WE NEED YOU! We are actively recruiting for the 2023-2024 school year! Interested in joining the board or a committee? We’d love to have you! See below for a list of Open Positions. Contact Sheilah Nath if interested.

Scroll down, or click here for this year’s PTSA Board Officers and Committee Chairs.

2023-2024 Open Positions

The PTSA Needs You! Click on each position to read a description of the role. Please note that the PTSA Board meets for 1.5 hours once per month from 7-8:30pm. At this time, we continue to meet virtually via Zoom. Committee members meet as needed.

Executive Board Positions 

Board Positions

Chairs / Liaisons/ Workgroups/Committee Positions
(Do not have to attend board meetings, unless desired.)

  • Reflections Chair: Chairs Committee, disseminates information about and organizes the annual Reflections program with the local PTA units.
  • Environmental Stewardship Liaison: Supports responsible use and protection of the natural environment of the school/school grounds through conservation and sustainable practices.
  • Music Liaison: Handles the music students management for events, coordinating’ and facilitating communication between JAMS PTSA and FOJAM.
  • Special Education Liaison: Supports PTA leaders in issues related to special education within the school.
  • English Language Learning Liaison: Responsible for assisting the Limited English Proficient Students, and families in accessing any and all appropriate educational and community services needed to meet their current needs.
  • HCC Liaison: Responsible for coordinating and facilitating communication between JAMS PTSA the HCC Program.
  • Staff Appreciation Workgroup: Responsible for curating and executing staff appreciation week event & activities.
  • STEAM Fair Workgroup: Responsible for coordinating and executing STEAM fair at JAMS.
  • Movie Night Workgroup: Responsible for collaborating, creating and executing movie night.
  • 8th Grade Promotion Workgroup: Responsible for coordinating with JAMS staff and Students to executing 8th grade promotion program.
  • Nominating Committee: Responsible for creating and communicating PTSA open positions to local feeder schools, JAMS community and nominating new members.

2022-2023 PTSA Board

2022-2023 Executive Committee

Meet your Board Officers here!

President:  Christina Ellis, [email protected](OPEN in 2023-24)
Vice President: Sheilah Nath  (OPEN in 2023-24)
Secretary: Richard Newman
Treasurer: Jane Tunks Demel
Legislative Chair: Open
Assistant Treasurer: Christi Schwend

2022-2023 Board Members

Membership Chair Open
Communications Co-Chair (website/FB)Aisha Reuler, [email protected] (OPEN in 2023-24)
Communications Co-Chair (newsletter)
Tatiana Kaminsky, [email protected]
Fundraising Chair
Beth Sharlin (OPEN in 2023-2024)
6th Grade BLT Rep:
7th Grade BLT Rep: Open
8th Grade BLT Co-Reps: Laura Riley & Charlene Shanahan
Volunteer Chair/CoordinatorLanetria Luevano
Co-Transportation (lead): ​Open
Co-Transportation (equipment): ​Open
Community Outreach: Wai Wong-Miller, [email protected]

2022-2023 Committees

Environmental StewardshipOpen, http://www.jamsdreambig.org
Packs for Kids Co-CoordinatorsKristina Bernhardt and Amy Boelter
Nominating Committee: Open
ReflectionsTatiana Kaminsky
Staff Appreciation ​Open
STEAM FairOpen
Movie Night: Open
8th Grade PromotionOpen
Music Liaison:
Special Education LiaisonOpen
English Language Learning Liaison
JAMS parent rep for the HCC advisory committee:
Christina Ellis
HCC LiaisonOpen

Please send general PTSA questions to [email protected]

Please send updates for the newsletter and website to [email protected].

The deadline for putting news items into the email newsletter, Jaguar News, is Wednesday at 7 p.m. (for Friday delivery).

Executive Committee