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Notice of Vote to Amend the PTSA Bylaws

Vote of General Membership on February 13 at 6:30 PM at Marcus High School

The Marcus High School PTSA executive board is proposing the following bylaws changes for our organization for better a better organizational structure, more resiliency and to better align with the Marcus High School schedule.

Add a President Elect board position.

Current

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 2. Officers and their election
a. The officers of this Local PTA shall be a president, three (3) vice presidents, a secretary, a treasurer , a historian and a parliamentarian.

Proposed

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 2. Officers and their election
a. The officers of this Local PTA shall be a president, president elect, three (3) vice presidents, a secretary, a treasurer, a historian and a parliamentarian.

Proposed – add a section with president elect duties and renumber existing sections.

ARTICLE VIII: Duties of Officers

Section 2. The president elect shall:

a. be the aide-to-the-president; and
b. learn the role of the president, to become familiar with the programs of the Association and its governance
c. preside in the absence of the president (in their designated order).

Increase the number of nominating committee alternates from 1 to 2

Current

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 3. Nominating Committee

a. There shall be a nominating committee elected by the membership at a regular meeting prior to the election meeting. Student members shall not constitute a majority of this committee. Elections shall be by plurality. The committee shall be composed of three (3) members.  One (1) alternate shall be elected to serve in the event a member is unable to serve. The committee shall elect its own chair immediately following the meeting.

Proposed

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 3. Nominating Committee

a. There shall be a nominating committee elected by the membership at a regular meeting prior to the election meeting. Student members shall not constitute a majority of this committee. Elections shall be by plurality. The committee shall be composed of three (3) members.  Two (2) alternates shall be elected to serve in the event a member is unable to serve. The committee shall elect its own chair immediately following the meeting.

Adjust the membership meeting schedule to align with the Marcus High School schedule

Current

ARTICLE IX: Meetings
Section 1. This association shall hold a minimum of three (3) meetings a year.
a. Regular meetings of the association shall be held in the months of September, January, and April, time and date to be established by executive board at its first meeting of the year. Five (5) days notice shall be given if change of date is needed. The membership shall be notified through regular publicity channels of the date and time of all regular meetings following the first meeting of the executive board at which time this schedule is determined.

Proposed

ARTICLE IX: Meetings
Section 1. This association shall hold a minimum of three (3) meetings a year.
a. Regular meetings of the association shall be held in the months of September, February, and April, time and date to be established by executive board at its first meeting of the year. Five (5) days notice shall be given if change of date is needed. The membership shall be notified through regular publicity channels of the date and time of all regular meetings following the first meeting of the executive board at which time this schedule is determined.

 

Posted 13-JAN-2017 3:00p CT – Contact Lorna Gibson, Marcus HS PTSA President with any questions.

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I am Dr. Traci Petteway, your MHS PTSA President! I am delighted to welcome some and welcome back others to the Marcus High School family! Since our July 1981 chartering, MHS PTSA has made a mark of distinction in the community by providing valuable Parent Education Programs (PEP), Graduating Senior Scholarships for the MHS PTSA “student members”, the 180 Degree Abstinence Program, Red Ribbon Week, Winning the Fight, celebrating our students via the Magnificent Marauder Awards, and showing appreciation towards our dedicated teachers!
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Gary Shafferman

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Principal, Marcus High School
Marcus High School is an incredible school due to all the stakeholders. As teachers and parents, we are creating an opportunity for our students to excel in multiple areas such as academics, athletics, and the fine arts. PTSA works as a bridge between Marcus and our community of parents and students. As a strong supporter of public education, PTSA supports our school as an advocate and resource. Marcus PTSA is a strong contributor and helps put together our school homecoming, programs to battle drug/alcohol abuse, student scholarships, and so much more. We are partners, and we look forward to many years of support from Marcus PTSA.

 

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The Marcus PTSA provides outstanding support to Marcus parents, students, and staff. Monthly communication, general meetings, and the PTSA website, help keep parents informed about school events and initiatives sponsored by PTSA. PTSA supports academics, arts, school beautification, parent education and so much more. Membership in the Marcus PTSA connects parents, teachers and students and supports the entire Marcus school community. I am proud to be a Lifetime Member of PTA and a member of the Marcus PTSA!