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Current School Year

Thank you to our many volunteers!

Friends of Palms Board Members, 2020-2021


  • Friends of Palms President: Stacey Shortt
  • Friends of Palms Vice President: Elizabeth Velasco
  • Friends of Palms Secretary: Cathy Martyniak
  • Friends of Palms Treasurer: Sarah Soakai
  • PTSA President: open position - please volunteer

General board members:

  • Mark Israel
  • Chris Lawrence
  • Dorothy Pincus
  • Michele Robinson
  • Kelly Silk
PTSA Officers, 2020-2021
  • PTSA President: open position
  • PTSA Vice President, Membership: open position
  • PTSA Auditor: open position
  • PTSA Secretary: Cathy Martyniak
  • PTSA Treasurer: Sarah Soakai

Volunteer to lead PTSA

See Also

Past Leaders (2011-2020)

Open Positions

Positions are open. Please pick a role that suits you. Volunteer by filling out the Volunteer Form.

Committee Chairs, 2020-2021
  • Beautification Chair: open position
  • Book Fair Chair: Michele Robinson
  • Coffee with the Principal Chair: open position
  • Dining for Dollars Co-chairs: Michele Robinson and Kelly Silk
  • Drop-Off Lane Coordinators: Gigi Whittiker
  • Facebook Managers: MJ Kang, Jason Rosenwasser, and Elizabeth Velasco
  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Chair: Stacey Shortt
  • Family Annual Donation Chair: Cathy Martyniak
  • Friends of Palms Auditor: open position
  • Grant Writing Chair: open position
  • Grocery Store and Box Tops Programs Chair: open position
  • Lunchtime Supervision Chair: Nirit Brand
  • Meet & Greet Chair: Nirit Brand
  • Orientation Packet Document Sorting Chair: open position
  • Palms Gear Chair: Nirit Brand
  • Reflections Art Program Chair: open position
  • Technology Committee Chair: Neil Cuadra
  • Translators Chair: open position
  • Visitors Days and Elementary School Tours Chair: Dorothy Pincus
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Stacey Shortt
  • Weekly Email Manager: Elizabeth Velasco
  • Website Managers: Neil Cuadra, Marisol Orozco
  • Website Reporters: Sarah Soakai; others welcome
  • Westside Saver Card Coordinator: open position