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Afton-Lakeland Elementary PTA

Afton-Lakeland Elementary PTA

The Afton-Lakeland PTA is a nonprofit association whose objectives are to promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school and community; to raise standards of home life; to secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth; to bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth; and to develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental and social education. PTA Officers

President -Unfilled, Treasurer-Rachel Talcott, Secretary-Meghan Paczosa

*Re-elections is happening soon! If you are interested in joining the PTA board, please see the positions and job descriptions below.  You can contact our current board members above if you'd like to be a potential candidate.

PTA Co-Chairs (2 Positions Available)

Your PTA members look to you for leadership in creating partnerships within your community and fostering an environment where family engagement is encouraged and respected. 

Responsibilities include: • Chairing Board and general meetings; • Overseeing fiscal compliance; • Serving as a liaison with school administration or community partners; • Checking in regularly with officers and committees to ensure the overall plan is on target; • Identifying challenges and inviting solutions; • Familiarizing yourself with all PTA programs and resources; • Representing PTA to the community; • Recruiting and mentoring volunteers and future leaders; and • Volunteering at events, when available.


Your Secretary will serve your PTA by keeping an accurate record of meetings, which become part of the permanent history of the PTA. In some PTAs, the Secretary also has the responsibility of maintaining all PTA correspondence, including communications with members and notifications for meetings.

Some responsibilities of the Secretary include: • Working with the President to create a meeting agenda; • Sending out meeting announcements, agendas, and supporting documents; • Taking attendance and checking for quorum (minimum number of members who must be present to conduct business at a meeting) during voting; • Presenting the draft minutes of the previous meeting, making any corrections and ensuring approved minutes are included in your PTA’s permanent record; and • Taking minutes, including counting and recording any votes.


Your PTA relies on you to ensure that appropriate financial records are kept, a budget is established and followed, and controls are in place to prevent theft or fraud. Responsibilities include: • Keeping accurate records and submitting written financial statements for meetings; • Chairing the Budget Committee, which prepares and monitors the annual budget; • Ensuring an audit, financial review, or compilation is done in accordance with the bylaws; • Preparing an annual report to be used to review your PTA financial records; • Filing your PTA’s  report to the IRS on time • Submitting state-level reports and filings as required; • Overseeing proper handling of money, such as ensuring money is collected, counted, recorded, and deposited promptly and appropriately; and • Ensuring financial checks and balances are in place at all times.

Did you Know?

Our playground exists thanks to the organizational efforts of the PTA and a tireless group of parents, staff and community memebers that spearheaded a fundraising effort, which ultimately turned dreams into realty. Working together, BIG things can happen.

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