Get to know your PTO Board members!
Kerrie LeBlanc, President - This will be Kerrie's 3rd year on the PTO board and she is Co-Chair of the Sustainability Committee.  She and her husband Drew have 2 children, Crosby LeBlanc, a 2nd Grader @ Parkside & Ariel LeBlanc who is a 6th Grader @ NRMS.  Kerrie & her husband have a home building business, LeBlanc Custom Homes.  "Community" is Kerrie's reason for involvement @ Parkside and hopes to continue to grow a positive volunteer culture that parents, teacher, grandparents & student volunteers are eager to be a part of!
Kirsten Nairy, Vice President - Kirsten has been involved at Parkside over the past 9 years by helping in the classroom, taking on the role of head room parent and various committees. This is Kirsten’s 3rd year as PTO vice president.  Kirsten is hoping to provide more involvement opportunities, create a wide range of activities for busy families and increase the functionality of keeping updated.  Kirsten and her husband Kevin have 3 children. Luc
y and Cooper will be 7th and 8th graders at North Rockford Middle, and Polly is a 4th grader this year.  Kirsten rounds out her days as a full time Realtor at Midwest Properties and contributes to Camp Newaygo, an all girls camp in Newaygo County, as a volunteer and board member.
Kim Vanos, Co-Secretary - Kim is is in her 2nd year as co-secretary. She and her husband Code have a son Connor at Parkside starting 45th grade and a daughter Morgan in 7th at ERMS. Kim works at Spectrum Health as a Clinical Applications Coordinator for Cardiovascular Imaging. Kim is looking forward to an awesome year at Parkside!
Amanda Hernandez, Co-Secretary - This is Amanda's first year on the Parkside PTO.  Amanda has 4 children at Parkside.

Sally Cooley, Co-Treasurer - Sally is in her 2nd year as Co-Treasurer. She and her husband, Chad, have two children. Their daughter Grace is a 7th Grader at East Rockford Middle School and their son Kellen is a 5th Grader this year. Sally is a financial Coordinator at Christopherson and Caldwell Orthodontics.
 Heidi Rozema, Co-Treasurer- Heidi has a 4th grade daughter (Sophia) at Parkside this year, and a son (Andy) in 7th grade at ERMS, and another son (Julian) who is a graduate.  Her husband, Drew, is a professor and head of the IT department at GRCC. Heidi has a Bachelor of Science & Business degree with a specialization in Accounting and over 16 years of accounting experience. She was the CFO of a transportation company for 7 years, and now works part-time for a local wealth management company, in addition to running Rozema Consulting, a QuickBooks consulting firm.