Join 2018-2019 PTA Exec Board


PTA is looking to fill next years executive board! Previous Board Experience is NOT required
We really need a full team to support our students to our full extent!  (Many of our current executive members are 8th grade parents and will be moving on at the end of this year.)

Please take a moment and look at the open positions below. If you'd be interested/have any questions, please drop me a note at

Meggan Carcasi

Roles & Description of Duties
All KMS PTA Executive Board Members are expected to attend monthly board meetings (usually Tuesday mornings at 7:30am) and, when possible, general PTA meetings. They also need to complete required PTA training and forms (such as signing the conflict of interest policy). PTA Board members agree to support the mission of PTA.

  • Prepares agendas for PTA board and general meetings and leads the meetings
  • Oversees procedural and legal requirements 
  • Regularly communicates with principal
  • Oversees PTA communications with the membership, other KMS families, and the school
  • Attends the monthly Vertical Team and ACPTA meetings throughout the year
  • Notes: Primary duty is to lead the organization and stay in touch with board members and members to make sure things happen that are supposed to happen. More work at the beginning and end of the year.

Vice President
  • Acts as aide to the president and presides over meetings when the president cannot attend. Additionally, the Vice President can adopt a special area to lead such as community outreach or volunteer coordination.
  • Supports President in arranging speakers and logistics for membership meetings and principal coffees 
  • Time commitment: Approximately 5 hours/month

  • Oversees finances of the organization
  • Keeps the checking account books, make all the deposits, and write all the checks from the PTA, cosigned by the PTA President
  • Presents a financial report at the board and general meetings each month
  • Pays the PTA’s insurance and file the PTA tax returns
  • Collects the membership payments & submit membership info and dues to Texas PTA 
  • Time commitment: There is a flurry of activity at the beginning of the year with the membership drive. At the height of the activity, the treasurer spends about 3-5 hours/ week. After November, it slows down to about four hours a month. Then in April, the Kealing Center Stage requires around 3 hours/week.
  • Qualifications: Ideally, at least one year experience as treasurer for another organization, or a background in accounting or financial recordkeeping
  • For more information, contact Jayne Rosso at

  • Records minutes and attendance at monthly board and general meetings
  • Maintains PTA records such as bylaws, required officer forms, and the membership list
  • Time commitment: Approximately 5 hours/month

  • Advises the presiding officers on questions of parliamentary procedures and issues pertaining to bylaws compliance. No voting rights.
  • Time commitment: Approx. 3 hours/month (attending board and membership meetings)

ACPTA Representative (2)
Attends regular monthly Austin Council of PTA meetings and periodic vertical team meetings, and reports back to the KMS PTA board.

CAC Representative
  • Attends CAC meetings and reports to the PTA board
  • Appointed by PTA President

Programs Chair
  • Chairs the program committee, which works with the school administration to put together educational programs for Kealing families
  • Oversees the following subcommittees: Kealing Men, Parent Education, Reflections, Teacher Appreciation, and CATCH

Environmental Chair
  • Chairs the environmental committee, which helps Kealing be a greener campus and focus efforts around rethinking, reducing, recycling, and beautifying the school building and its grounds. Works with volunteers to lead a number of environmental-oriented projects at the school. Prior projects have included school grounds work days, recycling projects, and the maintenance of the urban garden at the school.

Fundraising Chair
  • Chairs the fundraising committee and oversees the fundraising activities of the PTA to support our Kealing teachers and campus, including classroom technology, field trips, and teaching tools
  • Oversees the following three subcommittees: Kealing Center Stage, No Cost, and Spirit Wear