Following is a list of PTA committee heads for this school year:
The Alumni Committee provides a focal point for bringing together and keeping track of former LaSalle students. They host two events every year where alumni are invited back to LaSalle.
Chair: Debra Sudworth, Lisa Newell
The Beautification Committee assists administration in organizing volunteer efforts with building and grounds improvement projects. They also coordinate involvement of LLA in community wide clean-up and improvement projects.
Co-Chairs: Philip De Bates, Elizabeth Samuelson
BUDGET AND FINANCE
The Budget and Finance Committee considers all recommendations and then reviews the budget forthe PTA. They also oversee the completion of the audit.
Co-Chairs: Julie Hicks, Shannon Cattan
CAMPUS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
The Campus Development Committee assists LLA in its efforts to expand its facilities.
Co-Chairs: Dana Levenson, Robert Weil
The Community Representatives Committee coordinates activities that deal with new LLA families and activities involving both the community and LLA. Specifically, they host the kindergarten welcome coffee, new parent breakfast, and serve as a resource for new families.
Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Samuels, Yvonne Williams
FINE ARTS COMMITTEE
The Fine Arts Committee helps to develop school arts programs. See attached document with details for this year.
Co-Chairs: Paige Ben-Dashan, Kathe Telingator
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT COMMITTEE
The Foreign Language Enrichment Committee (FLEC) supports the World Language programcoordinator in organizing the host family and student activities related to the exchange programs. Foreign language teacher support is provided for overseas travel. This committee also introduces cultural highlights during International Week and on world language based holidays.
Co-Chairs: Stacie Soderna, Erin Toole-Williams
The Fundraising Committee plans money-raising events to support the operation of special programs and events at LLA.
Fundraising Co-Chairs: Diana Pagan, Julie Diemer, Shannon Nicholas-Troncoso, Mina Lee
Clothing Chair: Marie Beauchamp, Srisupen Andersen
Parking Co-Chairs: Abhay Bapat, Kristian Desch, Howard Wedren
The Hospitality Committee coordinates refreshments for various school functions throughout the year.
Co-Chairs: Donna Zarei, Sally Shackleton
MULTI-CULTURAL/MULTI-LINGUAL ACTION COMMITTEE
The Multi-Cultural/Multi-Lingual Action Committee organizes special activities and resources to showcase and explore LaSalle’s multi-cultural diversity.
Co-Chairs: Leticia Martin, Ben-Hur Uribe
NUTRITION AND WELLNESS COMMITTEE
The Nutrition and Wellness Committee promotes health and nutrition by planning school events and activities for students, families, and staff.
Co-Chairs: Philip De Bates, Payam Zarei
The Publications Committee produces the directory, the yearbook, and the school newsletter, “The LaSalle Ledger.”
Yearbook Co-Chairs: Sarah Jones , other position OPEN
Ledger Co-Chairs: Ciara Goto, Kelly Leiseca
Directory Chair: Percy Wang, Catherine Wang
ROOM REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE
The Room Representatives Committee organizes room representatives for each classroom and works with the teachers to coordinate special events and build friendly and supportive communications between the classroom and parents.
Co-Chairs: Candise Cho, Debbie Wedren
SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE
The Safety and Health Committee works the school’s administration on safety and provides consultations and activities related to health of the school’s population.
Co-Chairs: Sean Slattery, Ben Hosek
The Sports Committee arranges for extracurricular athletic events, including the traditional LLA Long Distance Classic and 50 yard dash, afterschool athletic teams, and an annual ski trip.
Co-Chairs: Peggy Brzoska, Glenn Kahn, Joe Naumes, Karen McKeon
The Volunteer Committee assists in recruiting volunteers for school related activities. All parents are welcomed and encouraged to participate throughout the year as their schedules permit. There is something for everyone and often times a few hours, once a year, is all that is required.
Co-Chairs: Amanda Betts, Kiesha Sneed
Chair: Lisa Garner