PTA Board

West Woodland PTA Board 

The West Woodland PTA Board meets monthly, and all PTA members are welcome to attend. For a schedule of upcoming meeting times, please check the School Calendar. Position descriptions and estimated time commitments are listed in the table below. If you are interested in joining the PTA board, please attend an upcoming meeting, and let your interest be known. We welcome your contribution!

2016-2017 Position Holders:
:  Carrie Schneider, Georgette Semroc
: Katie Heinrich, Kristyn Wagoner
: Jane Matera, Deb Carnegie
Fundraising Coordinator
: Tami Horner
Legislative Liaison
: Tracy Anderson
Membership Chair
: Liz Mazarella
Teacher & Staff Representatives: Farah Thaxton, Heidi Nielson, Paula Wittmann
Kids Inc. Representative
: Cecilia Raible
: Milissa Regan
Volunteer Coordinators
: Brandi Mattila, Marqui Severson
Enrichment Coordinator
: Elise Knox
Arts Friday Coordinator
: Cate Hmurovich
Web Producers
: Milissa Regan, Adam King

Position Descriptions & Time Commitment

Position Title Description Time Commitment
President Develop agendas and moderate the monthly PTA board meetings, attend bi-weekly meetings with the school principal to discuss pertinent school issues, coordinate with fundraising committees and other all-school committee, lead PTA general meetings, develop surveys to elicit feedback from membership

4 hours per week

Treasurer Perform weekly duties, including deposits, writing checks for reimbursements, budget development, monthly reconciliations, etc. 4 hours per week

Develop meeting minutes at each PTA board meeting and send out to board members

4 hours per month

Fundraising Coordinator

Coordinate school fundraising activities with fundraising teams; Report fundraising updates and results at monthly board meetings

Dependent on fundraising model; typically 4 hours per week in the Fall (Sept/Oct); 4 hours per week in the Spring (Mar/Apr); monthly meetings

Legislative Liaison

Attend SPS legislative meetings and report findings to PTA board and school principal

monthly meetings, other commitment determined by projects as needed

Advisory Council Meet monthly with Principal, teachers & other key community members to discuss issues important to West Woodland monthly meetings, other commitments determined by projects as needed

Membership Chair

Edit & distribute PTA membership form to families; Collect PTA membership forms and checks (mostly at TCB day and during September). Enter information into state database and deposit checks in PTA bank account. Coordinate volunteer & teacher awards at the end of the year

3 hours per week in September (and TCB day), then tapers off to 1 hr/mo

VP Communications

Develop protocols for communicating events, activties, volunteering and other news across our modes of communication: website, SNEAKS, room rep emails, bulletin board, take-home flyers, all-family emails, ROBO Calls, etc.

4 hours per week

Volunteer Coordinator Act as liason between the school & PTA. Coordinate volunteer programs, needs & recruitment. 10 hours per week (stipend given for this "SPS employed" position)

Enrichment Coordinator

Oversee  policies and procedures related to before and after school PTA-sponsored activities, including: Wacky Wednesdays, Extra-Curricular Classes, Events, etc


Arts Friday Coordinator

Organize the 100% PTA-funded Arts Friday program. Assist the teachers with students on Arts Fridays, gather supplies, and communicate with West Woodland staff, Arts Friday teachers, and the PTA Board about the program. 

5 hours a week

Web Producer

Manage day-to-day execution, structure and function of the West Woodland school website. Train & support users. Maintain district standards & best practices

5-8 hours a week (stipend given for this "SPS employed" position)

Safety Committee Parents on the Safety Committee represent the interests and concerns of families at West Woodland.  In the broadest sense – everything has a safety aspect.  The parent representatives (up to 3) work with school administrators, teachers, staff and Kids Inc to ensure a safe and well community 1 hr per month + TCB Day

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