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Reading to Kids Taskforce

Last updated Tuesday, September 9, 2014

 
The Reading to Kids Taskforce includes returning volunteers, teachers, and administrators who are dedicated to supporting, sustaining, and building the organization. Requirements for joining the Taskforce include
 
    Having volunteered at two or more reading clubs
    Wanting to be involved in the planning, administration, and/or execution of some aspect of the organization.
 
The Taskforce is comprised of several committees, as described below.

Click here for a list of all current Taskforce members.
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Taskforce Committees
 Curriculum
 Fundraising
 Information Technology
 Marketing
 
 Operations
 School Relations
 Special Events
 
 Strategic Planning
 Training
 Volunteer Relations
 
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Curriculum Committee

  Meets monthly to design craft projects and activities for volunteers to incorporate into the reading clubs.
  Chairs:
Carrie Orchard    (Carrie.Orchardreadingtokids.org)
Raquel Rodriguez    (Raquel.Rodriguezreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Baker, Wendy   
Brady, Dalet   
Chew, Robyn   
Davis, Danielle   
Davis, Jalonda   
Edwards, Hannah   
Frascarelli, Debra   
Garbers, Sarah   
Grannis, Jennifer   
Guy, Courtney   
Haywood, Ebony   
Je, Susan   
Katz, Rachael   
Kolterman, Sarah   
Kolterman, Sarah   
Kong, Nicole   
Lee, Wendy   
Lenox, Skylar   
Lin, Jennifer   
Martin, Christopher   
Montalvo, Melissa   
Moore, Mary Michelle   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Orozco, Cynthia   
Overby, Melanie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rey-Oktay, Ana   
Rickard, David   
Rivera, Jacqueline   
Rubio, Mariel   
Sanchez, Christian   
Sandersfeld, Emily   
Shen, Jingzhou   
Shin, Jenny   
Silvabaroa, Therease   
Smith, Jen   
Smith, Pamela   
Stephens, Julie   
Tyler, Treva   
Vasudevan, Kriththika   
Yoshimura, Susan   

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Fundraising Committee

  Researches and writes grant proposals.
  Handles the annual fund drive.
  Explores and pursues new fundraising avenues.
  Chair:
Mark May    (Mark.Mayreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Celosia, Allison   
Dang, Linh   
Dowdell, Erika   
Duplessis, Nikki   
Edwards, Hannah   
Luc, Eva   
Oktay, Ali   
Orchard, Charlie   
Phan, Henry   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Sapinoso, Erin   
Silvabaroa, Therease   
Teh, Lourdes   
Vazquez, Selina   
Yoshimura, Susan   

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Information Technology Committee

  Designs, maintains, and upgrades website.
  Develops and maintains data handling/storage systems for applications, RSVPs, mailing lists, etc.
  Chairs:
Jonathan Ito    (Jonathan.Itoreadingtokids.org)
Rich Shimano    (Rich.Shimanoreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Lin, Jennifer   
Ng, Karen   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rickard, David   
Sykora, David   

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Marketing Committee

  Publicizes Reading to Kids through promotional materials, including press releases, press packs, posters, newsletters, photographs, videos, etc.
  Chair:
Nikki Duplessis    (Nikki.Duplessisreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Choo, Soyoon   
Cramlet, Kathy   
Cramlet, Kathy   
Dang, Linh   
Dominguez, Ernie   
Edwards, Hannah   
Emping, Diadema   
Flores, Kristen   
Jones, Nicholas   
Katz, Rachael   
Lin, Jessica   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Poulard, Shaina   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Sanchez, Christian   
Silvabaroa, Therease   
Vazquez, Selina   
Wilson, Kori   

