Executive Board and Committee Members



Executive Board


 President   Adrian Franka

Shall reside over all PTO meetings, shall attend all SITE-BASED meetings, coordinates the work of the officers & committees.  Full year commitment. 



Whalen Harter-Leahy

Shall preside in the absence of the president, act as an aide to the president & perform all other duties designated. The vice president will assume the position the following school year.  Two-year commitment. 


 Treasurer   Karyna Nunez

Responsible for accounting records, receives all funds of the Ride PTO & keep an accurate record of all receipts & expenditure. Pay all funds as authorized by the PTO board & in accordance with the budget adopted by the organization. Provide updated budget report at monthly PTO meetings.  Full year commitment. 



 Kelly Ingram

Organizes the PTO membership drive, sells ads for online directory, & assists new families with gaining access to our online directory.  Majority of duties performed June-September, selling ads in summer and recruiting members at start of school. 






Coordinates volunteers for school wide sign ups.  Greets volunteers at events and assists in getting volunteers to their assignments.  Duties are sporadic throughout the year, when PTO hosts events requiring volunteers. 


Secretary  Hilary Toma

Records minutes at all PTO meetings & submits for approval.  Makes minutes available to all PTO members following meetings.  Full year commitment, but meetings only held once a month. 


Fall Fundraiser






Plans and Coordinates fall fundraiser in conjunction with Teacher Representative.  Communicates to students & parents.  Collects money and distributes prizes.  Planning should ideally begin in May-June, with majority of duties taking place Aug-October.


Spring Fundraiser


 Cory Cummings

Plans and coordinates a fun, family event that raises money for the PTO.  Leads the following subcommittees: Silent Auction, Raffle, Decorations, Games & Entertainment, Food, Volunteers, Ticket Pre-Sales.  Planning should begin in December or early January, with event in late March-early April. 


Parliamentarian  Tait Mathwig

Enforces the provisions of the by-laws & renders a judgment on all questions concerning the by-laws.  Full year commitment, but meetings only held once a month. 


Parent Liaison  VACANT Acts as a liaison between parents & the PTO board. Communicates with room parents.  Duties sporadic throughout the year.









Qualified auditor to review and audit the treasurer’s books at the end of the fiscal year. Provide an audit report to the treasurer to be reviewed at the 1st meeting of the school year.  Duties performed over summer as fiscal year closes on May 31. 




 Liz Rookstool


Handles the communication, receipt, and delivery of Box Tops.  Full year commitment, with box tops collected each month.  In addition, in charge of communication about other give-back programs – AmazonSmile, Kroger, Randall’s. 


Enrichment  Virginia Arenz

Coordinates with art, music, and P.E. teachers for any classroom or volunteer needs.  Duties are minimal and throughout the year.





Plans and organizes event for grandparents to come eat with their student.  Planning begins in summer.  Event held close to official Grandparents Day, which is always the first Sunday after Labor Day.


Hospitality  Brionna Mayr

Welcomes new students and parents. Hosts Boo Hoo / Woo Hoo Breakfast, Muffins with Moms, Donuts with Dads, and any other PTO social event.  Duties sporadic and throughout the year. 



Kristin Kowalski

Molly Gage

Replenishes and maintains front flowerbeds.  Full year commitment, but work performed intermittently. 



Claudia Z

Kim Herlehy

Coordinates with librarian for volunteer needs, trains volunteers on filing books, coordinates volunteers in library, assists with book fairs in fall and spring.  Full year commitment. 


Recycling VACANT

Coordinates recycling program at school to both care for the environment and make a little money for the PTO.


Ride Spirit





 Katie Schonert

Coordinates with local restaurants & businesses to schedule spirit nights to give back a % of proceeds to the school.  Full year commitment, but most scheduling work done prior to the start of the school year.  Ride Spirit Nights are held once a month. 


Red Ribbon


 Alena Gunn

Coordinates with counselor.  Plans and assists with Red Ribbon Week, which is usually held in October.


Red Wagon


Emily Dixon

Coordinates with front office admin. to create a red wagon parade float for the CP feeder schools Red Wagon Parade at Woodforest Stadium.


School Supplies


Amy Johnson


Works with teachers, parents & suppliers to provide the service of having uniform school supplies for the students. Orders & distributes the school supplies.  Duties from late April-May, then heavy work in August to organize and deliver school supplies to classrooms.




 Jenny Merill

 Mallory Parker

 Thy Pham

Plans and executes staff appreciation monthly luncheons & Teacher Appreciation Week. Coordinates with principal & PTO president.  Full year commitment.


Story Time with


 Lisa Buoni

 Emily Lashbrook

 Megan Hermis


Helps with planning, decorations, games, food, set-up & clean-up.  Planning should begin by October for the December event.

 Ashley Ellis

 Kelly Tarro

Helps with design, orders & distribution of SKR spirit wear.  Duties begin over summer to design and plan shirts.  Most duties completed in the first month of school. 


Trail Clean Up

Vanessa Palmer

Kelley Wolford

Promotes recycling at the school. Helps with Friday drop-off of recyclables. Organizes trail clean ups around the campus.  Sporadic duties throughout the year. 


Web Admin Jennifer Townsend

Maintains PTO websites, assists other PTO committee members as necessary with web functions.  Full year commitment. 



 Susan Noski

 Cathy Estep

 Alena Gunn

Takes photos for the yearbook, compiles them into pages, and processes orders. Coordinates with teacher representative.  Full year commitment with much of work done in spring to create, order, and deliver yearbooks.