Question: co-president

What are the roles of the co-presidents, One parent and one teacher. Can one make a decision, or approve a decision without the other co-president input.

Asked by Anonymous



Advice from PTO Today

Craig writes:
You've hit on exactly the problem with having copresidents—figuring out who makes the final decision, especially if the copresidents disagree. For copresidents to work, they need to set their own ground rules and communicate frequently. In a good working relationship, copresidents would trust each other to make smaller decisions independently, while larger issues would require a consensus. Read the article Cochair Survival Skills for tips on how to make this work.

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