PA Board and Committees

Executive Board 2019-2020


Patty Sanders

Vice President:

Anjali Schruefer


Kierstan Turner


Committees 2018-2019

Grade Coordinators

Lower School: Jamie Lasher, Lauren Lang
Middle School: Elissa Royall, Ariel De
Ninth Grade: Kerry Hoch, Susan Meredith
Tenth Grade: Cristin Caine, Louise Ross
Eleventh Grade: Shannon Priddy, Laura Simpson
Twelfth Grade: Tammy Goldberg, Sherri Jackson, Dede Schumacher, Stephanie Steren

Standing Committees


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

Bulldog Committee:
Charlene Maxwell
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.

Bullis CARES:
Lisa Moore, Joyce Williams
This committee reaches out and supports Bullis families encountering hardships, and serves as liaison with the School to provide help.

Communications Committee:
, Margo LaMotta
This committee manages all communication to the parent body from the PA. It produces the weekly PA email and maintains and updates the Parent Bulletin Board on the Bullis website.

Community Service Committee:
Runaka Anderson, Melissa Hausfeld, Jun Zhang
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.

Diversity and Equity Committee:
Executive Board
This committee provides support to the school’s diversity programs and serves as a liaison to the school’s Diversity and Equity Committee.

Humanities and Global Studies Committee:
Nikki Manoussos, Mihaela Vasilian
The HGS Committee serves as a liaison to the HGS Signature Program and supports events such as the Global Village.

New Families:
Mimi ArnoldPennie Panagiotopoulos,
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.

Parent Education/Parents Council of Washington:
Amy Gates, Jennifer Cohen, Audrey Friedlander
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.

Staff Appreciation Committee:
, Rebecca Penovich
This committee coordinates staff appreciation events throughout the year with the help of parents

STEM Committee:

The STEM Committee supports and serves as a liaison to the STEM Signature Program.

Visual and Performing Arts Committee:
Tammy McKnight, Lamia Crowley, Denise Reinhart, Kathleen Sims
This committee provides promotional support to the Bullis Visual and Performing Arts Department to maximize awareness and attendance for performances and shows.

Volunteers/Bake Sale:
Jaime Hirschfeld, Courtenay Rossi
This committee is responsible for organizing and assigning volunteers for Parents Association and school events, as needed. This committee also organizes the annual PA Homecoming Bake Sale.

Ad Hoc Committees


Faculty Grants Committee:
Anjali Schruefer
The Faculty Grants Committee meets in the fall to evaluate proposals submitted by faculty and staff for PA enrichment grants.


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.

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