District Council Information
Purpose of the District CouncilThe 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
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.