The Brown Middle School PTO offers many opportunities for parents and guardians to volunteer at the school, providing enrichment for the students as well as the chance to meet teachers and other parents in our school community.
PTO Officers & Board 2019-2020
Co-presidents: Will Adams, Sarah Dupré-Healy, Teri Ginsburg
Treasurer: Michelle Wetlaufer
6th Grade/New Family Liaison Chair: Molly Owen-Kiritsy
At-Large Board Members: Allison Callahan, Anna McDonald
Brown Bear Newsletter Editor: Julia Jenkins
English Language Learner Committee Chair: Kerry Prasad
Mini-Grant Chair & Annual Fund Chair: Kristin Holson
Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) Liaison: Kim Gallaugher
Website Manager: Kim Thurmond
6th Grade Social Committee:
Chair and committee members needed
6th Grade/New Family Liaisons:
8th Grade Party/Activities:
(More info/opportunities to come)
(More info/opportunities to come in the spring)
Brown PTO Directory & Database Manager:
Chair: Freya Hurwitz
Brown PTO Newsletter Email List Coordinator:
(See sign-up for details)
BrownWear (Brown spirit clothing & gear) Chairs:
Pauline Eliopoulos, Hien Lazare-Rivers
Brown Working Theatre Parent Coordinator & Committee
Chair: Rakashi Chand
Work with Brown Theatre teachers to support the needs of the theatre program, including helping coordinate parent volunteers the school play. Chairperson and committee members needed.
Creative Arts & Sciences Chairs:
Chairs: Elham Reznia & Charissa Ang
English Language Learner (ELL) Committee:
Chair: Kerry Prasad
Tiffany Chen Taiwanese Cultural Leader, Mandarin and Taiwanese
Fumiko Futai Japanese Cultural Leader
Jina Kim Korean Cultural Leader
Nivi Rabbi Israeli Cultural Leader
Turkan Caglar Turkish Cultural Leader
Faculty Foul-Ups & Bake Sale Chair :
Chair: Amy Levy
Bake Sale Chair:
Help support this annual teacher/student basketball event at Brown. Bake Sale chair needed. Event happens directly after school in March.
Families Organizing for Racial Justice:
Chairs: Ijeoma Anyanwu, Kerry Prasad
Committee members: OPEN
The Giving Project:
Chairs Freya Hurwitz, Susan Sayers
Help with this annual potluck dinner and event that introduces students to charitable giving.
Chairs: Ilana Steel and Meredith Weiss
Laps For Lunch – This program allows students to stretch their legs and get a breath of fresh air at lunch time. Volunteer Parent Monitors are needed to allow this program to run. There are still some time frames that could use additional volunteers. For more information on the program click here .
Chair: Tamara Bekfi
Helpers Needed! OPEN!
Chair: Kristin Holson
Chair: Courtney Cole
Work with Brown Music teachers to communicate with parents and coordinate the logistics of orchestra/band/chorus concerts and after-concert socials.
Chair: Julia Jenkins
Work as part of a team and with the PTO co-presidents to compile and edit the weekly newsletter. A great work-at-home opportunity that keeps you up-to-date on all that’s happening at Brown.
School Picture Coordinator: Sherie Heywood
School Council Representatives
Elizabeth Navisky, Adriana Oyola
The School Council is an elected body of parents, teachers and community members that advises the principal.
Teacher Appreciation Events Committee:
Chair: Denise Dandrea
More information to come on help needed with events