Executive Board Positions 2023-2024

The nominating committee presented the slate of officers for the 2023-24 year.

If you are interested in running for any SOCES PTA office as a nomination from the floor, please contact Nominating Committee Chairperson, Elizabeth Brancati, (elizabeth.brancati@gmail.com) prior to May 15th.

Voting will take place at our May General Meeting on 5/17 at 7pm/WOS cafeteria. Only paid SOCES PTA members can vote.

Huge thanks to our volunteers on this years nominating committee!

SOCES PTA Unit Bylaws:

Section 1. Each officer shall be a member of this PTA.
Section 2. Officers and their election: a. The officers of the association shall consist of a president, 2 vice president(s), a recording secretary, a corresponding secretary, and a treasurer. b. Officers shall be elected by ballot annually at a regular meeting of the association in the month of May. However, if there is only one nominee for any office, election for that office may be by voice vote. c. Officers shall assume their official duties on July 1 and shall serve for a term of one year or until a successor is elected. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, no member shall remain in office for more than two consecutive one-year terms or one two-year term. In the event a successor is not elected after said two years, the position shall be declared vacant and the vacancy shall be filled as provided in these bylaws. d. Officers may serve for a maximum of two consecutive one-year terms in the same office. An officer who has served more than one-half of a term shall be credited with having served that term. # e. No person shall hold more than one office at the same time. # f. No person under the age of 18 shall be eligible to serve in the office of president, recording secretary (or secretary) or treasurer.
Section 3. Nominating Committee a. There shall be a nominating committee consisting of 5 members: 2 of whom shall be elected by the executive board from its body, and 3 who shall not be members of the executive board, elected by the association at a regular meeting of the association at least sixty (60) days prior to the election meeting. The committee shall elect its chair. An alternate will be elected. b. The nominating committee shall nominate one person for each office to be filled. c. Members of the nominating committee may be nominees for office without resigning from the committee. d. Only those persons who have consented to serve if elected shall be nominated for or elected to such office. e. The nominating committee shall present its report at the regular meeting of the association in May at which time additional nominations may be made from the floor. (See letter (f) if applicable). The report of the nominating committee will be published two weeks prior to the meeting. f. Additional nominations may be made from the floor provided the written consent of the nominee has been secured and the chair of the nominating committee has received notice at least two business days prior to the election meeting of the candidate's intention to run.
Section 4. Vacancies A vacancy occurring in any office shall be filled for the unexpired term by a person elected by a majority vote of the executive board, notice of such election having been given to the executive board. In case a vacancy occurs in the office of the president, the first vice president shall serve notice of the election to the executive board. 


The president shall: 

The vice president(s) shall: 

The recording secretary shall: 

The corresponding secretary shall: 

The treasurer shall: 

All officers shall: 

For the full copy of the SOCES PTA bylaw - click here