Who’s Who

2021-2022 St. Theresa Parents’ Club Officers and Committee Chairs

President– Tracey Silva
Vice President – Michelle Parise
Secretary– Jen Lo
Treasurer – Karen Carasi
Parliamentarian – Bill Hackethal
Fundraising Chair – Sophia Kassab

2021-2022 Committee Chairs

Ambassador Families Laura Plageman and Shannon Ciston
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.

Daily LunchDiana Mitchell and Stefani McDermott
Coordinate volunteer servers via Konstella to serve hot lunch daily.

Emergency Preparedness/FacilitiesRick Crawford, Quinn Hennig-Hance and 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 – Rick Crawford and David Tate
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 To be announced
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 and Lourdes Castellanos
Coordinate social events for parents (morning coffee socials, coffee for Halloween Parade, etc). Provide hospitality for accreditation team visit in October. 

Room Parents Coordinator – Michelle Brazil
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) – Denise Ebright and Jessica Widjaja
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 DutyMike Kissam and Vangie Dee
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
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 – Aspasia Iosifellis and 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.)

Auction Chairs – Macy Cornell and Sophia Kassab

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

2021-2022 Room Parents

Sanya Sahi
Jillian Peralta
Victoria Bond

Katrina Ong
Michelle Parise

First Grade
Aiyana Johnson
Zaida Palacios

Second Grade
Vanessa Lujan
Cat Dam

Third Grade
Anne Pierce

Fourth Grade
Julie Lo
Shirley Chin

Fifth Grade
Emily Kissam
Susan Kung

Sixth Grade
Ammon Haggerty
Nicole Schou

Seventh Grade
Meg Schoettler

Eight Grade
Alex Esparza
Lisa Kennedy
Judy Donoviel
Stefani McDermott
Diana Mitchell
Rose Frigo