TTU Upward Bound Parent Council
The name of this organization shall be the TTU Upward Bound Parent council, hereinafter
known as the Parent Council.
The purpose of the Parent Council shall be to support Upward Bound Programs and its
mission as expressed in the program's mission statement by promoting effective communications,
understand, and cooperative relationships among the parents, staff, faculty, alumni,
and students of Upward Bound Programs and stimulating effective parental participation
in support of the program.
The parent Council shall be composed of every parent, guardian, or custodian of a
student currently enrolled in the Upward Bound Program.
Officers and Duties
- The President shall preside at all meetings of the Parent Council and the Executive
Committee of the Parent Council; serve as liaison between the Parent Council, and
the Upward Bound administration; ensure appointment of chairpersons of committees;
approve all contracts and other writings at the direction of the council; and notify
the Parent Representatives and the Upward Bound staff of all Parent Council meetings
and their agendas.
- The Vice President shall, at the discretion of the President, preside at meetings
of the Parent Council and the Executive Committee of the Parent Council; serve at
the discretion of the President as the Parent Council representative to meetings of,
the UB administration; attend as necessary any meetings of the Parent Council committees
and report to the President any information from these meetings; generally assist
the President of the Parent Council.
- Educational Liaison shall obtain parent contact information for their respective schools
and notify them of upcoming meetings/activities.
- The Secretary shall keep and provide the written minutes of all proceedings of Parent
Council and Executive Committee meetings, handle such correspondence as delegated
by the President, and assist the Vice President with communications as necessary.
Written minutes will be provided to all parent council members and Upward Bound staff.
Secretary shall prepare articles regarding Parent council activities for inclusion
- The Treasurer shall prepare and submit a written Treasurer's report for the approval
of the Council at every meeting; manage all funds of the Council; keep an account
of receipts and disbursements and render and account thereof, and oversee all financial
arrangements of the Council. A Treasurer-elect shall assist the Treasurer for one
term and shall act as treasurer the following term.
Executive Board Members
- President: Cindy DeAnda
- Vice-President: Sylvia Garza
- Treasurer: Gloria Nieves
- Secretary: Gloria Olivares
Parent Council Membership Form