Say Hello to our 2019/2020 Leadership

The Mothers’ Club is a group of dedicated and hard-working volunteers, committed to serving the greater good of Visitation Academy. The Viz community thanks you for all you do!

Executive Board

Appointed annually by a nominating committee, the Executive Board consist of six officers as well as an administrative liaison and meets four times per year.

  • President: Susy Holmes
  • Vice President: Dolores Hunkler
  • Treasurer: Laura Trachsel
  • Recording Secretary: Christine Blazevic
  • Corresponding Secretary: Maria Olivos
  • Historian: Kelly Messmer
  • Ex-Officio: Julie Holland

Class Representatives

The Executive Board is supported by parent representatives from each grade level.

Lower School:

  • Toddlers: Amy Bischoff and Melinda Schmidt
  • Mont. 266 a.m.: Madeline Bialczak and Diana Flower
  • Mont. 268 full day: Steve Kadyk and Gina Staley
  • Kindergarten: Jennifer Lucido and Amy Kramer
  • Grade 1: Jamie Pohrer
  • Grade 2: Sara Tulyasathien and Erin Herzog
  • Grade 3: Heather Bartlett and Jennifer Ketcherside
  • Grade 4: Christina Carron, Sara Cook and Caroline Inkley-Durbin
  • Grade 5: Elyra Espana and Shvetha Zarek

Middle School/Upper School:

  • Grade 6: Becky Goudy, Nickole Forget, Robin Stewart
  • Grade 7: Susie Haskell, Ellen Lewis, Thuy Smith
  • Grade 8: Patty Erker, Amy Kwentus, Julie Ledbetter
  • Grade 9: Christine Blazevic, Rita Goddard, Colleen Pim
  • Grade 10: Beth Duffy, Amy Haley, Mimi Phelan
  • Grade 11: Michele Forshaw, Sara McLellan, Patti Thoman
  • Grade 12: Paula Jung, Carrie Pittenger, Jill Krummenacher

Committee Chairs

Committee chairs spearhead social and service events throughout the year. If there is a specific event you would like to chair, please contact the Mothers’ Club President at moms@visitationacademy.org.

Event Chairs/Tentative Dates:

  • Welcome Back Picnic, August 12, 2019, Julie Holland/Nancy Mooney
  • US Mother/Daughter Mass & Brunch, September 15, 2019, Sara McLellan/Beth Pollnow
  • LS Barn Dance, October 25, 2019, Jamie Pohrer/Caroline Durbin
  • Christmas Boutique, November 20, 2019, Stacy Snyders/Melinda Ross/Chris Conley
  • St. Nick’s Nook & Café Noël, December 6, 2019, Heather Bartlett/Elyra Espana/Jennifer Hewett/Sharon Howard
  • Faculty/Staff Christmas Breakfast, December 9, 2019 (8:00-10:00a.m.), Sharon Howard/Michelle Sands/Susie Haskell/Ashley Jacoby
  • Christmas Open House Cocktail Party, December 11, 2019, Dana Bacich/Heather Bartling
  • MS Father/Daughter Trivia Night, March 27, 2020, Kim Hugo/Anne Lohse
  • Junior Ring Mass & Reception, April 3, 2020, Julia Masetti/Diliane Pelikan
  • Senior Mom Mass/Retreat, April 15, 2020, Michele Forshaw/Patti Thoman
  • Royal Ball (Toddler-3rd), April 18, 2020, Diana Flower/Raina McNutt
  • Mothers’ Club Spring Luncheon, April 24, 2020, Patty Erker/Janet Shaughnessy
  • Uniform Recycling, April 29, 2020, Amber Dennison
  • Field Day Tee Shirts, May 1, 2020, Kelly Lenox
  • 4th & 5th Grade Father/Daughter Event, May 1, 2020, Christina Carron/Caroline Durbin
  • Baccalaureate Mass & Reception, May 14, 2020, Suzanne Cichelero
  • Senior Lock-In, May 15, 2020, Betty and Kevin Tierney
  • Say Yes to the Viz Dress, June 11, 2020, Deb Dolan
  • VMLVK (Viz Moms Love Viz Kids), surprise dates throughout the school year, Mary Beth Seaton and Jamie Pohrer (LS).
  • Exam Bags, Debbie Hartke/Nicholle Middleman