• The 2021-2022 Elementary PTA

    • Co-Presidents Moriah Paredes and Mariah Karpavicius
    • Co-Vice Presidents Jeanne Laurita, Cara Talento,  Ruth Henry, Lindsay Thorton, Marieclaire Hall, Alycia Blaeser
    • Recording Secretary Christine Cali
    • Corresponding Secretary Jennifer Purpi
    • Treasurer Mari Rella

    Email address: OBENPTA@obenschools.org 

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    2021-22 PTA meetings 

    September 17, 9:30 am

    October 8, 9:30 am

    December 3, 9:30 am

    January 14, 9:30 am

    March 18, 9:30 am

    April 1, 9:30 am

    May 5, 9:30 am

    June 10, 9:30 am

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    Important News

    Plant Sale – Orders in by September 15th

    Adventureland – September 13th

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    PTA Board Positions & Responsibilities 

    Co-Presidents – One representative from Roosevelt and one representative from Vernon will be elected.                             

    • Facilitate over all monthly association meetings, the executive board and committee(s).            
    • Sign and execute all contracts, agreements or other obligations.                                         
    • Collaborate with principals in monthly meeting.
    • Prepare monthly meeting agenda in conjunction with PTA board secretary.
    • Attend PTA Monthly meetings and BOE Meetings.
    • Work closely with Treasurer on Budgets and monthly reporting.
    • Responsible to address all PTA emails and mail correspondence
    • Attend PTA Council meetings and monthly PTA Board Meetings

    Vice-President(s) – Six representatives will be elected.         

    • Act as aide to the president.                                                                                  
    • Perform the duties of the president in their absence.                                      
    • Oversee committees, and communicates with them throughout the year.
    • Communicate on behalf of committee chairs unable to attend meeting.
    • Attend Monthly PTA and PTA Board Meetings and BOE Meetings.

     Corresponding Secretary – One representative from Roosevelt and one representative from Vernon will be elected.     Please indicate school.                                     

    • Conduct the correspondence of the association under the direction of the president.                 
    • Maintain a file of all correspondence of the association.        
    • Send notices of meetings in either paper or email to members.
    • Attend Monthly PTA and PTA Board Meetings and BOE meetings.

    Recording Secretary – Two representatives will be elected.     There is a recording secretary for morning and one for night meetings.                      

    • Assist president to prepare monthly meeting agenda.                                     
    • Record and maintain a permanent file of the minutes of all meetings of the association.                       
    • Oversee committees, and communicates with them throughout the year.
    • Communicate on behalf of committee chairs unable to attend meeting.
    • Attend Monthly PTA and PTA Board meetings and BOE Meetings.

     Treasurer – One representative covering both schools.

    • Keep a full and accurate account of receipts and expenditures.
    • Make disbursements as authorized by board and budget adoption.
    • Present financial statements at every meeting and whenever requested by board members.
    • Complete budget, general ledger and treasurer's reports.
    • Inform committee chairs of budgets.
    • Fill all forms required by IRS and NYS agencies.
    • Have account examined annually by a professional auditor.
    • Attend Monthly PTA and PTA Board Meetings and BOE Meetings.