Description of positions: http://bit.ly/BHSPAroles (tasks are subject to change from year to year, but this gives an overview)
Per the bylaws, each position on the board may be filled by two people except Treasurer.
If you are interested in running for a position as an officer of committee chair, or you'd like to join a committee, please contact BHSBucsParents@gmail.com.
Co-Presidents: Kerry Rackey & Susan DiGangi
Co-Vice Presidents: Robin Steele & Amber Hanson
Treasurer: Diane Bernstein
Secretary: Jenn Puhle
Communications Coordinator Secretary: Paula Gilarde
Webmaster: Jenny Stewart
Co-Chairs of the Hospitality Committee:
Stacy Mortenson and Vacancy (contact BHSBucsParents@gmail.com if you’re interested in this Co-Chair position)
Coordinate occasional refreshments at Principal Roundtables and enrichment programs, and plans food and refreshments for four teacher events, i.e., the Welcome Back Teacher Pizza Luncheon in the Fall, Parent-Teacher Conference Night dinner for the teachers, National Teacher Appreciation Day Lunch, and End of the Year Lunch.
Co-Chairs of All Night Graduation (ANG) Party Committee: (Co-Chairs remain in position indefinitely)
Kerry Rackey & and Dawn Kociubes BedfordANG@gmail.com
Plans and oversees BHS's safe substance-free, fun-filled graduation party for seniors at the high school that runs overnight on the night of graduation.
Co-Chairs Senior Fashion Show Committee:
Vacancy -- ideally the Chair(s) hold office for several years
(contact BedfordANG@gmail.com if you’re interested in a Co-Chair position)
Plans and oversees BHS's fashion show where seniors model clothes from several vendors. This event is a fundraiser for the All Night Grad Party. Responsibilities include confirming the vendors and getting parent volunteers to help with getting senior models, booking their fittings, confirming the date and venue, selling tickets, and running the fabulous show.
Co-Chairs Senior Parents Send-Off (SSO) Committee: (Chair(s) always are senior parents)
Michelle Saber & Raelene Houck: BHSParentsParty@gmail.com (only year as Co-Chairs)
When seniors go to their prom, their parents get together to celebrate, reminisce, and enjoy each other's company one last time before their kids fly the nest. Chair(s) plans the SSO Party, books the venue, and plans the food, registration and slideshow.
Student Planner & Student Directory Committee:
Chair: Jenny Stewart
Collect student and family data from the school to make a student directory; solicit ads from local businesses to help defray the cost of the directory and student planners. This job also oversees the printing of the student planner which is prepared by BHS but paid for by the BHSPA.
Election Committee: comprised of 2020 Officers
Publicizes open positions and plans election.
2020 BHS PARENTS AD HOC COMMITTEE: formed May 2020 due to the pandemic altering school and senior events. The term shall expire December 2020 or earlier, depending on the finalization of celebration plans for the senior class. Chaired by Lori Alper, Lisa Warhover, and Michelle Saber. Contact via firstname.lastname@example.org
Standing meetings on the second Thursday of each month during the school year, except for holidays. The one-hour long meeting starts at 7:50 am in the BHS Principal's Conference Room and is OPEN TO ALL BHS PARENTS/GUARDIANS.
BHSPA officers meet with the Principal to plan and address parent concerns, and afterwards, the officers have their own meeting to vote, if needed, followup on issues raised, and plan events, strategize, and vote, as needed. Join us! If you have a concern you wish addressed, please contact any of the BHSPA Officers who will insure that your voice is heard. BHSPA agenda and minutes are available at any time.
The BHSPA's board and committee chairs need help in its endeavors to support to BHS, its students, administration, and activities. Contact BHSBucsParents@gmail.com about joining any of these positions.
Don’t see something here but still want to help? We’d love to hear from you!