PTA Executive Board Elected Officers & Job Discriptions

The following officers are part of the Executive Board and serve at least a one year term. Officers may choose to complete up to two terms*. Elections take place in April. Click here to email the executive board for more information.*with some exceptions

President: Rob Jupille (2021-2022 First Term) Slated for second term 2022-2023

president@brandonpta.com
  • Oversees and coordinates the work of the executive board to run a PTA effectively

  • Presides at PTA board and association meetings

  • Remains impartial and does not vote, unless in the case of a tie

  • Serves as the official contact, communicator and unbiased representative of the PTA

  • Oversees financial compliance

  • Designated as an authorized signer for PTA checks, contracts and authorizations for payment

  • Serves as ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee

  • Works with other PTA leaders to connect families, school and community to support student success

  • Serves as a liaison with school administration or community partners

  • Checks in regularly with officers and committees to ensure the overall plan is on target

  • Identifies challenges and invites solutions

  • Stays up to date with all PTA programs and resources

  • Recruits and mentors volunteers and future leaders

  • Volunteers at events

  • Attends annual conferences and trainings

Secretary: Irene Murphy (2021-2022 First Term) Slated for second term 2022-2023

secretary@brandonpta.com
  • Takes minutes at board and association meetings

  • Co-signs formal papers with president: authorizations for payment, resolutions and formal letters

  • Handles PTA correspondence as directed by the president

  • Maintains and preserves PTA records and important documents to pass on at the end of the term

Treasurer: Katie AbuGhazaleh (2020-2022 Second Term Term) OPEN 2022-2023

treasurer@brandonpta.com
  • Maintains permanent records to track unit funds and financial transactions

  • Chairs budget committee and prepares annual budget for adoption by the association

  • Pays all PTA bills as authorized by board or association

  • Prepares reports for every board and association meeting and an annual financial report

  • Ensures taxes and reports required by PTA bylaws, insurance or federal and state governments are completed and submitted by the due dates

Auditor: Joanne Norman (2021-2022 First Term) Slated for second term 2022-2023

audit@brandonpta.com
  • Audits the books and financial records of a PTA to determine their accuracy

  • Presents written reports on audits to the board and the association for adoption

  • Forwards copies of adopted audits to council/district PTA as indicated in unit bylaws

Historian: Karen Gibson (2021-2022 First Term) Slated for second term 2022-2023

history@brandonpta.com
  • Captures, assembles and preserves record of activities and achievements of a PTA

  • Collects volunteer hours for PTA meetings and events

  • Completes and submits the PTA Unit- Annual Historian Report to council/district PTA

  • Fills out Historian Summary Report and files copies as Historian records, like minutes are kept forever

  • Copies for minutes, procedure book and, if applicable, president’s memory book

  • Displays or presents brief overview of PTA year at meeting near the end of the school year

Parliamentarian: Dawnielle Burich (2017-2022) OPEN 2022-2023

  • Assists the president to manage meetings and advises on parliamentary procedure

  • Chairs bylaws committee to review unit bylaws each year and revise bylaws every three years

  • Arranges nominating committee’s first meeting, providing information on nomination and election process

VP of Communications: Jenny Mann (2018-2022) OPEN 2022-2023

communications@brandonpta.com
  • Review PTA calendar of events and use to schedule website, social media updates, event promotion and publicity

  • Set submission deadlines for the year for all publications

  • Develop a communications plan and budget based on the PTA objectives

VP of Fundraising: Anna Jordan (2019-2022) Slated for 2022-2023

fundraising@brandonpta.com
  • Supports and guides the various sub-committee chairs to plan and organize fundraising activities using the 3:1 rule

  • Focuses on raising the amount of funds needed to meet the unit’s budget

  • Presents reports on proposed fundraising activities at board and association meetings for approval

VP of Hospitality: Brandi Burnham (2021-2022 First Term) Slated for second term 2022-2023

help@brandonpta.com
  • Acts as the official host of a PTA in creating a welcoming atmosphere at meetings and events

  • Works with the committee and other chairs to organize and set up refreshments, food, decorations, registration, greeters and child-care for PTA meetings and events

  • Maintains hospitality supplies and equipment and an updated inventory

  • Presents hospitality budget for approval at executive board meeting at start of the PTA year and monitor authorized budget

  • Reports on hospitality plans at board meetings for upcoming PTA events

VP of Programs: Anika Kitson (2021-2022 First Term) OPEN 2022-2023

programs@brandonpta.com
  • Collaborates with principal, PTA president, other committee chairmen and campus student groups to coordinate, plan and implement programs

  • Develops annual program calendar and presents it at PTA association meeting for adoption

  • Provides publicity information for newsletters, website, and social media

  • Oversees and delegates volunteer recruitment for implementing and running programs