Tammy Bewitz, President

Tammy is originally from Wisconsin and has lived and worked in many places before coming to call Arlington home. An educator by training, Tammy began teaching as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sri Lanka. She continued on to teach ESL in Montgomery County, Fairfax and Arlington Public Schools, working with both children and adults. As the mother of three active boys, she and her husband have appreciated the EL instructional approach used at Campbell, which has allowed for hands-on discovery and exploration. With her youngest son starting first grade this year, she looks forward to working with the community to help support our families as we return to what should be another unique school year. Please don’t hesitate to contact her at president@campbellschool.org.

Mecca Keller, VP of Programming

Mecca Keller is originally from Newark, NJ, but spent her high school years in Charlottesville, VA. Mecca has lived in the DMV area since 2002, when she came to attend Howard University. Before moving into her current role, supporting students in preparing and transitioning into post-secondary education and training, she taught middle school Mathematics for eight years in Washington, DC. Mecca loves taking her son, Miles (4th grade), on outdoor quests and traveling around to different places exposing him to different places and cultures. They also enjoying doing some of Miles’ favorite science activities- their kitchen table is more like a lab table. This is Mecca’s first year on the PTA Executive Board, though she has chaired different committees over the past three years at Campbell ES. If you have any questions, ideas, or are interested in helping out with programming, please feel free to reach out at programs@campbellschool.org.

Rona Jobe, VP of Fundraising

This is Rona's first year on the executive board and her family's third year at Campbell. With three children and two dogs, the Jobe family are a busy bunch! Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Rona has lived in the Washington DC region for over 15 years, minus a two-year stint in Brazil with the rest of the Jobe family. In her spare time, Rona loves to travel, learn new languages, try new cuisines, and play the piano.
As a partner of a local real estate title company and CEO of her Arlington-based consulting firm, Rona is committed to not only helping her children grow up in enriching communities, but in giving back as well. In her role as VP of Fundraising, Rona hopes to bring together the Campbell families in raising funds to sustain and grow Campbell's impact in the community. If you are interested in donating or helping with Campbell's fundraising activities, please reach out to Rona via fundraising@campbellschool.org.

Katherine Novello, VP of Communications

Katherine is a native of Maryland, and has lived in Arlington for over a decade now. In her professional life, she worked for PBS television and PBS Kids. She is mother to eleven-year-old Jack (6th grade), eight-year-old Claudia (3rd grade), and baby Ben, a hopeful future Campbell student.
Katherine has previously served on the Executive Board as Secretary and is looking forward to her second year as VP of Communications for the Campbell PTA. You can reach her by email at communications@campbellschool.org.

Jenny Morris, Treasurer

Jenny is a corporate tax accountant and has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations in the last several years. Having grown up in the small, mountain town of Flagstaff, AZ, one of her favorite things is spending time in the mountains and the outdoors. When they get the time, she and her husband, Mike, love to take their daughters, Margy (7th grade) and Jane (4th grade) on adventures near and far. She loves that Campbell has a focus on spending time outdoors and appreciating the world and people that we share it with! Jenny was Treasurer of the Campbell Elementary School PTA from 2016-2018 and is looking forward to being back on the PTA board. You can reach her by email at treasurer@campbellschool.org.

Andrea Ross, Secretary

Andrea N. Ross, born and raised in Charleston, SC, moved to Arlington County in 2009 after marrying her husband, Russel. Collectively they have lived in South Arlington for over 17 years. Andrea has been part of the Campbell family for 6 years now, but this is her first year as a PTA board member. Andrea is excited for the opportunity to help support the Campbell community. Andrea has 3 children; Anthony (rising 6th grader-Kenmore Middle School), Penelope (3rd grade), and Rosalind (rising kindergartener). As a homemaker, she enjoys volunteering in the classroom, spending time with family and friends, staying active by taking her kids to the wonderful parks around the county, traveling, and exploring new foods!  She can be reached at secretary@campbellschool.org.

Tamara Hill (K-1 Teacher) is the Teacher Liaison to the PTA

Maureen Nesselrode, Principal

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 So What Do We Do, Exactly?

President’s Main Duties:

  • Plans and leads all PTA meetings
  • Ex officio member of all committees
  • Coordinates the work of the officers and committees to meet annual goals
  • Promotes inclusion of the entire Campbell Community in PTA programs and events
  • Hosts the Fall Picnic
  • Oversees the Planning of major Campbell events (i.e. Wetlands Festival)

Vice President Programming’s Main Duties:

    • Program Committee Chair
    • Plan and host programs throughout the school year that promote the well being and enrichment of the Campbell Community
    • Oversees:
      • Programs Committee
      • Fall/Winter Dance
      • Movie Night
      • Spirit Days
      • 5th Grade Promotion
      • Student Recognitions

Vice President Fundraising’s Main Duties:

      • Fundraising Committee Chair
      • Plans and manages programs/events to ensure that the PTA meets its budget goals
      • Oversees:
        • Fundraising Committee
        • Campbell Wear/Spirit Gear
        • Rewards Programs, Box Tops/Labels
        • Wetlands Festival Auctions
        • Square 1 Art
        • Other Fundraising Opportunities

Vice President Communications Main Duties:

  • Communications Committee Chair
      • Ensures accurate communication of PTA events and information
      • Oversees:
        • Thursday Folder inserts
        • Facebook Group
        • Coordination of Messaging
        • Event Invites
        • Flyers/Posters/Bulletin Boards

Treasurer’s Main Duties:

      • Maintains all PTA funds and accounts, keeping detailed and accurate accounting of expenses and income
      • Presents budget reports at each PTA meeting
      • Collects receipts and pays bills
      • Ensures compliance with financial requirements

Secretary’s Main Duties:

      • Takes minutes at PTA meetings and distributes them to the Campbell Community
      • Annual Campbell Directory
      • Oversees:
        • All PTA communications
        • Membership committee
        • PTA list serve
        • PTA website

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