Davis PTA

At the Davis PTA, our goal is support the mission of Davis Elementary School and enrich and supplement the education of our children. Volunteers are always needed and appreciated. To become involved please contact:


Kristine Sharp (kssharp04@gmail.com)

or Daniela Rizzetta (deerizzetta@gmail.com)

PTA Purposes
  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in the home, school, community and place of worship;
  • To raise the standards of home life;
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth;
  • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth;
  • To develop between educators and the general public such efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and spiritual education.
As a PTA, it is our goal to provide our community with the following:
  • Academic and cultural enrichment that enhances the curriculum for our students;
  • Communication about PTA  events and school activities through our website, email, monthly newsletter and PTA meetings;
  • Volunteer opportunities to assist students and staff during events;
  • Teacher and staff support and appreciation through luncheons, breakfasts and supplemental funding;
  • Advocacy for students and families;
  • Funds to meet the PTA budget from PTA fund raisers that will in turn meet PTA goals.

Below is a list of the Executive Committee title holders as well as their duties and responsibilities, Special Committees, Volunteer Opportunities and a list of Your PTA Dollars at Work.

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Davis Executive Committee

Co-President Kristine Sharp Coordinates all PTA activities. Chairs general membership and executive board meetings.
Co-President Daniela Rizzetta Assists Co-President in fulfilling responsibilities.
VP Fundraising Kat LoConte Oversees PTA’s fundraising activities and coordinates work of related special committees.
VP Member Services Kristen Fusco

Elli Modroukas

Leads membership drive. Manages income and reports data to National PTA.
VP Publicity Rori Tamagna
Recording Secretary Alexis Lucente Record minutes of PTA general meetings and executive committee meetings
Treasurer Jackie Maldari (receiving)
Michelle Martucci (payables)
Maintains PTA’s financial records, collecting income and paying expenses.
Board of Ed. Representative LaThell Smith Attends monthly meetings of the New Rochelle Board of Education and reports back to the general Davis PTA.
PTA Council Representative Amy Bass Represents Davis at New Rochelle PTA Council Meetings.
Multi-Cultural Chair Rafaelina Valerio

Special Committees

Author’s Week Works with reading specialists to select authors & coordinates author’s presentation to students.
Box tops Collects and submits “Box tops for Education” labels from General Mills products. PTA earns 10 cents per box top label.
Carnival Organizes the Davis Carnival. Chooses theme and activities, seeks sponsorships and donations, and coordinates volunteers.
Lead Class Parent and Class Parents Organizes class parents for each class and emergency dismissal phone chain. Assists teacher with class events.
Community Outreach Works with local organizations to provide donations of needed items. Encourages student participation in outreach.
Book Fair (Fall and Spring) Selects book fair vendor. Prepares gym for book fair. Coordinate class schedule and volunteers to work at fair.
Fifth Grade Representative Coordinates fundraisers and plans graduation related events during 5th grade.
Hospitality Plans the Holiday Breakfast and Staff Recognition Luncheon.
Lunchtime Alternatives Works with Assistant Principal to coordinate indoor lunchtime activities for classes from January through March.
Davis Website Manages and maintains information on our Davis website.
Publicity Publicizes upcoming PTA meetings and activities.
Nutrition and Wellness Works to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Volunteer Opportunities

In-School Volunteer Opportunities
Author’s Week
Book Fair (Fall and Spring)
Class Parent
Community Outreach
Lunchtime Alternatives

School Photos

Out-of-School Volunteer Opportunities

Box tops
Board of Education Representative
PTA Council Representative
Davis Website

Your PTA Dollars at Work

PTA funds go towards Teacher Grants, Field Trips, Classroom extras, Enrichment programs, School Assemblies,  Author’s week, Scholarships, and so much more!