Officers, Board and Committees 2022-2023

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.  View the sign-up genius page for a list of volunteer opportunities.

PTO Officers & Board 2022-2023

Co-presidents: Yvonne Chen, Denise Dandrea, Janelle Phillips, 

Treasurer: John Gaines

Secretary: Andy King

At-Large Board Members: Kim Gallagher, Sara Orenstein

COMMITTEE POSITIONS

6th Grade Social Committee: 
Chair: OPEN
Committee: Tracee Herbaugh, Kali Kouri, Joyce Leonardo, Joelle Tomb

7th Grade Social Committee:
Chair: OPEN
Committee: OPEN

8th Grade Social Committee:
Chair: OPEN
Committee: OPEN

6th Grade/New Family Liaisons: 
Chair: OPEN
Committee: OPEN

8th Grade Moving On Party/Activities: 
Chair: Alicia Araoz, Rakashi Chand, Vida Kianzad
Committee: Janna Greenburg, Erica Hong, Kathy Kasabula, Vida Kianzad, Colleen Nolan, Jessica Rhein, Melissa Stuchins

Book Fair: 
Committee: Katie Brigham, Lori Zinner

Brown Music Committee:
Chair: Kyung Kim, Miao Xie
Committee: Star Lew, Erica Nicolae, Christina Yee

Brown Parent Book Club:
Chair: OPEN

Brown PTO Council Reps:
Chair: Reza Nezafat, Lori Zinner

Brown PTO Directory & Database Manager: 
Chair: Freya Hurwitz

Brown PTO Website Manager: 
Chair: Ann Leacock

BrownWear (Brown spirit clothing & gear):
Chairs: Pauline Eliopoulos
Committee: Mary Beth Keiller, Jessica Rhein

Brown Working Theatre Parent Coordinator:
Chair: Marion Miller, Jeremy Weltman

Building Brown Committee:
Chair: OPEN

Creative Arts & Sciences Chairs:
Chair: OPEN

English Language Learner (ELL) Committee: 
Chair: OPEN
Committee: OPEN
Fumiko Futai – Japanese Cultural Leader 日本語
Jingjing Hu – Chinese Cultural Leader [Mandarin, Cantonese] 中文
Pinar Kilicci-Kret – Turkish Cultural Leader Türk Dili
Jina Kim – Korean Cultural Leader 한국어
Françoise Kohler – French Cultural Leader langue française
Mayuko Melanson – Japanese Cultural Leader 日本語
Nivi Rabbi – Hebrew Cultural Leader שפה עברית
Ali Siam and Ena El Hadidy – Arabic Cultural Leader اللغة العربية
Volunteer Needed! Vietnamese Cultural Leader ngôn ngữ tiếng Việt—Please contact Ell@brownpto.org to volunteer!

Faculty Foul-Ups & Bake Sale Chair:
Chair: OPEN
Bake Sale Chair: OPEN

Families Organizing for Racial Justice:
Chairs: Rachel Janelle Phillips
Committee members: Laura Federal, Courtney Norton

Grounds/Gardening Committee:
Chair: OPEN

Hospitality Committee:
Chairs: OPEN

Library Committee:
Chairs: Grace Enriquez, Suzanne Feldman

Mini-Grants Committee:
Chair: Maureen Oates
Committee: Ann Quandt, Lindsay Wise

Newsletter Editors:
Chair: OPEN

Parents’ Night Out Committee:
Chair: Courtney Norton

School Picture Coordinator: 
Chair: Sherie Heywood

Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) Liaison: Kim Gallaugher

Teacher Appreciation Events Committee:
Chair: Open

Welcome Back Picnic:
Chair: Rakashi Chand
Committee: Asta Ali, Jessica Rhein

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