CA PTA Job Description:

  • Assists the president to manage meetings and advises on parliamentary procedure
  • Chairs Bylaws committee to review unit Bylaws each year and revise Bylaws every three years
  • Arranges nominating committee’s first meeting, providing information on nomination and election process

CA PTA Sixth District Training – Parliamentarian (May 2022)


Look through to find answers to FAQs

President*Who is on the Board
*List of VPs
SR 5
*What day of which month are the General Association meetings
*What day of the month are Executive Board meetings

*For General Association meetings: agendas highlighting actions/votes by members to be posted 10-90 days in advanceVII.1
*Quorum for General Association VII.5
*Appoint the Auditor to be ratified at which General Association meetingVIII.2.i
*Quorum for Executive BoardVIII.6
Treasurer*Membership Dues
*When PTAC portion is due
*Who are Check Signers. SR6
Parliamentarian*Who is on Nominating Committee. When do they need to be elected by the General Association. When does the Report of the Nominating Committee (a.k.a. Slate of Nominated Board members) be posted. V.4
*When are Elections? V.7


Consider starting recruitment at Winter Classroom parties, Choir/Orchestra/Band concerts, and other School-related events. Look for parents who are social, outgoing, and who enjoy getting to know new people.

Nominating Committee Slidedeck/Script – template

Elections Slidedeck/Script – template

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