Mount View Middle School PTA

Committees 2014 - 2015

Want to volunteer or just learn more? Contact:

PTA President Chris Johansen - 443.745.5534

** volunteers needed to support the committee chairs

For example, the Hospitality Committee needs a lot of volunteers to donate food,  help with serving, etc. 

Committee

Chair(s)

Brief Description

After School Club

Lindy Bitterli

Coordinates after school clubs with MVMS Admin.

Box Tops

Karen Chase
410.531.9818 

Responsible for organizing incentives to encourage students to bring in Box Tops.  Also responsible for collecting, counting, trimming, and submitting the box tops to earns rewards for our school.

Community Outreach

Chele Ruetsch
443.286.6719
Theresa Yodzis
410.531.4929
Kim Lee
Lindy Bitterli

The Community Outreach Committee will coordinate, strengthen, and maintain community ties with various establishments and services. This committee will also work with student services to provide assistance for students that need support with their own community service efforts (if needed).

Directory

 Jenn Peffall
410.465.3684

Creates a directory of contact information of consented PTA members for the school community. 

eScrip

 Sharon Blessing

Encourages parents/guardians to register their shopping cards to earn money for school. 

Fall Fundrasier

Heather Costigan

410.465.8821

Coordinates fall fundraiser.

Family Fun

Lisa Delmonte 

Responsible for establishing and coordinating various family events including restaurant nights and other PTA school sponsored events.

Geography Bee

Tracey Davidson
410.489.9404

Schedules and facilitates  the Geography Bee according to the rules of the National Geographic Society.

Gift of Thanks

Andrea Hartigan
410.531.5190
Theresa Yodzis
410.531.4929

Oversees Gift of Thanks program during the winter holidays and end of school year.  Responsible for distributing forms, compiling data and delivering gift cards to the staff.

Green

Shelby Wallner
443.778.9146
Karin Johansen

Works with Mrs. Mako and assists her with the environmental class, helps to coordinate Green Fest, and supports the Plant Giveaway.  Also, coordinates regular volunteers to meet with students about gardening, environmental school initiatives, and project management skills.

HC DrugFree Rep

Lucy D-Esposito
443.955.3240

Shares information from the HC Drug Free program with the PTA and school administration. 

Hospitality

Darline Hettinger
410.489.7912
Karen Wright
410.489.4993
Cathy Comegys
410.382.2651

Provides various breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, and mailbox treats for the staff throughout the year. Volunteers are needed to help provide food and/or set-up, assist during the function, and clean-up.

Membership

Lorraine Miano-Fike
410.461.2577

Creates membership forms to go out on the first day of school.  Assists at Back-to-School Night, signs up new members, and researches and procures incentives for memberships.

Nominating

 OPEN

It is the responsibility of the nominating committee to recognize and seek qualified nominees for the elected leadership of the PTA. 

Reflections

Tracey Davidson
410.489.9404
Tracy Underwood
410.489.5533

Responsible for promoting student participation in the National Reflections Program.  Completes and submits applications and final projects to the PTAHC Reflections Chair.

School Dances

Beth Boyle
410-461-3172
Cathy Comegys
410.382.2651
Meredith Parks
Denise Trainer
Meg Tripoli
410.465.3348

Coordinates Back to School Dance in September and a dance in the winter (to be coordinated with administration).  Responsible for securing a D.J, chaperones and light snacks. 

SIT (School Improvement Team

Theresa Yodzis
410.531.4929
Tracy Underwood
410.489.5533

 Meets with school staff 4 times a year (once over the summer). 

Spelling Bee

Tracey Davidson
410.489.9404

Coordinates the Spelling Bee.  Responsible for securing a date and following the guidelines provided by the Howard County Library.

Spirit Wear

Linda Ferbert
410.750.8656

Selects items to support our MVMS spirit.  Distributes and tallies order forms.  Sorts and delivers the orders when they arrive.  Spirit wear is ordered once in the fall and once in the spring.

Volunteer Coordinator

Sharon Stewart
410.489.5614

The volunteer coordinator creates the parent volunteer schedule (i.e., lunch hall and media monitors, etc.)  

Web Editor

Theresa Yodzis 
410.531.4929

 Designs and updates the PTA website. 

Wellness

Heather Thamer 
410.666.3452
Ursula Chizhik

410.480.4844 Rebecca Hair 410.440.8788 410.988.8002

 Coordinates events to encourage our children in the area of health. 

6th Grade Liaison

 OPEN

Provide support for the 6th Grade Team by means of coordinating volunteers and purchasing needed supplies for special activities.  You will submit receipts to the PTA for reimbursement.

7th Grade Liaison

 OPEN

Provide support for the 7th Grade Team by means of coordinating volunteers and purchasing needed supplies for special activities.  You will submit receipts to the PTA for reimbursement. 

8th Grade Liaison

 OPEN

Provides support for Genesee Valley trip in the fall and the end of year activities. Provide concession during the fall and the March Madness Event.  Coordinate refreshments for the End of Year 8th Grade Celebration.

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