Julianne Barsoum Jabaly, President
Julianne has been a resident of Franklin Lakes since 2004. She has one child in the Franklin Lakes School District and a 4-year old that will be joining our Woodside family in the 2018-2019 school year. She has been a parent at Woodside Avenue School (WAS) for 5 years. This will be her first year as President and second year on the PTA board. Prior to serving on the board, Julianne volunteered for a number of committees including Book Fair, Buddy Program, Drama Program, KidStuff Coupon Book Sales, Family Programs, Field Day, Holiday Boutique, End of Year Picnic, Chair for Pizza Fridays and Community Service projects. Julianne also serves as a parent volunteer for the Boys Scouts and volunteered as a class parent her first year with us. We are grateful to Julianne for dedicating her time and talents and look forward to working with her on the PTA Board!
Le Chanley, Treasurer
Le has been a resident of Franklin Lakes since 2004. She has three children, one at Woodside Avenue, another at Franklin Lakes Avenue middle school and her oldest will be attending Ramapo High School. She is serving her first year as our PTA Treasurer. Prior to joining the PTA Board, she participated in a number of committees and programs at Woodside, including Fifth Grade Picnic, Fifth Grade Farewell/Moving Up, Field Day, and Pizza Lunch Program. Le has also chaperone numerous field trips at Woodside Avenue. We thank Le for taking on this very important position on the WAS PTA Board!
Mick Finkle, Corresponding Secretary
This is her second year at Woodside Avenue School (WAS) and first year with a PTA role, serving as Corresponding Secretary. Mic has a son, Cooper, who is in the 1st grade, and a 4-year-old daughter, Remington, who will be entering Kindergarten in the 2018/19 school year. Prior to being on the board, Mic volunteered for a number of committees and continues to serve as the Chair of the Parisi Speed School Fundamentals program. Mic feels very fortunate that her son is enrolled in a school with such outstanding community support, parent involvement, and commitment to its students’ education and she is looking forward to another great year at WAS.
Helena Kesler, Recording Secretary
This is Helena’s second year at WAS and her first year with the PTA board. Helena has a son, Eric, in the first grade, and a daughter, Adison who will start Kindergarten next year. Her and her husband both feel privileged to be a part of this wonderful community. Helena wants to contribute to the already amazing PTA Executive board in a meaningful way and looks forward to a great year ahead!
Kristin Cappelli-DeMarco, Vice President
As a Franklin Lakes resident since 2009, doubly
stressed blessed mother of twin boys, and passionate Human Resources Consultant, Kristin is looking forward to using her background to spice up communication, contribute to the community and challenge the status quo with Woodside’s mission as her guiding light. Kristin’s utopia is: a world filled with love…where people are optimistic, joy is found within every interaction and growth is a part of every experience. With that in mind, she fully advocates and drives to transform WAS into an even better place to learn while helping to build community engagement that supports this effort. While this is Kristin’s first year on the WAS PTA board, she previously served on the HMR board and is looking forward to using her web design and communication skills to enhance your WAS experience! Please share your suggestions!
Thank you to all the committee chairs and volunteers that help at WAS…We could not accomplish it without you!