The PTA leadership for the 2023-2024 School Year are listed below, as well as role descriptions. If you click on a role, you will see a description for that role.

Please fill out our volunteer form or reach out to [email protected] if you have interest in one of the roles below. We would be delighted for you to join our team!

Officers #

Role Name
🦸 President James Harlow
🎓 VP for Educational Programs Tina Kelly
💵 VP for Fundraising Megan Miller
🏘️ VP for Community Relations Sara Kirschner
📣 VP for Communications Maggie Bush
🎉 VP for Events Meredith Greene
🙏 VP for Staff Appreciation Ashley Farrugia
💰 Treasurer David DeBoer
✍️ Secretary Erin Cassidy

Coordinators #

🎓 Educational Programs #

Role Coordinator
🔔 After School Enrichment Tina Vu
🎨 Reflections Mary Savig
🏃‍♀️ Girls on the Run Ashley Farrugia
Erin Mahaffey
👩‍💻 Cardinal Coding Club Molly Fisher
🧧 Cardinal Chinese Club Sharon Burd
Boae Kim
Kim Chi Crittenden
🧠 Odyssey of the Mind

There are other educational programs available to elementary school students, like 🔬 Science Olympiad, with which Abingdon has little or no participation experience; however, the PTA could support Abingdon’s participation provided that we have a motivated volunteer.

💵 Fundraising #

Role Coordinator
💸 Retail Rebates
👕 Spirit Gear Ashley McCarthy
Meredith Greene
✏️ Edukit Lisa Winkler
📸 School Pictures
📚 Read-A-Thon
🌯 Spirit Night
🤝 Sponsorships
❤️ Lovelines Ellen Dobro

🏘️ Community Relations #

Role Coordinator
🧥 Winter Clothing Drive
🥫 Canned Food Drive
🎁 Holiday Gift Card Drive
🧮 ACTL Representative
🏫 CCPTA Representative
🏫 SEPTA Representative Amy Turner
⚕️ SHAB Representative
🚌 ACTC Representative
🏫 FAC Representative
🪙 Budget Advisory Council Representative
🏫 School Plan Advisory Committee Representative

📣 Communications #

Role Coordinator
📱 Social Media Maggie Bush
📰 Newsletter Maggie Bush
🖥️ Website Dan Burd
☎️ Directory Kathryn Vesey White
🖼️ Graphic Designer
📄 Photocopying Flyers
🌎 Translators

🎉 Events #

The PTA organizes several events throughout the year. These events strengthen our community spirit, and they’re a lot of fun too! We couldn’t do it without volunteer support, so please help us by filling out the volunteer form and indicating your interest in helping with events.

Event Month
👋 Back to School Picnic August – September
🎃 Trunk or Treat October
❄️ Winter Wonderland December – February
🇺🇳 International Night April
🎓 5th Grade Promotion June
🍿 Movie Nights Year-round
☕ Parent Coffees Year-round
🎈 Rising Kindergarten Playdates March – August
📚 Book Swap March
📷 Photographer N/A

🙏 Staff Appreciation #

The PTA blesses our wonderful Abingdon staff throughout the year. Please help us by filling out the volunteer form and indicating your interest in helping with Staff Appreciation.

❔ Other Roles #

Role Coordinator
🍅 Garden Lauren Shaub
📖 Yearbook Lauren Muscarella
📚 Book Fair Emily Lyons
Maureen McCormick Harlow
Tina Kelly
🧸 Lost and Found
🗽 Diversity Coordinator
💳 Bank Statement Reviewer
📦 Grants Coordinator
🙋 Nominations Committee Selected annually in March
✅ Financial Review Committee Selected annually in May
🐦 Mascot Abingdon Cardinal