PTA Officers
By Election

Ken Balbuena, President

Serve a one (1) year term as present; Chair board and general meetings; Oversee fiscal compliance; Serve as a liaison with school administration or community partners; Check in regularly with officers and committees to ensure the overall plan is on target; Identify challenges and invite solutions; Familiarize with all PTA programs and resources; Represent PTA to the community; Recruit and mentor volunteers and future leaders; Volunteer at events. Ken has a graduate of NSES and a rising 3rd grader at NSES.

Jen Delboy, President-Elect

Serve a term of two (2) years, one as president-elect, after which he or she shall succeed to the office of president; Serve as a member of the finance committee; Perform the duties of the office of the president in the president’s absence or when the president is unable to perform these duties; Support the president in moving the organization to achieve outcomes defined by the strategic plan; Undertake the necessary leadership development to fulfill the role of president; Represent the association before constituent bodies and other associations, as assigned; Perform all other duties listed under members of the board of directors. Jen has a rising 3rd grader and 5th grader at NSES.

Caryn Chmielewski, VP of Enrichment

Serve a one (1) year term as vice president of enrichment; Makes room reservations for PTA events and after school programs; Recruits chairs for each of the program committees; and provides support for program and their volunteers throughout the year. Programs include: After School Programs, Art Docent/Art Night, Back to School Supplies, Disaster Preparedness, Library, Book Fairs, Math Olympiad, Playground Volunteers, Reflections, School Play, Beaver-Thon, Fifth Grade Field Trip and Promotion Party; and Community Service. Caryn has a rising kindergartner at NSES.


Tiffany Han, VP of Fundraising

Serve a term of one (1) year as vice president of fundraising. Works with school volunteers, parents, students, staff and community members to oversee all fundraising activities for the PTA. Fundraisers may include large events like walk-a-thons, auctions and book fairs as well as ongoing efforts like BoxTops for Education, Receipt programs and others; Attend monthly board meetings and be an active member of the PTA; Develop and manage a sponsorship and procurement team and work closely with school administration to plan key fundraising dates; Delegate appropriate duties to volunteers and oversee all volunteer training; Motivate others with a strong sense of the fundraising goals and timeline. Tiffany has a rising kindergartener at NSES.


Amy Mahoney, Treasurer

Serve a term of one (1) year as treasurer; Keep accurate records and submit written financial statements for meetings; Ensure an audit, financial review or compilation is done in accordance with the bylaws; Prepare an annual report to be used to review your PTA financial records; File 990 report to the IRS on time—if your unit is a 501(c)(3); Submit state-level reports and filings; Oversee proper handling of money, such as ensuring money is collected, counted, recorded and deposited promptly and appropriately; Ensure financial checks and balances are in place at all times. Amy has a graduate of NSES and a rising 4th grader at NSES.

Lauren Thorne, Secretary

Serve a term of one (1) year; Record meeting minutes; maintain local unit bylaws and amendments; responsible for maintaining all PTA correspondence, including communications with members and notifications for meetings; Maintain "Board Book" or corporate binder whether it is an electronic file, a cardboard box full of papers, or a binder thick with documents, get up to speed on what has happened in the past; Ensure meetings are efficient by providing written communication with your PTA members and board including: working with the president to create an agenda, sending out meeting announcements, agendas and supporting documents; Taking attendance and checking for quorum (minimum number of members who must be present to conduct business at a meeting) during voting: Taking minutes, including counting and recording any votes; Presenting the draft minutes of the previous meeting, making any corrections and ensuring approved minutes are included in your PTA's permanent record. Lauren has a rising kindergartener and 1st grader at NSES.


Daniel Delboy, VP of Membership

Serve a term of one (1) year as vice president for membership; Develop, implement and coordinate an annual membership initiative focused on recruitment, retention and diversification. Dan has a rising 3rd grader and 5th grader at NSES.



Nominating Committee

Financial Review Committee