RPCP is run by a Board of Trustees. The Board consists of ten executive Board members and a Parent Leader from each class. All positions are voluntary and held by members of the cooperative. A copy of the RPCP Standing Rules and Bylaws can be found in the RPCP Handbook for your review. The Board generally meets the 3rd Monday of each month at the school. The Board of Trustees is here to serve you, and welcomes your input.
If interested in any of the following positions please contact the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The President shall be the principal executive officer of the corporation and shall supervise and control all of the business and affairs of the corporation. (e.g., monitor programs, activities and issues presented before the Board, to ensure follow through by appropriate Committee Chair; enforce the Bylaws and Standing rules of the Preschool). The President shall run all meetings of the members of the Board of Trustees according to Roberts Rules of Order. The President shall perform other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Trustees from time to time. The President will obtain a majority vote from the Board of Trustees before entering into a legal contract on behalf of the Preschool. In years that the facility lease is due to be renegotiated, the President shall serve as the lead negotiator for the preschool’s interests.
1st Vice President
The First Vice President will be responsible to plan and carry out necessary fundraising activities to meet the yearly budget. The First Vice President will also act as the chairperson of the standing committee for Fundraising. In the absence of the President or in the event of his/her inability or refusal to act, the First Vice President shall perform the duties of President. When so acting shall have all the powers and be subject to all the restrictions upon the President.
2nd Vice President
The Second Vice President shall be responsible for buying non-academic supplies, handling safety duties and student folders, acting as college liaison with regard to fieldtrips and special events, and expedites the insurance process. Second Vice President chairs the Safety Committee, and assists the First Vice President as needed.
Treasurer (APPOINTED BY BOARD)
The Treasurer will be appointed by the Board in March and serve a term of office starting in May and ending the following June. The Treasurer shall keep or cause to be kept full and accurate accounts of the receipts and disbursements of the corporation. The Treasurer shall receive and deposit all money and other valuables of the corporation in the name and to the credit of the corporation in such depository as may be designated by the Board of Trustees. The Treasurer shall disburse or cause to be disbursed the funds of the corporation as directed by the Board. The Treasurer shall render to the corporation, whenever required, accounts of all his/her transactions as Treasurer and of the financial condition of the corporation. The Treasurer shall submit and cause to be transmitted to the Board of Trustees financial statements required by it. The Treasurer will assist in an annual audit of the financial affairs of the corporation to be made and such annual audit shall be presented to the members at the annual meeting. The Treasurer should also have flexibility to allow trips to the bank.
The Secretary shall keep all the minutes of the meetings of the members of the Board of Trustees in one or more books provided for that purpose. The Secretary shall see that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of the Bylaws as required by law. The secretary posts pictures of each parent/child in the school. The Secretary is to act as custodian of the corporate records, complete the school inventory every year at the beginning of the school year, plan the refreshment schedule for all board meetings, and in general, perform the entire duties incident to the office of Secretary.
Registration Chair (APPOINTED BY BOARD)
The Registration Chairperson will be appointed by the Board in November to serve a term of office starting in January and ending the following February, after helping the incoming Registrar with registration. The Registrar will discuss the philosophy of the Preschool with prospective members, register all new members and collect registration fees. The Registrar will check the school answering machine for messages. The Registrar will be responsible for and arrange advertising for the Preschool.
Parent Education Chair
The Parent Education Chairperson shall arrange and coordinate speakers for the parent classes. The Chairperson will coordinate and head the Parent Education Committee. Additionally, the Parent Education Chairperson will maintain the Preschool library and any donations made to the library as well as maintain a Parent Education Library. They will also oversee the Scholastic Book Committee.
A Parent Leader from each class will act as the link between the Board, teachers and parents. They will assist the parents as necessary throughout the school year, set up and coordinate all parent work days, and orient new members to school activities. It is essential to be available to parents to help with issues or concerns. The Parent Leader ensures student files and paperwork are up to date at the beginning of the school year. The Parent Leader is also responsible for collecting tuition from each parent monthly.
The Committee Chairperson shall be responsible for and coordinate committees. The Chairperson will notify members of rotating committees (e.g. Pet & Plant, Play dough/woodworking/bulletin board) of when their responsibilities begin and end. The chairperson will also be responsible for arranging care for any Preschool pets (Pet & Plant Committee). The Committee Chair will also be responsible for organizing Camp Waskowitz and overseeing the Special Events committee. The Committee Chair will also coordinate holiday food and gift drives.
The Facilities Chairperson will be responsible for all maintenance and repair of Preschool facilities, equipment and toys. This Chairperson will coordinate and head the maintenance committee. Additionally, this Chair will establish, post, and oversee the weekend cleaning schedule and be in charge of the school opening, mid-year and year-end deep cleanings.
Computer Chairperson (APPOINTED BY BOARD)
The Computer Chairperson will be responsible for maintaining the preschool student database and website. This Chairperson will maintain Preschool class lists, update the alumni email distribution list, maintain and update the website, and forward emails to alumni and current student lists as requested. The Computer Chair will assist other Officers with computer related work.
Public Relations Chairperson
The Public Relations Chair will help to fill classes at RPCP through creating and maintaining a strong presence within the neighboring communities. They will lead the PR committee, who will assist them in meeting the following goals:
Maintain and create content for the RPCP Blog and social media sites, and solicit testimonials and blog articles from members.
Coordinate RPCP's involvement in community events, such as Derby Days, Redmond Farmer's Market and others.
Coordinate and implement RPCP's advertising plan. Determine the best use of RPCP's advertising budget and resources.
If interested in any of the above positions please contact the Registrar at email@example.com