PTO Board & Key Role Volunteers

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Board Members

Co-President—Passion Smith (she/her)

Passion Smith has two daughters, Blake in the 3rd grade and Peri in her final year at BVE. They have been at Briar Vista in the Montessori program for 5 years.

Passion has a background in healthcare, however, when the pandemic hit, her family started an e-commerce business.

This year, Passion hopes to be a positive addition to our already fantastic PTO Board while having a fun & productive school year!

Co-President—Shannon Thies (she/her) 

Shannon has been extremely active in volunteering for the school since her “nephew“ started kindergarten at BVE. Within a few years, she found herself volunteering for the PTO.

With this being their last year at Briar Vista, this school choice family member has decided to take on co-presidency and help bring her information to the next wave of volunteers.

Secretary—Amy Gallagher (she/her)

Amy Gallagher has twins in second grade and a ninth grader at Druid Hills High School.

This is her fourth year at Briar Vista. She works from home in IT and lives near Mason Mill Park.

She’s hoping to improve consistency in the scheduling, administration and communications for the Briar Vista PTO.

Treasurer—Lisa Hubbard Greene (she/her)

Lisa has twins in second grade, their third year at Briar Vista. She works in financial services and lives in LaVista Park.

Lisa is excited to help lead the PTO and hopes to increase parent and community involvement as well as continue to support the wonderful professionals at our school.

Key Role Volunteers

Communications Chair—Kate Jones, Kassondra Coxon, and Shannon Thies

Technology—Kassondra Coxon (she/they)

Teacher Appreciation/Beautification—Dana Fahart (she/her)

Marketing/Community Outreach— Available

Fundraising Events—Available

BVE Foundation/Grants—Roisin Florence (she/her)

Teacher Appreciation/Room Parent Coordinator—Allison Hill (she/her)

Eagle Dads— Bradley Hippolyte (he/him)

By-Laws— Anna Blackstock (she/her)

Foreign Language Coordinator— Available

Liaison for PTO/Beta Club— Available

Members at Large— Glenyce Williams