Committee Descriptions & Contacts

For additional questions or inquiries you may contact Lisa Cohen at

Art in Action
Be trained to share your love of arts through a multi-medium curriculum for grades K-5th. Volunteers are needed to instruct two classes per grade, per month and install gallery exhibits once a year.

2021-22 Co-Chairperson(s):
Pricilla Cheng De Angelis - 
Denise Jalilie -

The sports program at St. Matthew is as large as it is successful. Parent coaches, assistant coaches, clock operators, scorebook keepers, and line judges are needed for each team. There are typically two practices and one game per week depending on the sport and grade level.

  • In the Fall, beginning in late August VOLLEYBALL is offered to girls in the 4th-8th grade and BASEBALL is offered to boys in the 4th-8th grade. 
  • In Winter, beginning in November/December, BASKETBALL is offered to both girls and boys in 4th-8th grade.
  • In Spring, beginning in March, TRACK & FIELD is offered to both girls and boys from 5th-8th grades. 

2021-22 Co-Athletic Directors:
Jen O'Connell -Assistant Athletic Director

Auction - April 2, 2022
St. Matthew hosts an auction dinner dance every other year. Planning begins early and we need volunteers to start in the summer before the auction year.  If you would like to volunteer contact
Maria Gullo at

Bingo - September 2022
Volunteers are needed for set-up, check-in, serving pizza and drinks, clearing the tables, and break down.
2021-22 Chairperson: Open

Book Fair - December 11, 2021
In this role, the chairperson(s) will work with our Barnes and Noble contact to plan and execute at least one book fair at Barnes and Noble.  The book fair is a one day event where parents, parishioners and friends of St. Matts are encouraged to purchase books and other items from Barnes and Noble the store.  The chairperson will be responsible for encouraging and scheduling several teachers to come read a story or two as an added incentive to bring the children to see their favorite teacher read a book.
2021-22 Chairperson: Open

Breakfast with Santa - December 4, 2021
Help us prepare for Santa’s arrival and get into the holiday spirit by transforming our auditorium into a Winter Wonderland! There are plenty of volunteer opportunities to help decorate the day before, set-up for the breakfast in the morning, breakdown and clean up after the event.
2021-22 Co-Chairperson(s):
Lizelle De Luna 
Marija Grizelj - 

Campus Clean-up Project - August 14, 2021
An official campus clean-up day is typically scheduled in mid-August prior to the start of school. Volunteers gather on campus for a morning with their own tools to weed, trim plants, sweep, power wash, purge storage, etc.  We are also in need of volunteers who have access to dump trucks, can haul debris to the dump or have specialty skills (e.g. painting, landscaping, construction, etc).

2021-22 Chairperson:
Glenn Trollman -

Carnival will be in 2023
The Carnival is a bi-annual parish community event. Volunteers are needed for securing items such as food, drinks, games and prizes, chairing and working the game and food booths, as well as planning and running the talent show. The next Carnival will be in May 2023. 

Family Mass Donuts
Assist in the planning and organizing of the delicious donuts after Family Mass. Volunteers are needed to help plan, order, deliver and set up after selected 10:45am Sunday masses.
2021-22 Co-Chairperson(s):

Gary Bergero - 
Marija Buljan-Bergero - 

Golf Tournament - October 15, 2021
Swing for St. Matt’s. Join this fun team to help solicit tee sponsors (corporate and individual) and other donations! The committee kicks off this summer. Help is also needed out on the course the day of the tournament to assist with set up and to run side events at various holes. Additional volunteers with a flair for setting up the banquet and auction tables are welcome too! 
2021-2022 Co-Chairperson(s):

Russ and Kelly Hampton -  
Kevin and Anne Hickey 

Justin and Stacy Simon

Health Team
A medical background is helpful here, but not necessary. Join this team and be a part of hearing/vision screening scheduled for September 23, 2021.

2021-22 Chairperson: 
Kathryn Gubbels

Hot Lunch 
From 11:15am to 12:30pm daily, volunteers are needed to help serve hot lunch to students. Earn two hours of volunteer credit each day. Team coordinators are also needed to keep the program running smoothly. Our workdays are usually Monday-Friday, except minimum days.
2021-22 Chairperson(s):  Open

Men of St. Matthew - MoSM
All school fathers are encouraged to join this active service group. The MoSM meet once a month and they sponsor or assist at events as needed. Look for them helping out at the Carnival, Breakfast with Santa, Auction Dinner Dance and at many other occasions. We encourage you to join and earn volunteer hours through this fun group.
2021-22 Co-Chairperson(s): 

Matt Leonard - 
Mike DeCaro

Room Parent Coordinator
Job responsibilities include finding Room Coordinators for each classroom; holding a meeting at the beginning of the school year with all the Room Coordinators, and acting as a liaison to the Room Coordinators throughout the year so they have the necessary information to communicate to their classes.  In the Spring, advertising begins for volunteers for the next school year.
2021-22 Chairperson: 
Julianna Dunning -

Room Parent - 1 per class
We are looking for one room parent for each class for the 2019-20 school year. In this role, you'll work with parents and help seek volunteers for four class parties for the entire school year. You are the teacher's "go-to" parent! 
Please contact Julianna Dunning at if you are interested in being a Room Coordinator next year.

Saint Squad 

Be a welcoming and friendly face to a new family and share your experience and knowledge about St. Matthew. The Saint Squad will match your family with an incoming family. 
2021-22 Chairperson: 
Teresa Ferrante

Scouting: Daisies, Brownies, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts 
Scouting offers an enriching experience starting in Kindergarten or 1st grade for girls and boys. Troop development depends on parents who are willing to put in a few after school hours per month to run the troop.

2021-22 Girl Scout Chairperson(s):
Mary Kmak Johnson -

2021-22 Boy Scout Chairperson:

Edward Degliantoni - 

Uniform Exchange
This job involves organizing, cleaning and general maintenance of our used uniform area up in the loft of the auditorium. Weekly we need volunteer(s) to bring the used uniforms left in the school office up to the loft and size, organized, and hang the garments.  Great job for those who need to flexibility as this task can be done at anytime or day of the week.

2021-2022 Co-Chairperson(s): 
Karla Hernandez - 
April Picasso -

Winter/Crab Bash - this event will return in February 2023
This event calls for volunteers to set-up, decorate, shop, cook, serve and help with the clean-up. It’s a casual adult-only event that parents look forward to each year. 
2021-22 Co-Chairperson(s): 

Mike DeCaro - 
Kevin Hickey - 
Kim Tatemichi -

Yard Duty 
The playground and lunch tables can always use extra adults. Even though families are required to sign up for 2 yard duty shifts per school year, feel free to come for an additional shift by simply signing in at Mrs. Diaz’s office. Assigned yard duty/lunch shift volunteers need to report to Mrs. Diaz at 11:15am and will be finished by 12:45pm.

Year Book 
Interested in framing student memories for years to come?  Have an eye for detail but love to capture the "big picture" as well?  If you own a camera and like creating fun and interesting photo compositions - join our team!  Must have some flexibility during school hours to take pictures while school is in session.  Looking for more?  We are also seeking those looking to assume a leadership role with overall yearbook content creation and's your chance to be a Book Publisher!
2021-22 Co-Chairperson: 

Nikki Decker -
Denise Radulovich -