Officers and Info

Executive Board

These people are elected to the board by Hardy School parents. Elections are held each year in June.

PRESIDENT
Patsy O’Brien

VP of COMMITTEES
open position

VP of FUNDRAISING
Kate Leary

TREASURER
Carrie McKinnon

SECRETARY
Lidija Bosnjak

YEAR-END REVIEW AND TAX PREP
Aletta Tibbetts

Non-voting Board Members

These are staff positions at Hardy School. Teacher Representatives volunteer their time.

HARDY PRINCIPAL
Kate Peretz

TEACHER REPRESENTATIVE
Laura Ribiero

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Hardy PTO Bylaws

The Hardy PTO Bylaws were amended at the May 2017 PTO Meeting. All changes were approved by members at the September 2017 Meeting. Please click to view or download for viewing.

Coordinators

These are non-elected volunteer positions.  These positions are not on the Executive Board.

ROOM PARENTS COORDINATOR
Anne Coleman

SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Katrina Bernstein

COMMUNICATIONS:
NewsletterHolly Rossi & Annie Clarke-Lauer
Website: Allison Holt
Directory: TBD

SPIRIT WEAR COORDINATOR:
Lisa Cleary

KINDERGARTEN CONNECTIONS COORDINATORS:
Doris Pffafinger & Martha Ingolls

BOOK FAIR COORDINATOR: 
Holly Lebowitz Rossi

FIELD TRIP COORDINATOR: 
OPEN POSITION! 

Representatives and Liaisons

These are non-elected volunteer positions. These positions are not on the Executive Board.

PTO Liaison for METCO
open position

Diversity & Inclusion Group
Casey Recupero

Buildings and Facilities Liaison
Kate Leary

Arlington Eats Ambassadors
Rebecca Saffe & Ann Chhabra

Safe Routes to School Representative
Chad Gibson

AEF School Representative
Lauren Hague

Hardy New Playground Group
​Kate Leary


Committees

Parent volunteers are welcome to join any committee in which they have an interest! Please let us know where you’d like to put your efforts! 

Green Team 
Hardy Garden 
Enrichment 
STEM Committee
Newcomers Committee

Hardy Events

Hardy parents volunteer their time and efforts to building our community, raising funds for our school’s enrichment, and hosting fun activities for our students, teachers & staff.

  • Back-to-School Teacher Luncheon
  • Harvest Fest
  • Hardy Book Fair
  • Hour of Code
  • Movie Night
  • Gate-Lighting Ceremony
  • Literacy Night
  • International Festival
  • Environmental Fair
  • Silent Auction
  • Cause + Event Run
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Field Day
  • Hardy Family Picnic

Hardy Programs that Give Back to the Community

  • Thanksgiving Collection Drive
  • Holiday Hardy STARS Program
  • Green Team Textiles Drive
  • Winter Weather Wear Drive
  • Arlington EATS