Board Officers and Committee Chair Positions

The PTSO Executive Board is comprised of elected officers that are nominated and elected to serve a term of one year. There is a three year term limit for each position.

President Serves as the leader and key contact for the PTSO; preside at all PTSO meetings; appoint chairpersons for special committees; coordinate the work of the officers and committees so that the PTSO’s objectives can be met. Regularly meet with McLane Elementary Principal and attend Parent Leader meetings held during the year at the Olympia School District office. Voting member.

Vice President Act as an aide to the President; perform the duties of the President in the absence or inability of that officer to serve; assume other responsibilities as assigned by the President. Voting Member.

Secretary Keep the minutes of all general meetings and all meeting of the Executive Board;prepare correspondence and perform all other duties assigned; maintain master documents on Google Drive and PTSO laptop computer as appropriate; help recruit committee chairpersons for all vacant standing committees of the board; includes attending meeting and typing up minutes. Voting member.

Treasurer Maintain the finances of the PTSO. The treasurer shall receive all funds of the organization, keep an accurate record of receipts and expenditures and pay out funds in accordance with the approval of the board. He or she will present a written financial statement at every meeting and make a full report at the end of the year. the Treasurer will file and maintain articles of incorporation, file tax returns, maintain all tax records and insurance policy. The treasurer will help plan and then present the yearly budget. Voting member.

Communications Director Maintain PTSO website; write & distribute monthly newsletter; help develop marketing materials for events and fundraising solicitations as needed. Voting member.

Volunteer Director Coordinate volunteers for PTSO events and school activities. Collect list of general volunteers at beginning of year and for special events. Work with teachers, staff and leaders of committees to assure volunteers are recruited for programs & events. Voting member.

Members At Large Attend monthly meetings. There are three positions. Voting members.


An integral part of the PTSO are the committees! Volunteering for a committee is a fantastic way to get involved if being on the Board isn’t the right fit for you quite yet. Listed below are the numerous committees that requires a Chairperson to lead that particular effort. If you are interested in serving on the committee as a volunteer, please let us know by clicking here! Volunteering is a great way to give back to the school and its FUN!

“Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.”

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