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Last updated September 16, 2023

PTA Purposes

1.To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship and throughout the community; 

2. To raise the standards of home life;

3. To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare, and safety of children and youth;

4. To promote the collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth;

5. To engage the public in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social well being of all children and youth;

6. To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding.


Aletha "Renee" DeBiase, President

Sandra Monaco, First VP

Lora Pangratz, Second VP

Ryan Blosser, VP of Legislation

VACANT, VP of Membership 

Bruce O. Butz, Treasurer

Robert J. Reschly, Jr., Secretary 

Wade Sewell, Board of Education Representative

VACANT, Principal's Representative, HCPA

Kelley Fonger, Teacher's Representative, HCEA

VACANT, Student Representative


Carol Ellis, Audit Chair

VACANT, Awards Chair

Robert J. Reschly, Jr., ​Bylaws Chair

Laura Runyeon, Diversity and Inclusion Chair

Carrie Jareed, Hospitality Chair

Stephanie Flasch, Local PTA Liaison

Sandra Monaco, Nominating Committee Chair

Carol Ellis, Reflections Chair

Bruce O. Butz, Scholarship Chair

Harford County Council PTA 2022-2024 Board of Directors