Board Member Bios
Co-President (2nd year)
Sarah and her husband, Alex, are the parents of Justin (8th grader), McKenzie (6th grader), and Josie (3rd grader). Her family bought a home in Arlington after moving from Atlanta, GA last July. She met her husband at BYU where she received a Bachelor in Arts degree and they have been married for nearly 22 years. Sarah was the room parent for Mrs Bell’s fifth grade class last year and has served as several different committee chairs and as PTA Secretary in Atlanta. In her "free" time, Sarah likes to garden, exercise, read, and play the piano. Her family enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and exploring new places, and Friday night movie nights!. Sarah is excited to be a part of the Bishop community.
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Co-President (1st year)
Elisa and her husband Krenar are the parents of Fiona, who joins Bishop as a first grader, and Darsen who is 2 years old. Her family moved to Arlington from Worcester, MA in January 2008. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and French from Holy Cross and an MBA from WPI. Elisa was a member of the PTO and an active volunteer at SMS (Fiona’s last school). Her family enjoys reading, playing tennis, piano and violin, swimming, traveling and camping. Elisa is very eager and excited to join the Bishop Community.
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Co-Treasurer (2nd year)
Ami and her husband Dave have lived in Arlington for thirteen years. They have a daughter at Bishop in 2nd grade, Anna, and 5 year old son, AJ. Ami is originally from Chicago but had been a MA resident since high school. She earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, from UMass Amherst, and is a licensed CPA in Massachusetts. She is the Chief Financial Officer at Corcoran Management Company, a real estate investment and management company. Ami is thrilled to be a part of the PTO and looks forward to the supporting the Bishop community, family and teachers.
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Co-ATreasurer (1st year)
Karin and her husband Tim are the parents of Paul, who joins Bishop as a kindergartner, and 3-year old Theo. Her family this year moved to Arlington from Barrington, RI. She holds an MSc in Mathematics from the University of Oxford, UK, and a PhD degree in Operations Research from the University of Muenster, Germany. She currently works part-time as a product manager for Cambridge Mobile Telematics. In her free time, she loves reading and essentially anything outdoors, particularly skiing. Karin has been involved in parent activities at her sons' preschool back in Rhode Island and has been a treasurer at her old volleyball club. She is very eager and excited to join the Bishop Community.
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Fundraising Coordinator (1st year)
Christian is dad to Ethan (4th grade 2018) and Chloe (Kindergarten 2019). He grew up with a big family in Northern Virginia, went to undergrad and law school in Boston, and now making Arlington his home. He's currently serving as Chief Legal Officer to global SaaS technology companies and devoting spare time to all things Ethan + Chloe.
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Room Parent Coordinator (1st year)
Laura is mom to William, a rising first grader, and 4-year old twin daughters, Elizabeth and Emily, who will be entering Pre-K in the fall. Laura and her husband, Matt, met at Boston College and married in 2005. They have lived in Arlington since 2008. Laura works part-time as a Physical Therapist at MGH. She was a room parent for Mrs Spencer's classroom this past year and has enjoyed becoming part of the Bishop community. In her free time, Laura likes to run, read, bake, be outdoors and have fun with family and friends. She is looking forward to further getting to know other members of the Bishop family.
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Communications Coordinator (1st year)
Junko Nagano, whose daughter Erika is a second-grader at Bishop, was born in Tokyo and lived in Indiana for several years before permanently moving to the Boston area. A program manager for more than 20 years, Junko has a history of facilitating collaborative, goal-driven teams and has worked in a variety of high tech companies, mostly in software and high-speed computing. She is currently a principal consultant in life-sciences for Triverus Consulting. She plays competitive hockey and soccer and her volunteer experiences include coaching sports with children—instructional ice hockey programs and her daughter’s soccer teams. She has volunteered at several Bishop events and is looking forward to making more solid contributions to the Bishop community.
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Recording Secretary (1st year)
Sheelagh and her husband, Scott, are parents to Olivia (4th grader) and Madeline who is 5. They moved to Arlington almost 4 years ago from the San Francisco Bay Area, which was home to Sheelagh since she was 10. Sheelagh has worked in creative services since getting her Bachelor’s in Advertising from San Jose State University. She enjoys any outdoor activity and experiencing the change in seasons. Sheelagh looks forward to becoming involved with the PTO and the Bishop community.
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