Lovinggood Middle School PTSA 2016-2017 Committee Descriptions


Description of Committee

Current Chair




“Cash from Trash” & Earnings Programs Co-Chairs


Coordinates community wide collection contests & handles redemption process of Box Tops, Campbell Labels, Tyson Project A+ programs.  Also school liaison to Publix & Target Rewards.  Promotes LMS needs to neighborhood HOA e-news editors, churches, Sr. Centers, and community.  Chair reports earned income (as it is received) to PTSA Executive Board.

Christen Knickerbocker

Community Outreach

Work with the LMS school counselors & local community leaders to create awareness programs & activities that benefit our greater community (i.e., Giving Tree, Quarters for Turkeys).  Chair is PTSA contact person to determine how LMS can provide immediate relief for LMS families/faculty in need due to death, severe illness, fire, etc.



Copy Room

Chair trains volunteer workers, coordinates & maintains work schedules for Production Lab (copy room).  Committee is responsible for making & distributing all school copies.

Janette Everett

E-News Communication Chair

 LMS e-mail communication system editor.  Maintains automatic distribution list from website.  Consolidates important updates and/or upcoming events from 4 feeder elementary schools, Hillgrove HS, CCSD, local police/fire & LMS Administration.  Writes & posts news using web-based e-News tool to ensure timely broad-based communication & awareness.

Chantal Howard

Family Engagement Programs

Promotes family involvement with in-school and after-school programs. Coordinates programs such as Science Quest, Reality U Day, Health Fairs, and parent information sessions with LMS Administration, Staff & various PTSA Chairs.  Will supply community speakers, volunteers, food/productions for events as requested.





Spirit Nights

Local businesses give back a portion of their proceeds back to LMS on designated Spirit Nights

Noelle Galper

Dollars for Turkeys

LMS students & families bring in their dollars / change to raise money for those in need for the Holidays

Lori Hegerty

Hawk Rewards Table

Studenst use their Hawk Dollars to purchase things at the Hawk Rewards table on deisgnated days

Belinda Lapointe


Veteran's Day


Jo Cook


Book Fair 


Amy Gomez

Health & Wellness

Works with School Wellness Team on promoting GA’s state-mandated fitness testing program (FitnessGram), Health Fairs & various needs.


Honor Roll Walls  &

Bulletin Boards

Develops & implements quarterly themes for grade level recognition with guidance from Student Council & Administration.  Maintains info on bulletin boards with PTSA Exec Board & Administration’s direction.

Laura Beth Morris



Plan/coordinate & oversees all food & decorations needs for events.  Determines food donation & volunteer needs for these events.  Some events include Staff Welcome Back Lunch, Xmas Dessert Buffet, and Teacher Apprec. Week Lunches, Science Quest speaker breakfast & lunch.

Becky Abrams

Laura Beth Morris


Communicate important state/local gov. & PTSA issues to LMS families.





Membership Drive

Chair & Exec Board develops a membership growth plan that will direct the activities of the committee.  Committee works during the summer to create/update all Membership forms & packets, obtain Raffle prizes, work tables at Rising 6th Gr Preview Camp, Meet & Greet Evening, Open House, Fall Gr Level Social Ticket sales to collect membership forms/dues.

Noelle Galper

Grounds Committee

Works with the LMS & CCSD Maintenance, LMS family & community volunteers to plan work sessions for grounds improvement.  Work may include planting flowers/trees, weeding, spreading pine straw and light construction projects.  Chair is the PTSA liaison with faculty & the student Environmental Club.

Lesley Litt

Recognition – Teacher of the Month & Student recognition programs

Chair coordinates Teacher of Month Award & works with Board on implementing various Student Recognition programs.  Committee develops Award Baskets for TOM, creates classroom “TOM” door decoration, and maintains forms on bulletin boards.

Nicole Fields





Red Ribbon Anti-Drug Week

Coordinates the alcohol, tobacco, drug & violence prevention awareness campaign in October. Coordinate and schedule week long themes, activities and outside programs.

PTSA Board



Coordinates LMS participation in PTSA’s arts recognition program for students. Program emphasizes the importance of art in schools. Follows National guidelines for entries:

Antra Aurora

School Store & Spirit Wear

Chair designs spirit wear, orders & maintains product levels for the school store with Board approval & direction. Co-Chair coordinates volunteer work schedules for store’s daily operation (8:50a-9:10a).

Isabel Meireles

Kim Even

Website Coordinator

Develops & maintains school's PTSA webpage:

Chantal Howard

6th grade

Coordinates 6th grade programs. Obtains volunteers & donations from 6th grade families for fall social, Honors recognition, & Teacher App. Week 

Alejandra Constantino

Lucreita Cahill

7th grade  Coordinates 7th grade programs. Obtains volunteers & donations from 6th grade families for fall social, Honors recognition, & Teacher App. Week 

Lucretia Cahill

8th grade Coordinates 8th grade programs. Obtains volunteers & donations from 6th grade families for fall social, Honors recognition, & Teacher App. Week. Also oversees 8th grade dance committee & gives status reports to PTSA Exec. Board

Janette Everette

Evette Huff