Who’s Who

2022-2023 St. Theresa Parents’ Club Officers and Committee Chairs

President– Tracey Silva
Vice President – Open Position
Secretary Francisca Maertens
Treasurer – David Tate
Parliamentarian – Bill Hackethal
Fundraising Chair – Sophia Kassab

2022-2023 Committee Chairs

Ambassador Families Shannon Ciston and Tara Dade
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 Chairs –  Kelly Haider (seeking second Chair to partner)

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

Emergency Preparedness/FacilitiesRick Crawford 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 (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. 

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) – Courtney Anderson, 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 DutyVangie Dee (seeking second Chair to partner)
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 (seeking second Chair to partner)
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.)

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

2022-2023 Room Parents

Karen Patchell and Lisa Yergovich

Nikki Belushko Barrows and Mary Lesser

First Grade
Heidi Hennig-Hance

Second Grade
Gertrude Itchon, Aiyana Johnson and Tricia Yang

Third Grade
Shannon Ciston and Anne Keller

Fourth Grade
Zaida Palacios and Jessica Sugiarto

Fifth Grade
Anne Margaret Mooney and Caroline Myers

Sixth Grade
Emily Kissam and Ashley Roberts

Seventh Grade
Tish Campbell-Collins and Tamara Nakhjavani

Eight Grade
Jennie Coyle, Danielle Crawford, Laura Johnson, Elizabeth Murphy and Meg Schoettler