2017-2018 PTO Board Members
President: Mike Viles
Contact about: General information, Meeting agendas
Vice-President: Melissa Von Rohr
Contact about: Committees, Volunteering, Events information
Secretary: Karen Ruggeri
Contact about: Meeting minutes
Treasurer: David Custis
Contact about: Deposits and reimbursements, Budget, Grants
Room Parent Relations Officer: Kate Metzger
Contact about: Room parent information, Volunteer information
District Affairs Officer: Lara Fuchs
Contact about: District affairs
Parliamentarian: Chad Beffa
Contact about: Procedural questions, Bylaws
Enrichment Resource Officer: Cindy Heidenry
Contact about: Classroom enrichment, Enrichment nights
Fundraising Officer: Jenifer Garcia
Contact about: Fundraising, Corporate sponsorship, Grants
Information (Database) Officer: Erin Bihr
Contact about: Buzz book
Security Officer: Jennifer Beffa
Contact about: Security
Communications Officer: Susie Anderson-Bauer
Contact about: Communications, Website, Calendar updates
Diversity Committee Representative: Craig Higgins
Contact about: Diversity initiatives and programs
2017-2018 Committee Chairs
We are thankful for a great group of parent volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering for a particular event or committee, please contact the committee chair or co-chair listed below for more information.
We are currently seeking volunteers to serve as Committee Chairs for the 2017-2018 school year. Committees without chairs will not be fulfilled. Please contact Melissa Von Rohr at Volunteer.KCJA@gmail.com if you wish to serve on a committee.
Building Tours: Jenifer Garcia
(Ongoing) Give tours to prospective families.
First Day Parent Coffee: David Custis
(August) Plan and setup this event for families on the first day of school.
Grandparents Day: Lyndsay Roy
(September) Help organize school-wide morning event for grandparents and special friends.
Field Day: Sarah Custis Co-Chair needed!
(May) Assist with school-wide outdoor games.
Math & Science Enrichment Night: David Custis
(December) Help plan the event and assist with activities the afternoon and evening of the event.
Movie Night: Jenifer Garcia
(January) Help plan school-wide movie showing in the school gym.
Dance: Grace Kivindyo
(February) Help organize dance for parents and children.
End of Year Family Social Co-Chairs needed!
(May) Help plan a fun end-of school year event for families.
Annual Fund Drive: Jenifer Garcia
Committee members plan our annual fund drive.
Box Tops/Tyson/Coke Fundraising Labels: Jessica Shatto
Help collect labels for money.
Diversity Committee: Maggie Carfield
Help Kennard become a more diverse and inclusive environment.
Health and Wellness: Sarah Pitlyk
Help make Kennard a healthy and safe place.
Kennardwear (used/resale): Heather Murch
Collect and sell gently used uniforms.
Outdoor Learning Garden: Jamie Spitznagel
Our science teacher, Ms. Spitznagel, is responsible for the school’s learning gardens year-round.