Board members

2019-20 Executive Committee

The 2019 Jane Addams Middle School (JAMS) PTSA nominating committee placed the following names into nomination for the 2019-20 JAMS PTSA Executive Committee. All were elected at the general meeting on May 16.

President: Maggie Sweeney
Vice President: Ana Braxton
Legislative Vice President: Rumei Mistry
Treasurer: Beth Sharlin
Secretary: Tara Carey

The nominees were respectfully submitted by Erik Macki, Samrita Dungel and Anna Marshall, the JAMS PTSA 2019 Nominating Committee

2018-19 PTSA Board

Board meetings are held the second Monday of each month (with the exception of September, when the meeting lands on the third Monday). Everyone is welcome at board meetings, which can be a wonderful way to learn more about and engage in the school community.

Executive Committee

President: Kathy Gerke (
VP: Sheryl Schwartz
Treasurer: Paul Weinstein
Secretary: Kim Love
Legislative VP: Sanjay Mishra

Board Members

Assistant Treasurer: Heather Cerne
Membership: Julie Bisson
Co-Communication (newsletter): 
Julie Bradley (
Co-Communication (online): 
Jillian O’Connor (
Robin Goodman
 Benjamin Leis
Co-BLT: Ann Hilman
Community Outreach: Friendly Vang-Johnson (
Volunteer Co-Coordinator: Sherene Ottosen
Volunteer Co-Coordinator: 
Hillary Nelson
Co-Transportation: ​Lisa Ilich


Nominating Committee: Samrita Dungel, Erik Macki, Anna Marshall (
Environmental Stewardship: Colleen Weinstein
Packs for Kids: Rebecca Reid and Nina Petrie
Reflections: Adam Collet
Staff Appreciation: Andrea Bergan
STEAM Fair: Julie Bradley
Movie Night: Archana Bhat
8th Grade Promotion: OPEN
Music Liaison: OPEN
Special Education Liaison: OPEN
English Language Learning Liaison: 
HCC Liaison: 

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