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Board of Directors

O'Keeffe Parent Teacher Group (PTG) Board of Directors

The O’Keeffe PTG has an all volunteer board of directors. The leadership at each meeting is in place to represent, facilitate and connect people of all backgrounds and levels of interest. The board of directors is a group of hard working individuals committed to supporting O’Keeffe Middle School in as many capacities as possible.

Send Maria an email!
Maria’s background is two-fold; she’s a graphic designer and marketing executive by day and a martial arts instructor by night. She is a co-owner of East Madison Martial Arts, LLC (EMMA) and also holds the position of Youth Program Director. Her passion is working hands-on with children and bringing communities and people together through the martial arts.
Send Nina an email!
As the secretary, Nina is key to keeping the PTG well organized. With experience managing a small, independent rental company including daily and long term property maintenance planning, budgeting and implementation, accounting, marketing, procuring and screening qualified tenants, Nina is able to work well in the group setting and has excellent leadership abilities.
Send JoAnn an email!
Coming to us from Lowell Elementary, JoAnn is a parent who has had an outsized impact on the Lowell community. During her 6 years as a Lowell parent, Jo Ann Kraus did anything and everything that a parent can do to make our school and community better, and has done it with uncommon positivity, grace and humility. From volunteering in the lunch room weekly to organizing the games at the annual Carnival, JoAnn. We’re lucky to have her expertise as co-secretary of the O’Keeffe PTG.
Send Stephanie an email!
Stephanie is a visual practitioner passionate about co-creating spaces that support individuals and groups engaged in socially innovative process work. She uses graphic recording, engagement and facilitation techniques to deepen engagement and learning at meetings, workshops and conferences. These graphic techniques make events more inclusive, interactive, and memorable, helping participants integrate their learning, problem solve, make decisions and cultivate calls to action. Stephanie spent the first 15+ years of her career as a marketing and communications professional supporting clients in information technology, small businesses and the non-profit world.

PTG Meeting Schedule

The O'Keeffe PTG meets monthly. All O'Keeffe families are welcome! View schedule.

Activities and Opportunities

Interested in learning more? Click here to read about activities & opportunities in the O'Keeffe PTG!

Donate Today!

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