District Council Information

  • Purpose of the District Council
    The purpose of the Menlo Park City School District Council is to foster cooperative relationships among the Laurel, Encinal, Oak Knoll, and Hillview PTOs, the MPAEF, the Principals, the District, and the School Board in order to facilitate communication in the District.
    Members of the District Council

    Council The members of the District Council for the 2018-2019 school year are as follows:

    President: Janelle McCombs
    Secretary / Parliamentarian: Caroline Bowers
    Treasurer / Administrator (Calendar): Sharon Schick
    Auditor: Patty Lopez-Jaramillo
    ​Joint Campaign Co-Coordinator: Kathy Orciuoli
    Joint Campaign Co-Coordinator: Caryn Wasserstein

    District Directory Coordinator: Ken Wang
    Recognition (Service Awards) Coordinator: Sara Teeple
    Programming Co-Coordinator (Parent Ed): Christa West

    Programming Co-Coordinator (Parent Ed): Vidya Kagan
    Community News Coordinator: Corey Binns

    The Superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, Erik Burmeister, and School Board representatives, David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas, attend the monthly meetings of the District Council, as well as the school principals, and presidents and vice presidents of the PTO of each constituent school. In addition, MPAEF Co-Presidents, Astor Toyos and Katie Rottier, and the MPAEF Director Carrie Chen represent the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation at the meetings.

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