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Welcome to the Paly PTSA Website!!

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that strives to represent everyone at Palo Alto High School including parents, teachers, staff and students. Our board members, committee chairs and other volunteers work hard to make our school community an ideal learning environment for our students. If you are new to our school please contact us and get involved!

    The mission of the PTSA is three-fold: 

    • To support and speak on behalf children and youth in the schools, in the community and before government agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.  
    • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.  
    • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools.

    Welcome and Have a Great YEAR!

Seated (from left): VP Health & Welfare Dawn Billman, President Rebecca Fox, Principal Kimberly Diorio, Corresponding Secretary Sarah Burgess

Standing (from left): Parliamentarian Christine Chang, VP Fundraising Louise Yeung Furutsuki, VP Hospitality Ruth Wu, Recording Secretary Janis Hom, Assistant Treasurer Karen French Neuman, Special Education Liaison Cindy Goral, VP Programs Jennifer Landesmann, Registration Coordinator Joy Frick, co-VP Programs Louise Valente, Legislative Advocacy Tracy Neistadt, VP Communications Barbara Clark, Executive VP Srinivasan Subramanian

The elected members for the 2013-2014 Paly PTSA Executive Board:




Rebecca Fox

Exec VP

Srinivasan Subramanian

1st VP Programs/Parent Ed.

Jennifer Landesmann

1st Co- VP Programs/Parent Ed.

Louise Valente

2nd VP Fundraising

Louise Yeung Furutsuki

3rd VP Hospitality

Judy Huang

3rd Co-VP Hospitality

Ruth Wu

4th VP Community Service

Calisa Cole-Gouyet

5th VP Communications  

Barb Clark

6th VP Health & Welfare 

Dawn Billman

6th Co-VP Health & Welfare  

Jane Gee

7th VP Outreach & Diversity

Calvin Woon

Recording Secretary

Janis Hom

Corresponding Secretary

Sarah Burgess


Hai Tang


Robbi Mees

Parliamentarian (appointed)

Christine Chang



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Parent Involvement in Schooling

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  This document was last updated by PTSA Webmaster on 8/13/2013