Many of our events and programs need chairpersons in order to function smoothly. Being a chairperson is a great way to help out.

Volunteer Event
Chris Campbell Art Enrichment: Lead and/or assist with 4 pre-planned art lessons in your child’s classroom. No experience needed! A meeting will be scheduled for parents new to this committee. Dates are coordinated by the teacher and parent volunteers for each classroom.
Vacant CPCFRO: Congress Park, Cossitt, Forest Road, Ogden-Intramural sports program for 5th & 6th grade. Meet with district reps, send home information for sign up, help recruit coaches and volunteers. One 5th grade and one 6th rep. needed. Fall and late winter.
Sandee Bernklau PIMA: Parent Instrumental Music Association. A volunteer parent organization which supports the Band and Orchestra Programs for 4th - 8th grades in District 102. PIMA is comprised of an executive board as well as representatives from Congress Park, Cossitt, Forest Road, Ogden and Park Junior High. PIMA sponsors music field trips, tours and workshops, helps pay for musical instruments and equipment for the Band / Orchestra program, provides scholarship money for summer music camps, and sponsors social events for Band / Orchestra students.
Vacant Fundraisers: Coordinate sales of World's Finest Chocolate, Gemini, and Flying High days
Erin Tank/ Terri Rivera Dist 102 Fun Run: Participate on the Dist Fun Run committee. Promote participation in the run.
Angie Linares Back to School Bash: Coordinate back to school bash. Games, face painting, food, DJ, and other CP groups
Tammy Izaguirre/ Kevin Cantwell Fun Fair: Organize and supervise an afternoon of games and activities in the gym.
Katy HIllmann Family Game Nights: Assist the PTO with organizing a family evening activity at CP.
Judi Lundberg/ Michelle Pulli Cultural Night: Recruit and organize participants who wish to share their cultural heritage.
Vacant Winter Wonderland:
Elzabeth Gillette Book Fair (Fall and/or Spring): Set-up the sale on one afternoon, oversee the sale for three days and take down the sale the final afternoon.
Vacant School Pictures: Assist staff and students in school during the event. Collect, place and distribute orders.
Chris Witte Affy Tapple: Responsible for collecting, placing and distributing orders.
Daniela Bobzin Savers Donation Drive:
Heather Zoppa Sports Resale:
Katherin Hillmann Turkey Shoot:
Katie Scalzo Box Tops:
Dolores Gonzales Original Artwork: Responsible for collecting, placing and distributing orders. Children create a drawing in art class and parents may purchase items with the artwork displayed on them.
Vacant School Supply Kits: Responsible for collecting, placing and distributing orders. Parents may choose to order a complete kit of school supplies through the PTO for the upcoming school year. Most of this work is completed from home. Spring orders, Aug delivery.
Melanie Oskinski Spiritwear: Responsible for collecting, placing and distributing orders.
Kristi Blasky/ Casey Hanen Parent’s Night Out: Help coordinate an evening event at local bar/restaurant.
Kristi Blasky/ Casey Hanen Parent’s Trivia Night Out: Help coordinate an evening trivia event at local bar/restaurant.
Angie Linares Spaghettie Dinner @FG Night:
Sally Ganzer/ Sarah Draege Yearbook Committee: Assemble pictures and information for the annual school yearbook. Collect and distribute orders. Duties vary throughout the school year and can be divided among several volunteers.
Carrie Sauter/ Angela O'Reilly Science Center Liaison
Liz Truong 6th Grade: Coordinate end of year party, breakfast, activity, and t-shirts. Additional fundraising efforts determined by chair and committee
Vacant Hospitality Committee: Welcome Back Tent, Admin Prof Day, Teacher Appreciation week, Field Day pizza/popsicles,
Tam Chavez Dine outs: Coordinates Dine out events with local restaurants several times a year
Judi Lundberg Bulletin Board Coordinator: Decorates PTO bulletin board monthly
Nichole Cordin Display Cases: Decorates display cases throughout the year.
Chris Witte Directory: Compiles information for school directory
Meg Taino Birthday Candle Display: Updates birthday candle display

Chairperson Resources

Event Protocol

Cashbox Request Form

Check Request Form

Deposit Request form