Sarah Van Zandt – PTA President
Sarah has been participating in the Sni-A-Bar PTA since the 2014 school year. She began by helping to plan a couple events and volunteered time. This is her fourth year as president. Sarah and her husband have one child at Sni-A-Bar in 3rd grade. During the day she works full time as a Speech-Language Pathologist in a preschool. PTA is important to her because it teaches her children that their school family is important. The whole Van Zandt family helps support all of the PTA events and they enjoy working so closely with our teachers and other parents to make Sni-A-Bar the best elementary in Grain Valley! Sarah’s goal this year is to continue to help other parents find small ways that work in their lives to support PTA & Sni-A-Bar as we all have our own talents to contribute.
Anna Rains – PTA Vice President
Anna Rains and her family have been a part of the Grain Valley community for 7 years. Anna and her husband, Brett have 2 children at Sni-A-Bar. Hudson will be in 2nd grade and Finley will be starting Kindergarten this year. Anna and her family absolutely love Sni-A-Bar and are so thankful for the incredible staff! Anna has volunteered with PTA events, Teacher Appreciation and provided additional support to classroom teachers during the school year. Anna works full time as a Kids Ministry Director at a local church and enjoys subbing at Sni-A-Bar when her schedule allows. As a former teacher, Anna loves being in the classroom and is looking forward to a great year of partnering with parents, teachers and staff at Sni-A-Bar!
Angie Collums – PTA Treasurer
Angie moved to Grain Valley in December of 2018, her family loves Grain Valley! Angie has one daugher, Maddie, who is a 5th grader at Sni-A-Bar. Angie earned a Master Degree in Accounting from the University of MO-Kansas City and is a licensed CPA. She currently works for theh USDA, Farm Service Agency in their Financial Management Division. Outside of work she enjoys the outdoors, reading, listening to music, wine tasting and Laffy Taffy jokes! She begun volunteering with PTA events and planning in 2018. She is excited to help in her new role as a PTA board member.
Sarah Swartz- PTA Secretary
Sarah has been a part of the Grain Valley community since she was a child, she attended Grain Valley Schools starting in the 5th grade. She is married to her high school sweetheart who also graduated from Grain Valley High School. Her son is in 3rd grade and she loves the opportunity to give back to the school in any way that she can. She works as a high school counselor in a neighboring school district. She is excited to be involved in PTA this year, helping with events, and getting to experience our school community.