Addison PTA Slate for 2016-2017!

Hello Addison Parents!

It takes an army to run this school – a wonderful, creative army of parents who organize lunch-time activities, after-school activities, community-building activities and fundraisers of all kinds.  The following parents have volunteered their time to our community for the overall educational experience for our children.  Thank you in advance for your service and commitment in the following PTA roles:

2016-17 Addison PTA Slate
Executive Board Positions Volunteers & Committee Chairs
President Tamlin Connel-Kinnan
Executive Vice President JC Renners
VP Events & Fundraising Lauren Williams
VP Outreach & Membership Jen Ko
VP Safety & Education Tanya Schornack & Jennifer Ott Cameron
VP Communications Lesley Phillips & Sarah Gibbs
Secretary Sharyn Efimoff
Treasurer Sharada Kalanidhi
Financial Secretary Rachel Thomas
Auditor Joanna Chai
Historian Dawn Sue
Parliamentarian Wendie Karel
Community Building Events Volunteers & Committee Chairs
Principal Coffees Danielle Pashalidis & Kathryn Kirby
Back to School Coffee Frank Klein
Hoedown Steve Bates, Peter Drekmeier, Doug Hagan, Paul Hopkins & Frank Klein
Halloween Breakfast Missy Reller & Meredith Ackley
Ice Skating Parties Mirvat Robinson, Lauren Williams & Purvi Kapadia
Heritage Dinner Komey Vishaken
Field Day Ben Ladomirak
5th Grade Promotion Reception Anneka Cerny & Emily Ross
SF Giants Event Coordinator Sonia Sethi & Alison Hagan
Costume Bank Coordinator OPEN
Fundraising Volunteers & Committee Chairs
Auction Chairs Lauren Williams & Adrienne Germain
Book Fair Catherine Chou & Heike Runne
Books Inc. Nights Purvi Kapadia & Jazmin LeBlanc
eScrip Coordinator Lauren Williams & Adrienne Germain
Community Outreach  Volunteers & Committee Chairs
Helping Hands Jamie Merkel & Jessica Lee
New Families Buddy Coordinator OPEN
Kinder Playdate & Potluck Coordinator Marion Beach & Sonia Sethi
Spanish Translation Coordinator Elena Farre
Room Parent Coordinator Gretchen Harding
T-Shirt Coordinator Susie Levine
May Fête Float – 2017 OPEN
Teacher Appreciation Luncheon OPEN
Special Ed & Inclusion Rep Venessa Holtham
PAUSD Health & Wellness Rep Sumita Vasudeva
Advocacy Komey Vishakan
Education  Volunteers & Committee Chairs
Parent Ed Co-Chairs Tanya Schornack & Sarah Gibbs
Used Book Sale Tanya Schornack & Jennifer Ott Cameron
Noon Chorus Joanna Finnis, Jen Ibbotson-Brown & Jillian Maxim
Noon Art Elaine Jek & Merritt Grooms
Noon Science Kirsha Quigley
After School Programs Purvi Kapadia
Library Volunteer Coordinator Jen Ko & Monica Davisson
Birthday Book Club Sharon Hoffman & Jen Ibbotson-Brown
Sustainability & Green Team Coordinator Seema Arora
Family Science Night Mary Shapero
Family Math Night Vish Ponnampalam
PTA Student Assemblies Jennifer Ott Cameron
ABC with Project Cornerstone Lisa Taggart
Health and Safety Volunteers & Committee Chairs
Emergency Preparedness Mirvat Robinson
Bike Safety Sarah Gibbs
Traffic Safety Liaison Peter Phillips
Lost & Found Closet Managers Lauren Williams
Communications  Volunteers & Committee Chairs
BTS Packet Coordinator OPEN
Addison eAdvisor Editors Aleksandra Dudakovic & Anita Fiedel
Student Directory Niraj Shah & Nishita Kothary
Webmaster Karl Garcia
Calendar Managers Danielle Pashilidis
Postmaster Mark Crady
Yearbook Coordinator Lauren Williams



Summer has flown by, and it’s time to get ready for the new school year! Here are a few important Back to School events to mark on your calendars for August. For more details, and for a complete list of school and PTA events, please check out Addison’ Google Calendar.

Friday August 14
3:30pm New Family Tour – early tour
4:00pm Kindergarten Potluck
4:00pm Class Lists Posted/Packet Pick Up
6:00pm New Family Tour – late tour

Tuesday August 18
First Day of School
8:15am Back to School Coffee

Tuesday, August 25

7:00pm Addison 101 presentation