Who is on your PTO?

You are. Any parent or guardian that has a child attending Burns Park School is a voting member of the PTO. Welcome!

Your PTO Executive Board



Al Masias

Al has two Fifth graders, Annabel and Rosemary.  This is his Fourth year on your Burns Park PTO. Third Year as President.







Kory Zhao

Kory has a fourth grader, Ethan, and Dash, a toddler Penguin-in-training. This is her 2nd year on your Burns Park PTO. 



Silvia Robles


Silvia is the mother of a third grader and a middle schooler. This is her Fifth year on your PTO




Evangeline Burgers
Evangeline Burgers is pleased to join the PTO as co-Secretary this year. She’s got a Kindergartner at BP and works as an EL Teacher at King Elementary. 




Tasha Hughes

I am excited to start my third year as treasurer of your BPE PTO. I have a middle schooler, second grader and a future penguin (in just four short years!).





Melissa Hauptman

Melissa is thrilled to be serving her third year on the Burns Park PTO as Co-Treasurer with Tasha. She has a daughter, Maya in 5th grade and a daughter, Lily in 3rd grade. Melissa has worked in real estate asset management, marketing and operations for the last 21 years, and is so happy to be applying her skills to support our community.




Volunteer Coordinators: 

Volunteer coordinators help support the volunteer needs of the school and coordinate room parents for classrooms including:

  • Recruitment of school wide volunteers for activities such as library, art volunteers, and others as needed by committee chairs
  • Recruitment and coordination of room parent volunteers.




Kathy Fant Brzoznowski

Kathy has a 2nd grader (George) and a former Penguin (Vee), now in 11th grade. Kathy is excited to connect parents/guardians/grandparents with fun and fulfilling volunteer opportunities at Burns Park, and is happy to continue serving as your Walk & Talk co-chair this year. Go Penguins!!!





Rachel Ufer

Rachel has a Fifth grader, Cora, and a second grader, Alice. This is her fifth year on your Burns Park PTO and fourth year working on development for Burns Park.




Technology coordinators: 

The tech coordinator(s) support the tech needs of the PTO, advise on communication plans, and manage the PTO website.




Oscar Barbarin

Oscar is the father of two Burns Park Penguins, a First Grader (Mia) and a Third Grader (Oscar). This is Oscar’s Second Year on your PTO Board, Second Year as Marketing Director for your Burns Park Run, and First year as Technology Coordinator for your PTO. 



Your PTO At-Large Members 

Our at-large members have an increased attendance and involvement expectation. They are expected to attend all meetings (barring unforeseen circumstances) and either chair a committee or be a consistent and frequent volunteer.




Soo Eaker
Soo is a mom to a 1st grader, Liam and Kindergartner, Miles.  Recent transplants from Houston and first year on BP PTO.
Jessica Erley
Jessica is the mother of two energetic Burns Park Penguins, Third Grader Evelyn (Evie) and First Grader Adelaide (Addie). This is Jessica’s first year as a member at-Large.








Michelle Ding

Michelle is the mother of a first-grader (Allie). This is Michelle’s first year as a member at-Large.






Viki Tijunelis

Viki is the mother of a Fourth grader (Indraja), Second grader (Andrius), and three year old penguin-in-training (Gabija). This is her second year on your PTO




Karen Healy

Karen’s twin boys Jack & Callum are in 5th grade. This is her 4th year on your PTO.




Julie Rick

Julie is the mother of a fifth grader (Henry), and twin second graders (Will and Charlie). This is her fifth year on your PTO.





Ellen Delonis

Ellen is returning as a member-at-large on the Board of Directors, continuing in the same capacity as last year.





John Cangany

John has a daughter in second grade at Burns Park. Kathy and John head up the Walk & Talk program. This is his second year on your PTO.



Melissa Weiss

Melissa has two children at Burns Park. Zuzu is in the 5th grade and Noema is in the 4th grade. She also has a son, Bo, in the 7th grade at Tappan Middle School. This will be her second year as a member-at-large and third year on the Burns Park Run committee. 


Your PTO Committee Chairs

Your PTO absolutely could not do the many things we do without the fabulous and dedicated community volunteers who take leadership of special events and projects. They are in many ways the "unsung heroes" of your PTO. Learn more about our wonderful committees - and see where and how you can get involved.