Awesome People Needed

Parents, the Franklin PTA needs you! PTA volunteer

The wonderful parents who have done these jobs for the past few years have been termed out, and we need new faces to fill their positions. Many of these jobs are easier than you think, and all of them are important. In exchange for your efforts, you’ll get an inside look at what’s going on at Franklin Elementary and a chance to make sure our PTA continues to provide essential parts of your child’s education, like field trips, art docent lessons, and reading and math intervention.

Best of all, we’re nice people. Really, really fun people to hang out with. And we want to hang out with you!

If you’re interested in any of these positions, contact Mary Brune ( or Cori Lucas ( You’ll be glad you did.

PTA Co-president
This is the MOST important position of them all. For the first year of this two-year term, you will work with current PTA Co-president Cori Lucas, who will show you the ropes. You will meet with Principal Fetterly regularly, and check in with committee chairs. This is your chance to make the biggest difference here at Franklin.

The Treasurer is the authorized custodian of all funds of the Franklin PTA. Duties include keeping records and preparing reports to comply with local, state, and federal laws. Some financial know-how is wonderful, but training workshops are available.

Vice President of Membership
The VP of Membership is responsible for creating and implementing a membership plan, promoting membership throughout the year, collecting dues, and distributing membership cards.

The main job of the Secretary is to keep accurate records of all of the PTA meetings and to present meeting minutes for approval at the next meeting.

The Historian keeps a record of the activities and achievements of the PTA, collects volunteer hours, and completes an annual Historian Report for the PTA.

The Parliamentarian ensures that the PTA is conducting meetings according to its bylaws and makes sure everyone is heard.

The Auditor performs semi-annual audits of the PTA’s financial records, ensuring that books and records maintained by the PTA are accurate and that PTA funds are being used appropriately.

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