Life Member Awards

  2023-24 Chair: Cassandra Perez

Honoring NEISD Texas Honorary Life Membership, Extended Service, and National Lifetime Achievement award recipients at our annual Founders’ Day is a lively tradition and a key way to inspire the volunteers on your campus. To ensure these award recipients are properly honored and the Founders’ Day celebration runs smoothly, our local chairs have an important job to follow the process outlined below.

Steps for Life Membership/Founders’ Day Chairs: This document explains each step in the process to ensure your Life Members are recognized at Founders’ Day. Click here to go to the Founder's Day page. 

Life Member Award Information

The Texas PTA Life Member website

Sample Nomination FormsEnglish  Spanish This sample Word document form can be personalized for your local PTA to solicit nominations for award recipients

Determining if a Nominee has Received Past Award: To determine if a nominee has received a PTA volunteer recognition award in the past, there are a few places you can verify:

PTA Volunteer Recognition Award Types: The bullets below explain the 3 different award options and how they may apply to your honorees:

Cost of Award and Corresponding Pinette:

Texas Life Membership (State) – $75 plus $9 shipping

Extended Service Award (State) – $125 plus $10 shipping

National Life Membership (National) – $125 plus $10 shipping

Be sure to order awards and jewelry at least 2-4 weeks before you need them.

Note: When a recipient of a Texas Life Membership enrolls in a local unit PTA, they pay the National and Local portion of the dues, State dues are waived. An individual can claim the Life Membership at only one local unit.