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Board & Committees

To reach a member of the Executive Board or a Committee Leader, please contact the PTSA President at


Executive Board 2023-24


Margaret Surridge

Executive Vice President

Samantha Thomas

Vice President of Membership

Jean Hughes

Vice President of Programs

Nadine Chiu

Student Representative

Izzy Bayani


Amy Blake


Aileen Soares


Sally Faddis


Suzanne Sugimoto


Sebastian Bull

Teacher/Staff Board Member


Student Representative

Class 2024- Abi Arunachalam

Class 2025- Izzy Bayani

Class  2026- Mateo Martinez-Murphy

Class 2027- Kian Omidian


Learn more about Executive Board Member roles

Committee Leaders
Editor, Talon Talk & Website
Editor for monthly electronic newsletter to help keep everyone informed. Constant Contact administrator and webmaster for
Social Media
Amy Johnson
Oversees PTSA communications; leverages social media to inform and engage the Foothill community through Foothill PTSA pages
Senior Scholarships
Cassie Begley
Administers the PTSA Scholarship Awards Program and chairs Senior Scholarships Committee
Teacher/Staff Grants
Erica Holdren
Chairs Grants Committee which is charged with evaluating and awarding Teacher/Staff Grant requests
Hospitality Chair
Shyamalima Karan


New Family Liaison
Collaborate with Foothill Counseling to welcome new families to our school
Reflections Arts Program
Dhiraja Bhandula
Collaborates with Visual and Performing Arts Dept. to manage PTA student recognition program that promotes creativity and the arts
Margaret Surridge
Foothill PPIE Ambassador
Melissa Bayliss
PTA Council Special Needs Committee

If you'd like to volunteer as a committee leader or help in another way, please email PTSA President at