2016-2017 Officers and PTA Contacts

Open Positions are in Red.
Interested? Contact Melanie Read at
For more information about open positions, please see the Volunteer Opportunities page.

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 Position  Name  Email
 President  Melanie Read
 1st VP – Legislation  Karrie Delaney
 2nd VP – Education  Rebekah McDonald
 Treasurer  Nischala Aamidala
 Secretary  Kara Balzano


 Position  Name  Email
 Directory  Allison Denenberg
 Newsletter  Heather Ellison
 Website  Lisa Payne

Student Activities

 Position  Name  Email
 Chess Club  Shena Jocuns
 Computer Club  Drew Hunt
 Cultural Arts  Jennifer Szachara
 First Lego League  Parash Shah
 Geography Bee  Melanie Read
 Girls on the Run  OPEN
 Lego After-School  OPEN
 Mad Science  Karen Dunham
 Math Club  Manju Prasad
 Nature Club  Andrew Danforth
 Odyssey of the Mind  Merlyn Mathias
 Reflections  Jennifer Szachara
 Run/Walk Club  Susan Ellis
 Science Club  OPEN
 Spelling Bee  Donna Strait
 Ultimate Club  Rebekah McDonald
 Yoga Club  Amy Portofe

Fund Raising

 Position  Name  Email
 Fall Festival  Susan Lowry
Chris Ferragamo
 Fire and Ice Basketball  Nicole Zampiello
Susan Lowry
 General Mills Box Tops  Alice Carey
 Grocery Receipts  Patti Powers
 Movie Night  Karen Prem
Sheila Poggi
 No Fuss Fundraiser  Jen McNerney
 School Supplies  Emily Flynn
 Spirit Wear  Gloria Jackson

General Volunteer Committees

 Position  Name  Email
 Audit  Allison Denenberg
Elizabeth Zielinski
Melanie Read
 Book Fair  Stephanie Carr
 Library  Stacy Casey
 Membership  Allison Denenberg
 Publishing Center  OPEN
 Room Parents  Karen Dunham
 Sixth Grade Celebration  OPEN
 Staff Appreciation  Katie Booker
 Talent Showcase  Susan Pacifico
Carrie Erickson
Amy Small

Community Service Committees

 Position  Name  Email
 Beautification  OPEN
 Food Bank Project  OPEN
 Safety Patrols  OPEN

Liaison Committees

 Position  Name  Email
 Chantilly Pyramid Minority Student Achievement  Traci McIntosh
 PTA County Council  OPEN
 Special Education Liaison  Elizabeth Zielinski
 Volunteer Coordinator  OPEN

Last Updated: 9/24/2016