Volunteer Committees

Volunteer Committees

​Our deepest thanks to our New Mexico International School parent volunteers who head up our Committees for the donation of their time and efforts. Parent involvement is an integral part of success of NMIS. If you are interested in joining a committee, click on the committee name below to contact the chaiperson via email.

School Advisory Committee (SAC)

Chair: Stacey Adams
Co-Chair: Nancy Abeyta


The School Advisory Committee (SAC) coordinates and oversees various school events and programs of the school.  It also provides voice to the school community to express specific concerns.

This committee is comprised of:

The grade level SAC members listing,

their contact information and the events they oversee and volunteers needed can be found here.

Sunshine Committee

Chair: Alisa Cooper de Uribe
Co-Chair: Volunteer Needed!

The Sunshine Committee is responsible for organizing fun events for NMIS staff.  This includes birthday celebrations, baby showers, etc.

This committee is comprised of no more than 5 people.  They can be either/both NMIS staff members and/or NMIS community members

Events Committee

Click here to see the list of Events and Coordinators and how you can help!

The SAC will, by the fall of each school year, decide and schedule all school events for that school year through the fall of the subsequent year.  The School Events Committee then, in turn, coordinates these events and keeps the SAC apprised of the issues and details. The events coordinated by this committee are not fundraising events, as such events are coordinated by the NMIS Foundation.

This committee is comprised of:

  • SAC member
  • At least 1 non-SAC member volunteer
  • For each event the committee coordinates.
Library Committee

SAC Member: Kate Cunningham

The library committee runs the school library/media center.  It provides at least one volunteer on campus anytime a classroom has regular library hours.  Volunteers oversee library inventory and use library management software.

Promotes the donating of items for the NMIS student library and maintains a library management system. Also coordinates team of volunteers to manage library during weekly visits by classrooms. Two subcommittees (Scholastic and Usborne) coordinate book fairs and book orders to raise funds that go towards school library purchases.

This committee is comprised of:

  • One SAC member
  • At least 3 volunteers

Scholastic Subcommittee, Chair: Chistel Reynolds

Usborne Subcommittee, Chair: Crystal Spain

 

Yearbook Committee

SAC Member: Anna Martinez

Acquires vendors for the production and distribution of the NMIS School Yearbook. Also researches professional photographers for school photos and makes recommendation to Head of School.

This committee is comprised of:

  • One SAC member
  • At least one parent volunteer
Maintenance & Operations Committee

To volunteer, contact the NMIS Operations ManagerVolunteers Needed!

This committee completes maintenance tasks assigned by the Operations Manager.  These tasks range from painting and minor repairs to electrical and plumbing work.

This committee is comprised of:

  • 1-3 parent volunteers that have relevant skills to repair items throughout the facility
    After School Program Committee

    Chair: Volunteer Needed! 

    Solicits potential after school program providers in the community.  Decides on calendar of offerings and builds schedule. Also develops sign up process for NMIS parents to enroll.

    This committee is comprised of at least one NMIS parent volunteer with basic knowledge of youth programs available in the community

    Lunch Volunteer Committee

    To volunteer, contact the NMIS ReceptionistVolunteers Needed!

    Volunteers assist in distribution of the catered hot lunches during student lunch periods (Just 2 hours a week!). Continuation of catered lunch services is contingent upon this committee being staffed.

    This committee is comprised of:

    • 1-5 parent volunteers to be present on campus during student lunch each day of the week. (One volunteer is needed each day of the week).

    Committee Interest Form

    Choose the Committees you are interested in participating in.

    11 + 15 =

    Volunteers and Committee Organizational Chart

    The below chart details how various committees relate to other committees in the school, as well as to whom the volunteer or committee reports.  Green committees are NMIS staff members only while blue committees are open to volunteer participation.  Note that all volunteers that are on campus during school hours are required to have a current NMIS Volunteer Clearance.  See subsequent pages for details on the roles of each of these volunteers and committees.

    ​GOVERNING COUNCIL

    The governance of NMIS is vested in the Governing Council (GC). The purpose of the GC is to govern NMIS in accordance with the terms of its charter, in compliance with the NM Charter Schools Act. Roles of the GC include assisting in developing educational and operational rules and policies, implementation of the annual budget, and overseeing Parent-Led Committees with the goal of attaining the goals and objectives set out by the NMIS charter approved by the New Mexico Public Education Department.

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