Community Relations

FACE (Family and Community Engagement)
FACE (Family and Community Engagement)

Chair:
(none)

Communicates to the community the needs & programs related to the outreach efforts run through the Issaquah PTA Council. FACE includes programs related to inclusion for new families, particularly of new cultures to encourage and welcome cultural diversity. Manages projects related to such.
Outreach
Outreach

Chair:
(none)

Communicates to the community the needs & programs related to the outreach efforts run through the Issaquah PTA Council. Outreach includes programs such as Issaquah Food Bank programs, School Break Food projects, various projects for students in need. Manages projects related to such.
Volunteers
Volunteers

Chair:
(none)

General Volunteers: Please sign up to be on our General Volunteer list. As volunteer opportunities arise, we will send notices to this list first. Thank you for supporting Gibson Ek HS.

Volunteer Chair: Coordinates gathering of volunteer information and assists with placement of volunteers in areas of interest

Enrichment

Art in the Schools / Reflections
Art in the Schools / Reflections

Chair:
(none)

Liaison rep with PTSA Council for Art Events and Manage Reflections, the National PTSA-sponsored arts program. Coordinate, along with volunteers, promote and organize program in conjunction with PTSA.

Reflections is National PTA's Arts competition. Each year students create a piece that meets certain guidelines set out but National PTA that represents the theme of the year in any of the following categories Dance Choreography; Film Production; Literature; Music Composition; Photography; Visual Arts; Special Artist

Issaquah Schools Foundation
Issaquah Schools Foundation

Chair:
(none)

Liaison rep with Issaquah Schools Foundation to educate community members about ISF

Parent Ed / ParentWiser
Parent Ed / ParentWiser

Chair:

Representative forwards parent education information provided from the school district and PTSA to distribution list garnered from the community to share Parent Ed opportunities in the community. Rep might also coordinate a Parent Ed presentation at the school as deemed necessary.

Business/PTSA

Financial Review Committee
Financial Review Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
January/February, July

Financial Review Committee Members-Need 2
Reviews financial information for completeness and legitimacy, following a standard Checklist of Financial Review items (2X per year, ~January/February and July)
Budget Committee
Budget Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
April-May

Develops the Interim Budget for the following school year - to be voted in GM meeting in May (~April)
Need 2
Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
January-February

Works to develop a list of viable candidates for the slate to be voted for the upcoming school year. For vote at the March GM meeting. (~January-February Timeframe)
Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)

Coordinates collection of membership data and submission (through the website) of the data to the State level of PTSA

Communications

eNews
eNews

Chair:
(none)
Facebook
Newsletter/GE Gazette
Newsletter/GE Gazette

Chair:
(none)

Community Communications
Community Communications

Chair:
(none)

General communications within our community. Could include enews, newsletters, Facebook, etc.
Website
Website

Chair:

Manages the content, look, and feel of the website. Coordinates with Facebook Editor to maintain consistency of information.

Fundraising

Pass The Hat
Pass The Hat

Chair:
(none)

Freedom from Fundraising with Pass the Hat!
SpiritWear*
SpiritWear*

Chair:
(none)

SpiritWear has been taken over by ASB as of 2019-2020

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Coordinates the design of the spirit wear, the collection of family orders and the order to the spirit wear vendor.

General Fundraising
General Fundraising

Chair:
(none)

Work with committee members to determine and coordinate fundraising needs for the PTSA and school.

Manage the process for ensuring all donations linked with companies that support matching funds are maximized.

Special Events

The Big Event*
The Big Event*

Chair:
(none)

The "BIG Event" has been toward the end of the school year for current and incoming Gibson Ek Families.

*This event will be contingent on interest and volunteers.
Winter Ball*
Winter Ball*

Chair:
(none)

PTSA planned and held a dance for Gibson Ek Students in Feb 2018 to attend.

*Planning of dances had been taken over by ASB.

Advocacy

WS PTA
WS PTA

Chair:

Liaison rep with PTSA Council for various advocacy and legislative needs. Share information with our family community as needed to ensure advocacy and legislative issues are well-known

Staff Support

Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:
(none)

Committee plans and encourages student and parent participation in a monthly event devoted to honoring our Gibson Ek staff. Coordinates snacks for staff monthly meeting.

Awards & Recognition

Volunteer Recognition / Golden Acorn
Volunteer Recognition / Golden Acorn

Chair:
(none)
When:
January-February

Solicits nominations for volunteers to earn the Golden Acorn Award. Reviews and determines winners of the award. (~January-February Timeframe)
The Golden Acorn is an award given to volunteers and advocates who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
Need 2-3 people

Other

Senior Class Activities**
Senior Class Activities**

Chair:
(none)

**SEEKING A COORDINATOR FOR SENIOR CLASS OF 2020 ACTIVITIES!!!!!

Matching
Matching

Chair:

The Matching Coordinator processes matching donations through Benevity and other means and liases with members and their employer should the need arise to secure matching donations.