Who we are and how we serve….

Who we are and how we serve….

The PTO Board consists of 9 members who manage and direct the affairs of the PTO.

  • 5 elected officers: President, Vice President, 2nd VP Membership, Secretary, and Treasurer
  • 3 appointed standing committee chairs: Fundraising, Community Enrichment and Hospitality
  • 1 FCA administrator: Headmaster or a designee

Introducing the 2018-2019 PTO Board members!

  • Officers
  • Committee Chairs
  • FCA Administration
  • Board Position Descriptions

Linsi Neal
President – president@fcapto.com

 

This is Linsi’s seventh year at Founders Classical Academy. She has two daughters who attend Founders, Meghan (5th grade) and Adelyn (1st grade), who both love school! Linsi teaches Group Fitness classes at the gym during the week and volunteers at her church both on the worship team and by teaching the 5th grade girls. Other hobbies include photography, playing the piano, singing and sewing. Linsi loves spending time with friends and enjoys being able to encourage others in life! She continually encourages and challenges others to feel good about themselves both in and out of the gym by giving them different options to challenge themselves to grow in areas where change is desired.

Kristen Solete
1st Vice President – vp@fcapto.com

Gentry Lawrence
2nd VP Memberships – membership@fcapto.com

Leslie Hargus
Secretary – secretary@fcapto.com

Triccia Simeon
Treasurer – treasurer@fcapto.com

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Fundraising – fundraising@fcapto.com

Mary McDonald
Hospitality – hospitality@fcapto.com

Patricia Reed
Community Enrichment- community@fcapto.com

Jason Caros – jcaros@responsiveed.com
Headmaster

 

Alex Misko – amisko@responsiveed.com
Assistant Headmaster Upper School

 

Gene Holloway – gholloway@responsiveed.com
Assistant Headmaster Grammar School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The President shall be responsible for:

  • Setting the agenda and presiding over General Meetings of the organization and Board Meetings
  • Serving as the primary contact for the Headmaster
  • Representing FCAPTO at meetings outside the organization
  • Serving as an ex officio member of all committees except the nominating committee
  • Coordinating the work of all the officers and committees so that the purpose of the organization is served
  • Having signature authority on checks
  • Making every effort to foster a sense of community within FCAPTO
  • Providing guidance and assistance to officers and Committee Chairs to ensure each fulfills his or her obligations as set by the Bylaws and the Board of Directors

 

The First Vice President (Aid to President) shall be responsible for:

  • Assisting the President and carrying out the President’s duties in his or her absence or inability to serve
  • Having signature authority on checks
  • Performing delegated duties assigned by the President
  • Acting as the parent liaison to the Founders Classical Academy community
  • Working with the teacher representatives to coordinate efforts in both the grammar and upper schools for FCA activities
  • The Second Vice President of Membership shall be responsible for:
  • Executing the annual FCAPTO membership drive
  • Maintaining an up-to-date roster of members and alumni
  • Performing delegated duties assigned by the President
  • Planning and implementing strategies for encouraging membership to attain a goal of 100% parent and teacher participation
  • Maintaining a database of volunteers and their talents
  • Having signature authority on checks

 

The Second Vice President of Membership shall be responsible for:

  • Executing the annual FCAPTO membership drive
  • Maintaining an up-to-date roster of members and alumni
  • Performing delegated duties assigned by the President
  • Planning and implementing strategies for encouraging membership to attain a goal of 100%
  • parent and teacher participation
  • Maintaining a database of volunteers and their talents
  • Having signature authority on checks

 

The Secretary shall be responsible for:

  • Keeping all records of the organization
  • Taking minutes at each meeting and distributing a copy to each member of the Board of Directors
  • Posting a copy of the minutes each month on the FCAPTO website
  • Handling correspondence
  • Sending notices of meetings to the membership
  • Keeping a copy of important documents and bringing them to meetings ( ie, the minutes book,
  • bylaws, standing rules, membership list, and any other necessary supplies)

 

The Treasurer shall be responsible for:

  • Collecting all funds of the organization and depositing them into the bank on a timely basis
  • Keeping an accurate record of all financial transactions in an accounting system. Recording of receipts and expenditures, and pay out funds in accordance with the approval of the Board of
  • Directors
  • Having signature authority on checks
  • Present financial statements at every meeting and at other times of the year when requested
  • by the Board of Directors, and make a full report at the end of the year.
  • Preparing the annual budget and presenting it to the Board in July or August for approval
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Working with the Audit Committee to ensure all federal and state tax returns are filed in a timely manner