Friends of Palms » Leaders


Thank you to our many volunteers!

Friends of Palms Board Members, 2023-2024


  • Friends of Palms President: Cara Pohle
  • Friends of Palms Vice President: open position
  • Friends of Palms Secretary: Shachar Lavi-Pangindian
  • Friends of Palms Treasurer: Todd Helmerson

General board members:

  • Mari Bower
  • Pam Pressley
  • Tyesha Jackson Wise
  • PTSA President: open position

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PTSA Officers, 2023-2024

  • PTSA President: open position
  • PTSA Vice President, Membership: open position
  • PTSA Auditor: open position
  • PTSA Secretary: open position
  • PTSA Treasurer: open position

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Committee Chairs, 2023-2024

  • Beautification Chair: Karen Cavassani
  • Book Fair Chair: Cara Pohle
  • Dining for Dollars Chair: Shachar Lavi-Pangindian
  • Drop-Off Lane Coordinator: open position
  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Chair: open position
  • Family Annual Donation Chair: open position
  • Friends of Palms Auditor: open position
  • Garden Committee: Mark Israel and Pam Pressley
  • Grant Writing Chair: open position
  • Grocery Store and Box Tops Programs Chair: open position
  • Lunchtime Supervision Chair: open position
  • Meet & Greet Chair: Nirit Brand
  • Palms Gear Chair: Faith Casillas
  • Reflections Art Program Chair: Shachar Lavi-Pangindian
  • Social Media Manager: open position
  • Technology Committee Chair: Neil Cuadra
  • Translators Chair: open position
  • Visitors Days and Elementary School Tours Chair: open position
  • Volunteer Coordinator: open position
  • Website Manager: Neil Cuadra
  • Website Reporters: Eliko Ozeki; others welcome
  • Westside Saver Card Coordinator: open position

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Open Positions


Positions are open. Please pick a role that suits you. Volunteer by filling out the Volunteer Form.

Other Leaders

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