About Us

The purpose of the Hickory Grove Elementary School PTO is to support and enhance quality education, to promote interest in Hickory Grove Elementary School (HGES), and to further cooperation among administration, faculty, parents, and students of HGES.



2019-2020 Board Members

Feel free to contact an Exec Board member with a specific question or if you’re not sure who to contact, use the form below.

President – Jana Soviar, [email protected]
Vice President Membership – Erin Funk, [email protected] 
Vice President Fundraising – Holly Riekena, [email protected]
Treasurer – Kalyan Vutukuri, [email protected]
Secretary – Sara Michels, [email protected]
Vice President Marketing & Communications – Maureen Leathers, [email protected]
Accelerated Reading – Neelima Patibandia
Book Fair (3) – Megan Nauman, Gwen Choi, Marshae Sun, [email protected]
Box Tops – Marta Herget
Copy Coordinator – Ashley Gleason
Culture Fair (2) – Neelima Patibandia and open position
Junior Achievement – Janelle Harre
Restaurant Nights – Sarah Stuckwisch, Martha Batdorff
Room Parent – Maureen Leathers
School Supply Chair – Kimberly Shepherd
SCRIP – Kimbra Baker
Social Events (2) – Roxanne Olmsted, Judith Lieber
Spiritwear – Andrea Botero-Moriarty, Natalie Cobb, [email protected]
Staff Appreciation (2) – Erin Funk, Kristen Baber
Yearbook (2) – Sarah Engberg and open position, [email protected]
Launch Coordinator (2) – Lorrie Preston, Roxanne Olmsted
Launch Ticket Sales /  Wristbands / Publicity – Sara Michels
Launch Volunteer Coordinator – Judith Lieber
Launch Silent Auction / Raffle Coordinator (2) – Holly Riekena and open position
Launch Kitchen Coordinator – Open Position
Launch Station Coordinator (2) – Rachel Bontje, Maureen Leathers
Launch Money Coordinator (2) – Jana Soviar and open position



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