Meghan Berube, Co-President, is beginning her second year on the PPNS Board. Meghan graduated from Skidmore College with a bachelor’s degree in Management and Business and holds a master’s degree in Elementary Education from Lesley University. Meghan and her family moved to Pennington in 2019 from the Boston area, where she and her wife, Carla, lived for over a decade and where Meghan taught first grade for several years. Meghan has two children enrolled at PPNS and one child in elementary school in Hopewell.
Cindy Reeder, Co-President, is beginning her fourth year on the PPNS Board. Cindy graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology and holds a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Northern Illinois University. After more than 30 years of teaching, Cindy has retired and enjoys spending her free time with their six grandchildren, ages eight months to seven years old. Cindy, and her husband Scott, have been members of Pennington Presbyterian Church for the past twelve years and she has been active on the Mission and Christian Education committees. Cindy also serves as co-chair for the Matthew 25 Task Force.
Pam Paluzzi – Treasurer, resides in Ewing and is the mother of two children and grandmother to two. . Pam holds a degree in accounting from Seton Hall University and has been involved in finance since 1982. Pam has served as the financial administrator for Pennington Presbyterian for the past six years. She loves reading, knitting, horses, and her dog.
Jess Porter, Fundraising Chair, is entering her second year on the PPNS board. Prior to being Fundraising Chair, she served as the Children’s Christmas Celebration Chair for two years. Jessica earned a Bachelor of Music Education as well as a Masters of Science in Music Education from Syracuse University. She taught music in Massachusetts for 9 years until her older son was born and she chose to stay home with him. Jessica currently stays home with both of her boys and enjoys music, reading, yoga and most outdoor activities. This is her family’s sixth year as part of the Pennington Presbyterian Nursery School community.
Ron Russell, Facilities Committee Liaison, is in his first year on the PPNS Board. Ron is retired and lives with his wife Nancy in Hopewell Township. They are the parents of three adult children and grandparents of nine. Ron helps us keep our school in top physical shape and also serves on the Pennington Presbyterian Church Facilities Committee, coordinating physical plant work that affects both the church and the school.
Kate Andrew, Staff Representative, – See Kate’s biography on the staff introduction page, under pre-kindergarten teachers.
Lori D’Avanzo, Staff Representative – See Lori’s biography on the staff introduction page, under three-year-old teachers
Hope Anderson, Director, – See Hope’s biography at the beginning of the staff introduction pages.