Committees & Volunteering

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Here are the various committees and their duties as well as timing of commitments:

Art Masterpiece Program Chair: Zenia Hickson
Volunteers prepare and present a talk on a renowned artist or art work in the classrooms and coordinate a hands-on art project.  An art background is not necessary as training sessions are held for all volunteers and all materials and information are provided.  Timing: School year – weekly or singular presentation (depending on volunteer availability)

Book Fair Chair: Savannah Tranguch
Volunteers set up, tear down, work with students and families at the book fair, work the cash register. Timing:  Twice per year

Box Tops Committee Chair: Sadie Jo Smokey-Crews
Collect, count and submit box tops through the Box Tops for Education organization. Timing: Fall and Spring Collection

Camp Friendly Pines Chair: Melissa Balthazor –
Volunteers plan events to raise money for Camp Friendly Pines (5th Grade class trip). Act as a point of contact for the 5th grade team to communicate to parents. Timing: School year  For more information on Camp Friendly Pines visit the Camp Friendly Pines page

8th Grade Promotion Co-Chair(s): Brooke Coty and Britton Sanchez
Volunteers coordinate commencement activities:  donations, water park day, dance, picture day, commencement event. Timing:  School year
For more information visit the 8th Grade Commencement Page

Copy Cats Chair:  Tracy Bremmeyer – mailto:tracyjbremmeyer
Coordinate volunteers to prepare copies for teachers and staff.
Timing: School Year (when your schedule allows)

  Dads’ Club Chair OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!   Co-Chair:  OPEN
To promote fundraising and philanthropy in the Meadows community. The Dad’s Club will meet monthly and make plans to help bolster the fundraising efforts of PTM as well as plan philanthropic events in the community. Timing: School Year

Disability Awareness Chair: OPEN- OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Act as liaison between PTM and disabled and/or special needs/special ed students/families/community. Report to PTM meetings. Timing:  School year 

Fall Welcome Dinner Chair: OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Plan welcome dinner for Meadows families.  Coordinate volunteers and dinner.
Timing:  August 

Holiday Party Chair: OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Host and/or help plan holiday party with PATS first Friday of December.  Meadows hosts event every other year (our year is 2021).  Coordinate pot luck dishes, decorations, donations, etc. 

Picture Day Coordinator Chair: Sarene Robinson Alexander
The committee will coordinate a schedule of volunteers to help with picture day.  Pictures will be taken on campus twice a year (Fall/Spring). Timing: Fall and Spring (1-2 days)

PTM Special Events/Projects Chair: OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Help chair of event plan and/or staff special events.

Bingo Night Chair(s): Katy Hoyle and Katie Reeves:

Fun Fest Chair: Abianna Perez:

Bob Ross Night: Alison Robinson:

Meadows Got Talent Chair: OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!

RAM Round Up (Now = Future 5th Grader) ChairCarrie Lifshitz
Plan event for 4th Grade Simis students & their families to visit Meadows.  Coordinate volunteers, student leaders and PTM to staff event. Timing:  April

Reward Program Coordinator Chair: OPEN –OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Monitor and enroll people for our rewards programs.  Help PTM get the funds, etc. from these business supporters:  AmazonSmile, Tuft & Needle, Fry’s, eScrip, etc. Timing:  School year (heavy at the beginning of year)

Coordinate & instruct volunteers for after school, evening & weekend staffing to sell snacks and raise money.  Timing:  School Year (Stocking bi-monthly)
For more information visit the Snack Shack Page

Sports Booster Athletic Admin Chair:  Kelly McMahon
Admin Chair works with Athletic Director to help track athletes, paperwork and fee payments, and uniform information that coaches collect.
Banner chair finds donors to purchase athletic banners.   Mail out sponsorship brochures to local business and work with printing company to create banners.
Timing:  School Year

Welcome Committee Chair: Sadie Jo Smokey-Crews
Help with summer orientation event.  Coordinate volunteers, PTM and student leaders for in-person registration if applicable.   Timing:  July

Spirit Wear Sales Chair: Sarene Robinson Alexander –
Spirit wear will be ordered online this year. The Chair will help to distribute merchandise once it arrives. Timing:  School year 

Teacher Appreciation Chair: Sarah Fluke    
Plans various events and special happenings for teachers and staff, organize volunteer time and donations.  May include:  back to school luncheon, teacher conferences dinner/snacks, teacher appreciation week  Timing: School Year

Nothing gets done by one person alone, which means we have to work together to make the changes we want to see in our school.

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