PTA Committees

Please join PTA to show your support of Cory Elementary. We have many opportunities for volunteers to help the wonderful Cory community. Please take a moment to look over the events and let us know where you would like to help!

We welcome any ideas for new events or suggestions on ways to improve upon existing PTA activities. We also hope you can join us! We meet on the 1st Friday of most months outside or via Zoom.

2023-2024 PTA Leadership

President- Alison Durnavich
VP (Internal Communication) – Stephanie Campbell
VP (External Communication) – Marianne Lapuyade
Treasurer – Tiffani Samborn
Secretary – Melissa Viola

2023-2024 PTA Membership

Individual $15.00 USD Couple $30.00 USD

2023-2024 Committees

Contact PTA at with any questions.

Below is a list of the PTA’s committees and their volunteer responsibilities. For information on any of these committees or if you have PTA-related questions, please email us. Volunteers are always needed and appreciated.

October 2023

National Walk/Bike to School Day

Fine Arts Committee


November 2023

Grounds Clean-Up Day

  • Chairs
  • Sarah Hilsendeger
  • Chad Hilsendeger
  • Sarita Yeldandi
  • Vickram Yeldandi

Book Fair


Mill Wolfson

Kelly Woodward

Megan Davenport

Thanksgiving Lunch


February 2024

Art Night


April 2024

Cory Annual Auction

Auction Chairs needed

May 2024

Spring Dance

  • Melissa Viola
  • Margo Serlin

Band Liaison

Cory Gear

Dine Outs

Educational School Events – Art Night, Literacy Night & STEAM Night 

Friends of Cory Annual Giving Campaign 

Fine Arts Committee

Garden / Chicken Coop / Farmers Market / CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture)


Farmers Markets


Chicken Coop

Fall Clean up 

Fall Festival Carnival 

Fifth Grade Continuation

Fun Run

Hospitality / Stock the Lounge / Teacher Appreciation

Merrill Middle School Liaison

National Walk/Bike to School Day

One Campus Celebration

Promote Grocery Cards/Amazon Smile/Box Tops 

Scholastic Book Fair

School Supplies

School Tours 

Spring Auction

Spring Dance

Spooky Story Night