Meet the 2019 – 2020 PTA Executive Board

PresidentJennifer Nordin president@waysidepta.org

The President oversees the functioning of the Executive Board. He/she chairs the monthly executive board and general membership meetings and works with the recording secretary to create the agenda for all PTA meetings with input from the entire executive board.  The President is an ex officio member of all PTA committees.  The President is the main liaison with the school’s administration.  The President is also a delegate to the MCCPTA and holds one of the three (3) county-level votes for Wayside.  He/she attends executive board meetings, general membership meetings, cluster meetings and any ad hoc meetings with administration or various subsets of the PTA membership.

Secretary: Amy Oram secretary@waysidepta.org

The recording secretary is responsible for the documentation of all PTA business.  In conjunction with the president, s/he creates the agenda for all monthly executive board and general membership meetings.  The recording secretary attends both of these meetings, takes attendance, and creates detailed minutes.  S/he is also called on to witness and document any special meetings throughout the year that may require minutes.

Treasurer:  Wei Wang  treasurer@waysidepta.org

The treasurer is responsible for keeping an accurate and detailed account of all money received and paid out by the PTA.  S/he receives and deposits all money paid to the PTA and creates checks for all payments and expense reimbursements made by the PTA.  S/he provides a statement of the PTA profit and loss and cash position at each monthly executive board meeting and at each general membership meeting. The Treasurer is responsible for working with the PTA Executive Board and the school administration to establish a yearly operating budget. The Treasurer also coordinates the yearly audit of the PTA book and records.  In addition, the Treasurer files an annual federal and quarterly sales tax returns on behalf of the PTA.

VP Administration:  Peijun Li communications@waysidepta.org

The Vice President of Administration oversees any committee whose job is to communicate with the general membership or to represent the PTA in any public capacity.  The VP of Administration is responsible for overseeing all Wayside Waves communication, distributing all non-profit and county information, and the PTA website.  S/he oversees the PTA bulletin board and the area/tables in front of the main office, as well as the current chair positions under his/her position.  The VP attends all executive board meetings and general membership meetings along with as-needed meetings with administration or various subsets of PTA membership.

VP Ways and Means:  Candice Siegenthaler fundraising@waysidepta.org

The Vice President of Ways and Means oversees all fundraising events for the Wayside PTA.  S/he works with the chairperson of the event to ensure PTA guidelines are followed and to help in any way to ensure the success of the event.  S/he attends all executive board meetings and general membership meetings.

VP Programs:  Melissa Adler programs@waysidepta.org

The program chair oversees all non-fundraising community PTA events.  The Program Chair works with the chairperson of the event to ensure the proper space is reserved, to set up needed funds, and to help in any way to ensure the success of the event.  This chair also assists the PTA board’s representative to the ICB, which coordinates all rentals of space for activities. S/he attends monthly executive board meetings and general membership meetings.

VP Community Enrichment:  Edith Deng activities@waysidepta.org

The activities chair is responsible for all extra-curricular activities that are managed through the PTA.  They provide guidance to the chairperson, collect the payments, and ensure that the proper space is reserved through the county. They attend monthly executive board meetings and general membership meetings.

**VP Volunteers:  Fataneh McKim volunteers@waysidepta.org

The Volunteers Chair is responsible for recruitment and assignment of parent volunteers.  Recruiting is usually done at Back to School nights and through Waves. S/he oversees all committees that are centered on volunteer coordination such as room parents, recess volunteers, staff appreciation, Play Day/Field Day, and hospitality. S/he is also called on for coordination of any unexpected volunteer needs within the school.

**MCCPTA Delegates: Yuan Zhao and Lauren Berkowitz

The two delegates are the local PTA’s connection with the county PTA.  They attend one MCCPTA (Montgomery County Council of PTAs) meeting per month.  They, along with the president, hold the three county-level votes belonging to the school.  They attend monthly executive board meetings and general membership meetings to share what occurs at the MCCPTA meetings.

**Standing committee.  Attend board meetings as needed.

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