THE GALA COMMITTEE
The Annual Gala Committee raises the bulk of funds for PA scholarships by planning and executing the largest PA party of the school year, the Annual Gala and Auction.
THE FOOD, HEALTH + WELLNESS COMMITTEE
The Food, Health and Wellness Committee is dedicated to the holistic well being of our children. The Committee aims to engender a full appreciation of the linkages between nutrition, local food sourcing, good health and environmental responsibility, globally and locally.
THE COMMUNITY COMMITTEE
The Community Committee is committed to serving the greater Williamsburg Community as well as fostering the wellness of the WNS community through volunteer and community-building events.
THE GREENING COMMITTEE
The Greening Committee is busy helping to make each WNS campus greener! The committee is also dedicated to its Zero-Waste initiative working towards an end goal of composting all food waste and full recycling program implementation.
THE DIVERSITY, EQUITY + INCLUSION COMMITTEE
The Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee works closely with WNS teachers and administration to offer the WNS community new ways to better understand the experiences of all members of our society and to foster an environment in which all individuals feel welcomed, respected, supported, and valued.
THE COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
The Communications Committee crafts and distributes the posters for all regular PA events, keep a visual record of all events, and maintains the PA’s instagram account and the PA online calendar.
THE ATHLETIC BOOSTER COMMITTEE
The Athletic Booster Committee will work closely with Northside’s Athletic Director to help make the inaugural year of the Athletics program a success by promoting school spirit and supporting our teams.
Attend a PA meeting or email firstname.lastname@example.org to express interest in joining a committee!
The President provides strategic planning and leadership across the entire association. This role includes liaising with school administration, overseeing all events and initiatives, managing the PA leadership team, delegating tasks, and representing the voice of the parent community.
In addition to supporting the President, the VP focuses on the recruitment of dedicated parents to support PA events and initiatives. They also seek partnerships within the school community as well as surrounding community to support our initiatives. (Note that in the event of co-officers being nominated for the role of President, there may be no need for a VP.)
The Treasurer manages the available PA funds and creates a working budget for the association. This role includes objectives such as utilizing financial resources accountably and monitoring the association’s bottom line, files the taxes in the spring, and reimburses PA members for expenses.
This role includes regularly attending PA meetings to take minutes, record and allocate actions and tasks. The Secretary also manages the administrative needs of the organization and assists with drafting correspondence.
CLASS PARENT CHAIRPERSON
This role includes recruiting willing class parents and equipping them with the talking points and tools to share with their fellow classroom parents. This person will help coordinate the team of class parent volunteers reporting to them.
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE CHAIR
This role spearheads the major fundraising efforts for the PA with the full support of the other committee chairs.
MIDDLE SCHOOL (5th-7th grade) DIVISION HEAD
A Middle School parent who can represent the needs of the Middle School community, help implement Middle School initiatives, and assist the school with planning the Middle School Dance in the spring with the full support of the other committee chairs.
PK-4th grade DIVISION HEAD
A Lower School parent who can represent the needs of the Lower School community, help implement Lower School initiatives, and plan the Lower School Movie Night with the full support of the other committee chairs.
PRESCHOOL (2's + 3's classrooms) DIVISION HEAD
A Preschool parent who can represent the needs of the Preschool student body, help implement Preschool initiatives, and plan Preschool Playdates with the full support of the other committee chairs.