Officers and Committee Chairs

Officers/Executive Board

PTA Operations

School Affairs




Officers/Executive Board

Participate in monthly meeting to transact business, create special and standing committees, approve committee plans, present reports and annual budget to the general membership and approves bills within the limits of the adopted budget.


Position Duties Name E-mail


Presides at all meetings of the local PTA and executive board. Coordinates work of officers and committees.  Other duties as assigned by officers and committees

Emily Kenton

Vice President

Acts as aide to the president; performs duties of president in absence or inability; other duties include managing PTA operations work plans in coordination with chairs.

Renee Stake


Has custody of all funds of the local PTA; keeps full and accurate account of receipts and expenditures; makes disbursements as authorized, and much more…

Jeff Wong

Recording and Corresponding Secretary

Records the minutes of the meetings and other duties as assigned.

Shira Lantner

Ways & Means Coordinator

Manages fundraiser work plans in coordination with chairs. Reviews fundraising plan and programs.

Beth Davis

School Affairs Coordinator

Manages school affairs work plans in coordination with chairs.

Bridget Cooke

Programs Coordinator

Manages program work plans in coordination with chairs.

Cristina de la Torre (Benavides)

MCCPTA Delegate (2 positions)

Represents and votes on county policy on behalf of PTA at MCCPTA meetings. The meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month. 

David Chung

Rockville Cluster NAACP Parent Council Representative

Represents the PTA in the work of the Rockville Cluster NAACP Parent Council.

Ceira Sterling

Rockville Cluster Hispanic Parent Council Representative

Represents the PTA in the work of the Rockville Cluster Hispanic Parent Council.

Angela Franco

Special Needs Chairperson

Represents special needs community at FVES.

Winona Lennon

GT Liaison

Serves as liaison for families with gifted students.

Ade Hutapea

Parent Representative to School Improvement Team

Represents parents on school matters.

Marci Fulmore

David Booth 


Represents school.

Gay Melnick

Teacher/Staff Liaison

Represents teachers and staff and serves as the primary representative for the teacher community to the PTA


Kelly Henderson 


Manages PTA membership drive and collects forms and dues.

Laura Gardner


D-HoH parent rep


Represents parents of Deaf and HoH students


Mike Holczer



PTA Operations (Coordinators report to the First VP)

Position Duties Name E-mail


Edits and coordinates information for newsletter. 

Laura Davis


Coordinates development of annual PTA directory including printing.

Tiffanie Sisman

Classroom Communication Coordinator

Serves as top of communication chain to room parents and teachers for the school and PTA.

David Chung

Membership Toolkit

(PTA Web Portal)


Manages the PTA portal for members – includes the PTA website.

Anna-Lisa Walters

Staff Appreciation Week

and Monthly Birthdays

Organizes Teacher Appreciation Week events and monthly teacher/staff birthday celebrations

Kelli Potter

Parent Volunteer Coordinator

Reports on volunteer hours each month.

Ruth Borda (send volunteer hours to this email address)

New Family Welcome Committee

Contacts families new to FVES and makes sure the feel connected

Ruth Borda

Listserv Owner

Owns our listserv

Anna-Lisa Walters
David Chung
Emily Kenton



School Affairs (Chairpersons report to the School Affairs Coordinator)

Position Duties Name E-mail

Art Displays

Works with art teacher to put up displays.

Anchal Khanna
Ashutosh Rao

Outdoor Message Board

Puts letters on outdoor sign to announce school activities.

 Carson Herrick

Indoor PTA Bulletin


Puts announcements / updates on bulletin board in front hallway.

Hillary Feldman

Cultural Arts

Coordinates assemblies for school

Janet Lyhus

Spirit Wear

Promotes sale of Spirit Wear

Bridget Cook

Garden Club

Organizes flowers and mulch for school.

 Patrick Brown

FVES Yearbook

Coordinates FVES yearbook with staff.

Selena Robleto

Grandparent's and Special Friends Day

Organizes school Grandparents day with school staff.

Margaret Stubner

50th Anniversary - Jubilee Event Lead

Will lead efforts to plan and execute a special event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of FVES in the Spring of 2017 – Carnival, Spring Silent Auction and Teacher Baskets will all be sub-committees under the Jubilee Event Leader.





Fundraising (Chairpersons report to the Ways and Means Coordinator)

Position Duties Name E-mail

Fall Book Fair (Scholastic)

Serves as liaison with Scholastic, organizes volunteers and sales.

Margaret Stubner

Spring Book Fair

Serves as liaison with Scholastic.

Margaret Stubner

Box Tops for Education and Campbell’s Soup Label

Collects and organizes contests.

Ade Hutapea

Giant/Safeway /Target

Collects and organizes contests.

Ade Hutapea

Family Fun Night / Restaurant Night

Organizes dinner out.

Pam Potur

Original Artworks

Serves as liaison with company, distributes forms and organizes sales.

Laura Davis

Fall Fundraiser

Organizes fundraising event to take place in the Fall semester.

Nita Wong

Silent Auction (50th Anniversary Sub Committee)

Organizes silent auction committee.

Becky Uhl

Jeanne Mendelson

Class Basket raffle (50th Anniversary Sub Committee)

Organizes the baskets and raffle at the carnival.

Anna Forester
Melissa St. Louise



Events (Chairpersons report to the Programs Coordinator)

Position Duties Name E-mail

Back-to-School Picnic

Organizes Back-to-School Picnic.

Wendy Eckenrode


Organizes Bingo Night.

Dawn Willard

Kathleen Creel

School Dance

Organizes school party, formally known as ‘dance’.

Anna-Lisa Walters

Fifth Grade Promotion

Organizes 5th grade promotion.

Sandy Young

International Night

Organizes International Night.

Nilgun Akselioglu

Movie Night

Organizes a movie night.

Ade Hutapea

Parent v. Teacher Basketball Game

Organizes basketball game.

Steve Gensemer 


Science Fair

Organizes science fair, recruits judges.



Fun Run

Organizes 1 mile fun run

Sandy Young

Family Reading Night

Organizes Fall family reading night.

Shira Lantner


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Principal: Gay E. Melnick
Assistant Principal: Duane L. Ross
School Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Early Release Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 12:55 p.m. 
Address: 4615 Sunflower Drive, Rockville, MD 20853
New Phone: 240-740-1780
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