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National PTA Leadership Positions

Thank you for your interest in a National PTA leadership position. The call for leaders for both the National PTA Board of Directors and National PTA Committee positions (2021-2023) is now closed. If you would like to be contacted about upcoming deadlines for leadership positions, join our email list.

Elections

National PTA holds elections for Officer, Board of Directors and Nominating and Leadership Recruitment Committee (NLRC) positions. Interested candidates who wish to be elected to serve in a national capacity must submit their letter of interest during the LOI open season in the fall of each year.


NLRC Announces 2021 Slate of Candidates

The 2021 Nominating and Leadership Recruitment Committee (NLRC) is proud to announce the 2021 Slate of Candidates.

Candidates are selected based on their competencies as demonstrated in their Letter of Interest application, interview and reference feedback. The Nominating and Leadership Recruitment Committee developed Competencies and Criteria for slated candidates based on a needs assessment and leadership feedback.

2021 Slated Officer Candidates (2021-2023 Term)

  • Yvonne Johnson (DE), President-Elect
  • William Potts-Datema (GA), Secretary-Treasurer
  • Collin Robinson (OR), Vice President of Advocacy
  • Jude Bruno (FL), Vice President of Membership

2021 Slated Board Member Candidates (2021-2023 Term)

  • Rose Acerra (NJ)
  • Stacy Bateman (UT)
  • Candy Jo Bracken (AK)
  • Erik Champy (MA)
  • Sergio Chavez (AZ)
  • Cindy Gerhardt (GA)
  • Lisa Mack (OH)
  • Jeff Price (CA)

2021 Slated NLRC Candidates (2021-2024 Term)

  • Lawrence Clermont (FL)
  • Kris Garst (Europe)

The National PTA Bylaws allow individuals to self-nominate for these positions. Consistent with the Elections Policy, as outlined in the Governance Policy Manual, individuals wishing to self-nominate must have been considered by the NLRC through the Letter of Interest. Information for the self-nomination process has been provided to individuals having met requisites outlined in the Elections Policy. The election will be held during the 2021 National PTA Convention & Expo

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact NLRC at LeadershipRecruitment@PTA.org.



New Election Policy

The National PTA Board of Directors adopted new Election Policy Sept. 30, 2020. An immediate implication of this policy change is that all candidates who wish to be elected to serve in a national capacity must submit their letter of interest during the LOI open season in the fall of each year.

All candidates will be vetted by the NLRC that will then determine a slate of candidates as in previous years. Those who are not selected may then elect to run from the floor as self-nominated candidates and may declare that interest as they might have done in previous years.

No one can nominate themselves if they have not already placed their name in consideration with the NLRC as that is now a prerequisite for self-nomination.



Candidates are selected based on their competencies as demonstrated in their Letter of Interest application, interview and reference feedback. For a description of our election process, review both the Governance Policy Manual and our National PTA Bylaws.

Questions


Email LeadershipRecruitment@pta.org or call (703) 518-1251.