Northshore Council PTSA will be holding its 2023-2024 elections online. Since “nominations from the floor” can’t work as they normally would at an in-person meeting, Northshore Council PTSA is opening up the floor virtually by using an online submission form. If you are interested in joining the 2023-2024 Northshore Council PTSA Executive Board, now is the time to self declare!
Self Nominations can be done for any elected Council position, but we are especially looking for leaders interested in serving in the following role:
Anyone who would like to nominate themselves for an elected position on
Northshore Council PTSA for 2023-2024 can do so at:
Self Declare Nomination Form
(click above link for form)
Deadline for submission is no later than midnight, Friday, March 10th, 2023
At the close of the self-nomination period, if there is any contested position we will send out an electronic voting method to Northshore PTA/PTSA presidents and vice-presidents. If no position is contested, we will hold the election by voice vote during our next General Meeting, on Monday, March 20, 2023.
Slate of Candidates:
In the 2023 Nominating Committee Report, the following slate of candidates were put forward for 2023-2024:
Anyone self declaring for a 2023-2024 Northshore Council Elected Board Position must meet the following qualification requirements.
Per the 2022-2023 Council Standing Rules:
Candidates for the office of President and First Vice President shall also:
Candidates for the offices of VP of Elementary Support and VP of Secondary Support shall also:
Brief Job Descriptions of Council Positions For a more detailed job description, click here.
President: The President has many important jobs including serving as the official contact, communicator and representative of Council. They oversee and coordinate the work of the executive board, preside over meetings, are ex-officio members of all committees (except Nominating Committee) and are designated as an authorized signer for checks, contracts and authorizations for payment. But, most importantly, they work to connect PTAs which in turn helps them support families, schools and the community to work towards overall student success.
1st VP: Must be familiar with the Council president’s duties and responsibilities. Act as an aide to the president and perform the duties of the president in his or her absence. Is in charge of advertising and organizing the Council Grant Program and yearly Awards.
Treasurer: Is the authorized custodian of the funds of the association and receives and disburses all monies in accordance with the budget as approved by the membership.
Secretary: Keeps an accurate record of meetings, which become part of the permanent history of the PTA. Also responsible for taking attendance and monitoring quorum at meetings.
VP of Events: Plans and coordinates Councils yearly events including Presidents and Principals Brunch, Reflections Celebration and Spring Recognition Event.
VP of Communications: Works to facilitate Northshore Council PTSA communications in order to inform, engage, educate and inspire local PTAs and beyond.
VP of Advocacy: Help to educate local PTA's and disseminate information about current WSPTA and National PTA legislative priorities.
VP of Elementary Support: Act as a conduit of information for local elementary PTAs. Helps to answer questions local PTA's may have and works to recognize and celebrate local PTA's.
VP of Secondary Support: Act as a conduit of information for local secondary (high school and middle school) PTAs. Helps to answer questions local PTA's may have and works to recognize and celebrate local PTA's.
Questions about Self Declaring or Virtual Elections? Contact Council Co-Presidents, Rachel Fitzgerald and Mary Khouzam.
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