serving.