TAKE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR PTA CAREER!

Are you are interested in becoming a member of the Virginia PTA Board of Governance? Now is the time to apply! Not sure? Think about applying for a committee member-at-large position to experience state board work.

Virginia PTA Nomination Packet and Web Form

2019-2021 Term 

Virginia PTA Nominations Committee is seeking individuals for officer and committee chair positions for the elected term 2019-2021.  To be considered for an officer or committee chair position, one must be a member of a local PTA/PTSA in good standing in Virginia. 

Officer positions currently open:

  • President-Elect
  • Vice President- Advocacy
  • Vice President- Programs
  • Vice President- Training
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Committee Chairs positions currently open:

  • Arts in Education

In accordance with the 2018 Virginia PTA Bylaws, Article 6: Officers and their Election, Section 4. The following provisions shall govern the qualifications and eligibility of persons to be officers of Virginia PTA:

1. Each officer shall be a member of a local PTA/PTSA unit in good standing in Virginia.

 2. No person shall serve more than one (1) term in office of president or president-elect. A person shall not be eligible to serve more than two (2) consecutive terms in the office of vice president, secretary or treasurer. A person who has served in an office for more than one-half (1/2) of a full term shall be deemed to have served a full term in such office. A full term shall be defined as serving from one (1) election year annual meeting to the next election year annual meeting.

 3. A person may be nominated for president-elect, only if he/she has served on the Board of Directors for at least one (1) term.

 4. Any person may be nominated for vice-president, secretary, or treasurer.

 5. No person shall serve on the Board of Directors in more than one (1) capacity for more than sixty (60) days, unless the current term expires within six (6) months following the election.

 6. No person shall hold more than one (1) elected office at a time on this state board.

Specific questions should be addressed to: Jorie Gelnett at nominations@vapta.org


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*Where applicable, please include the answers to the following questions in your One-Page Narrative and/or One-Page Vision statements.

  • What are the strengths (experience, relationships, skills) that you bring to the position you are seeking?
  • What about the position excites you?
  • What about the position will be a challenge for you?
  • Do you have any nonprofit board experience outside of PTA?
  • Joining a board requires working as part of a team. How would you describe your ability to work on a team? The role you think you will play as part of this team?
  • Leading a PTA is a commitment. Are you able to give the time necessary to fulfill this role and to attend all PTA and board meetings and events?
  • What prompts you to seek this position?
  • What do you believe are the PTA’s current/future needs?
  • What does this PTA Board of Directors do well? (Optional to answer)
  • What can this PTA Board of Directors do better? (Optional to answer)
  • What new initiatives or programs do you think this PTA Board should undertake?


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