Utah PTA Leadership Convention
Utah PTA Leadership Convention
Thursday and Friday, June 8 & 9, 2017
Murray High School
5440 South State Street, Murray, Ut 84107
Please watch the website for more information.
We are very excited for the opportunity to have convention held at Murray High School With the use of a school our costs will drop and we are going to be able to offer registration at a reduced price, hopefully allowing more individuals and PTAs to attend. We are hoping to reduce the cost of convention for the members to attend this year. Please watch the website for more information. Please plan your budgets now to allow for attendance at the Utah PTA Leadership Convention in June.
Registation IS Open
Workshop Information and Tentative Convention Schedule
A brief description of all workshop can be found in the Workshop booklet below. We are excited to see you at convention.
Convention Tentative Agenda
Thursday: June 8, 2017
7:30 AM–5:00 PM Registration
9:00 AM–10:30 AM First General Meeting
Reverence: Ben Engel – Skyline High School, Utah Poetry Out Loud Finalist
Keynote: Kevin Kling - Storyteller
10:45 AM–12:00 PM Workshop#1
12:15 PM–1:30 PM Lunch-$10.00*
1:45 PM–3:00 PM Workshop#2
3:15 PM–4:30 PM Workshop#3
4:45 PM–to approx.7:30 PM Second General Meeting – Business and Resolutions
Friday: June 9, 2017
7:30 – 11:30 Registration
9:00AM–10:30AM Third General Meeting- Message from National PTA: Leslie Boggs
3:00PM–4:30PM Dynamic Duo – Brad Barton and Matt Townsend
4:30PM End of Convention – Prize Drawings (must be present)
*Box Lunches will be purchased on online when you register for Convention. If you choose to not purchase lunch in advance there are restaurants near by and we will have a few Food Trucks on site.
UTAH PTA NOMINEES FOR 2017-2019
Nominees for the Utah PTA Board of Directors for 2017 - 2019 are:
President Elect -- Laney Benedict
Advocacy Vice President -- Kara Sherman
Secretary -- Corey Fairholm
Administrator Representative -- Dr. Martin Bates
Director of Leadership -- Kris Denison
Director of Membership -- Melanie Hammer
Education Commissioner -- LeAnn Wood
Individual Development Commissioner -- Jennifer Kalm
Student Involvement Commissioner -- Betty Shaw
According to the Utah PTA Bylaws Article XVI: Committee on Nominations for Utah PTA Officers, Directors, Commissioners, and Representative Section 5:
The committee on nominations shall nominate one eligible person for each office and position of director, commissioner, or representative to be filled at the annual convention. A list of the nominees shall be filed with the secretary of the Utah PTA, and the secretary shall send a copy to each member of the Utah PTA Board of Directors and to each council and local PTA/PTSA president not less than thirty (30) days prior to the date for the convening of the annual convention.
Nominations to Run From the Floor
Anyone who wishes to run from the floor for any of the postitions listed above may do so provided the nominee has filed his intention to become a candidate with the secretary of the UtahPTA at least fifteen (15) days prior to the annual convention. Nominations to run from the floor must be received at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 25, 2017. If you are interested in putting your name forward please be sure that you meet all qualification necessary for the position.
Requirement to Serve
All nominees must be members of a local unit.
To serve in the positions of President Elect: an individual must have served at least one (1) complete term at the time of the election on the Utah PTA Board of Directors and the individual must have served on the Utah PTA Board of Directors within the past 5 years. The individual must have served as a local president and it is also recommended that the individual has served on the Utah PTA finance committee and the Utah PTA bylaws committee.
To serve in the position of Advocacy Vice President: an indivudal must have served at least one (1) complete term at the time of the election on the Utah PTA Board of Directors within the past 5 years. The individual must have served as a Region Director or Region Associate Director for at least one (1) complete term.
To serve in the position of Secretary: an individual must have served at least one (1) complete term at the time of election on the Utah PTA Board of Directors and the indivudal must have served on the Utah PTA Board of Directors within the past 5 years. It highly recommended that the individual has served on the Utah PTA finance committee.
