Mount View Middle School PTA

Committees 2017 - 2018

Are you interested in volunteering?  It is a great way to learn more about the PTA and meet new people in your school community.  If you have an interest in joining a committee or just want to learn more, please contact: Theresa Yodzis at or Suzanne Cwalina at or Natalie Croston at

Executive Board Positions:

PTA President - Mary Klyap

1st Vice President - Susan Liew

2nd Vice President - Natalia Yi

Corresponding Secretary - Wendy Himmel

Recording Secretary - Dana Taylor

Treasurer - Suzanne Cwalina

PTAC Delegate 1 - Nicki Mantzouris

PTAC Delegate 2 - Shelley Tolle



Brief Description 

After School Club

Susan Mako

Coordinates after school clubs with MVMS Admin

Box Tops


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

Nicole Parson

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).


 Jean Lim

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

Electronic Fundraising (formerly known as eScrip)

Jen Lowther

Encourages parents/guardians to register their shopping cards to earn money for school.  Also,  input and/or mail to eScrip any changes/updates for participants in the system.

Fall Fundraiser

Natalie Croston 


Coordinates fall fundraiser.

Family Fun

 Nicole Parson

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

Geography Bee

Carmen Roberts

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

Gift of Thanks

Connie Hennings

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.


Scarlett Goon


Coordinates recycling efforts at school including the Clothing Cash program.

HC DrugFree Rep


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


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.


Mariah Miano
Kirsten Willging

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.


Suzanne Cwalina 

Natalie Croston

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


Lisa Cumberland

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

School Dance (Teen Night)


Coordinates Back to School Dance/Teen Night in September (to be coordinated with administration).  Responsible for securing a D.J, chaperones and light snacks.  Need to secure a DJ and choose a date for this in June/July for the fall!

SIT (School Improvement Team

 Shelley Tolle

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

Spelling Bee


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

Spirit Wear

 Linda Ferbert

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


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

Web Editor


Designs and updates the PTA website. 


Ernestine Wright-Palmer

Carmen Roberts

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

8th Grade Liaison

Natalie Croston

Lisa Delmonte

Provides support for the end of year activities. Provide concession during the Spring Play and the March Madness Event.  Coordinate refreshments for the End of Year 8th Grade Celebration.



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