PTA Board and Committee Chairs / Descriptions

Welcome! We’re happy to have you join us and learn about your PTSA! See below for our Board Members and Committee Descriptions!

Contact the Committee Chairs for more information or to volunteer for one of these committees:

Advocacy:  Karen Haneke at and Diane Pasini-Hill at

Book Club:  Laurie Brown at

Box Tops for Education:  Tiffany Herron at and Tiffannie Weston

Help our school obtain .10 for every box top collected!  Help count and cut box tops for submission!

Carnival:  Trina Burton at

This is a fun community event with games, pony rides, a dunk tank, jumpy castles, face painting, cake walks, prizes, food, and so much more.  Plenty of volunteers are needed to have this event run smoothly.

Edukits:  Lindsay Shaw at

Family Nights:  Ashley Reynolds at

Field Day BBQ:  Jodi Stainwagner at

An inexpensive lunch so parents don’t need to worry about running out to lunch and missing some of the field day action. Volunteers are needed to cook and serve food both days of field day.

From Our Heart To Yours:  Stacy Jones at

Geography Bee:  Mike Rumley at

Our 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students qualify for these events through a series of assessments and the final events are held in the library and televised into each classroom.  Be a judge or timekeeper!

Grandparents Day:  Audrey Charness at and Jody Beckstead at

Scheduled right before Thanksgiving Break, grandparents or other special guests visit classrooms and enjoy food and presentations by our students.  Help coordinate and volunteer at this truly great event.

Holiday Shop:  Jaci Turner at

King Soopers Cards:  Jaci Turner at

Don’t forget to use your King Soopers gift card to help raise money for our school. We earn 5% back for every dollar you spend!  And best part, the card can be easily reloaded at the check stand before you buy your groceries!

Milkcaps for Moola:  Saori St. Pierre at

Original Works of Art:  Dawn Joselyn at

Parent-Child Dance:  Jay Charness at

The dance is usually held in February.  This is a great opportunity to dance and let loose with your children!

Reflections:  Jodi Steinwagner at and Cathi Kruse at

Help our student’s creativity shine!  This is a competition judged by community members dealing with several mediums like photography, writing, or drawing.

Rocky’s Enrichment:  Chuck Rourke at and Lila Schow at

Further enrich our student’s learning experiences.  Organize and bring before and after school programs to Van Arsdale like Lego Robotics, art classes, music classes, and so much more!

Rocky’s Readers:  Dawn Joselyn at

Reward our student’s extra reading efforts!  Help sort and give out prizes.

Run with Rocky:  Rosa Kougl at

This is a 5K walk/run held as a fundraiser for the school.  It is family event with free food and prizes that you won’t want to miss! Let’s teach our kids the importance of being fit.

Science Fair:  Lana Hearne at and Lila Schow at

Students of all grades show off their science skills. Volunteers are needed to setup, cleanup, and monitor the event.

Silent Auction:  Trina Burton at and Jodi Steinwagner at

Spelling Bee:  Diana Pasini-Hill at, Kelly McGinnis at, and Heather Washburn at

Students in 4th, 5th and 6th grade compete for the chance to go on to the area spelling bee. The top three students advance.

Staff Appreciation:  Open Position

Plan and shower our staff with treats to show our appreciation for all the time and hard work they give to our children.

Talent Show:  Jay Charness at

A wonderful evening of special performances by our talented students.  Help this run smoothly!

Yearbook:  Brandy Kartchner at

Take and submit pictures of our students throughout the year for the yearbook!

Young Writer’s Conference:  Michelle Jones at

Help our students showcase their creative writing skills at this one day event.

PTSA Facebook

Cathi Kruse at

PTSA Website

Rhonda Flath at

Volunteer Interest Form

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Please let us know if you would like to be contacted about volunteering for a committee. Most committees require minimal time and provide essential opportunities for the Van Arsdale community.