Thank you to our loyal board members. We are always looking for volunteers.  Please see our volunteer page to see how you can help!


Margaret Guarino — Co-Chair

Margaret Guarino is the mother of a kindergartener and a sixth grader at Herman Ave. Elementary. She has been a member of the PTO for four years, serving as Volunteer Coordinator and Hospitality Coordinator in the past, and has now taken the position of co-chair. In addition to her efforts at the PTO, Margaret works as an investigator for the ARC of Seneca Cayuga. When she is not working or volunteering with the PTO, Margaret loves to spend time with her kids, watch sporting events (Go SU and Yankees!), and go to the beach.

Jackie Malone — Co-Chair


 Photo Credit:  Peter Hellberg

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Mary Beth Leeson — Treasurer, Activity Day, & Book Fair

Mary Beth is a parent of a first grader and a fifth grader.  She is currently treasurer of the PTO and has also held the office of co-chair.  Mary Beth has been a part of PTO since 2011, and she is a partner at Cuddy & Ward LLP, CPAs.  She enjoys outdoor time with her children, reading, crafts and loves sports!

Natasha Lefler — Secretary

Natasha is the mother of a kindergartner.  She is currently the PTO secretary.  This is both her first office position and her first experience with the PTO.  Natasha works at a sandwich shop and is a full time student working on her bachelor’s degree in English, and she has plans to pursue a career in teaching as soon as her coursework is complete.

Kim Crary — Fundraising

Lisa Marr — Volunteer Coordinator

Lisa is the mother of a first grader, Eli, and a ninth grader, Noah. She is the volunteer coordinator. Lisa is new to the PTO and enjoying meeting all of the welcoming faculty and new families. She is self-employed at Fabric Fair Upholstery and has worked with her family for over thirty years. Lisa is proud to be a part of this wonderful PTO team!