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 2019-2020

Connect with more parents and improve communication throughout the Gomes community.

Executive Board 2019 - 2020

Principal Doug Whipple
President Jessica Ramirez
Executive VP Apparna Balaraman
Secretary Rachna Jha
Treasurer Binh Tran
Financial Secretary Bhuvana Thiagarajan
Auditor Gina Ramdoss
Historian Lily Yong
Parliamentarian Sangeeta Khandelwal
First VP of Programs Nelly Chong
Second VP of Memberships Madhuri Alahari
Third VP of Ways & Means Irma Saturnio
Fourth VP of Technology Norm Howell

Standing Committees for 2019 - 2020

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 Parita Lakhani
Health and Safety Tulika Saksena
Gophers Music Swetha Sivakumar
Communications Lily Yong
Room Parents Pallavi Chakravarty / Vidya Narula
Yearbook Irma Saturnio

Other Committees for 2019 - 2020

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 Jyotsna Rao
Back to School Coffee / Breakfast TBD
Family Nights Swetha Sivakumar
Founders’ Day Godha Sree
Gopher Family Social Nelly Chong
Make a Difference Day Purvi Shah
Math/STEM Night TBD
Multicultural Week Suruchi Bhutani
Red Ribbon Week Tulika Saksena
Reflections Parul Naresh / Viji Veerapandian
Spirit Wear Grace Chang
Summer Readers Mei Ling Tang
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Monica Verma / Shalini Datta
Walk to School Days Purvi Davda / Swapnil Raj
Walkathon Deboja Das
Webmaster Jessica Ramirez

Supported Programs for 2019 - 2020

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) Tarannum Parkar
Geography Bee Prashant Shah
Math Circles Monica Verma
Odyssey of the Mind TBD
Safety Patrol Sujit Kirpekar
Science Olympiad Monica Verma / Devi Palanikumar
The Tech Challenge TBD
Science Camp Sangeeta Khandelwal