John Gomes Elementary PTA

Our Mission

John Gomes Elementary PTA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Federal Tax ID Number (EIN): 23-7078876

Our Goals for 2017

Together, we can build a strong Gomes community by creating more opportunities for parent involvement through a variety of enrichment programs, as well as other activities such as campus improvement, and also by improving and increasing communication.”

Executive Board 2017 - 2018

Principal Doug Whipple
President Nelly Chong
Executive VP Jessica Ramirez
Secretary Cynthia Lobo
Treasurer Jing Ma
Financial Secretary Deepa Venkatesan
Auditor Vaibhav Jain
Historian Mona Heir
Parliamentarian Krishnan Iyer
First VP of Programs Hem Korubilli
Second VP of Memberships Christine Giardina
Third VP of Ways & Means Sachin Thaker
Fourth VP of Technology Lily Yong

Standing Committees for 2017 - 2018

Standing Committees are programs that span through the entire school year. Committee chairs in standing committees have voting rights on the board.

Committee Chair / Co-Chairs
FAME Cally Lee
Michelle Hertel
Health and Safety Gowri Murthy
Music for Minors II Vivian Wan
Michelle Hertel
Communications Jessica Ramirez
Krishnan Iyer
Lily Yong
Room Parents Anjali Giri
Yearbook Sangeeta Khandelwal
Kristi Hlaing

Other Committees for 2017 - 2018

These Committees are programs or events that happen one time or during a short period of time during the school year. Committee chairs in these committees do not have voting rights on the board.

Committee Chair
Assemblies Lakshmi Krishnamoorthy
Back to School Coffee / Breakfast Seema Vemuri
Directory Fanglin Zhang
Family Nights Kristi Hlaing
Sachin Thaker
Founders’ Day Vasudha Pallamreddy
Bhuvana Thiagarajan
Gomes Family Fun Hem Korubilli
Gopher Spotlight Kara Glenister
Inventory Coordinator Nelly Chong
Make a Difference Day TBD
Multicultural Week Mona Heir
Red Ribbon Week Preeti Tibrewala
Reflections Viji Veerapandian
Michelle Hertel
Spirit Wear Kristi Hlaing
Summer Readers Lily Ma
Nelly Chong
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Silvia Halim
Walk to School TBD
Walkathon / Boosterthon Christine Giardina
Webmaster Jessica Ramirez

Supported Programs for 2017 - 2018

These programs are not run by PTA appointed leaders but PTA provides them nominal financial support.

Committee Chair
Eco Club Mr. Lee
Ms. Garcia
First Lego League (FLL) Preeti Tibrewala
Geography Bee Shruti Mulay
Math Circles Divyalakshmi Srinivasan
Odyssey of the Mind Deboja Das
Safety Patrol Hiren Madhavani
Kandy Surya
Science Olympiad Annam Srinivasan
Ujwala Warey
The Tech Challenge Brian Ho