PTA Board & Committee Members
CURTIS FUNDAMENTAL BOARD 2021/2022
Ways and Means
Join the Pack and Get Involved!
We are seeking anyone that is interested in serving on the Board for the 2021/2022 school year. You can play a vital role in the success of our programs and events at Curtis Fundamental even if you aren’t able to be at school.
The PTA success is only as great as the volunteers that get involved.
Committees & Chairs
Membership / Cary Aungst
PTA/SAC Liaison / Seema Patel
T-Shirts / Ahila Turner
Room Parent Coordinator & Legislative Chair / Heather Conrad
Paw Partners / Laura Hudson
Community Involvement / Dana Munson
Yearbook / Jennnifer Contarino
Book Fair Chair / Margot Pelonero
Technology Chair / Lisa Schneider
JOIN A COMMITTEE
Looking to get involved but don't want the commitment of being a baord member? The heading up a committee might be for you!
We have positions of all sizes and level of responsibility. We have positions for working parents, at home jobs or roles for those that have more time on their hands too.
If you are interested in serving on a committee e-mail:
What we do:
PTA President: Helps to create a caring community of parent volunteers and ensure support to teachers. Listens and pursues solutions to parent and teacher concerns. Confers with Principal and Executive Board regarding school community wants/needs, plans for the year, and progress toward goals. Oversees the work of other Executive Board members and committee chairs.
VP1: PUBLIC RELATIONS: Organizes and heads a committee to plan and run Great American Teach In (November). Organizes Teacher Appreciation Week (usually may), picks the theme and coordinates with other elected board members to assign them tasks during this week.
VP2: VOLUNTEERING: Actively works to recruit and manage volunteers at the school and PTA events
VP3: SPIRIT COORDINATOR: Manages Spirit sales and staffs the PTA table at all PTA general meetings
Treasurer: Maintains permanent records to track unit funds and financial transactions. Chairs budget committee and prepares annual budget for adoption by the association Pays all PTA bills as authorized by board or association. Prepares reports for every board and association meeting and an annual financial report.
Recording Secretary: Responsible for keeping accurate records of the proceedings of the association.
Corresponding Secretary: Creates and distributes the monthly newsletter and weekly emails. Manages the curtispta.org website.
Ways and Means: In charge of all fundraising events for Curtis PTA
In charge of recruiting, enlisting and coordinating all PTA memberships. Fills out appropriate paperwork to provides to PTA Treasurer. Keeps an accurate list of members, including their contact information and emails. Provide membership information to the President, Treasurer, and Secretary via email report. This positions is most busy at the start of the school year.
In charge of attending monthly board meetings to share news, ideas and events hosted and coordinated by SAC. Facilitates cooperation between SAC and PTA to meet the needs of the children within our school community. Attends the PTA budget session
Works with the president to determine orders and funds received for accurate order processing. Conducts a bi-annual t-shirt sale and is in charge of collecting orders, placing the order with distributors and distributing sales to ordering families. Responsible for seeking approval from the Curtis Principal of all new items. Works with Ways and Means Chair cooperatively to design a shirt for FFN and assist in this sale.
Room Mom/Clinic Chair
Prepare Room Parent Packets, post approval from school administrators, to distribute at the first Room Parent meeting of the school year (Sept.). Enlist volunteers for Head Room Parent and Room Parents for each classroom that will act as support for their teachers, and be communications lead between teachers and other parents in the classroom. Address questions from Room Parents to assist them in how to support their teacher and classroom in the best way.
Book Fair Chair
Responsible for scheduling, organizing, and promoting the bi-annual book fair with Scholastic Books along with the school's Library Media Specialist (School Librarian). Recruits and manages volunteers to assist at in person book fairs.
Paw Partner Chair
In charge of coordinating the 'paw partner' teacher classroom sponsorships. Ensures each contributing family that donates a certain predetermined amount of monies received recognition and a class picture at the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast (spring). Sends thank you letters to donors and email notifications to teachers when their classroom has been sponsored. Maintain accurate spreadsheet and record of all donors and their contact info
Attend at least 3 Pinellas County council meetings per year to represent Curtis PTA and qualify the local unit for insurance discounts. Give report to executive board as needed. Stays informed of the legislative platforms that will be presented at the annual state PTA convention and present the information at the board meetings. Attends the PTA convention/yearly workshop if able. Represent Curtis Fundamental PTA at legislative functions hosted by the district, county counsel, and other events as often as possible.
Community Involvement Chair
Works with local restaurants and businesses to set up ‘spirit nights’ to encourage a feeling of community by providing a place for students, parents and teachers to socialize outside of school. Responsibilities include choosing the restaurants/businesses to partner with and scheduling the spirit night events; making signs or picking up signs from restaurants and putting them around campus exterior; promoting the event through the Corresponding Secretary via monthly newsletter and, weekly email and PTA Facebook page. Works with VP3 to promote spirit nights at the PTA table.
Will compile, coordinate, design layout and cover for yearbook. Will collect photos and other pertinent necessary information for yearbook. In charge of order forms and distribution of yearbooks. Process orders as they come in with an executive board member when necessary(during times when handling money). Will take pictures during school events and inside each classroom.
Creates a directory of PTA families at Curtis Fundamental. Works with the membership chair to get a list of all paid PTA members in Curtis Fundamental. Creates a paper or digital directory and arranges access for PTA members. Make sure those that ask to not to put in the directory are taken off.