Board of Directors

For the 2022 – 2023 School Year


Vice President 1Emily
Vice President 2Tara Scully
Recording SecretaryJenna
Corresponding SecretaryMeg
Council DelegatesTiffany Burns
Nina Philipsen

Position Description

PTA President

  • Lead PTA Meetings
  • Check-in with Committee Chairs about the progress of programs and events
  • Set the Calendar of Events (with Principal and member feedback)
  • Provide feedback to Treasurer to help create the budget
  • Collaborate with Corresponding Secretary and review communication sent to the community
  • Coordinate discussions with Board members and/or General Membership relating to feedback and consensus for operational changes
  • Reserve School Property spaces for PTA events through the County EMS (Event Management System)
  • Sign all contracts for PTA funded activities
  • Presentation at Back to School Night to explain our mission

Vice President

  • Assist President as needed
  • Work with all committees along with President to be a central point of contact
  • Reviews all vendor contracts
  • Liaise with our insurance company to ensure we are following their policies and requirements
  • Manages processes relating to Education Enrichment Program


  • Prepare the budget in collaboration with feedback from the Board
  • Properly receive, deposit, and disperse funds according to the bylaws and approved budget
  • Share the treasurer’s report at each PTA meeting
  • Pay all authorized PTA financial obligations
  • Prepare and submit forms (for taxes, insurance, etc)
  • Maintain records, prepare and arrange for financial review
  • Retain financial documents
  • Training available online

Recording Secretary

  • Records minutes for all PTA meetings
  • Sends minutes to Website Admin so they can be added to the PTA website

Corresponding Secretary

  • Handles communication to the school community
    • Upcoming info onto PTA Facebook page
    • Write PTA updates to be emailed to school
    • Notify website administrator of posts to add to PTA website
  • See full Step-by-Step Job Guide here

Council Delegates

  • Attend PTA Council of Howard County (PTACHC) meetings once a month
  • Provide updates to the SJLES membership at monthly meetings
  • Provide relevant meeting notes to the web admin to be posted to the website