Meet the PTA

Introducing our 2024-2025 PTA Board Members

Brittany Hassebrock is our President. Brittany is mom to Connor (9), who is 4th grade DLI, and Carson (7), who is 1st DLI. She is a 6thgeneration Pleasantonian and her boys are the 3rd generation to attend Valley View! This is Brittany’s 4th year on the board, and first year as President. Brittany’s goal as the President is to continue to establish and maintain a successful working relationship among Valley View’s parents, students, teachers and community while supporting school improvement. 

Please feel free to email Brittany if you have any PTA questions ~ president@vvespta.org

Our Exec VP position is currently open, please reach out to president@vvespta.org if you are interested in joining the PTA Executive Board! 

Nancy Quach is our Secretary.  

Please feel free to email Nancy if you have any PTA questions ~ secretary@vvespta.org.

Our VP of Activities is currently open, please reach out to president@vvespta.org if you are interested in joining the PTA Executive Board! 

Jen Berg is our VP of Communication.  

Please feel free to email Jen if you have any PTA questions ~ communication@vvespta.org.

Our VP of Fundraising is currently open, please reach out to president@vvespta.org if you are interested in joining the PTA Executive Board! 


Julia Schan is our Treasurer.  

Please feel free to email Julia if you have any PTA finance questions ~ treasurer@vvespta.org.

Amy Zysk is our Financial Secretary. Amy has a daughter, Sawyer going into the 3rd grade in the DLI program. She also has a very nice husband, Rob, that she volunteers for all sorts of Valley View events. She has fulfilled various roles on the PTA board and is excited to be the new FiSec. Amy got involved in the PTA because she wanted to understand how the school operated and says what she ended up gaining was an amazing community. Valley View truly have some of the best individuals making elementary school educational and fun. 

Please feel free to email Amy if you have any PTA finance questions ~ financial.secretary@vvespta.org.

Chris Allen is our Auditor.  Chris and his wife, Molly, have three children at Valley View; Hillary (5th grade DLI), Michael (3rd grade DLI), and Thomas (1st grade DLI). Chris attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where he obtained a BS in Economics. He is the owner of Plant and Pottery Outlet, a garden center and pottery imports store in Sunol. This is Chris’s first year on the PTA and he is looking forward to getting more involved with the school and PUSD.  

Please feel free to email Chris if you have any PTA questions ~ auditor@vvespta.org.

Sonata Perez is our VP of Membership.  Sonata is dedicated to making Valley View Elementary a safe and equitable space for all of its students and families.  She has led several programs and initiatives for the VVESPTA, most notably 2022-2023 Fundraising, Fun Run, Kindness Month, and Multicultural Fair.  She looks forward to both growing our PTA membership and enhancing our community experience so that all feel welcomed and heard at Valley View.  Have ideas for how to bring our diverse community together?  Reach out to collaborate! 

Please feel free to email Sonata if you have any PTA questions ~ membership@vvespta.org.

Carmen Chan is our Historian.  

Please feel free to email Carmen if you have any PTA questions ~ historian@vvespta.org.

Tracey McLean is our Parliamentarian. Her son Grant Ford is a 4th grader. Her son Clark Ford finished at VV last year and is in 6th grade at PMS. Both are in DLI. Tracey was the Parliamentarian for two years and the VP of Membership for a year before taking a break from the board last year. She is a practicing physician and works in technology leadership. Please feel free to email Tracey if you have any PTA questions ~ parliamentarian@vvespta.org.

Winter Curtiss is our Teacher Rep.  This will be her second year teaching Third Grade Dual Immersion. She is a step-mother to Isabella (10) in fifth grade and Alejandro (13) in 8th grade. This is Winter’s first year as the teacher representative and she plans to work helping communicate between the PTA and teachers making sure that everyone’s ideas are communicated and that teachers stay updated with all PTA activities and notifications. 

Please feel free to email Winter if you have any PTA questions ~wcurtiss@pleasantonusd.net.

Veronica Behrends is our Elac Rep. 

Please feel free to email Veronica if you have any ELAC questions ~ ell@vvespta.org 

Andrea Withers is our school principal.  This is the second year of her principalship. In her PTA role, she seeks to "provide purpose and connection to the school and school community." (pta.org

Please feel free to email Ms. Withers if you have any school questions. ~awithers@pleasantonusd.net.