Committees

2012-2013 Executive Committee

  • President: Alex I.
  • 1st VP: Becky M.
  • 2nd VP: Brianna B.
  • Secretary: Ashley C.
  • Treasurer: Mary G.

Committees

(Check your Membership Handbook for Chair)

  • Babysitting for Meetings: This committee arranges for babysitting during our monthly meetings. They take RSVP’s for using babysitting and coordinate the sitters.
  • Book Club: Join this group for a great monthly night out. A different book is selected each month by the group.
  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: This committee plans a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny a few weeks before Easter. This is considered a “community service” event.
  • Entertainment Books: One of our annual fundraisers. Sale begins in September and runs through November each year.
  • Field Trips: Field trips are planned each month, some are free and some have a reasonable fee. A list of current field trips is located under the PTA Activities Section of this site with updates at our monthly meetings.
  • Fundraiser Committee: This committee helps organize and delegate responsibilities for fundraisers throughout the year.
  • Helping Hands: This committee organizes individuals to bring meals to other PTA members in need (i.e., birth of a baby, adoption, sickness, death in the family).
  • Hospitality: This committee coordinates set-up and clean-up of our meeting space as well as encourage members to bring snacks to share at each meeting.
  • Husband’s Club: This committee plans “guy” oriented activities. Several couples events are planned as well.
  • Kidsellabration: This committee arranges our annual resale for people to sell their gently used children’s clothing, toys, furniture and accessories.
  • Membership: This committee distributes membership packets, collects dues and keeps an accurate record of paid members as well as maintaining the membership list.
  • Mom’s Night Out: This committee arranges a monthly night out to help members become better acquainted. See the Mom’s Night Out section under PTA Activities for a schedule of events.
  • Newsletter: Provides a monthly newsletter, “The Bear Facts”, with detailed information regarding all programs, events and activities.
  • Parties: This committee is responsible for planning crafts, games, refreshments and entertainment.
  • Plant Sale: Considered a “member service”, this committee organizes the winter Poinsettia Sale and Spring Plant Sale. Plants are provided by Dean’s Greenhouse.
  • Playgroups: This committee organizes interested members in to age appropriate children’s playgroups for play and social interaction for both children and parent.
  • Publicity: Publicizes membership activities through flyers and other various means of publicity to stores, libraries, churches and nursery schools.
  • Santa’s Closet: Organizes our annual children’s Christmas shopping event. Chairperson(s) purchases gifts, arranges for Santa’s appearance, organizes “elf” volunteers, wrappers and solicits snacks. Children pay a set amount per gift purchased, fill out a shoppers worksheet (who they are buying for) an “elf” assists them in picking out gifts and then the children wrap them (with help, of course). Our own “Twigby Shop”.
  • Service: Encourages PTA members to get involved in community service projects. She contacts various centers, coordinates collections from members, and arranges drop-off to the centers.
  • Website: Maintains and updates the WPECPTA website.
  • Welcoming Committee: Contacts all new members to welcome them and answer questions. Greets new members at meetings and helps them get acquainted with existing members. Plans a family picnic before the first meeting to welcome new members and their families.
  • Yahoo E-mail Group: Maintains the groups yahoo email information/conversation group.
  • 4th of July Parade: Registers the PTA for the Kamm’s Korner Parade, purchases candy to hand out and organizes volunteers to march in the parade.
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