PTA Board Members

 

The Wedgwood PTA is a collaboration of parents and teachers who work diligently together to enhance the academic school year for all our students through program enrichment, community support, events and activities, and so much more.

Together, with our amazing community of familieS

…we can make this another year of wonderful experiences for all our kids!


Wedgwood PTA Board

Open Positions in 2019

• Co-Treasurer
• Communications Co-Chair
• Special Needs Liaison
• Event Leads

Contact Ann Grodnik about a position!

2018-19 PTA Board Members

Christine Krabak
President

Nicole Ross
Past President

Ann Grodnik
Vice-President

Ben Nimmergut
Secretary

Christina Prober
co-Treasurer

Kristen Gilbertson
co-Treasurer

Chantel Anderson
Events & Volunteers

Holly Sommer
Communications

Sepidah Zolfaghari
Membership

Matt Cook
Facilities

Aki Carroll
Diversity & Inclusion co-Chair

Liza Rankin
Diversity & Inclusion co-Chair

Amalia Magaret
Legislative Liaison

Chris Allen
Garden Liaison

Nassim Pietsch
VP of Fundraising


Don't know whom to contact?
wedgwoodelem@gmail.com


About PTA Roles

PTA positions are two-year roles, and generally have two people on a staggered schedule sharing the duties —

Communications Co-Chair :: Directs PTA communications, ensuring that the community is kept informed of PTA events, opportunities and needs. Provides focus, streamlines, enhances and acts a resource for all PTA-related communications, including the Wedgwood Weekly, the PTA website, and all-school email communications.

Diversity & Inclusion :: Leads diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts on behalf of the PTA, ensuring that Wedgwood is representing its communities. Consults with and supports school staff, faculty, and leadership in developing and acting upon meaningful D&I priorities.

Facilities :: Leads PTA-funded efforts to maintain and improve school facilities.

Garden Co-Chair :: Liaises between Wedgwood’s Garden Coordinator, volunteers and school and district personnel. Recruits volunteers, helps to plan, and advocates for fund-raising garden upkeep and maintenance as well as garden events.

Legislative :: Keeps track of national, state, and local PTA legislative concerns, reporting them to the Board and general membership at meetings and via the Wedgwood Weekly newsletter.

Secretary :: Collects information for meeting agendas, prior to the meeting, and distributes agendas for each board meeting. Takes minutes and records business transacted at each meeting (board and general meetings). Keeps an accurate, concise, permanent record of proceedings at all PTA board and general meetings.

Special Needs Liaison :: Represents Special Education and acts as a voice for this community. Shares information with the board and general membership. Ensures that efforts are made by the PTA to promote school events that are inclusive to students of all abilities.

Treasurer (2 positions) :: Collects money for PTA functions, dispenses money for PTA expenses, maintains all accounts and records, provides monthly reports and projections at PTA meetings and files all tax forms. Serves as chair of the budget/finance committee and presents the budget to the membership.

Vice President :: Oversees the annual fundraising campaign for the following year’s budget and chairs the PTA fundraising committee. Provides a backstop and support for the President. Transitions to President role in late Spring.

Events :: Recruits events chairs and event volunteers as needed for PTA sponsored events. Maintains a roster of current volunteers, plans volunteer appreciation events. Provides focus and acts as a resource for event chairs through the planning process.

Event Leads :: We are always looking for new ideas, new approaches to our community building and fundraising events. You can read about all the events made possible by the PTA here.