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Parents' Association

University School of Milwaukee’s Parents’ Association (PA) exists to involve parents in activities that support the school community. Every parent is a member.

The PA is an organization umbrella under which parents collaborate and share their time and talents to enhance the USM experience for students, parents, and staff.

The PA
  • serves as the foundation for a cooperative and inclusive parent body and encourages the Common Trust tenets of respect, trust, honesty, fairness, and kindness; 
  • engages and mentors parents as volunteers and stewards of the School; 
  • provides financial support for the School’s programs and capital improvements; 
  • collaborates with faculty and administration on shared objectives; and 
  • represents the parent body and its viewpoints. 

Firmly rooted in a rich tradition of involvement and support, the PA continually cultivates programs to best serve the needs of our ever-evolving School community.

Parents’ Association Board
The PA Board leads parent efforts to support teachers and administrators as they shape their children’s educations and lives.
2017-18 Board of Directors

President: Margy Stratton '84
President-elect: Sara LeBrun-Blashka
Treasurer: Karen Guy
Secretary: Meta Ventress
Pre-primary Coordinator: Georgia Dimitropoulos
Lower School Coordinator: Sarah Hammes
Middle School Coordinator: Deb Pokel
Upper School Coordinator: Caroline Hogan
Communications Coordinator: Colleen Polston
Community Coordinator: Kristy Lucarelli
Community Coordinator-elect: Genna Espinosa
Nominations Coordinator: Cathie Torinus
Special Events Coordinator: Victoria Schultz
Special Events Coordinator-elect: Rebecca Uihlein
Volunteer Coordinator: Melissa Sheppard
Immediate Past President: Susan Brennan
Office Manager: Patricia Kauffman
Prekindergarten (age 3) - Grade 12 • Independent • Coeducational
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