Meet the PTA Board

PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS 2021-2022 Term: July 1 - June 30

President: Kathy Young

Chair of the PTA Board, manages all PTA processes, oversees work of board members and committees.

Recording Secretary: Chanden Moya

Keeps minutes of PTA meetings, maintains written record of meetings with attendance.

VP Fundraising: Swati Chandra

Plans and coordinates all fundraising efforts including silent auctions, carnivals, and other events. Promotes Box Top collections.

VP Membership: Kaushalya Khatri

Promotes PTA membership, manages local PTA membership base, collect membership fees

VP Programs: Suma Bokka

Coordinates special programs such as Red Ribbon Week and enrichment assemblies. Oversees various programs such as Running Club, Math Kangaroo, and more.

VP Communications: Syona Chawla

Provides communications with the Collins Elementary community via newsletters, flyers, posters, social media and other sources.


Treasurer: Sikta Khastagir

Keeps accurate record of income and expenditures, pays bills, prepares budget and financial reports, handles all financial matters.

Financial Secretary: Keith Bachmeier

Manages and records all bank deposits and records income. Assists the Treasurer in financial matters.

Auditor: VACANT

Reviews PTA financial records on a routine basis to ensure accuracy and proper accountability, submits written reports to National PTA.

Historian: Kavita Deshpande

Prepares written and visual (photo) records of all PTA activities, summarizes all volunteer hours including PTA and school / class hours.

Parliamentarian: Elif Genc

Expert level of knowledge of the unit level PTA bylaws, protocols, and Robert's Rules of Order. Recruits and calls the first meeting of the Nominating Committee in February. Maintains and reviews unit bylaws, ensures PTA is adhering to bylaws.

Find out more about any PTA Board position or how to volunteer

  • All PTA Board members are volunteers who commit their time to support Collins. We hope to meet as many of the Collins families as we can during the school year! Feel free to contact any of us.

  • If you are interested in volunteering or want to know more about how you can help PTA, please email our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@lpcollinspta.org or fill out our form.

  • For any general inquiries about PTA, please email contactpta@lpcollinspta.org.