IS 220 Parent Association Elections 2012

posted May 1, 2012, 6:21 AM by Sylwia Jasinski

Parent Association

John J. Pershing Intermediate School 220K

4812 Ninth Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11220

Tina Koundouroudas, President                                                                                   Telephone (718) 633-8200

Mei Sai Wei, Treasurer                                                                                                Fax (718) 871-7466

Margarita Gonzalez, Secretary

 

 

 

Dear Parents of John J. Pershing I.S. 220

 

Spring is here and it is time to select candidates for the Executive Board of our Association as well as School Leadership Team for the 2012-2013 School Year.

 

Election Date:            Parent Association:   Thursday, May 17th, 2012

                                    School Leadership Team:     Thursday, May 17th, 2012

 

The following positions are open for nomination: (see responsibilities on back)

            P.A. President

P.A. Secretary

P.A. Treasurer

            SLT Parent Member –_2_Positions

 

 

Anyone wishing to be considered for candidacy of these positions should fill out the following tear off and return to school Attn: Nominating Committee NO LATER THAN Friday, May 11, 2012. Please expect to hear from a member of nominating committee prior to May 17, 2012.

 

Good Luck to All Potential Candidates!

 

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John J. Pershing I.S. 220 Parent’s Association      Room 211D      Attn: Nominating Committee 2012

Or Parent Coordinator Sylwia Jasinski

 

Please fill out ALL information and print clearly.

 

Name ______________________________________________   Telephone# ______________________

 

Address __________________________________   City/State/Zip ______________________________

 

Email address _____________________________

 

Child’s Name ___________________________________________ Child’s Class ________________

 

Position you are interested in ___________________________________________________________

 
 
John J. Pershing I.S. 220 Parent Association Bylaws

 

Section 3.         Duties of Officers.

 

3.1 President or Co-Presidents: The president or co-presidents shall preside at all meetings of the association and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee. The president or co-presidents shall provide leadership for its members. The president or co-presidents shall appoint chairpersons of PA committees with the approval of the Executive Board. The president or co-residents shall delegate responsibilities to other PA members and shall encourage meaningful participation in all parent and school activities. The president or designated co-president shall attend regular meetings of the region/district presidents’ council and shall be a core member of the school leadership team. In the event that the association elects co-presidents, the remaining executive board members in consultation with the association will determine which co-president will serve as the core member on the school leadership team and which co-president will serve as the school’s representative to the region/ district presidents’ council. The president or co-presidents shall meet regularly with the Executive Board members in accordance with these bylaws to plan the agendas for the general membership meetings. The president or co-presidents shall be one of the signatories on checks. The president or co-presidents shall assist with the June transfer of PA or PTA records to the incoming Executive Board.

 

3.2 Vice President: The vice president shall assist the president or co presidents and shall assume the president’s or co president’s duties in his/her absence or at the president’s or co-presidents’ request. The vice-president shall be one of the signatories on all checks. The vice president shall assist with the June transfer of PA or PTA records to the incoming Executive Board.

 

3.3 Secretary: The secretary shall maintain the official record (minutes of the proceedingsand actions of all association meetings. The responsibilities shall include the preparation of notices, agendas, sign-in sheets and material distributed. The secretary shall prepare and read the minutes of each association meetings and shall make copies of the minutes available upon request. He or she shall maintain custody of the association’s records on school premises. The secretary shall sign and incorporate all amendments into the bylaws and shall ensure that signed copies of the PA or PTA bylaws with the latest amendments are on file in the principal’s office. The secretary shall assist with the June transfer of all PA or PTA records to the incoming Executive Board.

 

3.4 Treasurer: The treasurer shall be responsible for all financial affairs and funds of the association. The treasurer shall also be responsible for maintaining an updated record of all income and expenditures on school premises and shall be one of the signatories. On checks. The treasurer shall adhere to and implement all financial procedures established by the association. The treasurer shall be prepared to present and provide copies of financial reports at all association meetings. The treasurer shall also prepare and provide the January 31st interim and June annual financial accounting reports, He/she shall make available all books or financial records for viewing by members upon request and for audit. The treasurer shall prepare all financial records to the incoming Executive Board.

 

Section 2.        Term Of Office and Term Limits.

 

The term of office shall be from July 1st through June 30th, Officers shall be elected by the second Friday in June for a one year term beginning July1. Eligibility for office is limited to parents, legally appointed guardians or persons in parental relation who are not employed at IS 220. Term limits for each officer position for the association shall be two consecutive one year term. The candidate may be elected to serve in a third term provided no other interested candidate is nominated and willing to serve.         

 

The responsibilities of the SLT are to develop and review the school’s Comprehensive

Educational Plan (CEP), including annual goals and objectives, and to consult with the

Principal in developing a school-based budget and staffing plan aligned with the CEP
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Sylwia Jasinski,
May 1, 2012, 6:21 AM
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