Report of Nominating Committee

The Fifth District PTA nominating committee met on January 25, 2017 to consider all eligible candidates for the 2017-2019 term of office.  On behalf of the nominating committee, the following slate of officers is presented for consideration at the March 4, 2017 District Association meeting:

Position   Name
District President Mirna Ruiz
First Vice-President of Leadership Lynda Dykes
Second Vice-President of Membership Rosemary Batista
Third Vice-President of Communications Rose Loera
Secretary Heather Holland
Treasurer Taryn Miner
Auditor Barbara Chavez
Historian Ana Aguila

Nominating Committee

Ray Kinyon, Chairman
Mirna Ruiz
Ana Aguila
Rosemary Batista
Yvonne Molles

An amended report will be presented at the annual meeting on March 4, 2017 as needed

Fifth District Convention Scholarships

Scholarship funds are available to help defray the cost of attending the California State PTA convention courtesy of California State PTA Leadership Grant Funds.

Who can apply? Applicants must be a member of a PTA/PTSA that has been a unit in good standing during the 2016/17 term (met all requirements specified in the bylaws, which includes remittance of roster, per capita, and insurance premium to Fifth District, through channels, by the established deadlines.)

Applicants must be elected by the PTA/PTSA general membership as a delegate authorized to represent the association.

Applicants must attend the convention in its entirety (Friday, April 28 thru close on Sunday, April 30) and register as a Voting delegate.

How do we apply? Complete the 2017 Convention Scholarship application and submit to Fifth District before Noon March 13, 2017.  CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE APPLICATION.

When is the application due? All Applications must be received by Noon, March 13, 2017

Where do we send the the application?  All Applications must be received at the Fifth District PTA Office.

Fifth District PTA
Attn: Lynda Dykes
601 N E Street
San Bernardino, CA 92415

Who we contact for questions?  If you have any questions, please contact Lynda Dykes at:

When do we need to register for Convention? Register for Convention before March 31, 2017.

How many Scholarships will be awarded?  Fifth District PTA will award up to four Scholarships.

Can a unit or council get more than one scholarship?  Scholarships are limited to one per unit or council; two units in the same council may receive scholarships.

When do we find out who will be awarded a Scholarship? Recipients will be notified on March 15, 2017 via email.

What is our requirement at Convention? Elected delegates are obligated to attend ALL meetings and assigned conferences.

What is our requirement after the Convention? After Convention, submit to Fifth District PTA a brief summary on how your attendance at the California State PTA Convention was beneficial and attach copies of receipts. The summary and receipts must be received by May 25, 2017.

When can the PTA expect to receive the Scholarship funds? A check will be written to the PTA upon receipt of summary and receipts. If summary and receipts are not received at the Fifth District PTA office by the deadline date than the scholarship will be considered void.