2019 – 2020 PTA Board Members
We are very fortunate that we have such a strong presence of parents and staff on our board this year. Read below to get to know your PTA Board Members.
Kimberly Pierce, President
This is Kim’s third year on the board and second as President. She is mom to Brooke who is in second grader, and Leah, who will be in kindergarten for the fall 2019. In the past past year she has been a chair person for the Salem Holiday Parade Float, which placed first in the school division, Little Miss Dance, Fall Festival, Festival of Trees, and was a volunteer for many events. When not helping out at Barron Elementary School, she works as a Project Manager. Outside of working and the PTA, she loves to spend her time at the beach with her family and friends, or sitting on her back deck reading a book.
Cecilia McGlynn, President Elect
We are pleased to have Cecilia McGlynn on the PTA Board as our President-Elect. Cecilia is a first grade teacher at Barron and also a parent to two children. Cecilia brings fresh ideas and a different perspective to the group with her faculty background. Cecilia is also owner to Barron’s beloved Hadley!
Arianne Buckley, Vice President
This is Arianne’s second year on the PTA Board. She has been active and involved in many events that have been held for the school. When her family came to Barron, Arianne dove right into the PTA. She can often be seen at events that we have or sharing ideas at meetings. Arianne has a son Grayson who will be in second grade in the fall of 2019 and works full time as a Principle Data Scientist for Nielsen.
Mary Pat Troisi, Co-Vice President
Many people are familiar with Mary Pat from the front office of our school, but she is also a parent to Emily, a 5th grade student and Barron alumni Lyndsay, now in the 8th grade. She enjoyed the school and the values it stands for so much, that she decided to work at Barron in the front office, and helps with lunch/recess duties. Mary Pat joined in the Fall of 2019 as the Co-Vice President of the PTA. We are very excited to have our second parent/faculty member to the group this year!
Chrissy LaBrecque, Media Secretary
The fall of 2019 will be Chrissy’s 5th year on the board (previous positions included: Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator). In her tenure she has chaired the Kids Holidays Shopping and Original Works. Chrissy is mom to Lucy – a 5th grader and Sophie who is going into 9th grade. When she is not helping out at the school, Chrissy also is a caretaker to two young toddlers during the week.
Beth Harris, Events Coordinator
Beth Harris will be reprising her position of Events Coordinator for the third year. Many of you are familiar with Beth and have seen her at many, many events this past year. Beth has been a crucial part of our board and is often seen at the school helping whether as a room parent or to decorate for special events. Beth has a son Owen who will be joining 5th grade and works full time as an Events/Party Planner outside of the PTA.
Caitlin Silva, Secretary
Caitlin is Secretary for our board, but more importantly she is mom to twins Brody and Gavin, both starting fourth grade, and Rylee who is 3. She works full-time as a school adjustment counselor in the Pentucket Regional School District, in addition being a certified parent coach. In the past Caitlin has helped with the Mother/Son event, as well as donating for events such as Teacher Appreciation week, Father/Daughter dance, and other school activities.
Carrie Ueda, Treasurer
Carrie join the board last year as the Treasurer, and willc. She is mom to second grader Brooke, and 4 year old Carter. In the past, Carrie helped build the Holiday Parade float and volunteered for several events. Carrie works full time at Raytheon in finance, making her the perfect person to handle a monthly budget for the PTA. When not working, Carrie enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Alyson Nawossa, Treasurer Assistant
Welcome back to the board, Alyson! Previously, Alyson has been involved in the PTA in several positions (including Treasurer and President). With her past experience as the Treasurer, she will be helping Carrie in her role. Alyson is mom to Keira – 3rd grade, and Ethan – 7th grade. Alyson’s knowledge of all things PTA is extremely helpful in navigating unknown territory for our new board members. We look forward to her bringing new ideas to the table.
Michelle Kelly, Volunteer Coordinator
Michelle is mom to Makenna who will be in third grade this fall and Shane who is 4 years old. This will be the second year that Michelle has joined the PTA board, however she has been extremely active in the past with fundraising events. Michelle was the Committee Chair for our Parent’s Only Trivia Night, Chunky’s Polar Express, and the Mother/Son Movie Day. which was a very popular and hugely successful event for the PTA. She brings many great ideas to meetings and we are looking forward to many more.
Ashlee Stevens, Assistant Event Coordinator
This is Ashlee’s first year on the Barron PTA board. She attended many meetings last year as a member of the PTA and decided to take it one step further and become a member of the PTA board. Ashlee is the mom of Hayden who is in the first grade this year. During the week Ashlee provides childcare in her home to infants and toddlers. She is the go to person to all the people around her whether it be family or friends if a party is needed to be planned. Ashlee looks forward to helping plan and carry out all events to continue to make the Barron PTA the best it can be.