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Reading to Kids Taskforce

Last updated Wednesday, June 24, 2015

 
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:
Arias-Kim, Mireya (Mia)   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Brady, Dalet   
Callahan, David   
Chew, Robyn   
Chiang, Lauren    
DIVITA, LILI   
Eastburn, Christine   
Edwards, Hannah   
Haywood, Ebony   
Hendrix, Cathy   
Kong, Nicole   
Lee, Wendy   
Leung, Jackson   
McClure, Aubrey   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Overby, Melanie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rickard, David   
Rivera, Jacqueline   
Sandersfeld, Emily   
Shimano, Rich   
Smith, Jen   
Smith, Pamela   
Vasudevan, Kriththika   

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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:
Aldana, Rebecca   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
DIVITA, LILI   
Dowdell, Erika   
Harper-Smith, Kirstin   
Lee, Jeremy   
Luc, Eva   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Sandersfeld, Emily   

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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.
  Chair:
Rich Shimano    (Rich.Shimanoreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Hua, Amy   
Ito, Jonathan   
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.
  Chairs:
Amy Hua    (Amy.Huareadingtokids.org)
Selina Vazquez    (Selina.Vazquezreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Adraneda, Amir   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Harter, Rachel   
Johnson, Alexandre   
Jones, Nicholas   
Lin, Grace   
Lin, Jessica   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Poulard, Shaina   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rossney, Glenn   
Simmons, Chloe   
Teal, Kathy   
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:
Jessica Lee    (Jessica.Leereadingtokids.org)
Shaina Poulard    (Shaina.Poulardreadingtokids.org)
Mariel Rubio    (Mariel.Rubioreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Aguilar, Jodi   
Arias-Kim, Mireya (Mia)   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Briceno, Andrea   
Callahan, David   
Chiang, Lauren    
Chung, Paul   
Frazer, Rich   
Green, Vanessa   
Halpern, Pamela   
Harper-Smith, Kirstin   
Harter, Rachel   
Hensel, Stephen   
Hernandez, Edgar   
Ho, Catherine   
Jones, Katie   
Lenox, Skylar   
Love-Smith, Ashley   
Martinez, Benny   
May, Mark   
Mendez, Jose   
Oktay, Ali   
Oktay, Ali   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rivera, Jacqueline   
Scahill, Eileen   
Setareh, David   
Smith, Jen   
Smoot, Andrea   
White, Patrick   

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School Relations Committee

  Works with schools to assist in recruiting kids to attend the reading clubs.
  Chairs:
Robyn Chew    (Robyn.Chewreadingtokids.org)
Jacqueline Rivera    (Jacqueline.Riverareadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Edwards, Hannah   
Harter, Rachel   
Lee, Jessica   
Lee, Wendy   
Leung, Jackson   
Luc, Eva   
Orchard, Charlie   
Smith, Jen   
Teal, Kathy   
Vasudevan, Kriththika   
Vazquez, Selina   

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Special Events Committee

  Plans social events for volunteers and special events for the organization.
  Chairs:
Dylan Damian    (Dylan.Damianreadingtokids.org)
Hannah Edwards    (Hannah.Edwardsreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Arias-Kim, Mireya (Mia)   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Boyd, Catherine   
Cheng, Stephanie   
Chew, Robyn   
DIVITA, LILI   
Lee, Wendy   
Leung, Jackson   
Lin, Jessica   
May, Mark   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Moskovitz, Julie   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Santana, Loni   
Sobel, Tamara   
Tarnow, Tami   
Vasudevan, Kriththika   
Vazquez, Selina   
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   
Harper-Smith, Kirstin   
Jones, Matthew   
Lee, Jeremy   
Leung, Jackson   
Luc, Eva   
Mody, Amol   
Morris, Sean   
Morris, Sean   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rubio, Mariel   
Santana, Loni   
Shimano, Rich   
Vasquez, Roger   
Vazquez, Selina   

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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:
Adraneda, Amir   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Chew, Robyn   
Chiang, Lauren    
Eastburn, Christine   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Smith, Jen   
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:
Rachel Harter    (Rachel.Harterreadingtokids.org)
Kori Wilson    (Kori.Wilsonreadingtokids.org)
  Members:
Adraneda, Amir   
Axe, Jason   
Babiarz, Alexandra   
Boyd, Catherine   
Chiang, Lauren    
Davis, Valerie   
DIVITA, LILI   
Leung, Jackson   
Lin, Grace   
Lungren, Kathleen   
Martin, Christopher   
Orchard, Charlie   
Rapkin, Lindsay   
Rossney, Glenn   
Smith, Jen   
Vazquez, Selina   


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