Emily Alexander, Parent Representative, is in her first year on the PPNS Board, representing parents and particularly the two-year-old classes, in which her son is enrolled. Emily resides in Yardley, Pennsylvania with her husband and two young children.
Meghan Berube, President, is in her third 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 one child enrolled at PPNS and two children in elementary school in Hopewell.
Larissa Kelsey, Parent Representative, joined the nursery school board in the spring of 2022. She is a graduate of Monmouth University with a bachelor’s in Education and a bachelor’s in Biology and Psychology. After college Larissa taught middle school science for 13 years and was a tech coach for her school district the last year before leaving to have children. Larissa and her family moved to Pennington in 2018. Daughter Greta ia in second grade at Toll Gate and son Alex is in the three-morning Pre-K class at PPNS.
Cindy Reeder, Pennington Presbyterian Church Liaison, is in her fifth 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. Cindy, and her husband Scott, have been members of Pennington Presbyterian Church for the past twelve years. They are both active in organizing discipleship programs for all ages.
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 Church for the past sseven years. She loves reading, knitting, horses, and her dog.
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.