Board Members & Committees


Email the PTO:

Co-Chair: Paige Ware
Co-Chair: Open Position

Co-Secretary: Kim Whaley
Co-Secretary: Open Position

Co-Treasurer: Jason Hoyme
Co-Treasurer: Open Position

DSC Liaison:  Allison Cramer

Dowling Directory:  Leah Mackenzie -

Dowling Yearbook Team Lead: Nicole Ave'lallemant -

Fall Campout: Lisa Mitchell -

Silent Auction: Paige Ware -

Green Team: Shelly Connor -

Read-a-thon: Kara Verhage -

Usedbook sale: Nina Manley -

Carnival: Amy Retherford -


PTO Board Roles and Responsibilities

All PTO Board Members:

Attend monthly meetings

Promote communication and parent engagement

Support events



Provide oversight of the activities of officers and committees

Develop agendas and facilitate meetings, ensuring active members
receive reminders

Respond to questions, comments, and complaints, and serve as the
liaison to the front office, working together with all team members

Maintain a current copy of the bylaws


Maintain and balance the PTO checkbook and other financial records

Maintain an accurate account of receipts and expenditures, presenting
at monthly meetings

Sign checks to make disbursements as authorized by the Board in
accordance with the budget

Schedule a review of financial records when there is a change of
treasurer and at the end of the budget year, by either an external
auditor or no fewer than three members of the PTO


Records minutes and attendance at each meeting, posts them in Dropbox,
and sends them in be posted on the school website

Responsible for PTO communication update in school monthly newsletter