Your Name: Susan Rupert
MoPTA Board of Managers Position: President
Years Involved in Board of Managers: 11 years
What does your position do?: Serve as the chief executive officer, official spokesman and representative for Missouri PTA. I have the privilege to work with a fantastic group of hardworking, dedicated people that bring together so many talents that make an awesome team.
Unit/Council, Region & Years Involved: Cameron PTSA 18 years
Why are you involved in PTA?: To make a difference in all children’s lives and motivate others by inspiring them to be that advocate as well.
Entertainment (Book, Movie, TV, Band, Music): Danielle Steel Books, Fast & Furious Movies, Maroon 5 and Bon Jovi
Activities/Hobbies: Antiques, Fishing, Pinterest
Quote: “Knowledge is knowing a fact, wisdom is knowing what to do with that fact”, “You never know how far reaching something you think, say or do today, will affect the lives of millions tomorrow.” – Both by B. J. Palmer, D.C.
More about you:
Describe yourself in 3-5 words: I aspire to inspire others.
Healthy Living Tip: Allow un-plugged time for yourself each day.
What makes you stand out?: Lol – I try not to stand out. I want to be very approachable and someone that others will look to as a reliable resource and an inspiration – in every part of my life.
What are you learning this year: Everything! I am re-learning many things but from a different view point and different depth.
What is a goal you have this year?: Provide training that is a platform for membership growth and leaders.
What is a proud accomplishment?: I share my greatest accomplishment with my husband; it is our children. They are outstanding adults that exemplify the meaning of advocacy and volunteering.
Something interesting you’ve done this year: I was a panel presenter at the 2018 National PTA Convention Reflections Workshop.