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The Myford PTO is a section 501c(3) nonprofit and your contribution may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income tax purposes.

Myford PTO Tax ID #33-0973695

PTO Message


For those families that would still like to donate, you may contribute online at bit.ly/myfordfamily or please fill out a Pledge Form available at the front office and turn it in with your donation.

Thank you Myford Families for continuing to support the PTO!

Meeting Dates & Minutes

All parents and community members are welcome to attend PTO Meetings. Meetings are all held on the first Tuesday of each month in the teacher's lounge at 8:15am (unless specified otherwise) per the published schedule below:

2018-2019 Schedule
Meeting Minutes
August 15 - Back to School Night
September 4
October 2
November 6
December (TDB) - Holiday Lunch at 11:30am
January 8
February 5
March 5
April 2
May 1 (TBD)

Membership Pledge Form

Please complete the Membership Pledge form, attach your donation (check made payable to "Myford PTO") and either return in your student's Friday Folder, or submit to the Myford Front Office.

Forms are available in the front office.

You may also contribute online by visiting: bit.ly/myfordfamily

Duties & Responsibilities

MYFORD 2018-2019 PTO BOARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS:
(All BOARD MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND A MONTHLY PTO MEETING)

PRESIDENT:
Oversees & supports all Board members and chair positions, events & activities. President is also chairs all PTO meetings & attends monthly TUSD coordinating council meetings.

V.P. MEMBERSHIP:
Create a membership theme, publicize the membership campaign, collect & deposit dues, keep confidential records of all members and create a membership directory.

V.P. EVENTS:
Responsible for coordinating PTO-sponsored events; and where applicable, shall oversee the activities of committees responsible for planning such events. Organize and oversee Spring Fundraiser. Create event theme, collect donations, publicity, set-up and be present at event in the Spring.

V.P. PUBLICITY:
Maintain, update, or create a new Myford website and promote and update social media sites. This is a great job for a parent, who would like to do work at home.

V.P. PROGRAMS:
Choose & promote all quarterly after school programs. Work closely with School Secretary for scheduling and availability. Research and schedule school assemblies, find guest speakers/performances.

V.P. VOLUNTEERS:
Recruit/coordinate Myford volunteers to assist with PTO activities and events, manage communication between Room Parents & PTO; Conduct one-time Room Parent meeting and the beginning of the school year.

AUDITOR:
Audit the PTO financials twice annually. Financial/ Audit background preferred.

TREASURER:
Maintain Myford PTO financials. Meets regularly with the PTO President to review the financials and resolve all financial obligations. An accounting background is preferred, but not mandatory. Experience with QuickBooks a plus. 10 hours of work per month.

SECRETARY:
Take minutes at the PTO monthly meetings and distribute to the board prior to the following month’s meetings and provide the minutes to the VP of Publicity to post as needed.

FINANCIAL SECRETARY:
Verify and make all PTO deposits at Bank of America in a timely manner.

PARLIAMENTARIAN:
(Appointed by the President). Advise on Parliamentary procedure when requested, responsible for slating Board for following school years, review by-laws and standing rules bi-annually & serve as historian and maintain record of fliers & school acknowledgments.

MYFORD 2018-2019 CHAIR POSITION DESCRIPTIONS/TIME COMMITMENT:
Chair can appoint a committee for their events.

ART MASTERS:
Chair will prepare for the monthly art masters lesson by prepping & distributing art materials to teachers. Chair designs & creates an Art Masters Bulletin Board (near Kindergarten wing) reflecting the highlighted artists & theme for the year. Commitment is 2-3 hours per month.

BOOK FAIR:
Occurs twice per year. Time commitment is predominant during the week of the fair. The chair will work with a committee to set up before the event (4-5 hours) and needs to be at the fair daily. The weeks prior to the event the chair needs to organize & distribute flyers & attend book fair training. Chair will be responsible for family night during the week of the event as well.

BOX TOPS:
Collects all BOX TOPS that have been turned in by students and submit them to the Box Top Company. Coordinating Ralph’s Rewards and Amazon Smile Fundraising (or similar program) is included in this position. Minimal time commitment.

DONUTS WITH DAD/MUFFINS WITH MOM:
Chair is in charge of these two events (Fall/Spring). Chair will publicize for the event, purchase the donuts, muffins and drinks and organize & attend the actual event. Will collect and deposit all money from the event. Approximately 6 hours/event.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS:
Prepares the school in the event of an emergency. Works with vendors in assessing our school’s needs, storing products & implementing a plan. 12-15 hours/year.

