Our PTA

The Jackson Elementary School PTA is made up of parents and teachers who pool their talents every year to provide practical support for our school.  The board members below have volunteered to provide leadership for this academic year.  They are so very excited to be your PTA board.


Please feel free to contact them directly if you have questions or ideas!

 

Interested in open board positions? Contact us!

 

 


Jocelyn Vogeley
President
president@jacksonschoolpta.com

Kristina Aasen
Vice-President
vicepresident@jacksonschoolpta.com

Kat Wright
Secretary
secretary@jacksonschoolpta.com

Jessica Barton
Treasurer
treasurer@jacksonschoolpta.com

Monika Dechene
Social Media 
communications@jacksonschoolpta.com
 

 

Other important info:

To contribute photos to the yearbook, email them to yearbookjackson@gmail.com

 

Committee Chairs:

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR COMMITTEE/EVENT CHAIRS. WITHOUT YOU THESE PROGRAMS AND EVENTS WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE: ANGEL TREE, ART LITERACY, AUCTION, BINGO NIGHT, BOX TOPS, CAMPBELL'S LABELS, CHESS TOURNAMENT, DINING OUT NIGHTS, FALL FESTIVAL, FUN RUN, MOVIE NIGHT, OREGON BATTLE OF THE BOOKS, PARENTS AND PASTRIES, RUNNING CLUB, SCARY ROOM, SPIRIT STORE/T-SHIRTS, SPRING FLING, STAFF APPRECIATION, USED BOOK SALE, YEARBOOK.

If you're interested in being a chairperson or have questions about what's involved, please let us know!

 

Board Positions:

 

All PTA Board Members

Purpose:

To follow state and national PTA guidelines to ensure the Jackson PTA is providing the best services for all the students, teachers and schools needs, as determined by the Jackson PTA Mission Statement.

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing, friendly and easy going personality
  • Dependable/reliable
  • Good at multi-tasking and planning ahead
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to delegate tasks or take direction
  • Ability to think and speak objectively
  • A good listener and effective communicator

 

PTA President

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for and preside over monthly Board meetings and monthly PTA meetings
  • Maintain regular “check-in” meetings with and serve as the primary contact person with the school principal
  • Represent the PTA with other groups if needed
  • Maintain a positive report with teachers, students, parents and volunteers and encourage their participation in PTA, events, activities, and student services.
  • Plan and finalize activities calendar for the school year

Average Weekly Hours:

10-15 hours per week, depending on upcoming events

Experience:

No experience necessary. Training is provided and former president will act as an advisor when needed.

 

PTA Vice President

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly Board and monthly PTA meetings
  • Assist the President and perform President duties if President is absent
  • Be a liaison for new families
  • Lead annual membership drive

Average Weekly Hours:

5-10 hours per week, depending on upcoming events

Experience:

No experience necessary. Training is provided and former board members are on hand when needed.

 

Secretary

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly Board and monthly PTA meetings
  • Record and distribute meeting minutes for board meetings and PTA meetings
  • Maintain records of all minutes, agendas, and other information distributed at any PTA meeting
  • Manage communications and marketing for the PTA
  • Update bulletin board
  • Write thank you notes, and other correspondence on behalf of the PTA with approval from the Board.

**Can be divided into two positions: Recording Secretary and Communication Secretary

Average Weekly Hours:

5-10 hours per week, depending on upcoming events

Experience:

No experience necessary. Training is provided and former board members are on hand when needed.

 

Treasurer

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly Board and monthly PTA meetings
  • Post all financial transactions to the financial system as they occur each month
  • Create and distribute monthly Treasurer Reports for PTA meetings
  • Reconcile the checkbook
  • Write checks as needed (two signatures and proper paperwork required)
  • Make deposits in a timely fashion, as needed
  • Facilitate annual audit, lead annual budget meeting and present budget for approval
  • File taxes (Jackson PTA hires a tax preparer. Treasurer must provide necessary documents)

Average Weekly Hours:

10-15 hours per week, can be done at home depending on upcoming events

Experience:

No experience necessary. Do need basic math skills, computer skills, the ability to keep a paper trail and the desire to keep a balanced budget. Training is provided and former Treasurer is on hand when needed. 

 

Other Possible Positions:

Communications Chair, Volunteer Coordinator 

Upcoming Events

No Upcoming Events

 

 

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