RISD Council of PTAs 2022-2023 Executive Board

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Officers Name Email Address
President Lalita Howell president@risdpta.org
1st VP Aide Sarah Barker aide@risdpta.org
2nd VP Programs Juanita Armstrong programs@risdpta.org
3rd VP Membership Megan Benavides members@risdpta.org
4th VP Used Book Fair Ronson Page
5th VP Performances Meredyth Childress performances@risdpta.org
Secretary Prudence Simkin secretary@risdpta.org
Treasurer Christy Howell treasurer@risdpta.org
Parliamentarian April Renno parliamentarian@risdpta.org
Historian Elizabeth Afriyie historian@risdpta.org
Standing Committee Chairs    
Angel Memberships Jack Benavides angelmembers@risdpta.org
Character and Spiritual Marcie Salamone character@risdpta.org
Clothes Closet 1 Jennifer Barnhart clothescloset@risdpta.org
Clothes Closet 2 Sarah Knowles clothescloset@risdpta.org
Clothes Closet 3 Ruth Fogel clothescloset@risdpta.org
Communications Candice Singleton communications@risdpta.org
Environmental Services Lorena Sapiains environmental@risdpta.org
Healthy Lifestyles OPEN healthylifestyles@risdpta.org
Hospitality Katie Smith hospitality@risdpta.org
Inclusiveness Andrew Goodman inclusiveness@risdpta.org
Legislative Action Brooke Green legislativeaction@risdpta.org
Reflections Shereen El-Domeiri reflections@risdpta.org
SAGE Kennedy Everett-Fulbright sage@risdpta.org
Volunteer Services Julie Roach volunteers@risdpta.org
Special Committee Chairs    
College and Career Fair Lana Marker collegefair@risdpta.org
Directory Sarah Southward directory@risdpta.org
Scholarship Alison Fisher scholarship@risdpta.org
Vendor Fair Carolyn Potter
Vice Chairs    
Clothes Closet Anne Parks clothescloset@risdpta.org
Clothes Closet Kathleen Riordan clothescloset@risdpta.org
Communications (Web. Admin.) Mina Frannea webmaster@risdpta.org
Hospitality -CMLC Cristal Kesner cmlc@risdpta.org
Reflections OPEN reflections@risdpta.org
Reflections Stephany Chen reflections@risdpta.org
SAGE - Dyslexia OPEN  
SAGE - Gifted OPEN  
SAGE - Social Emotional Wellness  OPEN  
SAGE - Special Ed OPEN  
Used Book Fair Laura Brownlee usedbookfair2@risdpta.org




2021-2022 RISD Council of PTAs Governance Documents 


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