Taylor Nelson - President
Laura Legacki - Vice President
Holly Lane - Treasurer
Meiling Hunter - Garden Czar
Lisa Vaughn - Communications
Article I – Name
The name of this organization shall be Stonegate Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (hereinafter referred to as “PTO”). The business address is Stonegate Elementary School PTO, 2500 La Jolla Street, West Sacramento, CA 95691.
Article II – Legal Status
The PTO is a California non-profit organization, organized for charitable purposes for Stonegate Elementary School (hereinafter referred to as “School”). The PTO’s federal employer ID number is 80-0676466.
Article III – Benefits
The property of this organization is irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes and no part of the net income or assets of this organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any officer or member thereof, or to the benefit of any private person. The organization and its officers and members in their official capacity shall not endorse a commercial entity, business, or product; although recognizing donors for their contributions to the organization is permitted. The organization is empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and reimbursements of expenses to individuals and companies if furtherance of the purposes of the organization as set out below.
Article IV – Purpose
The primary purpose of this organization is to foster relations among the parents, teachers and administrators, and to raise funds to make charitable contributions and fund programs and activities that will benefit the students who are attending or will attend the School by:
• Assisting students, teachers and administrators to improve the learning environment;
• Participating in the decision-making process establishing School policy;
• Implementing educational programs;
• Offering supportive services;
• Purchasing materials and supplies; and
• Constructing facilities and site improvements.
While it is the intent of the organization that its programs and events benefit all of the existing (and possibly future) students at the School, the organization may expend funds for programs or events that benefit only one grade, one class, or one student, at the discretion of the membership, as long as the purpose of the expenditure is reflected in at least one of the foregoing purposes of the organization.
Article V – Membership
Members. Parents (as used herein this term includes guardians or other adults standing in loco parentis for a student), teachers, administrators, and others in the community interested in furthering the purpose of this organization shall be eligible for membership at any time upon completion of a membership form. A member shall have the privilege of making motions, voting and holding office.
Dues. Beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, the Executive Board has voted in favor of free