PTA Council Officers and Chairpersons 2019 - 2020

Council Officers

President:  Claudia Seizer

  Leadership Chair:  Erin Inatsugu

  Legislation Committee Chair:  Sabine Werk

  Summer Adventure Chair:  Area Kramarsky


Executive Vice President: Gabrielle Cohen



1st Vice President Communications:  Shireen Rafat


2nd Vice President Organization:  Lana Negrete

  Membership Chair:  John Jericiau

  Hospitality Chair:  Katherine Caulfield Newall


3rd Vice President Health & Safety:  Lupe Ibara Smith


4th Vice President Education:L  Nancy Wu

  Reflections Chair:  April Fields


5th Vice President Community Concerns:  Patti Braun


Recording Secretary:  Mimi Tran

Corresponding Secretary:  Joan Krenik

Treasurer:  Kate Winegar

Financial Secretary:  Diana Oliver

Auditor:  Teague Weybright

Historian:  Julie Pearl Slater

Parliamentarian:  Cat Wray

SMMUSD Superintendent:  Dr.Ben Drati


Allied Organization Liaisons to Council

District English Learners Advisory Comittee (DELAC):  Lupe Ibarra-Smith

Board of Education Liaison (Board President):  Richard Thavildarian-Jessewein

Board of Education Liaison (Board Vice President):  Jon Kean

Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers:  Sarah Braff

Classified Employees (SEIU):  Keryl Cartee

City of Malibu:  Skylar Peak

City of Santa Monica:  Julie Rusk

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation:  Linda Greenberg

Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation:  Rachel Faulkner

League of Women Voters of Santa Monica:  Barbara Inatsugu

Community for Excellent Public Schools (CEPS):  Shari Davis

Santa Monica College:  Louise Jaffe

Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce Liaison:  Gail Pinsker

Early Childhood Task Force:  TBD

Council Support

President Emeritus: Jennifer Smith

Legislation Committee Consultant: Barbara Inatsugu

Communications Committee IT: Maryanne Solomon

Council Officer Responsibilities

Communications (1st VP)
  Council Directory
  Unit Directories
  Procedure Books
  State PTA Convention
  Website Liaison

Organization (2nd VP)
  Hospitality Oversight
  Holiday Breakfast
  Honorary Service Awards
  Installation Brunch/HSA

Health and Safety (3rd VP)
  Bike It Day
  Child/Family Health & Welfare
  Child Care
  Disaster Preparedness
  Nurse's Day Recognition
  Red Ribbon Week (Substance Abuse Education)
  Safe Routes to School

Education (4th VP)
  GATE/Gifted Education
  Music Education
  Parent Education

Community Concerns (5th VP)
  Dialogue on Race
  Environmental Concerns
  Student/Pedestrian Safety
  Youth Violence Prevention

Council Executive Board Checklist - click to download

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