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PBES PTA Executive Board

Sarah Goupell


Chair all PTA, board and executive committee meetings;

Oversee fiscal compliance;

Serve as a liason with school administration or community partners;

Check in regularly with officers and committees to ensure the overall plan is on target;

Represent PTA to the community;

Recruit and mentor volunteers and future leaders.


Executive Vice President
Mike Thompson


Implement duties delegated by the president;

Represent the president in her absence;

Work to create a system of accountability with the board members;

Ensure critical committees have adequate chairs and volunteer support;

Assist to create an organized and effective board.


Amy Gibson-Grant


Keep accurate records and submit written financial statements for meetings;

Ensure an audit, financial review, or compilation is done in accordance with the bylaws;

Prepare an annual report to be used to review PTA financial records;

File PTA's 990 report to the IRS;

Submit state-level reports and findings as required;

Oversee proper handling of money;

Ensure financial checks and balances are in place at all times. 


Jennifer Littlefield


Work with the president to create meeting agendas;

Send out meeting announcements, agendas and supporting documents;

Take attendance and check for quorum during voting;

Present draft minutes of the previous meeting.


VP of Fundraising
Angela Reimer


Help identify fundraising goals;

Lead and organize fundraising committee to satisfy fundraising goals;

Oversee all committees with a fundraising mission;

Present reports on proposed fundraising activities for approval at board and PTA meetings. 


VP of Membership
Jared Hughes


Develop and deploy a year-round membership recruitment and retention plan;

Draft and distribute membership promo and sign-up tools;

Promote membership and events for school and staff and families;

Provide membership reports to the board.


VP of Communications
Gabe Seiden


Manage Membership Toolkit CRM platform;

Create and maintain PTA website;

Administer the PTA Yahoo Listserv and Facebook page;

Update website and social media to be user friends and effective;

Streamline and run electronic communications;

Assist with promotion of events and initiatives;

Maintain calendar of events and contact information for PTA officers and board.


VP of Equity
Annelies Echols & Viky Sosa


Oversee initiatives related to equity, climate, instruction, and advocacy;

Streamline and coordinate school volunteer and resource needs for the school and teachers;

Work to ensure all students at Piney Branch Elementary can learn and thrive;

Review all outgoing public communications from PTA for inclusivity.


VP of Programming
Tracee Matthias


Work with committee and chairs to plan and organize programs for the school year;

Collaborate with the principal, PTA president, other committee chairs and campus student groups to coordinate, plan and implement programs;

Develop annual program calendar and present it to PTA meeting for adoption;

Work with VP of Communication to publicize approved program calendar using newsletters, website, social networks and school handbook;

Oversee and delegate volunteer recruitment.


NAACP Representative
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