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Interest in Serving on PASA Committees

Under PASA Bylaws, PASA follows a process to notify members annually about open positions on the standing operating and current ad-hoc committees for the next membership year to allow members to express their interest in being considered for these positions. That process is now open. 

PASA currently has three statewide committees which include nine or more individuals who serve three-year terms and are appointed by the PASA President from among those who submit their statements of interest. 


*Those who hold the following PASA memberships are eligible to serve in these positions: Commissioned Officer, Small District Leader, District Cabinet/Central Office, Associate or Professor. 

*Those appointed to a committee position must maintain PASA membership, be committed to serving the entire three-year term, and actively serve as a school administrator or college professor during their term in office.


At least three positions will be open on the following committees:

Elections Committee
Provides oversight of the election of PASA officers and Pennsylvania delegates to the AASA Governing Board, as well as reviewing applications for Superintendent of the Year and presenting their recommendations to the PASA Board of Governors for consideration.  The committee is also responsible for hearing and resolving any complaints or appeals regarding results of any PASA election. 

Professional Development Committee
Designs and develops professional development programs and activities for the Commissioned Officers and other educators based upon needs identified by members.

Innovative Teaching & Learning Committee
Supports and promotes research on emerging issues which have the potential to improve public education. 


If you are interested in serving on one or more of the above listed committees, please submit to PASA a written statement of interest, which should identify the name of the position(s) you are seeking and include additional professional information that would support your consideration. Address statements of interest to Dr. Jay Burkhart, PASA President, 2608 Market Place, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or send them by email to pasa@pasa-net.org no later than Thursday, June 30.

Should you have any questions about the positions or the process, please contact either Dr. Mark DiRocco (mdirocco@pasa-net.org) or Barbara Jewett (pasa@pasa-net.org).