Board Members

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Jess Tsaptsinos – President 

Hi! My name is Jess Tsaptsinos and I have lived in Granby for 7 years after moving up from Long Island for my husband’s job.  I am fortunate to be a stay at home wife and mother to a current 2nd grader at Kelly Lane School named Demetrios. This is my 2ndyear on the Executive Board but 1st as President.  I am looking forward to continuing the tradition of working together with teachers, administration and parents to bring new and exciting programs & events as well as support when needed to our amazing Elementary Schools.


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Caroline Caldwell – Vice President

Hi! My name is Caroline Caldwell. I have a son, Mason, in 2nd grade at Kelly Lane School and have worked with the PTO since he started Kindergarten.  For over 20 years I was a daycare provider for children and I loved my job! Currently I am a stay at home mom.


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Colby Custer – Treasurer

Hi there!  I’m Colby Custer, better known as “Callie’s Mom” I have lived in Granby since I was 7 years old with a small hiatus during my college years.  I have 2 beautiful, strong, smart daughters, a second grader at Kelly Lane School and a middle schooler at JFK Middle School in Southington.  I work at MassMutual in the Retirement Product Division.


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Kristin Ryan – Secretary

My name is Kristin and I have one child in Kelly Lane, two children in Wells Road and one child in Granby Memorial Middle School.  I am on the PTO Art Committee, serve as T-Ball and Farm Ball Commissioner for the East Granby/Granby Little League, serve as the registrar for the Bearcats Youth Football Organization, and I was a Kelly Lane Room Parent last year.  I’m excited to serve as the Secretary this year and take a more active role in the PTO.


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Melissa Royer – Asst. Treasurer

My name is Melissa Royer.  I have a 2nd grader at Kelly Lane and a 4th grader at Wells Road.  I have supported the PTO in the past as part of the Merchandise Committee and as a Room Parent.  I am joining Jess and the other mothers on the Executive Committee this year and am excited for a fun filled year.  My children have been blessed with amazing teachers! I have been a school counselor in a middle school for almost 20 years and absolutely love my job!


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Anam Zafar – Asst. Secretary

My name is Anam and I have 2 children at Kelly Lane and one middle schooler at GMMS.  I am a stay at home mom and love my job as one.  It is a beautiful thing to be able to stay home and watch every step of the way as your children grow up.