VPs and Chairs

The list of Offices and Committees below is a compilation of the most common ones within the PAUSD PTAs. The list below may not be complete.

  • Offices may have different names which are listed as an “aka” or “also known as”
  • A PTA may have a defined role which combines two of the offices listed below, e.g. VP Events & Appreciation, VP Membership & Outreach
  • Offices with an * have a corresponding/supporting PTA Council VP/Chair.

Listed Alphabetically by most common name

  1. Advocacy* (aka Legislation)
  2. Appreciation (aka Staff Appreciation, Volunteer Appreciation, Hospitality)
  3. Communications* (aka Publicity) (including eNews, Directory, website, social media)
  4. Community Building (including Room Parents, Grade Parents, Parent Network, Volunteer Coordinator)
  5. Community Service
  6. Events (aka Community Events)
  7. Fundraising (aka Ways and Means)
  8. Health and Wellness*, including Social Emotional Learning*
  9. Leadership*
  10. Outreach*, including Family Engagement, Parent Advocates for Student Success/PASS (aka Community Outreach, Inclusion, Diversity, Membership)
  11. Parent Education* (aka Education)
  12. Programs (aka Student Programs)

Other PTA Roles possibly available

Every Child. One Voice. Welcome to the website of the Palo Alto Council of PTAs. Our purpose is to foster collaboration, conduct leadership training, and coordinate the efforts of our site PTAs. This website is intended to be a resource for our PTAs to accomplish their Mission.