May 1, 2019

2019 WSPTA Convention Wrap-up

On behalf of your Washington State PTA board of directors, thank you to everyone who attended the 106th Annual WSPTA Convention this past weekend. We learned a lot, laughed a lot, and danced a lot, so thank you for joining us!

If you were not able to attend this year’s convention, here is a recap of the business that was conducted:

Your 2019-21 WSPTA Board of Directors was elected and installed. Congratulations and thank you for serving!

  • Janice Kutzera, President
  • Julie Haase, Vice President
  • Tania Skinner, Secretary
  • Nancy Chamberlain, Finance Officer
  • Kimberli Swenson, Family and Community Engagement Director
  • Shelby Reynolds, Leadership Director
  • Kim Kuhne, Membership Director
  • Sharon Pfeiffer, Program Director
  • Sherry Rudolph, Area B Vice President
  • Kandy Schendel, Area C Vice President
  • Connie Andrews, Area D Vice President
  • Angela Steck, Area E Vice President

Seven amendments to the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws were passed. We will let you know as soon as the updated document is available on the website!

Individuals were honored with WSPTA Awards:

  • WSPTA Outstanding Advocate – Heidi Bennett
  • WSPTA Outstanding Educator – Dr. Michelle Reid, Northshore Superintendent
  • WSPTA Outstanding Service – Leanne Hawkins
  • WSPTA Outstanding Student Advocate – Mitchell Klein
  • WSPTA Honorary Life Membership – Rollie Cox

Awards of Excellence results were announced:

Membership Award results were announced:

Outstanding PTA of the Year results were announced:

  • Cedar Wood PTA 7.3.3 – Winner in the elementary division
  • HM Jackson High PTSA 7.3.95 – Winner in the secondary division

You won’t want to miss it, so please mark your calendars for next year’s convention May 15-17, 2020 in Lynnwood, WA.

Keep up the great work for kids and thank you for all you do!

Michelle Nims
WSPTA President, 2017-19

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