2018/2019 Functional Committees

The everyday work of our PTO is accomplished by our functional committees. For detailed information about current projects or to sign-up, please email the relevant committee chairs.


Be the voice for our children. The goal of this committee is to advocate for, promote, and support the education, health, and success of all children and youth of the Peekskill City School District.

Co-Chairs: Eric Rekeda and Margery Rossi
Contact: advocacy@peekskillpto.org

Meeting: 11/13 at 6:30pm in the PKMS Library. Future meetings TBA.

Class Parents

Do you love hands-on work with kids and teachers? We are looking for enthusiastic parents to help organize classroom activities and support the faculty in our elementary schools.

Co-Chairs: Jen Carbaugh and Kristin Jarvis
Contact: classparents@peekskillpto.org

Meetings: 9/8 and 10/13 at 9am in the Bean Runner Cafe. Future meetings TBA.


Calling all social media lovers and design gurus! We are looking for volunteers to help with publicity and community outreach. This committee will collaborate with the district to represent the public face of the PTO.

Co-Chairs: Kristin Jarvis and Isabel Pipolo
Contact: comm@peekskillpto.org

Meetings: 9/20, 10/17, and 11/15 at 1pm in the Admin Building. Future meetings TBA.


Are you good with numbers? Join the Finance Committee to help prepare our budgets, financial reports, and tax returns.

Chair: Jen Carbaugh
Contact: treasurer@peekskillpto.org

Meetings TBA.

Special Events & Enrichment

Do you know how to throw a party? Have an idea for a fun event? Our goal is to coordinate activities throughout the year that will reinforce a positive relationship between the school district, families and the community. In addition to planning events, we will also be working to provide school-based enrichment programs for students of all ages.

Co-Chairs: Mia Shervington and Sandra Walton
Contact: specialevents@peekskillpto.org

Meetings: 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 1/25, 3/8, 5/10, and 6/7 at 7pm in the PKMS Library.

To view committee reports and meeting minutes, please visit our Archives page.