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 protected] 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 Fundraising

This VP role helps oversee committee heads for many of fundraising efforts that support vital Prairie programming and provide support to the committee heads for the following:

  • School Supply Sale
  • Book Fair
  • Read-A-Thon
  • Spirit Dining Nights

VP Engagement

This position is dedicated to engaging 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
  • Kindergarten Round-up
  • Preschool Event Coordinator
  • Staff Meals
  • Teacher Appreciation Week

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:

  • Field Day
  • Variety Show
  • Prairie Garden
  • Chess Club
  • Jr. Master Gardeners
  • Lego League
  • Math Club
  • 6th Grade Leadership
  • PTA Reflections


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

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.

VP Communications

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

  • PTA Newsletter
  • PTA Website & Directory
  • PTA Social Media
  • Yearbook
  • Legislative Liaison

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
  • Special Guest Day
  • Project  Snowball for Operation Breakthrough
  • STEAM Night

Prairie Experience Chair

The Prairie Experience Chair oversees additional fundraising events that help to fund grade-level experiences.

  • Poinsettia Sales
  • Pancake Breakfast/Dinner
  • Prairie 5K & Fun Run
  • Skating Parties


This board member helps recruit, educate, and communicate with the Room Parents for each classroom, and facilitates parent volunteer activities such as:

  • Art Committee
  • Library Coordinators
  • Watch D.O.G.S. Program (Dads of Great Students)