Oak Knoll Middle School PTA 2016-2017


Committees & Chairpersons

PTA Executive Committee (Elected Officers)

Committees and Chairpersons (Appointed)



Joanne Blaszcyk




Vice President

Susan Elrod







Deidre Belcher





Recording Secretary


Irma Adams






Corresponding Secretary



Kim Burkhardt

Caroline Harris






Community Programs:  Julie Hendricks, Chair (juliebhendricks@hotmail.com) and Amy Foster-Dunn, co-chair (5dunns@att.net)- Manage the many community programs that offer fundraising opportunities including Box Tops for Education, Kroger Plus Rewards Card & Labels for Education,  Food Lion Shop & Share Classroom rewards, BJ' memberships, Spirit Nights at Local restaurants, Martin's A+ Rewards, Target Red Card and many more.        


County Council, Bylaws, Legislative Vacant

Advise OKMS PTA of necessary legislative actions, tracks requirements for

County and other levels of PTA Certificate of Excellence program, assists with

bylaws compliance.

Fundraising:  Julie Hendricks, Chair (juliebhendricks@hotmail.com) and Meredith Martin (jammie89@comcast.net), Co-Chairs

Manage and coordinate fundraising initiatives along with the PTA President.

Hospitality:  Kim King, Chair (kim@asharperpalate.com),

Manage and coordinate appreciation events for Oak Knoll Administration, Faculty, and various support staff.

Landscaping: Julie Hendricks Co-Chair ((juliebhendricks@hotmail.com) and Linda Duke, Co-Chair (halos001@aol.com)
Coordinates garden and courtyard clean up. Also works with staff to arrange students to care for front entrance planters and courtyard annuals.

Membership:  Beth Pastore (bethpastore@verizon.et) , Organizes, encourages and monitors membership for the Oak Knoll PTA.

Newsletter:    Mary Ford, Chair (maryworks@comcast.net) Prepares newsletter through compiling and/or creating articles and serves as the newsletter editor.

PTA Dance Chairs:   Pia Gray (mspiawhite@gmail.com) & Melissa Huddleston, Co-Chair (faith4me247@gmail.com)

Manage, coordinate, and/or support school dances sponsored by PTA or various

OKMS departments.

Spirit Store:   Joanne & John Blaszczyk, (kmjsmom@aol.com)-

Manage and coordinate the OKMS PTA Spirit Store including merchandise

inventory, volunteer support, and store operating hours.

Teacher Representative:   Nena Pritchard, 6th grade Language Arts (nfoster-pritchard@hcps.us))

Helps relay information between the teachers and the PTA.  Sponsor for Knight Watch Student Reporter Program.


Volunteer Coordinator:   Kim Burkhardt, Chair,  (guentermb@hotmail.com )
Coordinates volunteers for PTA and school sponsored activities, monito

volunteer hours and recognizes volunteer time and commitment.

Reflections:  Marti Newton, Co-Chair (marti.newton@strategycafe.com) and Irma Adams Co-Chair (ibadams@comcast.net) - Manages and coordinates Reflections Program, including entries, judging, and recognition ceremony. Manages and coordinates other enrichment activities when applicable. Encourages and promotes program through the entire school to students and staff members.