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National PTA Leadership Positions

Thank you for your interest in a National PTA leadership position.

National PTA is seeking candidates to stand for election at the National PTA Convention (virtual) in June 2024. The available positions include:

  • Two (2) Members for the Nominating and Leadership Recruitment Committee (2024-2027 term)

Standing and Special Committees are appointed by the President and approved by the Board of Directors. Committee appointments for the 2023-2026 term are complete at this time, however if you are interested in joining our email list to receive notices of future leadership opportunities, please click here.


Elections

NLRC Announces 2024 Slate of Candidates

 

The Nominating and Leadership Recruitment Committee (NLRC) is proud to announce the 2024 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.

2024 Slated NLRC Candidates (2024-2027 Term)

  • David Allan-Matheson (New Jersey)
  • Dianira Young (Louisiana)

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 the requisites outlined in the Elections Policy. The election will be held during the 2024 National PTA Convention Virtual Convention, June 27-29.


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.


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.