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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


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
Lien-Thi De La Pena

Coordinates Hospitality events with event chairs, oversees Hospitality budget and fills in where necessary

  • Back to School Welcome Brunch
    • Coordinates yearly Back-to-School welcome brunch
  • Winter Holiday Luncheon
    • Coordinates Winter Holiday staff event to celebrate our wonderful staff at Foothill
  • Teacher & Staff Appreciation Luncheon (May)
    • To show our staff/teachers some love and meet some great volunteers at the same time by coordinating the collection of delicious entrees and treats for this popular feel-good event
New Family Liaison
Collaborate with Foothill Counseling to welcome new families to our school
Reflections Arts Program
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