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OMMS PTSA nEWS

2023-2024 PTSA Meetings

All OMMS PTSA meetings are typically held the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30PM in the media center. A virtual meeting option may be available. 

Check Facebook for links and details.


All are welcome!  You must be a member to vote, so sign up today!


Next Meeting: Monday, Oct. 16th, 2023 


Upcoming Dates

Restaurant Nights:

Wendy's on 10/3/23 from 12am-11:30pm (see below for more information and RSVP!)

Famous Dave's on 10/26/23 from 12pm-8pm (see below for more information and RSVP!)


OMMS PTSA Board Election 23-24

23-24 Nominations & Descriptions -- Just a one year term!

President, Lena Kennedy

The president shall: a. preside at every general, board of directors, and executive committee meeting of this local PTA/PTSA: b. coordinate the work of the officers and committees of this local PTA/PTSA in order that the purposes may be promoted; c. be a member ex officio of all committees except the nominating committee; d. review bank statements monthly, and sign and date; e. represent this PTA/PTSA at all council meetings or send an alternate; and, f. perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these bylaws or assigned by this local PTA/PTSA or by the board of directors.

Treasurer, Miriam Bell

The treasurer shall: a. have custody of all funds of this local PTA/PTSA; b. keep a full and accurate account of funds, receipts, and expenditures including reconciliation of the bank statement each month; c. make disbursements as authorized by the president or board of directors of this local PTA/PTSA in accordance with the budget adopted by this local PTA/PTSA; d. have checks or vouchers signed by two people, the treasurer and one other authorized officer; e. review, sign, and date bank statements monthly, obtaining review, signature, and date from the president and one member of the board of directors who is not a signatory on the account(s); f. present a written financial statement at every general, board of directors, and executive committee meeting, and at other times when requested by the board of directors; g. maintain such books of account and records as to conform to the requirements of these bylaws; h. prepare and file all necessary tax forms, submitting a copy to Free State PTA within thirty (30) days of filing;i. make a full report before the newly elected officers assume their duties; j. present an annual report of the financial condition of the organization to the membership; k. submit a proposed annual budget to the board of directors and general membership for approval; l. have the account(s) examined, at the close of the fiscal year and upon change of treasurer, by an auditor or a financial review committee of not less than three (3) persons who, satisfied that the treasurer’s report is correct, shall sign a statement of that fact at the end of their report. An auditor or a financial review committee shall be selected by the board of directors at least thirty (30) days before the new officers assume their duties; m. report the findings of the annual financial review to the board of directors and submit a copy to Free State PTA within the timeframe specified by the Local Standards of Affiliation; and, n. perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these bylaws or assigned by this local PTA/PTSA or by the board of directors.

VP Fundraising, Jenny Flores

The first (1st) Vice President -Fundraising shall: a. act as aide(s) to the president; b. in their designated order perform the duties of the president in the absence or inability of that officer to serve; c. facilitate fundraising projects as agreed upon by the Board of Directors; d. report fundraiser earnings monthly; and, e. perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these bylaws or assigned by this local PTA/PTSA or by the board of directors. 

VP Membership, Jessie Santillan

The second (2nd) Vice President – Membership shall: a. act as aide(s) to the president; b. in their designated order perform the duties of the president in the absence or inability of that officer to serve; c. offer membership enrollment opportunities by paper and electronically; d. promote membership opportunities at school events throughout the school year; e. manage memberships sold using an electronic database system; and, f. perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these bylaws or assigned by this local PTA/PTSA or by the board of directors.

Recording Secretary, Elana Hoffman

The recording secretary(s) shall: a. record the minutes of every general, board of directors, and executive committee meeting of this local PTA/PTSA; b. be prepared to read the records of the previous meeting; c. file all records; d. have a current copy of the bylaws; e. maintain a current membership list; and, f. perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these bylaws or assigned by this local PTA/PTSA or by the board of directors.

Corresponding Secretary, Jessie Patterson

The Corresponding Secretary shall: a. disseminate PTSA and school-related information to general membership via e-mail; b. manage PTSA social media account(s); and c. keeps copies of all major PTSA correspondence.

PTACHC Delegates (two)

Attend PTACHC Membership Meetings, generally held the first Monday of the month (except where noted). 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm. Report meeting notes back to OMMS PTSA. Voting members at PTACHC.

Open Committee Positions (no election votes needed):

Cultural Arts Chair, Aaron Fletcher

Work with OMMS staff to provide programs to promote the arts at OMMS. Manage the annual PTA Reflections Program.

Hospitality Chair

Plan and host the teacher and staff appreciation events.

Please become current with your membership before submitting your candidacy at https://omms.memberhub.com/store.

1. Download the Box Tops For Education (BTFE) App & create a profile

2. Use referral code: FFN80AYB

3. SELECT Oakland Mills Middle School

4. SAVE your grocery receipt and SCAN it on the app.

5. BTFE will automatically apply eligible purchases from your receipt to your account! All money that you earn through the app goes directly to our school. Collection through the app is year-round, so you can scan and earn anytime you shop.

Support OMMS Teachers & Staff by donating items from their Wish List.


OMMS PTSA Board 2023-2024


Principal, OMMSRegina Coleman regina_coleman@hcpss.org
https://omms.hcpss.org/

Lena Kennedy, President President@ommsptsa.org
Miriam Bell, Treasurer Treasurer@ommsptsa.org
Elana Hoffman, Recording SecretaryOutgoing: Jenny Floresrecsecretary@ommsptsa.org
Jenny Flores, Vice President FundraisingOutgoing: Jessie PattersonVpfund@ommsptsa.org
Jessie Patterson, Corresponding Secretary/VP CommunicationsOutgoing: Nadia Herron
VPComm@ommsptsa.org

Jessie Santillan ,VP MembershipMembership@ommsptsa.org
 Aaron Fletcher, Cultural Arts Chair
Jenny Flores, Hospitality ChairJemicu@gmail.com
Teacher's Representative, Dottie Demos dorothy_demos@hcpss.org
Each position is a ONE year commitment. Interested in working with a fun group and fabulous staff?
Contact President@ommsptsa.org.