Executive Board Positions and Committees

PTO board term begins May 1st and last one year. Current list updated on: 8/28/2023. 


PTO BOARD: Name Email
Co-President (outgoing) Tara McConnell president@dcespto.org
Co-President (incoming) April Beauboeuf president@dcespto.org
Secretary Adam Cusimano secretary@dcespto.org
VP Treasurer/Finance Lisa Lee treasurer@dcespto.org
VP Fundraising Nicole Carey giving@dcespto.org
VP Technology Mary Olley support@dcespto.org
VP Technology Craig Doss support@dcespto.org
VP Communications Courtney Schramm info@dcespto.org
VP Special Projects/Campus Improvements Sophie Badgett projects@dcespto.org
VP Events Whitney Graving events@dcespto.org
VP Hospitality Melanie Frisone hospitality@dcespto.org
VP Hospitality Casey Magargle hospitality@dcespto.org
Teacher Board Member    
Teacher Board Member Jamie McCrensky Jmccrensky@susd.org
Teacher Board Member Melissa Caramucci mcaramucci@susd.org


  If you would like to volunteer for a Committee Chair position, 

please contact any Board Member.


25th Anniversary Committee Ongoing Laura Weeshoff
Amazing Race February Whitney Graving
Amazing Race February Paige Miller-Blum
Amazing Race February  
Art Masterpiece Ongoing Courtney Buckey
Art Masterpiece Ongoing Anna Boyd
Auction/Dinner (Derby Gala) April Whitney Graving
Auction/Dinner (Derby Gala) April  
Back To School/Boo Hoo August Rebecca Blank
Back to school/Fall Event    
Back to school/Fall Event    
Birthday Book Club Ongoing Kortney Hohle
Birthday Book Club   Melinda Rozek
Book Fair/BOGO April Emily Niesz
Board nomination committee January  
Board nomination committee January  
Board nomination committee January  
Butterbraids   Whitney Graving
Chalkboards Ongoing Courtney Schramm
Community Engagement Coordinator (General mtgs) Ongoing Laura Weeshoff
Cubbies that Care Ongoing  
Edukit May Maria Stallone
Family Fun Events. (Monthly dinner fundraiser) Ongoing  
Family Fun Events. (Monthly dinner fundraiser) Ongoing  
Fifth Grade Bricks March  
Fifth Grade Celebration May Ellen Snyder
Fifth Grade Celebration May Krista Kotsovos
Fifth Grade Celebration May Aly Ashcraft
Fifth Grade Celebration May Megan Fox
Fun Run   Candace Vodicka
Fun Run   Anna Boyd
Garden Chair Ongoing Tina Chu
Helping Hands Ongoing  
Holiday Store December Gina Kosak
Holiday Store December Maureen Newkirk
Kindergarten Round Up May Presidents
Marketing Committee   Laura Weeshoff
Marketing Committee   Amie Hegeman
Meet the Teacher August Presidents
Meet the Teacher August Presidents
Movie Night December Emily Niesz
Movie Night December Steph Cullum
New Family Coordinator Ongoing Aaron Wyse
New Family Coordinator Ongoing  
Parada Del Sol February  
Pastries with Parents (Book Fair morning) September Rebecca Blank
Paw Partnerships   Presidents
PBIS Parent Coordinator Ongoing Amy Hardy
Pickleball Tournament    
Pickleball Tournament   Courtney Schramm?
Picture Day August Anna Boyd
Picture Day August Julie Bays
PTO Site Council Rep Ongoing Paige Miller-Blum
Room Parent Coordinator Ongoing Gretchen Vandegrift
Run Club Ongoing  
School Dance    
School Carnival (fall) October Dina Engler
School Carnival (fall) October Kiki Dupey
SPC Rep Ongoing Samantha Oliver
SPC Rep Ongoing  
Spirit Wear August/december Katie Makelele
Spirit Wear August/december Courtney Schramm
Teacher Reimbursements Ongoing Kristin Easton
Yearbook Ongoing Sarah Crawford


PTO Board Structure Document