Many of our events and programs need chairpersons in order to function smoothly. Being a chairperson is a great way to help out.

Volunteer Event Responsibilities
Chris Kozelka Campbell Art Enrichment Lead and/or assist with 4 pre-planned art lessons in your child’s classroom. No experience needed! A meeting will be scheduled for parents new to this committee. Dates are coordinated by the teacher and parent volunteers for each classroom.
Chairperson Needed! CPCFROCongress Park, Cossitt, Forest Road, Ogden-Intramural sports program for 5th & 6th grade. Meet with district reps, send home information for sign up, help recruit coaches and volunteers. One 5th grade and one 6th rep. needed. Fall and late winter.
Tammy Izaguirre PIMA Parent Instrumental Music Association. A volunteer parent organization which supports the Band and Orchestra Programs for 4th - 8th grades in District 102. PIMA is comprised of an executive board as well as representatives from Congress Park, Cossitt, Forest Road, Ogden and Park Junior High. PIMA sponsors music field trips, tours and workshops, helps pay for musical instruments and equipment for the Band / Orchestra program, provides scholarship money for summer music camps, and sponsors social events for Band / Orchestra students.
Chris Campbell, Tam Chavez Event Fundraisers Coordinate student events at Gemini Gymnastics and Flying High
Julie Narimatsu, Michele Schulz Dist 102 Fun Run Participate on the Dist Fun Run committee. Promote participation in the run.
Angie Linares Back to School Bash Coordinate back to school bash. Games, face painting, food, DJ, and other CP groups
Katherin Hillmann Turkey Shoot Organize and supervise an evening of basketball in the school gym.
Laura Schmidt Family Game Night (Bingo) Assist the PTO with organizing a family evening activity at CP.
Laila Baghdadi Cultural Night Recruit and organize participants who wish to share their cultural heritage.
Kindy Velez Winter Wonderland
Elizabeth Gillette, Shelly Puzek Book Fair (Fall and/or Spring) Set-up the sale on one afternoon, oversee the sale for three days and take down the sale the final afternoon.
Kindy Velez School Pictures Assist staff and students in school during the event. Collect, place and distribute orders.
Taline Nikolopoulos BoosterThon Fundraiser Congress Park's flagship fundraiser; requires several weeks coordinating with school and outside vendor; on-site support usually needed.
Chairperson Needed! Congress Park Skating Party
Tammy Izaguirre, Kevin Cantwell Fall Carnival
Katie Scalzo Box Tops
Jessica Hickey Original Artwork Responsible for collecting, placing and distributing orders. Children create a drawing in art class and parents may purchase items with the artwork displayed on them.
Julie Narimatsu School Supply Kits Responsible for collecting, placing and distributing orders. Parents may choose to order a complete kit of school supplies through the PTO for the upcoming school year. Most of this work is completed from home. Spring orders, Aug delivery.
Melanie Oskinski Spiritwear Responsible for collecting, placing and distributing orders.
Kristy Blaski Parent’s Night Out Help coordinate an evening event at local bar/restaurant.
Casey Hanen Trivia Night Help coordinate an evening trivia event at local bar/restaurant.
Kari Cantwell, Casey Hanen Spaghetti Dinner at Family Game Night
Chairperson Needed! Yearbook Committee Assemble pictures and information for the annual school yearbook. Collect and distribute orders. Duties vary throughout the school year and can be divided among several volunteers.
Carrie Sauter Science Center Liaison
Ann Marie Evans 6th Grade Coordinate end of year party, breakfast, activity, and t-shirts. Additional fundraising efforts determined by chair and committee
Chairperson Needed! Hospitality Committee Welcome Back Tent, Admin Prof Day, Teacher Appreciation week, Field Day pizza/popsicles,
Tam Chavez Dine outs Coordinates Dine out events with local restaurants several times a year
Volunteers Needed! Bulletin Board Coordinator Decorates PTO bulletin board monthly
Volunteers Needed! Display Cases Decorates display cases throughout the year.
Maria De La Vega Directory Compiles information for school directory
Meg Taino Birthday Candle Display Updates birthday candle display