Committees & Responsiblities

Contact the committee head listed below if you would like more information before signing up.


Melanie Propato

This committee head/volunteer is responsible for creating all flyers for events and or fundraisers. All flyers must follow district guidelines and must have our Seylar HSA website and Facebook links shown. All proposed content/material must be approved by the HSA president(s) and the principal. All flyers must represent a diverse community.

Around Town Bulletin Board

Melanie Propato / Robin Snyder

This committee head will be responsible for creating a community design for the bulletin board. You will need to send pictures to one of the Facebook admins to be posted. It is up to you to communicate with local businesses or groups to post activities or events. The board should be updated each season.

Art Show Social

Cindy Watson

This committee (volunteer) is responsible for selecting and coordinating with a vendor(s) for the Spring Art Show (e.g., ice cream, water ice, etc.), and coordinating the vendor’s participation at the Spring Art Show.

Box Tops

Carolyn Sciarrino

This committee head is responsible for coordinating and communicating all Box Tops dates and instructions to our Seylar families. You will be responsible for making hard copies of BT flyers to be distributed throughout the school.

Boy Scout Representative

Boy Scout Representative

Robin Snyder

If your child is interested in Boy Scouts, please contact Robin for more information.

Charleston Wrap

Melanie Propato


Carolyn Sciarrino

As a directory gatekeeper: you will be responsible for the approval of access to the Seylar Family Directory for the current school year.

Diversity Committee

Adrienne King /Mary Nogami / Amy Williams

This committee is a team of volunteers responsible for continuing to foster an inclusive environment by recognizing our diverse community. The purpose of this committee is to provide positive content/material to recognize, respect and value differences based on ethnicity, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, learning style, socio-economic status and national origin. All proposed content/material must be approved by the HSA president(s) and the principal. Once approved, if you would like to have something posted on Facebook or have a flyer made for distribution please contact the committee heads of those committees.

Facebook Admins

Carolyn Sciarrino / Melanie Propato / Adrienne Nipper

There are usually two to three Admins on the Seylar HSA Facebook page. The president(s) or vice-president, the yearbook committee head and a board member. This volunteer would be representing the school. Please remember you are a representative for M. M. Seylar Elementary. We kindly ask you to keep that in mind when you are posting to your personal pages; your posts should be positive, inclusive and represent our community.

Garden Club

Brunelle Tomsky

This committee will work with 4th and 5th grade students during their recess to plan, plant, maintain, and decorate (each session) the outdoor gardens, the garden area by the front entrance (Seylar sign), and the garden area by the car riders section. The activities can be combined into one day or split into 2 days according to grade level.

Girl Scout Representative

Melanie Propato

If your child is interested in Girl Scouts, please contact Melanie for more information.


Angie McFadden / Steve Prekup

This committee head will need to sign up with iRun4Life and will gather all information needed to host the program at Seylar. You are responsible for creating a volunteer sign up genius for making sure it runs smoothly.

Lead Homeroom Coordinators

Carolyn Sciarrino / Brunelle Tomsky

This committee consists of two or three committee heads. You are responsible for communicating directly with the school secretary to confirm a date for the HRC Meeting. The invitation letter will need to be updated and sent to the school secretary she will take care of it from there. The meeting is usually held at the end of September). You are responsible hosting the meeting and for providing each HRC with an updated copy (PDF or paper) of the current year’s HRC PACKET. Your main responsibility is to provide instruction to all the HRCs with what their roles and responsibilities are and to make sure they communicate with their respective teachers. You will be emailing reminders of upcoming events and will provide support to the HRC's throughout the year. All dates must be approved by the school secretary, confirmed with the HSA president(s) and a copy must be given to the secretary.

Ongoing Fundraisers: AmazonSmile, Box Tops, Mabel's Labels and Weiss

Becky Ogden

Parent Advisory Representatives

Brunelle Tomsky / Carolyn Sciarrino / Adrienne Nipper

This committee consists of 2-3 volunteers responsible for attending all Advisory Meetings, as representatives of M. M. Seylar Elementary School and reporting back to the HSA Board on all matters discussed/addressed at the Advisory Meetings.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Carolyn Sciarrino

Seylar Wear

Melanie Propato / Adrienne Nipper / Carolyn Sciarrino

Teacher-Staff Appreciations

Amanda Parker / Brunelle Tomsky

This committee head is responsible for coordinating and for setting up the Teacher/Staff Appreciation luncheon. If the current budget allows you are also responsible for the teacher/staff gift distribution during teacher appreciation week and during the holidays and/or at the end of year.

Virtual Designer Bag Bingo

Carolyn Sciarrino / Melanie Propato

This committee is a team of people; one person will take charge to coordinate all details. You will be responsible for coordinating a venue, hiring, or coordinating a volunteer to be a caller, purchasing all bags and items needed for the event and any rentals that will be needed. All members are expected to be there on the night of the event as well as the treasurer.


Melanie Propato

As a website gatekeeper: You will be responsible for creating and maintaining all online Seylar events and ticket sales. As a gatekeeper: You will have to gain access from the creator of our Seylar website.


Melanie Propato / Adrienne Nipper

This committee head (and/or team) is in charge of working directly with the in-school photographers to create our school’s yearbook, which is typically completed towards the end of the year/summer. This committee head also markets, coordinates sales and distribution of the yearbook. This position also has Admin access to our Facebook page.