PTO Board General Responsibilities
Attend PTO Board & General Meetings: Actively participate in presenting ideas, updates, and evaluations on activities within your committee.
Manage the Budget: Allocate funds for your sub-committees, while managing to the overall established budget for your committee. Assist/review in creating budgets for specific events within your committee to manage costs.
End of Year Report: Keep records on activities, ideas, needs, and spending for your specific area throughout the year for use in creating your end of year report as Board Officer.
Team Support: Provide support for other members of the Executive Board by creating a safe team meeting environment, sharing information/collaborating on projects with other officers as relevant and helping the team achieve our goals for the year.
Meet the 2022-2023 PTO Board
Email SpraguePTO@gmail.com to contact any of the PTO Board Members or Committee Chairs.
Co-Presidents: Rose Nolan & Sneha Patel
Strategic oversight of all PTO programming and budgeting, liaison between Principal and PTO volunteers, facilitate Board meetings, represent Sprague at town-wide PTO meetings.
Co Vice-Presidents: Sita Mehta Merchea & Liz Sower
Works closely with the president to support the PTO.
Treasurers: Hande Alparslan & Jill Wells
Responsible for Sprague PTO finances, including vendor invoicing/payments, reimbursements, tax preparation, updates to the Board, annual fund and budget support.
Creative Arts & Sciences: Wendy Englebardt
Coordinate school-wide and grade-specific programs that support the curriculum, welcoming performers, scientists and authors into the school (ongoing September to June).
Secretary: Katie Sullivan
Responsible for recording and disseminating PTO meeting notes.
Social Co-Chairs: Dena Giggie & Sangita Kalidas
Oversee the organization and implementation of Sprague social events.
Communications: Liz Sower
Produce weekly publication of Sprague Pulse and all PTO e-blasts. Responsible for writing Townsman articles in the Fall and Spring.
Social Media Chair: Catherine Cerio
Manages Sprague's social media channels, including content creation, event promotion, spirit-building.
Spirit Wear Chair: Open Position
Procures Sprague Spirit gear for sale at school events.
Auction Chair: Bry Tartamella
Head of planning for the annual Sprague Auction.
Yearbook Coordinator: Jenny Lee
METCO Liason: Katie Sullivan & Kasia Schwarzman
Supports the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity in the development and promotion of integrated educational opportunities for urban and suburban students in the Greater Boston community.
Walk-to-School Coordinators: Katherine MacRostie & Doreen Barrett
Oversees all logistics for monthly Walk/Ride-to-School days, including volunteer recruitment, event set-up and breakdown.
Green Team: Open Position
Coordinates with Sprague staff to implement environmentally-friendly programs and processes.
Sprague Garden Masters: Tomoe Harrison, Margaret Flitsch, Xiaojing Su, & Rose Nolan
Coordinates Sprague Garden maintenance, including clean-ups, planting, and harvesting.
PAC Rep: Open Position
Provide a voice for Sprague at the PAC monthly meetings. The Wellesley PAC is a district-wide, independent organization of parents and caregivers of children in Wellesley who learn differently. (year-round)