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Meet the volunteers who make it all happen!
If you would like volunteer for one of the open positions, e-mail 


Executive Committee: 


Tanika Padhye
Kelli Shafer

Tanika is a mom of 2 boys, a 5th grader at Mann, and a senior at RHS. She enjoys making jewelry, traveling, and community service

Kelli is a mom of two, 5th grader & 2nd grader at Mann. She enjoys crafts, traveling, walking & subbing in our school! 


Bruno Lewin
Rebecca Anderson




Co-VPs of Fundraising

Erica Andrews
Shelby Sampson

Erica is a mom of a 3rd grader.

Shelby is a mom to two boys, a 3rd and 5th grader. 


Co-VPs of Volunteers and School Services

Amber Hopper

Amber is a mom of two, a 5th grader and 3rd grader. She enjoys baking, reading, and long walks to coffee. 


Co-VPs of Enrichment

Preethi Kishnamurthy




Co-VPs of Art Programs

Mary West

Fiona Zhang

Mary is a mom of two, a 3rd grader and one in pre-k.  She enjoys reading, learning, painting, music and crafting of all kinds.

Fiona is a mom of a third grader. Previously, she volunteered as a room parent for five years, she also volunteered as an Art Docent, Math Challenge Chair, Heritage Night Representative, International Night Performance Organizer etc


Co-VPs of Communications

Craig Larsen

Dad to Maya (3rd grader at Mann). Most jolly when coaching Girls Softball, making Paella, and traveling to places off the grid.  Professional photographer and beginning cyclist.



Co-VPs of Advocacy

Jeff Punchar
Connie Spain


Hannah Murphy

Hannah is a mom of 6, including a 5th grader at Mann, and has been at Horace Mann since the oldest was in kindergarten in 2007. She enjoys the beach, crafting and sewing, and is a singer and flutist.


2023-2024 Committee Chairs

Reports to President    
Membership & Outreach Chair OPEN
Nominating Committee Amber Hopper, Mary West, Heather Walters
Reports to Treasurer   
Box Tops Kelli Shafer
Financial Review OPEN
Reports to Art    
Art Night Mary West
Art Supplies OPEN
Artist in Residence OPEN
Kiln Coordinator Richard Mancino
NW Art Project Richard Mancino
Reflections Fiona Zhang
Reports to Communications  
Newsletter Erica Andrews
Social Media  Craig Larson
Website Admin Craig Larson
Yearbook Craig Larson
Reports to Enrichment  
After School Enrichment Cindy Goulding, Preethi Krishnamurthy
Assemblies  OPEN
Math Chair Sandi Xhumari, Subeka Chhuabra
Science Fair Chair Erica Andrews
Book Fair Chair Shannon Leonard, OPEN 
Reports to Events & Fundraising  
Back to School Events  Erica & Shelby
Carnival Chair Erica & Shelby
Dance Chair Erica & Shelby
Movie Night Erica & Shelby
Fundraising Chair Erica & Shelby
5th Grade Promotion Chair Kelli Shafer
Spirit Wear  Erica & Shelby 
Reports to Advocacy  
Emergency Preparedness Mary West
Legislative  OPEN 
Sustainability  OPEN
Special Needs Chair OPEN 
Colts Community Caring OPEN
Quest Chair OPEN
Reports to Volunteers & School Services  
Awards Committee Erica Andrews
Birthday Book Club  Amber Hopper
Hospitality  General PTSA
Room Parents  Amber Hopper
School Pictures  Erica Andrews
School Supplies  Amber Hopper

Watch Dogs Chair OPEN




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Horace Mann Elementary
17001 N.E. 104th St.
Redmond, WA 98052
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