Parents Association Past President

The role of the ParentsAssociation (PA) Past President is to act as an historical advisor to the PA Executive Council (EC) and PA Council (PAC).
This position is a member of the ParentsAssociation Executive Council
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Key Duties:

  • Provide historical guidance to the EC and PAC.
  • Chair the Nominating Committee (NC) and be responsible for presenting a slate of nominees for each PAC and EC position at the AGM.
  • Lead the review and recommend changes to PA policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the PA Recruitment Guide, ensuring descriptions and processes are up to date.
  • Act as one of three authorized signatories to the PA bank account and must be available to sign cheques as requested by the Treasurer.

 Other PA Duties:

  • As a member of the EC and PA, act as an ambassador and resource for parents and administration to encourage an inclusive TFS community.
  • Attend all monthly PA Executive Council and PAC meetings, participate in discussions and vote as required.
  • Provide counsel to and support for the PA President.
  •  Remain in good standing on the PAC and maintain strict adherence to the TFS Code of Conduct and PA Constitution.

 Key skills/abilities/experience:

  • Must be either the immediately prior term President or have held the President position in the past.
  • Solid organizational skills, ability to manage a team, and  provide guidance and leadership to the EC and PAC is essential.
  • Must have strong communication skills,  and ability to pursue a  confidential and diplomatic approach with all TFS stakeholders.

 Commitment:

  • The post is for two years and can be renewed for up to four consecutive years. 
  • The time commitment required is on average 10 hours a month which includes, preparation of work and attendance in various meetings ie. PAC/EC meetings.  The role is cyclical in nature; some months may be busier than others based on the time of year.