FAMILY NIGHTS:
Hosts & sets up 2-3 events per year. Required to organize, advertise, collect/deposit money & keep accurate records of RSVP’s & payments needed for each event. 5-8 hours/event.

FIFTH GRADE CHAIR:
Coordinates activities that are unique to our Fifth Grade Students (Fifth Grade Class T-shirts, snacks for Outdoor Ed return, DARE Graduation Events & Promotion Party).

GUY STUFF:
Organizes the dinner, publicity & speaker for a once a year event for 5th grade boys & their Dad/guardian. Accurate records of RSVP’s & payments required. Approximately 6 hours

HEALTH & FITNESS:
Organizes and oversees the Fun Fitness Club at Myford, which encourages a healthy lifestyle through fitness. Coordinates Myford’s participation in OC Marathon.

MOTHER/DAUGHTER TEA:
Organizes the dinner, publicity & speaker for a once a year event for 5th grade girls & their Mom/guardian. Accurate records of RSVP’s & payments required. Approximately 6 hours

OUTDOOR IMPROVEMENTS:
Coordinate, implement & plan improvements to school grounds.

RED RIBBON WEEK:
Chair is to attend in person or on-line training. Will organize event, make posters, publicize & collect pennies for prevention donations to return to the city. Approximately 10 hours.

RESTAURANT NIGHTS:
Work with local restaurants in hosting once a month Myford Family Restaurant Nights. Will publicize the event and make flyers.

SPIRITWEAR:
Sell spirit wear at the beginning of the school year & other school events. Work with outside vendor to obtain optimal pricing. Publicize, place orders, keep inventory and collect/deposit money. Minimal 2 hours/weeks plus outside prep.

TEACHER APPRECIATION:
Will coordinate 3 events throughout the year for Myford Teacher’s & staff. Collecting food donations, raffles, prizes & being at each event required. Will work with Mrs. Fairchild/PTO to organize daily events during Teacher Appreciation Week. Approximately 10hours/event.

TPSF LIAISON:
Will represent Myford Elementary at 3 Tustin Public School Foundation meetings per year and relay information to Mrs. Fairchild & PTO. Encourage TPSF Support at Dino Dash.

VALENTINE’S DAY GRAMS:
The chair will publicize sale of grams & keep detailed records of purchases and deposit money collected. Can determine items to sell to maximize profit got Myford. Approximately 8hours for event/5hours prep.

YEARBOOK:
Chair is responsible for gathering & taking photos throughout the school year and assembling school photos into an online program to produce Myford’s Annual Yearbook. Will attend an early training program (5hours) & will advertise, keep track of purchases, deposit money earned & distribute the yearbook. An organized and creative mind with computer knowledge needed.

Sign Me Up!

PTO Committee Volunteers Form are available at the front office

Send any questions to Gina McConnell at: gina.mcconnell@gmail.com

Board & Committee Members

Board Positions Name
Co-President Stephanie Bertino
Co-President Cathy Quach
V.P. Membership Amy Law
Co -V.P. Events OPEN
V.P. Programs Havisha Shatagopam
V.P. Publicity Nichol Lapierre
V.P. Volunteers Gina McConnell
Treasurer OPEN
Secretary Elyse McDonnell
Financial Secretary Sun Sato
Auditor Lisa Shimoda
Corporate Sponsorship Janet Koga
Principal Rena Fairchild
Parliamentarian TBD
Committee Chair Name
Art Master's Lindsay Kloos
Book Fair Jalpa Trikannad and Jennifer Dempsay
Box Tops Lauren Lim
Donuts w/Dad & Muffins w/Mom Lotika Singhal
Emergency Preparedness Danielle Clawson
Daddy Daughter & Mommy/Son Dance Amy Law
Family Nights OPEN
Fifth Grade Chair Lori Yoo and Michelle McHale
Mother/Daughter Tea Kathy Ramirez
Guy Stuff Sonia Hickman
Outdoor Improvements Emily Kuhn
Red Ribbon Week Jennifer Carrillo
RestaurantNights OPEN
Spirit Wear Stephanie Bertino and Cathy Quach
TPSF Liaison (Tustin Public School Foundation) Emily Gombos
Valentine's Day Grams Christi Brown and Kandis Izuhara
Yearbook Amanda Richardson

Membership Directory

Our PTO Membership Directory is up and running! If this is your family’s first appearance in the Directory, you should have received an email inviting you to log in and set up a password. If you are a returning PTO member, please use the same password you used last year. Remember that the donation you made is tax-deductible; you can access your donation history by selecting Store/View Your Purchases. Thank you for your support!