Volunteer Descriptions

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2020-21 PTSA Leadership

Review these OPEN leadership roles and their descriptions below to see if there's a fit for your time and skills. For more information, contact us.

  • News Editor
  • FACE Chair
  • Directory Chair
  • Bobcat Fund Chair
  • Corporate Partners Chair
  • Staff Appreciation Chair
  • Awards Committee Chair
  • Book Fair Chair
  • Legislative Chair
  • Sustainability Chair
  • 5th Grade Promotion Chair
  • Enrichment Chaperones Chair

2021-22 PTSA Leadership

Do you have a passion to bring opportunities and resources to Clara Barton that make every child's potential a reality? Join the Clara Barton PTSA Board of Directors! Self-nominate or nominate someone you feel is a great fit for positions including:

  • Volunteers VP
  • Secretary

Board of Directors


Irina Czyzewski


  • Conducts Board and General Membership Meetings
  • Makes appointments to Nomination, Financial Review, and Awards committees
  • Attends PTSA council meetings and communicate info about WSPTA and LWPTSA programs
  • Communicates regularly with the school principal
  • Completes Standards of Affiliation Agreement each year
  • Serves as an ex-officio member of all committees (except Nominating and Financial)
  • Facilitates all Grants and Teacher Stipends provided to the school
  • 10-25 hours per month
Executive Vice President
Communications VP
Membership VP
Enrichment VP
Extended Curriculum VP
Fundraising VP
Events VP
Volunteers VP
Advocacy VP

Communications Chairs




  • Oversees all aspects of the PTSA website including navigation, content, design, and hosting
  • Assists with back to school online packet flow and testing
  • Provides timely updates including news articles, and event and program registration
News Editor (OPEN)
Social Media
Reader Board

Membership Chairs




  • Leads Family & Community Engagement (FACE) committee
  • Welcomes new families to Clara Barton
  • Communicates with Clara Barton community to evaluate if PTSA is relevant and meeting community needs
Directory (OPEN)

Extended Curriculum Chairs

Spelling Bee

Jaya Nigam & Ashwini Suresh


Coordinates all aspects of after school Spelling Bee program, including promotions, registration, volunteers, meet-ups, and events

Art Docent
Math Challenge
Nature Vision
Math is Cool
Passport Club
Pacific Science Van

Fundraising Chairs

Bobcat Fund (OPEN)



  • Plans, executes, and promotes a major fundraiser event
  • Prepares first-day packet and web page content, coordinating with first-day committee and webmaster
Corporate Partners (OPEN)
Spirit Wear
School Pool
Fun Run
Grant Writing
Merchant Affiliate (OPEN)

Volunteer Chairs 

Room Parent

Shilpa Ranganathan


  • Provides Room Parent training in the Fall and acts as a resource throughout the school year
  • Communicates reminders to Room Parents of upcoming events
Volunteer Database
Staff Appreciation (OPEN)
Awards Committee (OPEN)
Vision & Hearing Screening
Picture Day
Book Fair (OPEN)

Advocacy Chairs 

Special Needs

Amber Dattoli & Joyce Leon


  • Informs school community of special needs resources 
  • Organizes special needs awareness event
Emergency Preparedness
Pantry Packs
Legislative (OPEN)
Sustainability (OPEN)

Other Chairs

Family Events (OPENINGS)

Welcome Back Coffee: OPEN

Kindergarten Tears & Cheers Coffee: OPEN

Back to School Picnic: OPEN

Family Math Night: OPEN


Movie Night: OPEN

International Night: OPEN


5th Grade Promotion: OPEN

Egg Drop: OPEN

Concessions: Jem Hilborn


  • Leads event committee to plan, promote, and execute the event within the allotted budget
  • Coordinates event volunteers
Enrichment Chaperones (OPEN)
Financial Review Committee