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Parents' Club Leadership

Parents in bleachers at US Air Force Academy

When you become a parents’ club president, you quickly realize that communication is critical. A parents’ club president is the conduit between the Academy’s parent liaison team and the parents. This page aims to help parents’ club board members sustain continuity as they transfer in/out of various positions.

Resources for Parents’ Club Presidents

Parents’ Club President Form (complete and submit once you assume leadership)
USAFA Speaker Request Form
Parent/Guardian Release Form (all members should complete and submit this form)

U.S. Air Force Academy, Air Force Logo Approval, and Fundraising Information

Parents’ Clubs must obtain approval to utilize trademarked logos on any items they sell for the purposes of fundraising or when representing the U.S. Air Force Academy at official functions. To obtain approval, please contact the respective party below and include a detailed explanation of how the logo will be used.

USAFA Brand Guide:  www.usafa.edu/brand/

To use the U.S. Air Force Academy logo, email: USAFA.Branding@afacademy.af.edu
To use the U.S. Air Force or U.S. Space Force logo, email: licensing@us.af.mil
To use the class crest logos, email: Katrina.Claydon@usafa.org

Virtual Training

October 2023 – USAFA Admissions Immersion Briefing (video)
October 2023 – USAFA Admissions Immersion Briefing (pdf)
April 2023 – Falcon Scholars Presentation by Gen (ret) Steve Lorenz
November 2022 – Understanding the Prep School Process for PCPs by Parent Ambassador Melissa Jankowski
September 2022 – Open Discussion on Best Practices by Parent Ambassador Yvette Lloyd (video)
September 2022 – Open Discussion on Best Practices by Parent Ambassador Yvette Lloyd (pdf)
May 2022 – Virtual Seminar on 501(c)3 by Parent Ambassador Scott Damon
April 2022 – Guiding Parents through the USAFA Experience by Parent Ambassador (and grad) Deb Davis
March 2022 – Club Sustainability and Transitions  by Parent Ambassadors Tammie Quest and Sue Walker
March 2022 – Parents FAQ on Ethics PDF

Parents’ Club President Conferences

Each year the Academy hosts a conference for parents’ club presidents right before Parents’ Weekend. A reception is normally held at the Superintendent’s home the Wednesday before Parents’ Weekend and the conference is Wednesday and Thursday. On the Friday of Parents’ Weekend, there is an information fair at Arnold Hall at which some parents’ clubs have a table to sell approved products. As soon as the parent liaison team gets the information required for selling approval, they will send out the required information to the parents’ clubs to submit for reservation.

A second conference is held in the spring for new leadership of parents’ clubs.

2024 Parents’ Club New Presidents Training Conferences Media (Spring)

Videos
USAFA/CM Welcome
AOG/AFAF Welcome
USAFA Admissions Update
Cadet Medical and Dental Care Panel

Slides
USAFA Strategic Communications Update
Parent Liaison Team Brief
CM Brand Briefing
AOG Update
Parents’ Club Handbook
Cadet Medical Care
Dental and your Cadet
U.S. Air Force Academy Taste of Home

2023 Parents’ Club New Presidents Training Conference Media (Fall)

USAFA Strategic Communications Update
Parent Liaison Team Brief
CM Brand Briefing
Rando Fund PW 2023
Prep School Mission Brief (pdf)
Prep School Mission Briefing (video)
Helping Agencies Academic Success Center
Helping Agencies at USAFA (video)
Aviation Opportunities Brief
AOG Update
Academy Families Travel Network Briefing
Cadet Support Panel (video)
Cadet Aviation Panel (video)
Cadet Wing Leadership Panel (video)

Senior Leader Panel – Parents’ Weekend

Senior Leader Panel Video

Helpful Media Resources

Scott Damon 501 (c)(3) Overview
Parent Club Start Up or Restart
501 (c)(3) Helpful Links
CW Summer Programs Brief
2023 Summer Programs Overview
SAEP-AFROTC Pre-Announcement Brief

Class of 2028 Parents’ Brief

Parent Liaison Team Briefing Video