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 2020-21 school year. Please click to read details about the current PTO committee openings as of Sept 9, 2020.

  • 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, Stacey Robinson
Back to School Bash Board
Backpack Auction Jessica Greher Traue
Bingo Night Blair Ramsey, Courtney Marzilli
Book Fair
Building + Grounds Katrin Schliewen, Emily Weintraub
Claypit Cares Heather Grimmett, Nicole Williams
Cultural Enrichment
Maureen Barnowski, Larina Mehta
Curriculum Night Board
Field Day
Garden Elizabeth Wuerz, Marissa Davis, Catherine Kiernan, Heather Grimmett, Rebecca Lloyd
Gift your Child
Amanda Harpole
Harvest Fest Amanda Harpole
Holiday Gift Drive
Shirra Baston, Nicole Williams
Ice Cream Social (Year-End) Blair Ramsey, Courtney Marzilli
Just Like Me Erin Newton
Library Coordinator Lani Camacho
Lost and Found
METCO liaison Alexis Shayowitz, Devin Murphy
Parmenter Coordinator/ Community Service Heather Yates
Principal Coffees Erin Garry, Avi Dagan-Noble
Reading Rocks Dana Cooper, Courtney Marzilli
Rewards Manager Front Office
Room Parent Coordinator Jen Doody, Kristin Lucas
STEAM Discovery Night
Heather Grimmett, Janice Crager, Jane Tausig
School Council Emma Zampese, (Fall Election for 2 other openings)
School Pictures Eliza Mosurick
Snowman Making Extravaganza
Melissa Spilman
Staff Appreciation Catherine Kiernan, Melissa Spilman
Staff Bulletin Board Melissa Spilman
Talent Show
Vision Hearing
Marni Rotfarb, Lani Camacho
Welcome Committee Eliza Mosurick
5th Grade Activities Chairs Stacey Robinson
5th Grade T-Shirt
5th Grade Roller Kingdom Event
5th Grade Bash
5th Grade Memory Book & Slideshow Dana Cooper, Marcia Irwin
5th Grade Picnic Liz Garcia
5th Grade Play Miti Koopersmith, Risa Burgess, Cathy Basrak
       5th Grade Treasurer Mike & Emily Hopps
Kindergarten Community Building
1st Grade Community Building Elizabeth Weurz, Alexis Meneel, Patty Murphy
2nd Grade Community Building

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