Mount View Middle School PTA

Committees 2018 - 2019

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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: 

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Candidates for Executive Board - 2018 - 2019

PTA President - Mary Klyap -

1st Vice President - Scarlett Goon -

2nd Vice President - Amy Grutzik -

Corresponding Secretary - Wendy Himmel -

Recording Secretary - OPEN

Treasurer - OPEN 

PTAC Delegate 1 - Nicki Mantzouris -

PTAC Delegate 2 - Arifa Ahmed -



Brief Description 

Community Outreach


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 


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

Fall Fundraiser

Nalini Munnangi

Coordinates fall fundraiser.

Family Fun

(Fall Comedy Hypnosis Show & Restaurant Nights)

Jen Lowther

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

Liz Page

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

Kelly Balchunas

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


Linda Ferbert

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.



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.


Mary Kylap

Mary Anne Emery

Amy Grutzik

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



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

Teen Night

Robyn Peters

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!

Science Bowl

Jaya Kannan

SIT (School Improvement Team


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

Spelling Bee


(early January) 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

Lynda Robey

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

Web Editor

Stephanie Green

Designs and updates the PTA website. 


(Turkey Trot)


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

8th Grade Liaison

Joanna Ramos-Romero

Vanessa Battish

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.


Mary Kylap

Kathy Baur

Amy Grutzik

Ensures that PTA bylaws are updated and filled in according with MD PTA regulations.


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