Current Board Members (2018-2019 School Year)

Co-Presidents: Sandy Chum-Wu, Leslie Tulumello
The president and /or co-president shall preside at all meetings of the PTO of TAOTS; is an ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee; appoint PTO of TAOTS committee chairpersons with the approval of the executive board; encourage meaningful participation in all parent and school activities; provide opportunities for members’ leadership development; delegate responsibilities to members of the PTO of TAOTS as needed; attend all regular meetings of the presidents’ council; is a mandatory member of the School Leadership Team; meet regularly with the executive board members; plan the agendas for the general membership meetings;  is one of the eligible signatories on checks; and assist with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board. (Co-presidents must determine who will serve on the SLT and who will attend President Council meetings.)

Vice President: Adrienne Temperino
The vice president is responsible for assisting the Co-Presidents and shall assume the Co-Presidents’ duties in their absence or at the President’s request; assisting with efforts to engage parents as volunteers; coordinating parent volunteer availability and duties prior to events; in charge of community affairs, such as the coordination of building-wide events where the three schools are involved; maintaining records or a database of school-wide volunteers and make these records and/or database available to all fundraising and event chairs and other members of the PTO of TAOTS as necessary; and assisting with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board.

Treasurers: Steven Saporito
The treasurer is responsible for all financial affairs and funds of the PTO of TAOTS; maintaining an updated record of all income and expenditures on school premises; being one of the signatories on checks; adhering to and implementing all financial procedures established by the PTO of TAOTS; preparing and presenting a written report of all transactions at every executive board and general membership meeting (which includes income, refunds, reimbursements and other expenditures, and opening and closing balances for the reporting period); preparing the PTO of TAOTS’s interim and annual financial reports; making available all books and financial records for viewing by members upon request and for audit; assisting with the annual filing of required reports with the IRS and NYS Tax Authorities; and assist with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board.

Recording Secretary: Anna Messina
The recording secretary is responsible for recording minutes at all PTO of TAOTS meetings; preparing notices, agendas, sign-in sheets and materials for distribution; preparing and reading the minutes at PTO of TAOTS meetings; distributing copies of the minutes for review and approval by the general membership; maintaining the custody of the PTO of TAOTS’s records on school premises; incorporating all amendments into the bylaws, and; making sure that signed copies of the bylaws with the latest amendments are on file in the principal’s office; and assisting with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board.

Communication Secretary: Viktoriya Varpakhovich
The communication secretary is responsible for preparing and distributing paper and electronic notices of all PTO of TAOTS meetings and other PTO of TAOTS communications to the Membership; overseeing the PTO of TAOTS’ efforts to share information with school families and to publish written materials; and assisting with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board.

Fundraising Secretary: Lana Lerner
The Fundraising Secretary is responsible for coordinating special events and sales; coordinating the annual gala, book sales, picture day, and any other fundraiser that the organization decides to hold, and; encouraging meaningful participation in all school activities and events; and assisting with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board.

Assistant Treasurer: Dina Gramegna
The Assistant Treasurer is responsible for assisting the Treasurer with any and/or all of her/his duties, and shall be one of the signatories on the checks; assuming the duties of Treasurer in their absence or at the President’s request; assisting with the annual filing of required reports with the IRS and NYS Tax Authorities; and assisting with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board.

Corresponding Secretary: Lisa Dugan
The corresponding secretary is responsible for coordinating duplication and distribution of all correspondence for the organization; assisting with all mailing needs of the organization; may be responsible for reviewing, maintaining and responding to all correspondence addressed to the PTO of TAOTS; assuming the duties of recording secretary in their absence or at the President’s request; assisting with the annual filing of required reports with the IRS and NYS Tax Authorities; and assisting with the June transfer of all PTO of TAOTS correspondence to the incoming executive board.

Technology Secretary: Tina Sum
The technology secretary is responsible for maintaining the TAOTS PTO email system and updating of the PTO of TAOTS’ website; shall assist with the creation and maintenance of online forms, event tickets, electronic payment and online school store; shall oversee the integration of other related technology to ensure access and data security; and assist with the June transfer of PTO of TAOTS records, including all pertinent user ids and passwords, to the incoming executive board.