To serve in the postions of Administrative Representative: the indivudal must be currently employed as a Administrator within the state of Utah.
To serve in the position of a Director: an individal must has served at least one (1) complete term at the time of election on the Utah PTA Board of Directors and the individual must have served on the Utah PTA Board of Directors within the past 5 years.
To serve in the position of a Commissioner: the indivudal must have knowledge of the area the commission.
If you are interested in running from the floor please read the job description and be sure you meet the requirements to serve in the postion.
Use this link for Hotel's Utah PTA Rate while attending Utah PTA Convention. The link will take you to the Hotel Website where you will find then Utah PTA Discount Rate when registering for the Hotel Room/s.
|Hotel||Utah PTA Rate Link|
|Residence Inn, Murray||Book your group rate for PTA|
|Crystal Inn Hotel Suites, Midvale/Murray||Book your group rate for PTA|
|Holiday Inn Express, Murray - $104/King and $114/Two Queen and all rooms have a sofa bed as well||Call 801-352-8100 --Mention the PTA Group Rate when calling|
|Home2 Suites by Hilton in Murray||Book your group rate for PTA|
2017 Proposed Bylaws Amendments and Resolutions
Any proposed bylaws amendments and resolutions for the 2017 Leadership Convention will be posted within 30 days of the convention.. The business and Resolutions meeting will be held on Thursday, June 8th, at approximately 4:30 p.m. in the Murray High School.
It is important that you review the proposed bylaws amendments and resolution so you will come to the Leadership Convention prepared and ready to discuss and vote on the amendments and resolutions at the business meeting. When bylaws amendments are proposed there can be no amendments made on the floor. The voting on the proposed amendments will be an up or down vote, meaning yes or no. Resolution can be amended and require rigorous discussion to ensure Utah PTA has the best resolutions.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact a member of the board of directors for Utah PTA or the Utah PTA office and you will be directed as to who you should speak with.
Please check back often as we update various website pages for the June Leadership Convention, June 8 and June 9, 2017.
Please watch for the posting of the Proposed Resolutions for discussion at General Session 2, the Membership Business meeting.
EXHIBITOR VENDOR APLICATION
THE VENDOR APPLICATION FOR THE 2017 UTAH PTA JUNE LEADERSHIP CONVENTION
Utah PTA is excited to offer vendor space at our Leadership Training Convention on June 8th and 9th, 2017 at Murray High School, 5440 State St, Murray, UT 84107 (PLEASE NOTE the new venue and dates of Conference.)
Attendance at the convention is usually around 1100 or more attendees allowing vendors the opporunity to reach many areas and PTA Schools across the state.
Booth Applications are due to the Utah PTA office by Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Payment must be included to secure the booth. A Late fee of $100 will be assessed for applications received after May 17, 2017. Until you receive confirmation from Utah PTA, your space is not guaranteed.
Booth set up will take place on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The exhibitors area will not be ready for set up before 1:00 p.m.
Please read the attached Application fully and return the application and fee to Utah PTA.
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 to set up a booth in the Utah PTA Exhibitors Hall.
2017 PROGRAM AND RESOURCE FAIR BOOTH APPLICATION
Utah PTA is excited to offer booth space at our annual Leadership Convention on Thursday and Friday, JUNE 8 & th, 2017 at Murray High School, 5400 State Street, Murray, Utah 84107. (PLEASE NOTE the new venue and dates of the Conference.)
Attendance at the convention is usually around 1200 or more attendees allowing vendors the opporunity to reach many areas and PTA Schools across the state.
Booth Applications are due at the Utah PTA office by Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Payment must be included to secure the booth. Until you receive confirmation from Utah PTA, your space is not guaranteed.
Booth set up will take place on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Set up for participants in the Program and Resource Fair will not be available before 1:00 p.m.
Please read the attached Application fully and return the application and fee to Utah PTA by
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 to set up a booth in the Utah PTA Program and Resources Fair.