What are they?
Bylaws are the written rules by which an organization is governed. They set forth the structure of the board and the organization. They determine the rights of participants and they determine the procedures by which rights can be exercised. In other words, bylaws guide the board in conducting business.
Why are they important?
Carefully crafted bylaws and adherence to them can help ensure the fairness of board decisions, can provide financial transparency, and provide protection against legal challenges.
What are the executive board positions?
President, Executive Vice President, Communications Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. These positions are all elected by the general membership. Individual holding these positions are prohibited from holding a committee chair position.
What are term limits?
Each executive board position term is one year. An individual cannot hold the same executive board position for more than two consecutive terms.
What are the requirements to hold an elected office?
Candidates must be a PTA member in good standing and have a cadet attending DMA.
What are the requirements to hold a Committee Chair position?
Committee Chair volunteer(s) must be a PTA member in good standing.