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About National PTA Elections

National PTA elections are held at our annual convention. The 2021 elections will be held in Grapevine, Texas June 24-27. The Nominating and Leadership Recruitment Committee (NLRC) is now recruiting for the next election cycle. Learn more about the Letter of Interest process at PTA.org/LOI.

Candidates are selected based on their competencies as demonstrated in their Letter of Interest application, interview and reference feedback. The NLRC developed Competencies and Criteria for slated candidates based on a needs assessment and leadership feedback. For a description of our election process, review both the Governance Policy Manual and our National PTA Bylaws.

Questions for NLRC? Email LeadershipRecruitment@pta.org or call (703) 518-1251.