Call for PTO Board Nominations

Are you interested in serving on the PTO Board?

Dear Percy Priest Community,

Are you interested in getting more involved at our school?  Meeting new parents and families?  Supporting our teachers and staff? Then join the PTO Board!

Planning is already underway for the 2024-2025 school year and we are accepting nominations through April 5th for open positions on the PTO Board. Below is a listing of our open Board positions, and descriptions of those open roles.

Our Nominating Committee will provide a slate of nominees to the full Board at our May 14th meeting, and we will propose a vote on new officers at our last general PTO meeting of the year that same evening.

Do you know someone who would be a great fit?  Do you think YOU would be a great fit?  Self-nominations are encouraged.  New faces are welcome!

Please submit nominations and send any questions to Thank you!

2024-2025 Officers and Board Members

President – Jenny Alfrey

Vice President – taking nominations

Treasurer – Carlin Graham

Asst. Treasurer – taking nominations

Secretary & VP of Administration – Erin Kaiser

Fundraising Chair – Marcy Burridge

Community Events Chair – Claudia Levy

Communications Chair – taking nominations

Vice President: The role of the Vice President is to work closely and to support the President in all PTO matters. Additionally, the Vice President oversees all First Day of school preparation, supports the New Families Committee, Room Parents and manages PTO communications.  The Vice President serves on the Finance Committee, is involved in Bylaw revisions as needed, and, in general, works with the President to support all PTO initiatives and volunteers.

  • This position requires some daytime flexibility (email or text communication with chairs and other executive board members during the day and meeting with committee chairs as needed).
  • Attendance at the monthly PTO meetings is required.
  • Some availability to be at the school may be needed on occasion.
  • Recommended time commitment is two years (this position will, ideally, spend one year as the Vice President and then will roll up to President for the second year).

Assistant Treasurer: The Assistant Treasurer works with the Treasurer and the President to ensure timely reconciliation of all PTO accounts and manages the PTO budget.  The Assistant Treasurer does the monthly reconciliations of the bank accounts and is responsible for picking up checks in the PTO mailbox (located in the PPE mailroom) and making the appropriate deposits.  The Assistant Treasurer may also assist the Treasurer in the reimbursement process for volunteers, paying of bills, and preparation of financial statements for the Executive Board.

  • This position requires some daytime flexibility (email or text communication with school staff, Executive Board members, or other volunteers) as well as the ability to pick up checks from the school bi-monthly for deposits in a timely manner.
  • Attendance at the monthly PTO meetings is required.
  • Recommended time commitment is two years (this position will, ideally, spend one year as the Assistant Treasurer and then will roll up to the Treasurer role for the second year).

Communications Chair:  The Communications Chair oversees all of the PTO’s communication channels.  This includes the collection and creation of weekly e-blasts, maintaining the PTO website, and supporting the Social Media Chair as well as the Front Yard Sign chair.  The Communications Chair works closely with the President(s) and Vice President(s) as well as the entire Executive Board to ensure that messaging from the PTO is on mission, timely, and consistent.

  • This position requires the ability to update the PTO calendar and to send out communications in a timely fashion during the school day.
  • Attendance at the monthly PTO meetings (typically scheduled for the second Tuesday evening of the month at 5pm) is required.
  • Recommended time Commitment is two years.


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