Tina Zubeck was elected and installed as the National PTA® Secretary-Treasurer at the June 2013 National PTA Convention. Prior to her election, she served on the National PTA Board of Directors as Field Service Committee chair and as a member of the Membership and Strategic Planning Committees.
Zubeck has been president, treasurer and legislative vice president of the Missouri PTA and was co-chair of the Missouri PTA’s 100th Anniversary celebration. She’s also been a member of the Platte County High School PTSA and the Show Me PTA, in addition to working for 22 years for the Platte County R-3 School District, where she currently serves as the school-community relations/communications coordinator.
An expert in the field of public relations, Zubeck is known for her extraordinary ability to get the message across, especially when it comes to the important issues surrounding education and the health and well-being of every child. Zubeck feels strongly about excellence in education and the unique role of PTA when it comes to providing support to schools nationwide, promoting responsible leadership and encouraging parents, teachers and the entire community to get involved in the rewarding work of nurturing and educating the next generation.
Zubeck also is an expert in school and community finance. She has served as a Platte County Education Foundation board member, a role in which she was responsible for overseeing a $265,000 investment portfolio. Prior assignments include acting as assistant accountant and assistant to the superintendent, serving on the Public School Retirement System Board, with responsibility over a $32 billion investment portfolio, serving as the secretary for the Missouri School Public Relations Association and serving as the chair of the Platte County Community Center North Mission Board, for which she led the annual capital campaign.
Outside the field of education, Zubeck has been deeply involved in other aspects of her community, including taking part in the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce 2013 Leadership Class, serving on the Ambassador Committee of the Platte City Chamber of Commerce, as well as serving on the Congressional Award Committee (as a representative for Congressman Sam Graves), the YMCA/PCCCN Mission Board and the Mid Continent Advisory Board, to which she was appointed by the Missouri governor. Zubeck was honored to receive the 2012 Missouri PR Professional of the Year award and the 2012 Greater Kansas City Spirit Award for community service, as well as the 2011 Truman Glenn Award, the highest community service award in Platte City. She was named Platte City Ambassador of the Year in 2011 and has received, among other honors, the Excellence in Education - Service to Education Award, the Missouri PTA Distinguished Service Award and the NPTA Life Achievement Award.
Zubeck and her husband, Bob Zubeck, have been married for more than 30 years and have three adult children—Bobby, Ashley and Ellen. They live in Platte City, Mo.