2019-20 PTSA Executive Board and Committee Chairs


President - Kim Russell

Treasurer - Tara Casella

Executive VP – Sharon Miller

VP Ways & Means – Alison Dommers

VP Programs – Melinda Gaffney

VP Hospitality – Divya Reddy & Audi Hilsdorf

VP Membership - Meredith Novak

VP Leadership – Fran Shimp

Recording Secretary - Kristee Pauker

Auditor - Heather Olson

Historian - Laney Alexander

Teacher Representative - Jerry Tellers


Membership Chairperson – Kenan Thomas

Communications Chairperson – Sakeena Baxamusa

Health & Wellness Chairperson - Nolan Mitruka

Health & Wellness Assistant – Dagny Whall

Extended Community Liaison - Luzmariana Espinosa

Environmental Awareness Chairperson - Isaac Schultz

Environmental Awareness Assistant – Terra Evans

Student Affairs Chairperson - Jorie MacDonald

Student Affairs Assistant – Lilly Grunski


AP Workshop - Trish Ryan, Danielle Beck & Jessi Epperson

Community Reports - Laney Alexander and Kim Russell

CPR Class - Neda Mesri

E-Blast Manager - Natacha Hosy

Foundation PTA Representative - Fran Shimp

Grad Nite -

Graduation Cookies and Water (jr parent) – Laney Alexander

Emergency Supplies - Jeni Lentin

Incoming Family Welcome Night - 

Locker Coordinator – Kim Russell (Kim Russell and Jenna Wittkow clean lockers)

PTSA Photographer -

Publicity - 

Social Media - Jessi Epperson

Registration - Verdi Gantzel and Julie Cockrell

Tours -

PTSA Website Manager - Natacha Hosy

La Jolla High PTSA is a not-for-profit organization and the nation's premier parent involvement group in schools.  PTSA organizes and manages a variety of programs and services at La Jolla High. Our website and eBlasts keep parents informed, our mini-grants keep classrooms stocked with supplies, and our volunteers keep school events running smoothly.

La Jolla High School (LJHS) is a comprehensive high school for grades 9–12 located in La Jolla, California. LJHS supports approximately 1,550 students from diverse backgrounds by offering a rigorous, coherent, and cohesive core curriculum, as well as Advanced Placement courses in 23 curricular areas and college-credit calculus, political science and more!

The Foundation of La Jolla High School was founded in 1983 and is a non-profit, tax exempt, public benefit corporation whose primary purpose is to raise funds for our school to support academic, athletic, building and grounds, and other needs of the School for which funding is not available.

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