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    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!

    2020-2021 Position Holders:
    Presidents Brandi Mattila & Jenna Boitano at
    Treasurers Shayne Adler & OPEN POSITION at
    Secretaries Jennifer Brown & Courtney Rhodes at
    Volunteer Coordinators Eliza Lagerquist & OPEN POSITION at
    Enrichment Coordinator Christine Miller at
    Arts Coordinator Isabelle Robertson at
    Annual Appeal Fundraising Adrienne Anderl at
    Spring Fundraising OPEN POSITION at
    Legislative Liaison Liz Mazzarella at
    Membership Coordinator  Hilary Mohr & Kamm Teply at
    Member at Large Kevin Bingham at
    Special Ed Liaisons OPEN POSITIONS at
    Principal Farah Thaxton at
    Teacher Representative Paula Wittmann at & Heidi Nielson at
    Kids Inc. Representative Onjolie Khan at

    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 Coordinators

    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

    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, activities, 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 Coordinator

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

    5 hours a week


    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