Question: Does a PTO President have to have a child currently enroled in the school?
Our president is the grand-mother of a former student. The school principle claims she can not be president because she does not have a child enrolled in the school? Is this true?
Asked by Anonymous
Advice from PTO TodayCraig writes:
It depends entirely on your group's bylaws. How do they define membership in your group? Is it anyone who pays dues, or is it limited to anyone who has a child in the school? And do your bylaws list any further limitation on who can hold office (ie must have a child in the school)? If your bylaws don't have any of those limits, then it's perfectly fine for the grandmother of the former student to be president.
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