Committee Chairs

The Claypit Hill PTO offers many different was for parents to get involved throughout the school year. The following parent volunteers will be leading our planning efforts for the 2021-22 school year. If you’re interested to volunteer, please click here to learn more about the different committee responsibilities.

  • If you are interested in helping out with ANY of these events or initiatives – please reach out to the members you see listed below.
  • If there is no name listed, we need YOUR help!

If you you have questions or want to learn more, please email the PTO President at and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

2020-21 Claypit Hill PTO Committee Chairs

Committee Leaders
Art Show Mina Dietzus, Liz Garcia
Back to School Bash PTO Board
Backpack Auction Jessica Greher Traue
Bingo Night
Book Fair Lauren Grant, Courtney Marzilli
Building + Grounds Katrin Schliewen, Emily Weintraub
Claypit Cares Heather Grimmett, Nicole Williams
Cultural Enrichment
Maureen Barnowski, Larina Mehta
Curriculum Night PTO Board + Staff Appreciation team
Field Day
Garden Marissa Davis, Heather Grimmett, Alexa Friedman-Cohen
Gift your Child
Amanda Harpole
Harvest Fest Najiba Akbar, Paula Scagni, Erin Harleman
Holiday Gift Drive
Shirra Baston, Nicole Williams, Christina Rodrigo
Ice Cream Social (Year-End)
Just Like Me Erin Newton
Library Coordinator Alicair Peltonen
Lost and Found Heather Yates
METCO liaison
My Brother’s Table Coordinator/ Community Service Heather Yates
Principal Coffees Erin Garry, Avi Dagan-Noble
Reading Rocks
Rewards Manager Front Office
Room Parent Coordinator Jen Doody, Kristin Lucas
STEAM Discovery Night
Heather Grimmett, Janice Crager, Jane Tausig
School Council Elizabeth Wuerz, Kristin Suga Heres, Emma Zampese, (Fall Election for 1 opening)
School Pictures Eliza Mosurick
Snowman Making Extravaganza
Staff Appreciation Catherine Kiernan, Erica DiRoberto, Erin Larivee, Morgan Needs, Jennifer Wright
Staff Bulletin Board PTO Board
Talent Show
Vision Hearing
Welcome Committee Larina Mehta
5th Grade Activities Chairs
5th Grade T-Shirt
5th Grade Roller Kingdom Event
5th Grade Bash
5th Grade Memory Book & Slideshow
5th Grade Picnic
5th Grade Play
       5th Grade Treasurer
Kindergarten Community Building Heidi Seaborg, Erin Harleman
1st Grade Community Building April Vecchio, Katie Riffle
2nd Grade Community Building

For a description of Committee Chair positions and responsibilities, click here.