Meet the Board

Kendra Anderson has served on the Nottingham ES PTA since September 2014 in various capacities including one year as financial secretary, two years as treasurer and one year as historian. She has a rising Kenmore sixth grader and a ninth grader at Washington-Lee. Kendra’s professional career spanned a number of positions in the Change Management field; she is currently employed as an account executive for a small firm based in Miami and also serves as the Treasurer for Girl Scout Troop 495. 

Maura McMahon has lived in Arlington since 2001. She is the mother of a 6th grader and an 8th grader at Thomas Jefferson Middle School. She served two years as a PTA Vice President and four years as an Odyssey of the Mind coordinator at Barcroft Elementary. Maura was an appointee to the TJ Working Group, the South Arlington Working Group, and the Career Center Working Group. She served on the CCPTA executive committee in the roles of Secretary and Vice President at large before moving into the President role. Prior to becoming a stay-at-home parent for her two children, Maura’s primary professional experience was in government and non-profit organizations. She currently works part-time in the office of a mental health practice.

Katherine Novello has served on the Campbell Elementary School executive board since June 2015 as both Secretary and CCPTA Representative. Katherine has a second grader and a rising Kindergarten student at Campbell. Prior to joining the Campbell Executive Board, Katherine served on the Executive Board of her children’s cooperative preschool. Katherine enjoys volunteering at her children’s school, most recently serving as a coach for one of the three Primary level teams that represented Campbell at the NOVA East Odyssey of the Mind Tournament. Katherine has a professional background in educational television programming and has lived in Arlington for 11 years.

Emily Vincent has one child in APS so far; her eldest is a first-grader at Randolph ES. She joined the CCPTA as Randolph’s representative this past year and is passionate about addressing educational inequities. Because of this interest, she has been the Chair of the CCPTA’s CPCI Working Group since the fall of 2017 and looks forward to continuing to manage the fund in her new role. She is also serving as Randolph’s PTA President and is a co-oping parent at Arlington Unitarian Cooperative Preschool where her younger two children attend. She currently coordinates a group of community members who are dedicated to confronting racism in ourselves and our communities. Her professional background is in public history, grant management, and non-profit coordination. 

Don Weinstein has been associated with the CCPTA in many roles for about a decade: first as representative from Ashlawn Elementary, then from Swanson Middle, and finally from Yorktown High School as his daughter Penny successfully made her way through the Arlington Public School system. Most recently he served as liaison between the CCPTA and the APS Facilities Advisory Council, each month briefing the CCPTA members on how APS is creating more space for the rapidly expanding number of students. A retired federal employee, he is currently a staff member of Leidos Inc. and lives near Jamestown Elementary. Ana White: 

Ana White has two children, a 4th grader at Taylor Elementary school and a 6th grader at H-B Woodlawn. She served as Secretary for the Moms of North Arlington for two years before joining the Taylor PTA. She is also the Registrar for the Service Unit 60-2 of the Girl Scouts Council of the Nation’s Capital. Before having children Ana was a high school teacher in Fauquier County and is currently a part time substitute teacher for Arlington County.