The committees are made up of members of the PTA and lead by the committee officers. Contact a PTA officer by email below.
The president shall:
a. preside at all meetings of this local PTA, board of directors;*b.serve as an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee and the financial review/audit committee;c. coordinate the work of the officers and committees of this local PTA in order that the purposes may be promoted;d. perform such other duties as may be provided for by these bylaws, prescribed by the parliamentary authority, or directed by the board of directors ;e. appoint standing and special committee chairs with the approval of the board of directors, with the exception of the nominating and financial review/audit committees chairmen; andf. appoint special committees, as needed, with the approval of the board of directors.
President-Elect - Mindee Forman
The president-elect shall:
a. serve as aide to the president;b. perform the duties of the president in the president’s absence or inability to serve;c. serve as ex officio member of committees in consultation with the president; andd. perform such other duties as may be provided for by these bylaws, prescribed by theparliamentary authority, or directed by the president or the board of directors.
Secretary - Megan Eliassen
The secretary shall:
a. record the minutes of all meetings of the DLS PTA board of directors;b. be prepared to read the records of any previous meetings;c. file and maintain all records;d. have a current approved copy of the bylaws;e. maintain a current membership list; andf. perform such other duties as may be provided for by these bylaws, prescribed by theparliamentary authority, or directed by the president, or the board of directors.
Treasurer - Kristine Thomas
The treasurer shall:
*a. have custody of the funds of this local PTA;*b. maintain a full account of the funds of this local PTA;*c. make disbursements as authorized by the president, the board of directors or themembership of this local PTA in accordance with the budget adopted by this local PTA;*d. be one of the signatories on all PTA accounts. Signers of PTA accounts cannothave disbursement authority over school/school district funds;*e. cause to be kept a full and accurate account of the receipts and disbursements in thebooks belonging to the DLS PTA;*f. provide a financial report to the board of directors and the membership at each meeting;*g. provide an annual report of the financial condition of the organization to the membershipat the meeting following the financial review/audit;*h. submit the books annually for a financial review/audit by an auditor or a financial reviewcommittee selected by the board of directors. A check signatory may not be the auditor ora member of the committee. The financial review must be completed within thirty (30)days of the close of the fiscal year. A report of the completed review will be presented tothe board of directors for adoption at the first general board meeting following thecompletion of the review, and a copy will be submitted to the Colorado PTA; and*i. perform such other duties as may be provided for by these bylaws, prescribed by theparliamentary authority, or directed by the president or the board of directors.
Communications - Andrew Maclennan, Leah Capritta, and Mindee Forman
The communications officers shall:
a. create a communications strategy and process that will support the needs of the DLSPTA;b. oversee the implementation of the communications channels that strategically supportcontact among the parties;c. promote DLS PTA membership meetings, activities, and initiatives.
School Support - Johanna Garton and Kathryn Blackburn
The school support coordinators shall:
a. support the needs of the school community in the areas of parent education and teacherand staff appreciation;b. foster a healthy environment within the DLS community that promotes good nutrition andexercise to enhance academic successc. Foster a sense of community, including but not limited to encouraging close bondsbetween the Spanish and Mandarin programs.
Spanish Liaison - Christy Wilson and Jayme Willie
The Spanish liaison officers shall:
a. collaborate with the Spanish Director;b. oversee Spanish room parents to provide support to the Spanish program and itscommunity.
Mandarin Liaison - Babette Hudson-Tsao and Theresa Helbach
The Mandarin liaison officers shall:
a. collaborate with the Mandarin Director;b. oversee Mandarin room parents to provide support to the Mandarin program and itscommunity.
Fundraising - Victoria Grotewiel and Amanda Breault
The fundraising officers shall:
a. establish broad fundraising goals, in consultation with the board of directors;b. oversee the execution of fundraising activities to meet the fundraising goals of the DLSPTA;c. communicate with the treasurer to ensure accurate accounting, budget planning, andfunds delivered.
Volunteer Coordinators - Wendy Green and Maria Casaverde Marin
The volunteer coordinators shall:
a. oversee volunteer recruitment to obtain volunteers for DLS PTA committees andactivities.
Green Team Liaison - Tonia Seidl
The green team liaison shall:
a. act as the contact between the DLS PTA and the DLS Green Team.