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

Reflections Art Program
Reflections Art Program

Chair:
(none)

Liaison rep with PTSA Council for Reflections Art 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 by 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

Gibson Ek Reflections
Issaquah PTSA Council Reflections
Washington State PTA Reflections
National PTA Reflections

Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org &/OR reflections@issaquahptsa.org

Issaquah Schools Foundation
Issaquah Schools Foundation

Chair:
(none)

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

Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org

Parent Ed / ParentWiser
Parent Ed / ParentWiser

Chair:
(none)

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.

Promote ParentWiser district-wide events to your local school and PTSA, and represent your local PTSA parent ed needs for ParentWiser speaker series and events

Volunteer for at least 1 ParentWiser event/year (help with setup, check-in, etc)

Try to host at least 1 parent ed event for your local school parents (contact ParentWiser for suggestions, if needed)
Contact parentwiser@issaquahptsa.org for questions about the ParentWiser Rep/Liaison role.

Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org if interested

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)

Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org or treasurer@gibsonekptsa.org for information
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


Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org or treasurer@gibsonekptsa.org for information
Nominating Committee
Nominating Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
January-March

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. (Ideally, ~January-February Timeframe)


Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org for information
Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)

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

This position is all year, but most of the workload is September-October.

Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org or membership@gibsonekptsa.org for information

Communications

eNews
eNews

Chair:
(none)

Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org for information
Facebook
Newsletter/GE Gazette
Newsletter/GE Gazette

Chair:
(none)

Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org for information
Community Communications
Community Communications

Chair:
(none)

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

Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org for information
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!

Contact treasurer@gibsonekptsa.org for information.
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.

Questions? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org or treasurer@gibsonekptsa.org

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.
Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org for more information.
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

Advocacy / Legislative Rep
Advocacy / Legislative Rep

Chair:
(none)

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.

Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org or advocacy@issaquahptsa.org

Staff Support

Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:

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-March

Solicits nominations for volunteers to earn the Golden Acorn Award.
Reviews and determines winners of the award. (~January-March 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

Interested? Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org

Other

Senior Class Activities**
Senior Class Activities**

Chair:
(none)

Contact president@gibsonekptsa.org with questions or to get involved!

Matching
Matching

Chair:
(none)

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.

Questions: treasurer@gibsonekptsa.org