Your PTO

Your PTO is made up of hard-working parents who use their talents to provide support for your school. Those listed below volunteered to provide leadership this year. Get to know their names and feel free to ask them if you have questions. 


You can always email us at with any questions.



Ariej Dawood, President

Laura McCollum, Co-Vice President

Meghann Longson - Co-Vice President

Danielle Schwartz, Treasurer

Kassy George, Corresponding Secretary

Melissa Bentley, Recording Secretary



When we work together, great things happen to our kids!





Mission Statement

"For the welfare of the child, our PTO works to promote goodwill, encourage interest in educational matters, develop a closer cooperation between teachers and parents and provide an opportunity for cultural and recreational benefits".



FAD PTO is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a goal to make the school a better place for children to learn.


PTO Meetings

The Francis A. Desmares Parent Teacher Organization holds general meetings throughout the year. All members of the PTO & FAD parents are welcome to attend to share ideas and discuss current PTO events.

Please join us to learn how you can be involved and make great things happen at Desmares.

All meetings are held via Zoom!