PTA Executive Board

The committees are made up of members of the PTA and lead by the committee officers.  Contact a PTA officer by email below. 

 

President - Ann Konieczny
president@dlspta.org

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; and
f. 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; and
d. perform such other duties as may be provided for by these bylaws, prescribed by the 
parliamentary authority, or directed by the president or the board of directors.

Secretary - Megan Eliassen
secretary2@dlspta.org

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; and
f. perform such other duties as may be provided for by these bylaws, prescribed by the
parliamentary 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 the 
membership 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 cannot
have disbursement authority over school/school district funds; 
*e. cause to be kept a full and accurate account of the receipts and disbursements in the 
books 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 membership 
at the meeting following the financial review/audit;
*h. submit the books annually for a financial review/audit by an auditor or a financial review 
committee selected by the board of directors. A check signatory may not be the auditor or 
a 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 to 
the board of directors for adoption at the first general board meeting following the 
completion 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 the 
parliamentary authority, or directed by the president or the board of directors.

Communications - Andrew Maclennan, Leah Capritta, and Mindee Forman
communications@dlspta.org

The communications officers shall: 
a. create a communications strategy and process that will support the needs of the DLS 
PTA;
b. oversee the implementation of the communications channels that strategically support 
contact 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 teacher 
and staff appreciation;
b. foster a healthy environment within the DLS community that promotes good nutrition and 
exercise to enhance academic success
c. Foster a sense of community, including but not limited to encouraging close bonds 
between 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 its 
community.

Mandarin Liaison 
Babette Hudson-Tsao and Theresa Helbach
mandarinsupport@dlspta.org

The Mandarin liaison officers shall:
a. collaborate with the Mandarin Director;
b. oversee Mandarin room parents to provide support to the Mandarin program and its 
community.

FundraisingVictoria Grotewiel and Amanda Breault
fundraising@dlspta.org

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 DLS 
PTA;
c. communicate with the treasurer to ensure accurate accounting, budget planning, and 
funds delivered.

Volunteer Coordinators - Wendy Green and Maria Casaverde Marin
volunteers@dlspta.org

The volunteer coordinators shall: 
a. oversee volunteer recruitment to obtain volunteers for DLS PTA committees and 
activities.

Green Team Liaison - Tonia Seidl
tfinch74@hotmail.com

The green team liaison shall: 
a. act as the contact between the DLS PTA and the DLS Green Team.