USA Responsibilities

The role and responsibilities of the USA officers are outlined here.  However, the officer positions require as much or as little work and energy as the respective officers choose to put forth.  Each officer term is considered to be for one full school year.

President

  • Schedule and prepare well-planned monthly USA meetings and preside over them.
  • At the beginning of the school year, solicit input from USA members via a form which allows them to record their interests in volunteering.  Collect the date in a fuseful report to be used throughout the school year as volunteers are needed.
  • Recruit volunteers to serve as Committee Chairpersons and Classroom Representatives.
  • Along with the Director, set up committees and volunteers to assist with ongoing functions associated with University School.
  • Communicate with the Director and USA members on a regular basis.
  • Encourage all levels of parent participation.
  • Serve on the USA Board.
  • Attend and participate in periodic USA Board meetings.

Vice President

  • Attend monthly USA meetings
  • At the beginning of the school year, help President collect inforamtion on member volunteer interests.
  • Assist President and Director to set up committees and volunteers to assist with ongoing functions associated with the school.
  • Communicate with other USA members on a regular basis.
  • Encourage all levels of parent participation.
  • Assume the responsbilities of President if for any reason the President cannot fulfill his/her duties.
  • Serve on the USA Board.
  • Attend and participate in periodic USA Board meetings.

Secretary

  • Attend monthly USA meetings.
  • Record the minutes of each USA meeting and USA Board meeting.
  • Prepare the minutes for distribution and provide in electronic format to President and school administration.
  • Communicate with other USA members on a regular basis.
  • Encourage all levels of parent participation.
  • Attend and participate in periodic USA Board meetings.

Treasurer

  • Attend monthly USA meetings.
  • Work with school administration to assist with budgeting of USA funds.
  • Present a treasurer's report at each USA meeting showing funds raised and USA expenditures.
  • Prepare a year-end report of all USA fundraising and expenditures.
  • Communicate with other USA members on a regular basis.
  • Serve on the USA Board.
  • Attend and participate in periodic USA meetings.

Member-at-Large

  • Communicate with other USA members on a regular basis.
  • Encourage all levels of parent participation.
  • Serve on the USA Board.
  • Attend and participate in periodic USA Board meetings.

Classroom Representatives

  • Attend monthly USA Board meetings.
  • Help recruit volunteers for class and school vents.
  • Communicate regularly with classroom teachers.
  • Communicate with parents for participation in Funding the Future (FTF).