PTO Committee

Parent Teacher Organization


PTO Executive Bios

President | Karen Simmonds

Karen’s son, Justin is in 3rd grade this year. He started CHP in Preschool. Karen and her family moved to NJ from sunny Florida in 2018. In their spare time they are very involved with Greyhound rescue both international and domestic and being on the soccer field with their son.

Karen works as a managing partner in the technology field.

Vice President | Christine Smith

Christine has twin boys Noah and Oliver in 2nd Grade. They have been at CHP since Preschool. Christine is a member of the US Naval reserves and a Human Resources professional for an International Law Firm.

Christine is bilingual with Spanish and English.

Treasurer | Linda Lai

Linda’s daughter, Sophia is in 8th grade. She has been a part of CHP since Kindergarten and has enjoyed being part of the CHP family.

Linda is looking forward to this school year and cheering on the Wildcat Girls Tennis team which her daughter loves being a player on.

Secretary | Vanashri Joshi

Vanashri is the proud mother of Agastya who is in 3rd grade and Nihira who is in Kindergarten at CHP this year. The family has been at CHP since Agastya was in Preschool.

Dr. NJ is passioniate about science, is a founder at The Parent Academy, Co-Lead of Liberty STEM Alliance and a Professor at New Jersey City University.

PR Communications | Scott Richard

Scott is the proud father of Kenny who is a 3rd grader. They joined CHP in 1st grade.

Scott is the new owner of his own appliance store and has been in the area his entire life.

CHP PTO Is In Need of Volunteers

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