Committees

2018-2019 Committee Descriptions & Chair Contact

6th Grade Events - October 4, 2018
Coordinates 6th grade programs. Obtains volunteers & donations from 6th grade families for Fall Social, Teacher Appreciation Week and other events as needed. 
Chair - Chimere Trimble, chimerechisolm@yahoo.com
 
7th Grade Events - October 9, 2018
Coordinates 7th grade programs. Obtains volunteers & donations from 7th grade families for Fall Social, Teacher Appreciation Week and other events as needed.
Chairs - Nicole Fields, rnfields@comcast.net and Jim McKinley, jimmckinley@gmail.com

8th Grade Events
Coordinates 8th grade programs. Obtains volunteers & donations from 8th grade families for 8th grade spring dance, Teacher Appreciation Week and other events as needed. Chairs 8th grade dance committee & gives status reports to PTSA Executive Board.
Chair - Keisha Hines-Craft, khcraft2@gmail.com and Alejandra Constantino, aleconstan@hotmail.com   

Book Fair
Chair - Amy Gomez, am6102@hotmail.com

“Box Tops” & Earnings Programs
Coordinates community wide collection contests & handles redemption process of Box Tops.  Serves as school liaison to Publix & Target Rewards.  Promotes LMS needs to neighborhood HOA e-news editors, churches, Sr. Centers, and community.  Chair reports earned income (as it is received) to PTSA Executive Board.
Chair - Open 

Bulletin Boards
Maintains PTSA info on bulletin boards with PTSA Exec Board & Administration’s direction.
Chair – Deb Stavros, djhstavros@gmail.com 

Community Outreach
Work with the LMS school counselors & local community leaders to create awareness programs & activities that benefit our greater community (i.e., Giving Tree).  Chair is PTSA contact person to determine how LMS can provide immediate relief for LMS families/faculty in need due to death, severe illness, fire, etc.
Chair - Open

Copy Room
Chair trains volunteer workers, coordinates and maintain work schedules for Production Lab (copy room).  Committee is responsible for making & distributing all school copies.
Chair - Cheryl Butler, talk2cheryl@gmail.com

Dollars for Turkeys
LMS students & families bring in their dollars / change to raise money for those in need for the Holidays.
Chair - Victoria Jansma, vjansma1@gmail.com 

E-News
LMS e-mail communication system editor.  Maintains automatic distribution list from website.  Consolidates important updates and/or upcoming events from 4 feeder elementary schools, Hillgrove HS, CCSD, local police/fire & LMS Administration.  Writes & posts news using web-based e-News tool to ensure timely communication & awareness.
Chair - Cristy Griffith, cristygriffith@gmail.com 

Grounds
Works with the LMS & CCSD Maintenance, LMS family & community volunteers to plan work sessions for grounds improvement.  Work may ude planting flowers/trees, weeding, spreading pine straw and light construction projects.  
Chair - Christen Knickerbocker, cmknicker@gmail.com

 Honor Celebration
Coordinate the purchase and distribution of "Treats" for Honor Roll Students to be given out during 3 designated "Hawk Time" events as recognition for earning "All As" or all "As and Bs".  Coordinates an honor student celebration to follow the 6th and 7th Grade Awards event at the end of the year. 
Chair - Open

Honor Wall Display
Create & implement thematic displays for Fall, Winter and Spring quarters honoring those students receiving all "A" grades and students receiving all "A & B" grades with guidance from Administration.  
Chair - Angie May, 2angiemay@gmail.com 

Hospitality
Plans and coordinates all volunteers, donations, food and decoration purchases for general PTSA events. Some events include Staff Welcome Back Lunch, Xmas Dessert Buffet, and Teacher Appreciation Week Lunches as well as other events as needed.
Chair - Chelsea Smith, smithfamily21020@icloud.com 

Legislative
Communicates important local and state government PTSA issues to LMS families.
Chair - Open

Membership
Committee Chair & Exec Board develop a membership growth plan to support school PTSA events and programs.  Committee works during the summer to create/update all membership forms & packets, as well as obtain company promotionals and product incentives for membership packets. Committee conducts membership drive during Rising 6th Grade Boot Camp, Meet & Greet Event before school begins, Open House, and Fall Grade Level Social Event Ticket sales to collect membership forms/dues.
Chair - Alejandra Constantino, aleconstan@hotmail.com

Red Ribbon Anti-Drug Week
Coordinates the alcohol, tobacco, drug, and violence prevention awareness campaign in October. Coordinates and schedules week long themes, activities and outside programs.
Chair - Joyce Beck, ugadogs1992@gmail.com 

Reflections
Coordinates LMS participation in PTSA’s arts recognition program for students. Program emphasizes the importance of art in schools. Follows National guidelines for entries: http://www.georgiapta.org/reflections/
Chair – Carina Subagio, c4r1n428@gmail.com.  Find LMS Student Entry Form at http://www.lovinggoodptsa.org/?q=reflections 

School Store & Spirit Wear
Designs spirit wear, orders and maintains product levels for the school store with board approval and direction. Coordinates volunteer work schedules for store’s daily operation (8:50am - 9:10am).
Chairs - Dina Wolfe, dsw@swatl.com and Adriane Abrahams, smabrams732@gmail.com 

Spirit Nights
Coordinates with local businesses who give a portion of their proceeds back to LMS on designated Spirit Nights.
Chair - Alejandra Constantino, aleconstan@hotmail.com

Teacher of the Month and Student of the Month Recognition Program
Chair coordinates Teacher of Month Award & works with Board on implementing various Student Recognition programs.  Committee develops Award Baskets for TOM, creates classroom “TOM” door decoration, and maintains forms on bulletin boards.
Chair – Nicole Fields, rnfields@comcast.net 

Veteran's Day
Chair - Debbie McKinley, debbie_mcKinley@homedepot.com

Website 
Maintains school's PTSA webpage: http://www.lovinggoodptsa.org
Chair - Angie May, 2angiemay@gmail.com