• Represents OTMS PTO in the community and at school events
    • Presides over board meetings
    • Sets agendas
    • Coordinates early schedule pickup event
    • Gives PTO presentation at Parent Orientation and coordinates volunteers
    • Plans Student of the Quarter lunches
    • Coordinates Fun Day (Field Day)
    • Purchases and distributes Teacher of the Quarter gifts
    • Works on special projects
    • Helps treasurer with deposits as needed
    • Purchases small gifts for special occasions like national principals’ week, assistant principal’s week and administrative assistant day

     Executive Vice President

    • Assists the president
    • Carries out the president’s duties in his or her absence or inability to serve
    • Oversees some events and activities

     VP of Academic Affairs

    • Spearheads Teacher Appreciation events and week
    • Coordinates Eighth-Grade Picnic
    • Plans special events: Veterans Day reception, convocation breakfast
    • Purchases See You at the Pole donuts
    • Provides test day snacks for proctors


    • Records and distributes minutes
    • Keeps notebook of minutes, agendas and budget reports
    • Volunteers at events


    • Creates budget with President
    • Manages AP and AR
    • Provides tills for fundraising
    • Counts money from fundraising events and makes deposits
    • Maintains PTO Finance Manager
    • Provides monthly budget report at PTO board meeting
    • Reconciles account monthly
    • Purchases Parent and Teacher of the Year gifts

    VP of Public Affairs

    • Writes articles and supplies photos quarterly for Ridgeland Life Magazine
    • Handles school spirit sales (t-shirts and other items as needed)
    • Communicates to parents via PTO email newsletter as needed
    • Sends photos to local newspapers
    • Posts to PTO Facebook page and shares information with school and district web managers
    • Takes photos at school and PTO events
    • Updates scholarship, TOTY and POTY plaques with winners’ names each year

    VP of Fundraising

    • Handles PBIS party snack purchases, setup, sales and cleanup
    • Helps with spirit sales at select sporting events and RHS games
    • Coordinates Box Tops
    • Chairs fundraisers, including Bop’s shake sales, pancake breakfasts, restaurant nights, etc.

    Sixth-Grade Rep

    • Chairs grade-level homecoming float build
    • Chairs Holiday Havoc: activities, refreshments, volunteers
    • Chairs Spring Sock Hop: activities, refreshments, volunteers

    Seventh-Grade Rep

    • Chairs grade-level homecoming float build
    • Chairs holiday dance with eighth-grade rep
    • Chairs spring dance with eighth-grade rep

    Eighth-Grade Rep

    • Chairs grade-level homecoming float build
    • Chairs holiday dance with seventh-grade rep
    • Chairs spring dance with seventh-grade rep

    Past President/OTMS Administration

    • Attends meetings
    • Advises president and board members as needed

    Scholarship Committee (spring)

    • Coordinates and publicizes OTMS scholarship for RHS seniors
    • Keeps notebook of winning essays

    VP of Outreach

    • Coordinates Campus Cleanup Day
    • Helps as needed with the Kids Closet
    • Plans and oversees the International Festival
    • Delivers lunch to the Academic Options Center (Alternative Lunch)