Officers

To contact a PTO officer: use the email prefix (PTOName) listed by their name and add it to ps9broooklyn.org – i.e. prefix@ps9brooklyn.org

 

President
Jessica Flores (PTOJessica)
Parent to a graduate & a student in Grade 2

Vice President for Administration-PTO Coordination
Cathy Griffith (PTOCathy)
Parent to students in Kindergarten and Grade 2

Vice President for Events
Leah Vickers (PTOLeah)
Parent to a student in Kindergarten

Vice President for Fundraising
Warren Coleman (PTOWarren)
Parent to a student in Grade 5

Treasurer
Christophe Hille (PTOChristophe)
Parent to a graduate & a student in Grade 2

Financial Secretary
Greg Nofi (PTOGreg)
Parent to students in Pre-Kindergarten and Grade 3

First Recording Secretary
Giavanni Smith (PTOGiavanni)
Parent to a student in Grade 2

Second Recording Secretary
Maggie O’Neill (PTOMaggie)
Parent to a student in Grade 1

Parliamentarian
Tanya Messado (PTOTanya)
Parent to a student in Grade 3

Corresponding Secretary
Abby Clarence (PTOAbby)
Parent to students in Kindergarten and Grade 2

Second Corresponding Secretary
Jordan Feigenbaum (PTOJordan)
Parent to a student in Grade 1

Upper Grade Parent-Teacher Liaison (Grades 3-5)
Charifa Smith (PTOCharifa)
Parent to students in Grades 3, 4 & 5

Lower Grade Parent-Teacher Liaison (PreK- Grade 2)
Tara Pabon (PTOTara)
Parent to a student in Grade 1

 


Office Descriptions 2020 – 2021

These are snapshots of the varied responsibilities of the members of the Executive Board. For a more complete picture of the duties of the Officers, refer to the PTO By-laws.

President: leads the school community and PTO in engagement, serves as a member of the SLT

Vice-President for Administration-PTO Coordination: assists the Parent Coordinator with communication and execution of school events and fundraisers

Vice-President for Events: leads the planning and execution of all community, non-fundraising events

Vice President for Fundraising: chair of the Fundraising committee, spearheads PTO fundraising efforts and leads the planning and execution of fundraising events.

Treasurer: chair of the Budget committee, prepares financial reports, makes disbursements as properly authorized, assures that PTO policies and best practices are followed with regards to funds.

Financial Secretary: works with the Treasurer and receives duplicates of all receipts to be maintained

First Recording Secretary: maintains the official record of all proceedings and actions of all association meetings. Maintains PTO membership, volunteer, and meeting attendance lists and coordinates with moderator of family listserv to invite new members.

Second Recording Secretary: assists the First Recording Secretary in maintaining the official record of all proceedings and actions of all association meetings, distributes information on upcoming events, and maintains the PTO bulletin board.

Corresponding Secretary: chair of the Communications committee, maintains all master documents, creates annual and monthly calendars, and manages and orders supplies for the PTO office.

Second Corresponding Secretary: maintains all master documents, creates annual and monthly calendars, and manages and orders supplies for the PTO office.

Lower Grade Parent-Teacher Liaison: acts as a liaison between teachers and the PTO to help communicate the needs of the teachers, students, and their parents for grades 3 through 5.

Upper Grade Parent-Teacher Liaison: acts as a liaison between teachers and the PTO to help communicate the needs of the teachers, students, and their parents for grades pre-k to 2.

Parliamentarian: chair of the Governance committee, monitors meeting procedure and ensures everyone has a turn to speak.