PA Board and Committees
Executive Board 2019-2020
Lower School: Melissa Hausfeld, Lauren Lang
Middle School: Elissa Royall
Ninth Grade: Cristin Caine; Kierstan Turner
Tenth Grade: Brigitte Johnson-Herron; Shannon Priddy; Laura Simpson
Eleventh Grade: Rebecca Penovich; Mihaela Vasilian
Twelfth Grade: Jane Caldeira; Debbie Friedlander; Meredith Miller; Sarah Schain
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.
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; Dede Schumacher; Pamela Sofola
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:
This committee provides support to the school’s diversity programs and serves as a liaison to the school’s Diversity and Equity Committee.
Mimi Arnold; Sherri Jackson, Pennie Panagiotopoulos, Muriel Suggs
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,Kerry Hoch; Susan Meredith
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.
Visual and Performing Arts Committee:
Tammy McKnight, Lamia Crowley
This committee provides promotional support to the Bullis Visual and Performing Arts Department to maximize awareness and attendance for performances and shows.
Jennifer Cohen, Stephanie Steren
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
Bullis Gives Back 5K:
This annual spring race and fun run event, open to the public, supports the school and local nonprofit organizations.
Faculty Grants Committee:
The Faculty Grants Committee meets in the fall to evaluate proposals submitted by faculty and staff for PA enrichment grants.
Mary Barth, Azita Moazzez
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.