Board

2019 -2020 Board

  • 2019-2020 Board members:
    • President – Sophia Chan
    • Executive VP – Grace Kong
    • Secretary – Lynda Bayer
    • Treasurer – Sumedha Shukla
    • VP Web/Technology - Chemba Ranganathan
    • VP Communications - Akila Rao
    • Auditor – Deepa Kannan
    • Parliamentarian – Durgadevi Muthusubramanian
    • Historian – Neeraja Boddu


  • PTA President: Sophia Chan
    • Coordinate the work of officers and committees, represent the association at council and district meetings, authorize finances, and approve communications before distribution
  • Executive VP: Grace Kong
    • Serve as the primary aide to the president, and provide guidance on California State PTA policies and procedures
  • Treasurer: Sumedha Shukla
    • Keep accurate records of finances including items of gross income, receipts and disbursements of the association, pay bills, and oversee the budget
  • Secretary: Lynda Bayer
    • Keep an accurate, concise, permanent record of the proceedings of all meetings of the association and of the executive board, assist with voting procedure, and record amendments to bylaws
  • Auditor: Deepa Kannan
    • Audit the books and financial records of the association semiannually, and prepare and present the midyear and year-end audit reports
  • VP Membership:
    • Promote and encourage membership enrollment throughout the year, collect dues, and distribute membership cards.
  • VP Volunteer Services:
    • Promote and encourage volunteer enrollment throughout the school year, manage the volunteer database, and assist the board and committees with their volunteer needs.
  • Historian: Neeraja Boddu
    • Capture, assemble and record PTA activities and achievements, collect and record volunteer hours for PTA meetings and events
  • Parliamentarian: Durgadevi Muthusubramanian...
    • Be trained and informed on Parliamentary procedures and Unit Bylaws to be able to interpret PTA policies, chair the bylaws committee, and call the first meeting of the nominating committee


  • Sources:
    • Capta.org
    • Lawson PTA Bylaws