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About Vancouver Council PTA

Incorporated on November 15, 1978, the Vancouver Council Parent Teacher Association, known as Vancouver Council PTA 3.7 is part of the largest non-profit, volunteer organization in Washington State. As a premier parent organization, with over 100,000 members in more than 875 local PTAs, the association is part of an innovative, forward-thinking, and effective advocate for all children.

This council directly supports local PTA & PTSAs in Vancouver Public Schools.

VCPTA Board of Directors 2022-2023

Executive Board:  

Open – President
Open – Vice-President
Jennifer Basch – Secretary
Paul Scarpelli – Treasurer

Incoming 2023-2024 Executive Board:  

Michelle Weinmaster – President
Becca Kempton – Vice-President
Amy Surface – Secretary
Paul Scarpelli – Treasurer

Region 3 Director

 Region 3 Advocacy Chair
Heather Lindberg

Be a part of our Growing Team!

Vancouver Council and the Washington State PTA are looking for volunteers. We need your energy, experience, and expertise to support, assist, and empower our local PTA leaders. Join our team of over 150 volunteers serving students and families across the state. Click here to learn more about the various committees. Complete the online Volunteer Interest Form and let us know how you can help. You will be glad that you did!

Open positions:

Council Reflections Chair
Council Communications Chair
Council Hospitality Chair
Council Membership Chair
Council S
pecial Education Chair
Council Family & Community Engagement Chair (FACE)
Region 3 Finance/Treasurer Specialist
Region 3 Membership Database Specialist
Region 3 General Support 
Region 3 Conference/Event Planner

If you would like more information about the Vancouver Council Board of Directors please email vancouverpta@gmail.com for more information, or attend a Board Meeting.  (see calendar page for dates/locations)

Meet the Area Vice President, Teri Davis! She may be a familiar face as she has served on many PTA, Booster, Council and State PTA boards over the years. She is a wealth of information.

Area VP, Teri Davis

Our Vision

Our vision is that every child’s potential becomes a reality.

Vancouver Council PTA 3.7
is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that serves all children without regard to physical location of school attendance.  It was chartered by the Washington State PTA in October, 1980.  This PTA is registered with the WA Secretary of State under the Charitable Solicitations Act.

 Our Mission
 •To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship

•To raise the standards of home life

•To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth

•To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the training of the child

•To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for every child the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education

•To receive gifts, endowments, devises and bequests which will be used to carry out the purposes and objectives of this corporation

•To carry on any activities necessary to carry out the objectives and purposes of this corporation

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