Board and Committees

Thank you to the following members for volunteering to lead important programs at Sequoia. For more information or to volunteer, please email

For descriptions of all the PTSA committees, click here.

Executive Board
President – Lauren Pachkowski
Exec. Vice President – Susie Gilbert
1st Vice President, Special Projects – Rachel Krueger
2nd Vice President, Communications & Outreach – Lisa Hane
3rd Vice President, Mini-Grants – Marlena Griffin
Treasurer – Gayle Hoch
Auditor – Sian Davies
Recording Secretary – Erika Pretell
Parliamentarian/Historian – Adrienne Heist
Grad Week Activities Chair – Jayne Sungail
Teacher Representative – rotating

Committee Chairs
Class of 2018 liaisons – Jayne Sungail, Sherri Horan, Rachel Krueger, Heather Weber
Class of 2019 liaison – open
Class of 2020 liaison – open
Class of 2021 liaisons – Caitlin Schneider, Katie Hultgren
Welcome Events – Carmen Alvarado
Membership Chair – open
Awards-Parents/Teachers – open
New Teacher Grants – Anne Scholes
Junior Scholarship Chair – DeeDee Clarke
IB/AP Proctor Coordinator – Wendy Mandujano
Reflections Chair – Rachel Levine (co-chair needed)
Sequoia Festival Chair – Clara MacAvoy and team
Hospitality Chair – Jennifer DiGrande (co-chair needed)
Newsletter Editor, Email Manager – Torri & Alex Horovitz
Website Administrator – Grace Schulz
UNALIYI Committee/Family Support Liaison – Elizabeth Gomez
SHSEF Liaison – Lauren Pachkowski
Visual & Performing Arts Liaison – Susie Gilbert

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