Who’s Who

2023-2024 St. Theresa Parents’ Club Officers and Committee Chairs

President – John O’Sullivan
Vice President – Shannon Ciston
Secretary – Francisca Maertens
Treasurer – Aspasia Iosifellis
Parliamentarian – Tracey Silva
Fundraising Chair – Sophia Kassab

2023-2024 Committee Chairs

Ambassador Families – Tara Dade and Sanya Sahi 
Working with Room Parent Coordinators, identify and recruit parents to serve as Ambassadors for incoming new students to help acclimate them to the St Theresa community.

Auction Chair –  Sophia Kassab

Daily LunchAiyana Johnson and Galiana Fajardo
Coordinate volunteer servers via Konstella to serve hot lunch daily.

Emergency Preparedness/Facilities Paul Giuliano
Monitor and maintain emergency supplies for staff/children stored in the school’s cargo bin. Support Principal and staff with safety initiatives, earthquake drills, etc. and recruit volunteers as needed. Recruit volunteers to support campus workdays initiated by the Parent Board Facilities Chair. 

Garden – Brian Potts
Oversee general cultivation initiatives and maintenance of the planter beds behind the library; support faculty with integration of gardening activities into curriculum; recruit volunteers to help with garden maintenance as necessary.

Health and Health Screening (Managed by School Administration)
Ensure all required health screenings are successfully completed for our students. These screenings include MCT Vision, Scoliosis, and Hearing. Recruit volunteers to help with screenings.

Hospitality – Macy Cornell (seeking second Chair to partner)
Coordinate social events for parents (morning coffee socials, coffee for Halloween Parade, etc). Provide hospitality for accreditation team visit in October. Coordinates Catholic School Week hospitality and Teacher Appreciation Week activities. 

Room Parents Coordinator – Noelle McGahan and Erica Kellenbach
Recruit and implement the Room Parent program for grades TK-8 for the school year, maintain contact with teachers and room parents throughout the year to ensure that the program is running smoothly, communicate with STAR coordinator for Teacher Appreciation Luncheon, and assist Volunteer Coordinator to ensure volunteer opportunities and commitments are being fulfilled

STAR (Staff & Teacher Appreciation) – Mary Lesser and Julie Lo
Administer the STAR budget, rewarding teachers and staff at least twice a year (Christmas and end of year), recognize Staff and Teacher birthdays and organize Teacher Appreciation Week.

Traffic Duty – Gabrielle Rose and Caitlyn Mitchell
Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to manage daily parking lot traffic duty, determine the annual commitment for families, and ensure tracking and appropriate billing for unfulfilled commitments as specified in the annual contract

Used Uniforms – Lilliana Jain and Francisca Hamilton
Collect, sort and sell used St. Theresa Uniforms with help from parent volunteers. Hold 2-3 “used uniform” sales per year, typically summer, back to school and mid-year. Proceeds from used uniform sales benefit the St. Theresa Parents’ Club fund

Volunteer Coordinator – John O’Sullivan
Ensure that volunteer requirements and opportunities are posted, ensure that hours are tracked, keep parents informed of their compliance with required volunteer hours (traffic, event center, etc.)

If you are interested in getting involved in these Parents’ Club committees, please contact any officers or committee members through Konstella for more information.

2023-2024 Room Parents

Meire Akpaibor

Karen Patchell

First Grade
Nikki Belushko Barrows & Mary Lesser

Second Grade
Tara Dade

Third Grade
Macy Cornell & Karen Kuk

Fourth Grade
Anne Keller & Emily Koster

Fifth Grade
Heidi Hennig-Hance

Sixth Grade
Chanda Gonzales-Mowrer & Laura Johnson

Seventh Grade
Emily Kissam & Sheafali Patel

Eight Grade
Kimberly Eney, Erica Kellenbach, Noelle McGahan, Tamara Nakhjavani, Patrick Ramsey & Nicole Schou