2017-2018 Sunset Elementary PTA Board


2017-2018 Sunset Elementary PTA Board

President Bobbie Fetherston

VP to President Peter Salomon

Treasurer Wendy Salomon

VP, Operations Vannessa Leycegui

VP Fundraising Carmen Moreno

VP, Programs Melissa Peerless

VP, Membership Maria Castillo

VP, PTA Retail/PTA Store Rania Solh

Secretary Mayu Betancourt


President He/she will preside at all meetings of the association, help coordinate and oversee the work of the officers and committees of the association, perform other duties as stated in the bylaws, and submit necessary information to FL PTA state office as required.

VP Operations The VP of operations may be called upon at any time to temporarily assume the duties of the president. One of the main responsibilities is to head the capital improvements of school (adding school murals, landscaping projects, pavers, field project). Responsible for PTA Store overall operation & performance.

VP Fundraising This position is responsible for the development and implementation of PTA-sponsored events and catalog sale fundraisers that raise funds for the PTA. This person will oversee the planning, organization, and execution of fundraising activities; meet with the Principal, and PTA President to determine the objectives, themes, venues, and income estimate; arrange with contracted vendors the dates of sales and sign any applicable contracts; supervise any subcommittees under fundraising; attend monthly PTA meetings to update members on committee activities; and ensure that income is accounted for appropriately and turned over to the Treasurer to deposit.

VP Membership This person is responsible for driving the PTA Memberships for Sunset Elementary. Collects and enters the membership data in an excel file and follows up with 100% class participation class parties and drive the membership discount cards during the summer.

VP Recording Secretary This person shall record the minutes of all meetings of the association. Minutes will then be posted on website upon final PTA board approval.

VP Programs Advertise and encourage children to enter in the Reflections program (an arts program sponsored by the National PTA for any child at Sunset). Collect Reflection entries, submit to Miami Dade. Also, responsible for coordinating the dine in events, family events (BINGO), parent’s night out and Boosterthon.

Treasurer This person shall collect all money and make deposits to our bank; balance the books and prepare the financial report to the PTA monthly; file taxes yearly; write checks; prepare cash boxes for school events.

VP Volunteer Coordinator This person shall coordinate the volunteers for all events. As parent online applications are completed and approved then they will be added to a list with contact information to the Volunteer excel spreadsheet, sort the volunteers for each PTA committee and provide each committee chair with a list of their volunteers and contact information.

VP Retail/PTA Store This person is responsible for the ordering, inventory and sale of all items at the PTA store. Sales of these items to parents, teachers, and students are during school days in the morning or PTA sponsored events such as back to school open