Board of Directors
A Board of Directors, composed of Merri-Loo parents, administers the school. The board meets once a month with the Director and Teachers in the Merri-Loo classroom.
Board meetings are a great way to stay informed about the happenings at Merri-Loo. Meetings are open to anyone who wishes to attend. If you'd like to be put on the Meeting Agenda, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to view monthly meeting minutes.
2021 - 2022 Board Members
President - Ellen Podgorsky
The President organizes and presides over board meetings and oversees all aspects of running the school including special events. They also oversee the duties of the Handy person and yearbook editor.
Vice President - Michelle Kolenski
The Vice President oversees board meetings when the president is unable to attend. They create the snack schedule for both the Nursery and Pre-K classes. They are in charge of ordering school t-shirts. The Vice-President also oversees Parent Helpers and creates their schedule. All media and news correspondence, social media and advertisements are overseen by the Vice President.
Treasurer - Erin Weinelt
The Treasurer handles all financial matters, including working with the school accountant and purchasing agent. Accounting experience is preferred for this position, but is not necessary.
Secretary - Samantha Dumensil
The secretary records, types and distributes all board meeting minutes in a timely manner and readies the board meeting agenda. The secretary oversees and trains all of the cleaners, including making the cleaning schedule and maintaining the cleaning supply inventory. They also prepare cleaning solutions used by the cleaners.
Registrar - Amanda Pierce
The registrar handles all aspects of registering students, including giving tours to prospective students if needed. They are in charge of updating and copying the school handbook and tuition payment book. They collect and file student health forms for the state and ensures they are up to date. The registrar types up and keeps track of class lists and labels the children's cubbies. They are also in charge of collecting the mail 2 to 3 times a week and distributing it to the Director.
Fundraising Chair - Jennifer Sullivan
The Fundraising Chair organizes and schedules all fundraisers and solicits donations as needed. They are responsible for maintaining fundraising records. They also coordinate Box Tops for Education and Amazon Smile.