Sunrise Campus - PTO Information
It is now time to submit your bios to be considered for the Franklin Academy – Sunrise PTO Executive Board for the 2018-2019 school year. This year more than ever we are excited to connect with our families and our community to make our students’ experience one that they will remember forever. In order to accomplish this...WE NEED YOU!!!!
The eligibility requirements for the PTO Board are as follows:
- Only parents and guardians of students attending Franklin Academy –Sunrise Campus are eligible for elected board
- Current PTO members are eligible for office if they are in good standing at least fourteen (14) calendar days before the nominating committee begins receiving nominations.
Officers are elected for one year and may serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms in the same oce. Each person elected shall hold only one oce at a time. The duties of each position are summarized below.
The bio submissions and nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018. The election will take place via ballots that will be printed and provided on September 5th at the PTO Meeting. Voting will start on September 5 and conclude on September 7.
If you are interested in running for one of the ocer positions, or wish to nominate someone for an oce, please submit the following information to Mrs. Ockman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include: Your name and the oce you wish to be considered for. Your student’s name(s) and grade(s). A brief bio of yourself (1 paragraph); a picture may be included. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions.
President: The president shall preside over meetings of the organization and Executive Board, serve as the primary contact for the principal, and/or his/her designee, represent the organization at meetings outside the organization, serve as an ex ocio member of all committees except the nominating committee, and coordinate the work of all the ocers so that the purpose of the organization is served. The president will oversee and approve the treasurer’s PTO transactions and expenditures. Additionally, the president is an additional signer to the PTO spending account.
Vice-President: The vice-president shall assist the president and carry out the president’s duties in his or her absence or inability to serve. The vice-president shall oversee all standing committees and serve as the primary contact for committee chair persons.
Secretary: The secretary shall keep all records of the organization, take and record minutes, prepare the agenda, handle correspondence, and send notices of meetings to the membership. The secretary also keeps a copy of the minutes book, bylaws, rules, membership list, and any other necessary supplies, and brings them to meetings.
Treasurer: The treasurer shall receive funds of the organization, keep an accurate record of receipts and expenditures, and participate in paying out funds in accordance with the approval of the Executive Board. He or she will present a nancial statement at every meeting and at other times of the year when requested by the Executive Board, and make a full report at the end of the year.
Events Coordinator: The events coordinator will ensure that each event/function has a clear plan in place so all members of the board are aware of event requirements and details. The events coordinator will assist with all individual committee meetings, planning, and event day. The events coordinator will be able to solicit PTO members to volunteer as EVENT ORGANIZERS, obtaining and delivering clear description of needs according to each event/function to all parent volunteers.