Handley Home and School Association


The goals of the HHSA are to provide a mechanism for parents to learn about the school and become active in school affairs. The HHSA promotes parental involvement and provides funding for educational opportunities for students.

All parents or legal guardians with children in school are members. A nominal fee per family is requested. Each parent or guardian present at a meeting shall have a vote. The Principal and staff liaison representative are also entitled to one vote each.

Meetings shall be established by the membership. The executive board shall meet when called by the President.

Except as provided by these bylaws, an act of the majority by all members present and voting shall be the act of the HHSA. Minutes of the meeting and notices shall be published and distributed to all members.

The officers shall consist of the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. They shall form the Executive Committee along with the Principal. Officers shall be elected at the last HHSA meeting of the school year by a majority of members present. The term of office shall be one year. If a vacancy occurs in the office of President, the Vice President shall assume the Presidency. A new Vice President shall then be elected.

The HHSA may create committees to promote the goals and carry on the work of the association. The HHSA shall appoint a chairperson and that chairperson shall report to the membership.

The regular and executive committee meetings shall be conducted using Roberts' Rules of Order to determine procedures and questions.

President: Shall preside at both regularly scheduled monthly meetings and meetings of the Executive Committee. The President shall coordinate the work of the officers and the committees in pursuit of the goals of the HHSA.

Vice President: Shall perform the duties of the President in absence of the President. The Vice President shall be Chairperson for the annual Holiday Walk in December.

Secretary: Shall keep the minutes of the regular meetings as well as the Executive Committee meetings. The Secretary shall also handle all correspondence for the HHSA.

Treasurer: Shall have custody of all funds of the association; keep a full and accurate account of receipts and expenditures; make disbursements as authorized by the membership and present a financial statement at every meeting.

Bylaws amended by membership vote 4/12/05.