The NRECHPTA is affiliated with the National PTA and Ohio PTA (Parent Teacher Association) and is centered on parents with children age birth to 6 years (and expectant parents too!). We are not affiliated with a specific school or religion. This PTA is for parents and care givers who reside in the city of North Ridgeville and surrounding areas.

Mission of the PTA:

To support and speak on behalf of the children and youth in the schools, community, and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.

To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.

To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.

2019-2020 Executive Board

(Elected in May)

President - Ashley Perry

Legislative Vice-President - Harmonie Perry

Programming Vice-President - Lindsey Shelley

Recording Secretary - Erin Leeming

Corresponding Secretary -Megan Matos

Treasurer - Kari Bosworth

PTA Council Delegate - Renee Nowell

School Board Delegate - Becky Mehltretter

2019-2020 Committee Chairpersons


Adult Outings - Renee Nowell

Children's Parties - Carri Zajac

Community Service - Lindsay Shelley & Sarah Monahan

Field Trips - Joanna Taras & Mary Schaublin

Fundraising - Susan Franz

Historian - OPEN

Health and Wellness - Stacie Kimberly

Hospitality - Kelly Graham

Kiddie Kloset - Tasha Brennen & Carri Zajac

Membership - Brandi Schnell & Erin Leeming

Playgroups (2 & under) - Christina Ice & Lisa Blanchard

Publicity - Jessica Smith

Sunshine - Ashley Perry & Harmonie Perry

Website - Matthew Leeming

What does each committee do?

Adult Outings

Assists in planing the adult outings.

Children’s Parties

Assist in planing and putting on three parties a year.

Community Service

Assists with Thanksgiving baskets, Toys for Tots, Easter Baskets, & other community projects.

Field Trips

Assists with planning field trips.


Assists in planning events or activities that brings in money for the group.

Health and Welfare

Posts healthy recipes or safety tips on the Facebook page and have playdates on how to cook.


Takes photos at events, post to Facebook page throughout the year and create a photo book or slide show at the end of the year.


Greets member when they come into the meeting, supply snack for the meeting and come up with ice breakers for the meeting.

Kiddie Kloset

Shares in the organizing tasks for our annual fall & spring resale event for used children’s items.


Assist in the “buddy” system, greet & introduce new members at meetings & assist in distribution of flyers.


Assists in planning a playgroup or volunteer to host a playgroup in your home.


Assists in advertising Kiddie Kloset and the group to the public


Provides a meal or treat pack to new parents or member families with hospitalization or other special needs.


Assists in uploading information on our website.