PTA Executive Board Positions

PTA Co-Presidents

This role is the hub of all PTA efforts. The President provides support to all other Exec members, develops and implements the PTA activities calendar and is the voice of the board.

In addition to the monthly Exec meetings, the President and Co-President meet with the Prairie Principal monthly to discuss school business and upcoming events. And, both Presidents help manage inquiries/responses for the email.

This position is a three year commitment: one year as President-elect, one as active President and the one as Past President/Advisor.

PTA Co-Presidents Elect

The purpose of the Co-Presidents Elect is to shadow the current Presidents. They also provide support to the Exec board members and are vital in helping to recruit and select the follow year’s Exec board.

VP Programs

This VP role helps oversee vital Prairie programming and provide support to the committee heads for the following:

  • Art Committee
  • Chat N Chew
  • Health & Wellness
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Library Coordinators
  • One Book/One School

VP Membership

This position is dedicated to recruiting PTA membership, facilitating programs that help reach out to new parents and supporting committees that build Prairie’s community. This role oversees the following committees:

  • Bakers/Hospitality
  • Buddy Program
  • School Directory
  • Kindergarten Round-up
  • Preschool Event Coordinator
  • Special Guest Day
  • Staff Meals
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Watch D.O.G.S. Program (Dads of Great Students)

VP Student Activities

This role helps oversee all student activities and provide necessary support to the committee chairs managing them. Committees that fall under this role:

  • Chess Club
  • Field Day
  • Jr. Master Gardeners
  • Lego League
  • Math Club
  • Panther Paw
  • Prairie Garden
  • 5th and 6th Grade Musical
  • 6th Grade Leadership
  • Variety Show
  • Village People

VP Communications

This role manages and oversees the weekly Panther Newsletter, PTA website content and updates and works closely with the PTA President and Co-President to craft all school communications. Committees that fall under this role:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Legislative Liaison
  • Historian
  • Panther Paw Newsletter
  • PTA Website
  • PTA Social Media
  • Windows/Display Cases
  • Yearbook

VP Community Building & Outreach

This role facilitates and oversees Prairie’s community events and participation in philanthropic causes. Committees that fall under this role:

  • Art in the Garden
  • Carnival
  • Operation Snowball/ Project Snowball

Recording Secretary

This role involves attending and recording all business, discussion and voting outcomes at Exec board meetings and sending to the PTA Co-Presidents.

Corresponding Secretary

This board member is responsible for providing cards for Prairie staff birthdays, anniversaries, congratulations and sympathy.


This role involves tracking and managing all Prairie PTA transactions, fulfilling check requests, PTA reimbursement and providing budget reporting to the Exec board.

Member-at-Large K-3

This board member helps select, educate and communicate with the Room Parents for Kindergarten through third grade, and provide support where needed.

Member-at-Large 4-6

This board member helps select, educate and communicate with the Room Parents for 4th through 6th grade, and provide support where needed.

Prairie Experience Chair

The Prairie Experience Chair is a member of the Exec board. They oversee the fundraising events that directly fund each unique grade level experience.

  • Movie Night
  • Poinsettia Sales
  • Pancake Breakfast/Dinner
  • Ties & Tiaras Dance