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PTA Committee Chair & Descriptions

HAMILTON ELEMENTARY

2017-2018

PTA COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS

Committee Committee Description Committee Chair
Assemblies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Committee is responsible for planning and managing school assemblies. Responsibilities include identifying assembly participants/vendors, price negotiation, budget setting & management, as well as facilities management.

Committee chair will be responsible for communicating and working directly with principal and staff for all assemblies.

Assemblies plan and budget must be reviewed and approved by PTA Board.
 
Linda Niemerg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bagel Days
 
 
 
Committee will communicate ordering process, as well as collect, place, and sort bagels for distribution.
 
Committee chair will identify bagel vendors and negotiate pricing.
 
Courtney Spangler
 
 
 
Communications
 
 
 
Committee chair will assist with drafting and publishing communications on behalf of PTA, as well as assisting other committee chairs with event / program communications.

Communication channels include but are not limited to PTA Facebook page, PTA website, Twitter, etc.
 
Patty Joliat
 
 
 
 
Family Picnic
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This committee is responsible for planning the annual family picnic in the spring. Responsibilities include event planning, budget setting & management, vendor selection & management, as well as setup / cleanup of event.

Committee chair will be responsible for organizing volunteers and working directly with Communications chair on messaging.

Event plan and budget must be reviewed and approved by PTA Board.
 
Erika McDaniel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fifth Grade Class Party
 
 
 
 
This committee is chaired by a parent of an incoming 5th grader at the start of the school year.

Committee at a minimum will plan the annual 5th grade class party with teachers, establish and maintain a budget, secure venue and vendors, and provide regular budget updates to PTA Executive Board.
Sarah McGahey
 
 
 
 
Hamilton Sign
 
Chair will work with PTA Executive Board and Principal to ensure Hamilton Sign reflects upcoming events and announcements.
Britta Genslak
 
 
Hamilton Rewards
 
 
 
 
 
Purpose of this committee is to raise awareness of current programs to support Hamilton: Box Tops, Kroger, Target, and Amazon.

Committee will communicate enrollment process, as well as share program results with PTA Board.
Katie Kuiper
 
 
 
 
Jog-a-thon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Jog-a-thon is the largest fundraiser organized annually by the PTA.

This committee is responsible for planning our annual fundraising event. Responsibilities include event planning, budget setting & management, soliciting corporate sponsors, as well as setup / cleanup of event.

Committee chair will be responsible for organizing volunteers and working directly with Communications chair on messaging.

Event plan and budget must be reviewed and approved by PTA Board.
 
Gretchen Bovensiep
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Picture Day
 
 
 
 

This committee manages student picture day in September, as well as retakes in November.

 

The committee chair will work directly with vendor and staff to ensure classes arrive as planned.

 
Katy Allen
 
 
 
 
Newcomers/ Kindergarten Welcome
 
 
This committee is responsible for welcoming new students, including incoming kindergartners and their families on the first day of school. The committee will provide an informational folder to new students and their parents.
Committee chair is responsible for planning and budget of materials for folders.
Colleen Dimitrijevski
 
 
 
 
Parent/Daughter
 
 
Parent/Son
 
 
 
Two separate events: This committee plans events for parent(s) and their daughters or sons. Chair organizes volunteers to help at events with registration, planning, decorations, and set up/clean up.
 
 
 
 
 Kelly Dorner (Parent / Daughter)
 
Jillian Pettinato
(Parent / Son)
 
 
Restaurant Nights
 
 
 
 
 
 
Solicit local restaurants to participate in dining for dollars every two months. Committee creates flyers for distribution and coordinates email reminders with Communications chair.

Committee chair is responsible for negotiating dining for dollars percentages, as well as arranging for money collection from local business.
 
Jillian Pettinato
 
 
 
 
 
 
Room Parent Coordinator
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chair is responsible for organizing room parents across all grades to plan classroom parties and classroom teacher gifts throughout the school year. Chair will identify one room parent from each grade to attend PTA meetings.

Room parents will work directly with parents and staff to collect class funds, organize class room parties and events, as well as attend PTA meetings as a grade representative.
 
Sara Ahmed
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
School Supply Kits
 
 
PTA offers school supplies kits for each grade level. Take orders in spring and organize pick-up for distribution before the beginning of school.
 
Kate Ordway
 
 
Spirit Wear
 
 
 
 
 
Committee is responsible for communicating the ordering process, as well as collection, placement, tracking, and arrangement for distribution.

Chair is responsible for identifying merchandise vendors and negotiating pricing for Hamilton branded products.
 
Dawn Stokes
 
 
 
 
 
Staff Appreciation
 
 
 
 
 
 
Organizes lunches and special events to thank our staff for their dedication to our students. Chair requests volunteers to bring in dishes, as well as set up and clean-up for events.

This committee also coordinates a special before-school breakfast or a lunch in May, as part of Teacher Appreciation Week.
 
Courtney Spangler
 
 
 
 
 
 
Website
 
 
 
 
Maintain and update PTA website to support our goal of improving communications between parents, staff, and PTA Board.

Chair will work directly with administrative staff to update PTA website. Maintenance includes announcements, calendar, etc.
Pam Sims
 
 
 
 

 

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