President – Susan Rupert

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.

Food/Drink:  Pizza/Pepsi

Season:  Fall

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.