The Firefly Family - Our PTA

Our mission is to make every child's potential a reality by ENGAGING and EMPOWERING families and communities to advocate for all children.

At Ballentine Elementary that looks like engaged families creating a welcoming environment with exciting programs and opportunities for ALL Fireflies to glow brightly.



President: Melody Reed 

Vice President - Programs: Lindsay Martini

Vice President - Communications: Ashley Roesch

Vice President - Fundraising: Adele Curtis

Secretary: Amber Stutts

Treasurer: Kim Pescosolido


1651 North McLaurin Lane

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Phone: 919-557-1120

Board of Directors


Member at Large: Megan Zavala

Member at Large: Kayla Streety

Member at Large: Johanna Rogers

Nominating Chair: Tiffany Huckaby

Advocacy Chair: Erin Irwin

Audit Chair: Geetha Balaji

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair: Chloe G. 

Cultural Arts Chair:  Allison Blanchard

Teacher Representatives: Kim Qawasmy (T1 G2)

Principal: Greg Hackmann

Assistant Principal: Allison Price

Without volunteers like you, the PTA could not function. We encourage you to find the right volunteer experience for you. 





Board Reporting

2023-24 Nominations

Nominations for 2023-24 Officers, Board of Directors and Committee Co-Chairs were affirmed at our Virtual General Membership Meeting in May 2023. Thank you to those willing to serve!

If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Melody Reed at