Board Meeting August 1, 2017

Cumberland County District PTA Council Meeting Minutes

August 1, 2017

Meeting called to order at 3:45 pm

In attendance: Ashley Fillings, Sonya Harriott, Tonetta Everett, Shanna Lawson, Destinee Harriott, Iris Pierce, Emily Chapman Grimes, Cynthia Jones, Deanna Jones, and Renarta C. Moyd.

Opening Discussion

  • Introductions
  • Charity Challenge by Macy’s “Shop for a Cause”

Old Business

  • Sonya reviewed minutes from both strategic planning meetings
  • Deanna discussed the school help report (copies provided)
  • State convention highlights
    • Member hub
    • Helping special needs students/families
    • Increasing membership
    • Getting a student committee together

New Business

  • Linda Hall from Crown Trophy gave sales pitch
    • Explained discounts
    • Possible promotional items viewed
  • Discussion about marketing and potential partners
    • Having a written partnership proposal was suggested
  • Deanna made a motion to order a tablecloth from the PTA website. Emily 2nd the motion, motion carried.
  • Reading Rocks event canceled, thus turned into Community Day at FTCC
    • Need committee to plan events and organize vendors-(Sonya and Deanna)
    • Will decide on food trucks
  • Sonya went over the numbers from the budget proposal
  • Deanna made a motion to accept the proposed budget, Ashley 2nd the motion, motion carried unanimously.
  • Renarta C. Moyd represented from the Superintendent’s Office. She shared a brochure containing information about Cumberland County Schools


  • Assembly at Gray’s Creek High School on August 16, 2017, @ 8:30 am
  • Training September 9. 2017 10:00-2:00 pm at the West Regional Library
  • Teacher of the Year ceremony September 11. 2017 @ 6:30 pm at The Embassy Suites
  • Community Day on October 14, 2017, at FTCC campus from 10:00 – 2:00 pm
  • The Board of Directors members signed up and were asked to provide dates that they could represent CCDPTA throughout the year

Meeting adjourned at 5:17 pm

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 3:45 pm