Parents' Association

Parents' Association & Volunteer Info


The Bullis Parents Association is committed to developing and strengthening the family-school partnership in order to enhance the education and experience of all Bullis students and to build a strong community. Every parent of a Bullis student is a member of the Parents Association.


Parents Association Executive Committee | 2019-20


Patty Sanders

Vice President

Anjali Schruefer


Kierstan Turner


Lisa Robinson


Volunteer Committees | 2019-20

Grade Coordinators

Athletics Committee

The Athletics Committee serves as a liaison to the Athletics Department.


Pauletta Nwosu

Bulldog Committee

The Bulldog Committee supports and promotes school spirit and sportsmanship throughout the school year at Bullis athletic events and activities. The committee recruits and manages volunteers in the Snack Bar.


Charlene Maxwell

Bullis CARES Committee

This committee reaches out and supports Bullis families encountering hardships, and serves as liaison with the School to provide help.


Lisa Moore

Joyce Williams

Communications Committee

This committee manages all communication to the parent body from the Parents Association. It produces the weekly Parents Association email and maintains and updates the Parent Bulletin Board on the Bullis website.


Margaret Bonham

Margo LaMotta

Community Service Committee

This committee supports the school’s community service programs. Some of the projects include Thanksgiving baskets, pie-making, cereal and clothing drives, and days of service.


Runaka Anderson

Melissa Hausfeld

Jun Zhang

Equity, Inclusion, & Justice Committee

This committee provides support to the school’s diversity programs and serves as a liaison to the school’s Equity, Inclusion, & Justice Committee.


Executive Board

Faculty Grants Committee

The Faculty Grants Committee meets in the fall to evaluate proposals submitted by faculty and staff for Parents Association enrichment grants.


Anjali Schruefer

Humanities and Global Studies Committee

The Humanities and Global Studies Committee serves as a liaison to the Humanities and Global Studies Signature Program and supports events such as the Global Village.


Nikki Manoussos

Mihaela Vasilian

New Parents Committee

The New Parents Committee supports the administration during recruitment and enrollment times, and joins the administration in welcoming and orienting new families to the Bullis community.


Pennie Panagiotopoulos

Muriel Suggs

Mimi Arnold

Parent Education / Parents Council of Washington

The Parent Education Committee helps to coordinate/plan programs such as school-wide speakers which provide parents the opportunity to discuss current issues of interest.This committee also represents Bullis at the Parents Council of Washington.


Amy Gates

Jennifer Cohen

Audrey Friedlander

Staff Appreciation Committee

This committee coordinates staff appreciation events throughout the year with the help of parents.


Rebecca Penovich

Heath Honeycutt

Brigitte Johnson-Herron

STEM Committee

The STEM Committee supports and serves as a liaison to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Signature Program.


John McKew

Visual and Performing Arts Committee

This committee provides promotional support to the Bullis Visual and Performing Arts Department to maximize awareness and attendance for performances and shows.


Tammy McKnight

Lamia Crowley

Denise Reinhart

Kathleen Sims

Volunteers/Bake Sale

This committee is responsible for organizing and assigning volunteers for Parents Association and school events, as needed. This committee also organizes the annual Parents Association Homecoming Bake Sale.


Jaime Hirschfeld

Courtenay Rossi

Ad Hoc Committees

Bullis 5K Committee

The Bullis 5K Committee plans and manages the Annual Bullis Gives Back 5K/2.5K Run/Walk / The Michelle Benaim Buddy Run and Olympics.


Gala Committee

The Gala Committee plans and manages Bullis's largest annual fundraiser in partnership with the Bullis Advancement Office. Recent proceeds have supported faculty professional development and student financial aid.

Bullis Gala


Connie Caulfield P '14, '20

Jaime Hirschfeld P '24,'27.

Parents' Association (PA) Board

The Parents Association Board is composed of parent volunteers, including officers, committee chairs and grade level coordinators. The president of the Parents Association is an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees.

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