RISD Council of PTAs 2023-2024 Executive Board

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Officers Name Email Address
President Sarah Barker president@risdpta.org
1st VP Aide Juanita Armstrong aide@risdpta.org
2nd VP Programs Sarah Southward programs@risdpta.org
3rd VP Membership Megan Benavides members@risdpta.org
4th VP Used Book Fair Ronson Page
5th VP Fundraising (Vendor Fair) Meredyth Childress fundraising@risdpta.org
Secretary Christy Howell secretary@risdpta.org
Treasurer Katie Smith treasurer@risdpta.org
Parliamentarian Carolyn Potter parliamentarian@risdpta.org
Historian Open historian@risdpta.org
Standing Committee Chairs    
Character and Spiritual Elizabeth Afryie character@risdpta.org
Clothes Closet 1 (Overall) Ruth Fogel clothescloset@risdpta.org
Clothes Closet 2 (Inventory) Allyson Vaughn clothescloset@risdpta.org
Clothes Closet 3 (Volunteers) Jenny Ciozzolino clothescloset@risdpta.org
Communications Jennifer Hunter communications@risdpta.org
Environmental Services Marcie Salamone environmental@risdpta.org
Healthy Lifestyles Karen Burnell healthylifestyles@risdpta.org
Hospitality Lacey Laude hospitality@risdpta.org
Inclusiveness Kennedy Everett-Fulbright inclusiveness@risdpta.org
Legislative Action Brooke Green legislativeaction@risdpta.org
Reflections Lorena Sapiains reflections@risdpta.org
SAGE Stephanie Long McAfee sage@risdpta.org
Volunteer Services Amanda Cronin volunteers@risdpta.org
Special Committee Chairs    
Angel Memberships Melanie Jackson angelmembers@risdpta.org
College and Career Fair Lana Marker collegefair@risdpta.org
Directory Tanya Oden directory@risdpta.org
Positive Male Role Models (Dad Club) Matt Sutherland dadclub@risdpta.org
Scholarship Open scholarship@risdpta.org
Vice Chairs    
Communications (Website Administrator) Chelsea Larson webmaster@risdpta.org
Hospitality - CMLC Lacey Laude cmlc@risdpta.org
Reflections Shereen El-Domeiri reflections@risdpta.org
Reflections Lara Dodson reflections@risdpta.org
Used Book Fair Kristi Gardere usedbookfair2@risdpta.org



2023-2024 RISD Council of PTAs Governance Documents 

Bylaws as approved by Texas PTA on 2/19/23

Standing Rules as approved by Texas PTA on 2/19/23

Register with Texas PTA

Thank you for serving as a member of your 2023-2024 Local PTA Executive Board! Every local Officer and Chair must register with the Texas PTA so that they can communicate with you on important updates throughout the coming year.

Volunteer Background Checks

Local units and Council Board Members, please remember to update your volunteer background checks for 2023-2024 at: https://risd.voly.org/ 

Thank you!