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Operations Committee

  Guides, plans, and executes all operational aspects of reading clubs (includes site coordinators, grade level coordinators, and food runners).
  Contacts businesses to solicit donations for the reading clubs, including food for volunteers.
  Chairs:
Jason Axe    (Jason.Axereadingtokids.org)
Courtney Guy    (Courtney.Guyreadingtokids.org)
Mariel Rubio    (Mariel.Rubioreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Anderson, Gail   
Arias-Kim, Mireya   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Callahan, David   
Cervenka, Gabrielle   
Chen, John   
Dang, Linh   
Dentamaro, Karin   
Edwards, Hannah   
Frazer, Rich   
Halpern, Pamela   
Harper-Smith, Kirstin   
Harter, Rachel   
Johnson, Monica   
Jones, Katie   
Kolterman, Sarah   
Lee, Jessica   
Lee, Lynn   
Lenox, Skylar   
Love-Smith, Ashley   
May, Mark   
Mendez, Jose   
Munoz, Mabel   
Oktay, Ali   
Orchard, Charlie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Parilo, Andrea   
Phan, Henry   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rivera, Jacqueline   
Setareh, David   
Smith, Jen   
Sobel, Tamara   
Tyler, Treva   
Valenzky, Stefanie   
Wuu, Judy   

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School Relations Committee

  Works with schools to assist in recruiting kids to attend the reading clubs.
  Chairs:
Kathy Cramlet    (Kathy.Cramletreadingtokids.org)
Jacqueline Rivera    (Jacqueline.Riverareadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Chew, Robyn   
Cho, Andrew   
Dowdell, Erika   
Earley, Jason   
Edwards, Hannah   
Garbers, Sarah   
Guy, Courtney   
Harter, Rachel   
Kim, Philip   
Kolterman, Sarah   
Lee, Wendy   
Lenox, Skylar   
Lin, Jennifer   
Orchard, Charlie   
Orozco, Cynthia   
Poulard, Shaina   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rubio, Mariel   
Shen, Jingzhou   
Smith, Jen   

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Special Events Committee

  Plans social events for volunteers and special events for the organization.
  Chairs:
Soyoon Choo    (Soyoon.Chooreadingtokids.org)
Sarah Kolterman    (Sarah.Koltermanreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Brady, Dalet   
Chew, Robyn   
De La Cruz, Daisy   
Divita, Lili   
Edwards, Hannah   
Flores, Kristen   
Guy, Courtney   
Kolterman, Sarah   
Lee, Wendy   
Lenox, Skylar   
Lin, Jessica   
Mc Fadyen Line, Candice   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Orozco, Cynthia   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Sanchez, Christian   
Sapinoso, Erin   
Sobel, Tamara   
Tarnow, Tami   
Wilson, Kori   

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Strategic Planning Committee

  Helps prioritize organizational goals through the assessment of current practices and the development of future actions.
  Chair:
Jason Axe    (Jason.Axereadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Choo, Soyoon   
Edwards, Hannah   
Guy, Courtney   
Harper-Smith, Kirstin   
Harter, Rachel   
Kim, Philip   
Kolterman, Sarah   
Lee, Lynn   
Luc, Eva   
Lyon, Nancy   
Morris, Sean   
Morris, Sean   
Orchard, Charlie   
Phan, Henry   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rasheed, Asim   
Rubio, Mariel   
Taher, Nicole   
Teh, Lourdes   
Truong, Kim   
Wilkie, Joanne   

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Training Committee

  Develops training materials and guides for volunteers and parents.
  Chairs:
Christopher Martin    (Christopher.Martinreadingtokids.org)
Ali Oktay    (Ali.Oktayreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Dang, Linh   
Dentamaro, Karin   
Divita, Lili   
Edwards, Hannah   
Mc Fadyen Line, Candice   
Orchard, Charlie   
Orozco, Cynthia   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Ritter, Susan   
Shu, Theodore   
Smith, Jen   
Truong, Kim   
Wilkie, Joanne   
Wilson, Kori   

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Volunteer Relations Committee

  Recruits volunteers for the reading clubs. Efforts include reaching out to volunteer organizations (college groups, businesses, service organizations).
  Chairs:
Eva Luc    (Eva.Lucreadingtokids.org)
Kori Wilson    (Kori.Wilsonreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Celosia, Allison   
Cho, Andrew   
Divita, Lili   
Dominguez, Ernie   
Edwards, Hannah   
Emping, Diadema   
Lungren, Kathleen   
Lyon, Nancy   
Minty, Steve   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rubio, Mariel   
Smith, Jen   
Truong, Kim   


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Operations |   School Relations |   Special Events |   Strategic Planning |   Training |   Volunteer Relations