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Board Chairs.  At least one member from each standing committee is expected to attend all regularly scheduled meetings of the Association.  There may be two co-leaders with a support committee.  The Board is not limited to these committees.  Other ad-hoc committees may be appointed by the President as needed.  All chairpersons of standing committees shall become Board members.

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Class Representatives

Senior Class Representatives:

  • Assist/oversee Project Graduation.

  • Assist Grade Administrator with activities for seniors.

  • Manage collection of Project Graduation dues.

  • Manage communication with parents.

  • Plan and organize graduation activities.

  • Coordinate fundraising for Project Graduation.

  • Update and maintain senior class parent email directory.

  • Maintain checking account.

  • Provide financial records and reporting documents to the Class Representative Financial Coordinator.

  • Coordinate use of tax exempt certificate with the treasurer.

  • Coordinate class parent social(s).

Junior Class Representatives:

  • Assist Grade Administrator with activities for juniors.

  • Coordinate minimum of one fundraiser toward Project Graduation for their class.

  • Coordinate clean-up (wrecking ball) of Project Graduation for graduating seniors.

  • Update and maintain junior class parent email directory.

  • Maintain checking account.

  • Provide financial records and reporting documents to the Class Representative Financial Coordinator.

  • Coordinate use of tax exempt certificate with the treasurer.

  • Coordinate class parent social(s). 

Sophomore Class Representatives:

  • Assist Grade Administrator with activities for sophomores.

  • Coordinate a minimum of one fundraiser toward Project Graduation for their class.

  • Update and maintain sophomore class parent email directory.

  • Maintain checking account.

  • Provide financial records and reporting documents to the Class Representative Financial Coordinator.

  • Coordinate use of tax exempt certificate with the treasurer.

  • Coordinate class parent social(s). 

Freshman Class Representatives:

  • Assist Grade Administrator with activities for freshmen.

  • Coordinate a minimum of one fundraiser toward Project Graduation for their class.

  • Create freshman class parent email directory.

  • Set up and maintain checking account.

  • Provide financial records and reporting documents to the Class Representative Financial Coordinator.

  • Coordinate use of tax exempt certificate with the treasurer.

  • Coordinate class parent social(s). 

Class Representative Financial Coordinator:

  • Liaise with Project Graduation and Class Representatives to ensure that appropriate records are maintained of all receipts and expenditures.

  • Gather appropriate information for tax preparation and coordinate with treasurer.

Committees

Directory Design:

  • Responsible for all facets of the Association’s directory design and content from inception to printing.

  • Obtain student and faculty information, as well as school calendar and schedules, and RHS Board information.

  • Obtain artwork designs (through the RHS Art Department) for cover use.

  • Format directory.

  • Coordinate delivery of finalized directory to printer.

Directory Distribution:

  • Obtain ordering information from the Treasurer.

  • Support design chair with proofreading.

  • Obtain directory mailing labels from Ridgewood Board of Education.

  • Pick up from printer and mail directories.

Hospitality Chair:

  • Responsible for coordinating refreshments for RHS faculty events.

  • Responsible for the coordination of dates/locations of the events with the Principal's secretary.

  • Communicate schedule with Association President.

Finance Committee:

  • Executive Committee shall serve as the Finance Committee.

  • The Treasurer shall serve as Chairperson.

  •  The Finance Committee shall oversee the financial aspects of the Association and make recommendations for expenditures, and shall assist the Treasurer in preparing the budget.

  • The Finance Committee recommends next year's dues for June meeting.

Nominating Committee:

  • The Nominating Committee shall consist of five (5) people.  The Nominating Committee Chairperson shall appoint the following year’s chairperson from the previous year’s Nominating Committee.  The nominating chairperson shall appoint one additional member from the Association’s Board (excluding Officers of the Association) and three members from the general membership.  The Nominating Committee shall solicit the general membership in its search for nominees.  All nominees must be members of the Association and the consent of all candidates must be given before their names are placed in nomination.

  • The Nominating Committee is required to nominate one candidate for each of the elected Executive Committee positions and then present the proposed slate to the general membership.  The slate shall be published prior to the Annual meeting.  No one from the Nominating Committee may be placed in nomination for the Executive Committee for the following year. No one may serve on the Nominating Committee for more than two consecutive years.  At the Annual meeting, additional nominations may be made from the floor provided that concurrently with such nomination, a written consent of the nominee is submitted at the meeting.

RHS Cares Committee:

  • Provide support to members of the RHS community and their immediate households in times of crisis.

  • Coordinate with the HSA President, Board and appropriate RHS Administrators and Teachers.

  • Contact families who may wish assistance from RHS Cares.

  • Coordinates services for families in accordance with RHS Cares mission statement.

Liaisons  (Liaisons are non-voting positions.)

BOE Liaison:  Attend all Board of Education meetings (or watch them on TV) and report at Association meetings.

Curriculum Communications Committee Liaison (two year term):

  • Function as liaison regarding curriculum and instruction.

  • Attend district Curriculum meetings (three times per year).

  • Report findings to the Association and to the community.

Faculty Liaison:  One or two faculty members, designated by the Principal, to provide the viewpoint of Professional staff on issues under consideration by the Association.

Friends of Music Liaison:  Act as liaison between Friends of Music and the Association.

Jamboree Liaison:  Act as liaison between the Association and Jamboree.

Learning Services Liaison:  Attend bi-monthly meetings of the Learning Services Home and School Association (LSHSA) and act as liaison between the special needs community at the High School and the LSHSA.

Ridgewood Education Foundation (REF) Liaison:   Attend REF meetings and share pertinent information at the Association’s meetings.

Safety Liaison:  Act as liaison between parents, administration and the police department.  Attend quarterly meetings with Citizens Safety Advisory Committee.

Student Council Liaison:  Two representatives to provide the viewpoint of students on issues under consideration by the Association Board and act as liaison between the Association and Student Council.

Youth Center Liaison:  Act as liaison between the Youth Center and the Association and liaise with the Community Center Advisory Board.

Last Updated: 1/17/10