Oak Meadow Montessori School
Parents’ Association Board 2012-2013
Meghan Antonangeli has one son starting Lower Elementary. She has been an active parent volunteer in the classroom as well as helping with numerous school activities. She is looking forward to this year’s events!
Kimberly Boschi has one son in Children's House. She volunteers as a photographer at numerous events and assists with the production of the Yearbook. She also serves as a room parent, library volunteer, and as a mentor to new families. Kim serves as vice-chair of OMPA and chair of the Outreach Committee.
Golden Bryant has two sons at Oak Meadow, one in Lower Elementary, and another in Middle School. She participates in most OMPA events and serves as a library volunteer. She has also served as a room parent and Box Tops coordinator.
Elana Chandler has three children at Oak Meadow, one in Children’s House, one in Lower Elementary, and one in Upper Elementary. Elana has volunteered as a room parent and library volunteer, a mentor to new families, co-chair of the book fair and is also a member of the Annual Fund Committee. Elana is looking forward to serving as chair of the OMPA Board this year.
Peter Foley has a daughter in Lower Elementary. During the past seven years at Oak Meadow he has been a room parent, library volunteer, a new family mentor, and has volunteered as a photographer and videographer. Currently he is a current member of the Oak Meadow Marketing Task Force and is the Room Parent Coordinator for the Parents' Association.
Art Hennessey has been actively involved at OMMS since 2008 volunteering his assistance with technology, facilities, and many school events. Art is also a coordinator for the Destination ImagiNation kid's program at OMMS. His son, Christopher, is returning this year as a 5th Year student in Mrs. Erwin's class.
Kiana Kaymanesh and her two children have been part of the Oak Meadow family since 2005. She has been a library volunteer for seven years, and a member of the Parents’ Association Board during 2012. Kiana and her family live in Westford. She has been practicing optometry in Bedford, Massachusetts with emphasis in pediatrics for more than six years.
Allison Mckenzie Lai is a mother of three boys. Two of the boys are attending Oak Meadow, one in Lower Elementary and one in Children's House. Allison is a room parent, a weekly library volunteer, involved in the family mentor program, and volunteers at the End of Year Picnic.
Denise McKenna and her husband, Steve, have three daughters at Oak Meadow, one in Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary and Middle School. Denise and her family have been an active part of the OMMS community since 2007. She has volunteered as a room parent, library volunteer, and mentor. Denise has served on the PA Board since 2010. As part of the OMPA Events Committee she has chaired the Fall Festival, Cultural Heritage Night and End of Year Picnic. This year she will serve as the OMPA treasurer. In 2009, Denise joined the staff at OMMS as the development assistant and events coordinator.
Amanda Price has one son in Lower Elementary and a second starting in Children's House in September 2013. During her family's first year at OMMS Amanda served as Room Parent and volunteered for a variety of classroom activities and OMPA events including the Cultural Heritage Festival. Amanda looks forward to continuing her role this year as a room parent, as well as serving as OMPA secretary, chair of the End of Year Carnival, and co-chair of Game Night.
Latha Rao has a daughter in Lower Elementary. She has served on the Book Fair
Committee, helped with various OMPA events, and was a library volunteer. She is currently serving her second year as an OMPA board member.
Erin Palmer joined Oak Meadow in 2006 as a Children’s House Lead Teacher and Director of Development and Parent Relations. She began serving as Director of Admission & Parent Relations in July 2009. Ms. Palmer earned her Masters in Education and Early Childhood Montessori certification from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
Bill Perrine, Head of School and ex-officio Parents' Association board member, joins Oak Meadow as a seasoned educator and administrator. Most recently he spent 10 years as head of the middle school at Friends Academy in North Dartmouth, MA. Prior to Friends Academy, Mr. Perrine served as teacher, coach, and discplinary dean at the Bancroft School in Worcester, MA. He also served as head of the Math Department at the Town School for Boys in San Francisco. Mr. Perrine holds a BA from Hamilton College (NY), an MA in Teaching (mathematics) from the University of San Francisco, and has completed the Fellowship for Asipiring Heads and the Institute for New Heads with the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
OMPA 2012-2013 Chairs and Committees
Community Service Committee: Open
Library Committee: Kiana Kaymanesh, chair
Outreach Committee: Kim Boschi, chair
Events Committee: Elana Chandler, chair
Fall Festival Committee: Melissa Baern, chair
OMMS Book Fair: Latha Rao, chair
Game Night Committee: Allison Lai and Amanda Price, co-chairs
End-of-Year Picnic Committee: Amanda Price, chair
Room Parent Coordinator: Peter Foley
Box Top Coordinator: Allison Lai
DOOM (Dads of Oak Meadow): Open
Staff Appreciation Committee: Latha Rao, chair