The following positions are open on the Nevada PTA Board of Managers for the 2017-2019 term.
Current bylaws eligibility: Only a person who has served at least one (1) year within the last six (6) years on the Board of Managers of Nevada PTA shall be eligible to hold the office of president-elect. Proposed eligibility: Only a person who has served at least one complete term within the last 6 years on the Board of Managers of Nevada PTA or as a Nevada PTA local unit or council officers for 1 consecutive year within the last 4 years shall be eligible to hold the office of president elect.
If you qualify under current or proposed eligibility and are interested in serving you must notify the President of Nevada PTA by midnight, April 10,2018 @ email@example.com
-VP of Membership
-VP of Resource Development
-Member at Large
If interested in these positions, you may let the President know at anytime.
First, we want to thank all our local PTA’s for their hard work in getting the year off to a great start. Many of you are asking “are we in good standing”? Here are the requirements:
2017-18 Standards for Continued Affiliation with Nevada PTA
Purpose: Provide standards for continued affiliation with Nevada PTA and to provide the process to be used when working with a PTA affiliate that is not in compliance with the Standards for Continued Affiliation. PTA affiliates refer to all chartered in Nevada.
Background: Local PTAs fall under the corporation of Nevada PTA and as such, must abide by the outlined standards to maintain their affiliation with Nevada PTA and National PTA. As a 501(c)(3), there are many requirements placed on the association by the IRS; therefore, Nevada PTA has a duty of care and responsibility to ensure local PTAs adhere to those requirements.
Nevada PTA’s staff and the Leadership Vice President shall be responsible for monitoring compliance of all PTAs.
Units in Good Standing:
- Adhere to the purposes and basic policies of PTA
- Officers’ Roster: Submit names and addresses of newly elected officers within 10 days of the election, but no later than July 15th.
- Dues: Send membership dues and dues remittance forms to Nevada PTA on a monthly basis (PTAs must have at least 10 members to operate) the first submission is due no later than September 30
- Budget: Submit a copy of the current membership approved PTA budget to Nevada PTA by September 30th
- Insurance: Must maintain coverage through AIM Companies and pay bill in timely manner.
- Training: Have the president, treasurer and secretary will attend training every year by October 31st – president’s treasurers and secretaries elected after October 31st must be trained within 30 days. All PTA members are invited to training.
- Financial Review: Submit a copy of the completed PTA financial review report form and final treasurer’s report to Nevada PTA by January 1st
- Taxes: Submit a copy of IRS form 990, 990 EZ or 990-N e-postcard to Nevada PTA by January 1st.
- Bylaws: Have bylaws updated to most recent template, reviewed and approved by Nevada PTA at least every five (5) years.
- Comply with IRS regulations governing 501(c)(3) organizations
- Make all records of the local PTA available to a Nevada PTA representative upon request
Benefits of Compliance with Standards
- Access to State and National PTA Programs
- Maintain the PTA’s 501(c)(3) designation
- Help to ensure that the PTA is in compliance with insurance requirements
- Use PTA materials and attend PTA events at rates charged to PTAs
- Participation in awards programs at state and national levels
- Use of official PTA and PTSA logo
- Use of service marks (including PTA® and PTSA® in conjunction with the name of the local PTA
- Send voting delegates to Nevada PTA’s and National PTA’s annual conventions
- Submit resolutions, amendments to Nevada PTA bylaws, and nominations for Nevada PTA offices for consideration by Nevada PTA
- Eligible for grants and program participations funds
Process for Compliance with Standards
The Region Director or councils shall do a monthly review of the unit status and make monthly contact with local PTAs that are not in good standing and offer assistance for bringing them into good standing.
In the event that a local PTA fails to meet the minimum standards for units in good standing, that PTA will be notified in writing of the intent to revoke the PTA’s charter with Nevada PTA by Nevada PTA. If the local PTA is affiliated with a school, that school’s administration will be copied on the written notice of revocation.
The Nevada PTA family wishes to send heartfelt thanks to the first responders and brave citizens who mobilized to help people during this senseless tragedy whose full magnitude will not be felt for many days.
Strong teachers and support staff throughout Clark County met students at their classroom doors with the professionalism and compassion our students count on. Words can’t convey the gratitude we have for them in providing consistency and support to our youngest citizens.
Nevada PTA will be here in the days, weeks and months to come as we try to give our families the resources they need. We will be looking to our members to guide us in order offer what they need.
The Silver State is home of citizens who are #NevadaStrong, our thoughts and prayers are with them.
President, Nevada PTA