PTA Committees give their time & talents to organize and execute programs for Lester students and staff.​

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

1) Ice Cream Social volunteers needed (Aug 23rd 2:30-4pm). Sign up here!

2) Help place "Welcome Signs" in yards on your own time.  Email here!   

Coming Soon: 2022-23 Committee Sign Ups!  

2022-23 Open Committee Chair positions: 

Expressions Art Show 

Reflections  (co-chair) 

Downers Grove Area Council of PTAs is also seeking a person or people to run the Reflections art program at the council level.

Interested?  Please contact

Have a new idea or want to share your time & talent in other ways? 

Contact us at

2022-23 Committee Chairs

Art Awareness: Shawna Smith, Stephanie Brockway

Birthday Bulletin Board: Karissa Campione

Cub Club (2022-2023 Kindergarteners):  Alison Gustafson, Tina Nammari

Daddy/Daughter Dance: Shannon Matesi, Sahar Solcum

Weekly E-Blast PTA Newsletter: Julia Mazurek

Expressions Art Show: Needs a Chair or Co-Chairs

Fall and Spring Book Fairs: Sydney Musselman, Katie Kadlec

Family Reading Night: Angela Hassan, Shawna Tarnow

Field Day: Ainsley Sumlin, Tina Nammari

Fit Boys: Jen Gawel

Fit Girls: Candice Richmond

Fun Lunch: Lisa Kelsey, Shannon Degiulio

Fun Run: Julie Jurek, Katie Frick

Hospitality / Teacher Appreciation: Sara Schad, Kristen Wiklund

Ice Cream Social: Stephanie Brockway, Lisa Kelsey

Lester Gardens: Andrea Paris, Julia Salisbury

Memorials: Angie Erickson

Mother-Son Event: Angie Erickson, Sara Schad

Nominations: Katy O'Donnell

Philanthropy / Scholarship: Jill Schwartzers

Playground Committee: Patty Esslinger, Angela Hassen

Reflections: Karissa Campione; needs a Co-Chair

Room Parent Coordinator: Jen Gawel

School Supplies: Jackie Szalanski, Karissa Campione

Science Olympiad: Angie Erickson

Sixth Grade Party:  Jen Gawel, Andrea Paris, Lisa Kelsey

Sixth Grade Yearbook:   Andrea Paris

Summer Math Club: Erik Duda

Teacher Support: Heather Phegley

Winter Fundraiser: Kara Gordon, Kristen Avery, Adriana Karawan