PTO Council Executive Board
2017 - 2018
Position Name Chair Jill Anthony Stephenson ptocexec (at) gmail.com Vice ChairsAmy PufahlMoira Yuhasamypufahl (at) gmail.commoirayuhas (at) sbcglobal.net Co-Treasurers Carlene Colvin-Garcia ptoctreasurer (at) gmail.com Recording Secretary June Johnson Kidsareagift (at) gmail.com Co-Corresponding Secretaries Janine Hutchinson Bethany Williston ptoc.correspondence (at) gmail.com Board of Education Representatives Heather Eckner email@example.com Members At LargeBeth GrzelakKatie Powellbethgrzelak@firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive Board Member Biographies
Chair Jill Anthony Stephenson
Vice Chairs Amy Pufahl, Moira Yuhas
Amy Pufahl and her husband have three children, a Community High graduate and two Huron River Rats. She has a background in teaching and has taught children from preschool age through eighth grade. Amy has held a variety of positions on several different volunteer boards since her children were in preschool. She shares the role of PTOC vice chair with Moira. Amy credits this group for providing her the opportunity to meet and work with parents from across the district that she likely would not have met otherwise.Moira Yuhas is an Eberwhite, Slauson and Pioneer grad who currently has five children enrolled in AAPS, two children at Pioneer, one at Slauson and two at Lawton. She is a past president of the Lawton PTO and has volunteered in her children's three schools and athletic booster clubs, whenever possible. Moira holds an MSW from the University of Michigan with a specialization in child welfare, and formerly worked for the State of Michigan as a Child Protective Services Investigator. She and her husband Paul live on the westside of Ann Arbor
Carlene Colvin-Garcia has served as co-president of the A2 STEAM @ Northside PTO and is past treasurer of the PTO Council. Her son attends Skyline High School and her daughter is in middle school at A2 STEAM. She has held various roles in the schools her children have attended and believes in contributing to a strong school community, advocacy, partnership, and leadership. Carlene and her family reside in Ann Arbor’s Northside neighborhood.
Recording Secretary June Johnson
Janine has three children, one each at Dicken, Slauson, and Pioneer. She currently serves as the PTOC representative for Dicken Elementary and volunteers at Slauson and with the Friends of the Pioneer Choirs. In the past, she has had various roles on the Triangle Cooperative Preschool Board and the Dicken PTO Board. She is a civil engineer and works from home part-time designing retaining walls and substitute teaching at Dicken. She enjoys attending the PTOC meetings and learning about the issues in our school district and advocating for the benefit of all students.
Bethany has a senior and sophomore at Pioneer and a seventh grader at Slauson. She has volunteered in many different capacities at Dicken, Slauson, and Pioneer. She was the PTOC Rep for Slauson last year and is now the Pioneer Rep. She enjoys volunteering both in the schools, and now for the schools, as a member of the Executive Board.
Board of Education Rep Heather Eckner
Members At Large Beth Grzelak, Katie Powell
Beth Grzelak is serving on the PTOC Executive Board for the first time this year, as a Member-At-Large and also as the school representative for Clague Middle School. She has been part of the District PTOC for the last two years as a school representative. She has a daughter in 6th grade at Clague and a son who is a freshman at Huron High School. She hopes to bring her many years of work and advocacy in the field of education to her role and work on the Exec Board.Immediate Past Chair
Carlene Colvin-Garcia has served as co-president of the A2 STEAM @ Northside PTO and is past treasurer of the PTO Council. Her son attends Skyline High School and her daughter is in middle school at A2 STEAM. She has held various roles in the schools her children have attended and believes in contributing to a strong school community, advocacy, partnership and leadership. Carlene and her family reside in Ann Arbor’s Northside neighborhood.