ABOUT

Friends of Jones is a membership organization of school parents, family, and friends who support education and community building at Jones College Prep. The Friends of Jones Board of Directors is responsible for raising funds, organizing events, coordinating volunteers, establishing our alumni network and so much more, all to help ensure the future of JCP as the premier college preparatory school in the city and the state.

EVERYONE'S WELCOME!

 

All parents and guardians of Jones College Prep students are automatically members of Friends of Jones – no membership fees are required. We encourage all parents to get involved and make a meaningful contribution — of time and/or money — to keep the legacy of Jones going strong.

Join Our FOB Board Meetings

Meeting ID: 843 3358 7367

Passcode: 513420

Unless otherwise stated, Board Meetings will be held at

8:00am

on the following dates:

 

September 8, 2022 October 13, 2022
November 10, 2022*
December 8, 2022
January 12, 2023

February 9, 2023
March 9, 2023
April 13, 2023
May 11, 2023
June 8, 2023

* These meeting will be held in the evening from 5:45 - 6:45pm, both i n person in the JCP Library and virtually via Zoom.

OUR IMPACT

Friends of Jones raises funds to provide grants to support all aspects of our students’ experience at Jones College Prep. On average, FOJ grants more than $270,000 each year to our community -- students, faculty, teams and clubs.

 

  • ACES - Phys. Ed. & Art
  • ALAS
  • Acting For Change Club
  • Art Department
  • Asian American Literature
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage
  • Aquarium Club
  • Alumni Committee
  • AP Research/Capstone
  • Aquatics Program
  • Athletic Department
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Baseball Team
  • Best Buddies
  • Black Student Union
  • Blue & White Society
  • Bowling
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Cheerleading
  • Choir
  • Computers/Chromebooks
  • Computer Science Program
  • Counseling Department
  • Cross Country
  • Dance Department
  • Dance Team
  • Debate Club
  • Digital Imaging
  • Diverse Learners/IES
  • Eagle Leaders
  • English Department
  • Greek Club
  • French Department
  • Freshman Connection
  • JCP Staff
  • Journalism Class
  • LaCrosse Team
  • Language Department
  • Library
  • Majorette Team
  • Male Student Empowerment
  • Math Department
  • Mental Health Initiative
  • MIT Launch Club
  • Model UN
  • MTSS Mentor Program
  • Music Department
  • Phys. Ed. Department
  • Physics Department
  • Photography
  • Rainbows For All Children
  • Recycling Club
  • Robotics Team
  • Sailing Club
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • Science Department
  • Social Science Department
  • Softball Team
  • Spanish Honor Society
  • Special Education
  • Spectrum
  • Teacher/Staff Appreciation
  • Teacher Wishes
  • TEDx@JCP
  • Test Prep
  • Tri-M Music Honors Society
  • Theatre
  • Water Polo Team
  • World Studies
  • Yearbook

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Friends of Jones Board of Directors hold one year terms – July 1 – June 30 of each year.

Meetings occur at least once each month, and Friends of Jones members (parents and/or guardians of enrolled students) are welcome to attend the meetings.

Nominations for the Board are solicited between March and May of each year. If you’re interested in serving, please send a note to the Vice Chair, who is the chair of the Nominating Committee.

CHAIR
MICHELLE KERR
chair@friendsofjones.org

VICE CHAIR
LAINEY WEINSTEIN
vicechair@friendsofjones.org

SECRETARY
CARLA ROBINSON
secretary@friendsofjones.org

TREASURER
KEISHEE HILL
treasurer@friendsofjones.org

TREASURER ASST. (INTERIM)
RAQUEL DON
treasurer@friendsofjones.org

5K EAGLE RUN CHAIR
SARAH RENZ
5krun@friendsofjones.org

5K EAGLE RUN ASST. CHAIR
TBD
5krun@friendsofjones.org

5K EAGLE RUN ASST. CHAIR
TBD
5krun@friendsofjones.org

ALUMNI RELATIONS CHAIR
MANNY ONATE, JR
alumni@friendsofjones.org

ALUMNI RELATIONS ASST. CHAIR
J. PAUL PRESEAULT
alumni@friendsofjones.org

ANNUAL FUND CHAIR
ANNE COON
annualfund@friendsofjones.org

ANNUAL FUND ASST. CHAIR
JENNIFER MILLER
annualfund@friendsofjones.org

CORPORATE BANNER CHAIR
GAVIK ANBARCHIAN
banners@friendsofjones.org

CORPORATE BANNER ASST. CHAIR
AURORA MONTES DE OCA
banners@friendsofjones.org

COUNSELOR LIAISON CHAIR
WINNIE STEVENSON
counselorliaison@friendsofjones.org

COUNSELOR LIAISON ASST. CHAIR
CHRISTINE SHIMKUS
counselorliaison@friendsofjones.org

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION CHAIR
LATRICE MCARTHUR
diversity@friendsofjones.org

DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION ASST. CHAIR
KEISHEE HILL
diversity@friendsofjones.org

FRIENDRAISER CHAIR
DIMPLE PATEL
friendraiser@friendsofjones.org

FRIENDRAISER ASST. CHAIR
HILARY KURINSKY
friendraiser@friendsofjones.org

GRANT COORDINATOR CHAIR
DEBORAH SCHWAN
grants@friendsofjones.org

GRANT COORDINATOR ASST. CHAIR
ELLEE PAI HONG
grants@friendsofjones.org

HOSPITALITY CHAIR
LAINEY CANEVARO WEINSTEIN
hospitality@friendsofjones.org

HOSPITALITY ASST. CHAIR
HAZEL MANZANO
hospitality@friendsofjones.org

HOSPITALITY ASST. CHAIR
LINDA LEWELLING
hospitality@friendsofjones.org

JONESWEAR CHAIR
LISA TOERNE
joneswear@friendsofjones.org

JONESWEAR  ASST. CHAIR
SHARON PERRINE
joneswear@friendsofjones.org

LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS CHAIR
ONNA JONES
libraryvolunteers@friendsofjones.org

NEWSLETTER
ANGELA WELLS O'CONNOR
newsletter@friendsofjones.org

NEWSLETTER ASST. CHAIR
JEANNE MELLETT
newsletter@friendsofjones.org

ONLINE AUCTION CHAIR
TRACY PORTNOY
onlineauction@friendsofjones.org

ONLINE AUCTION ASST. CO-CHAIR
CAROLYN ALESSIO
onlineauction@friendsofjones.org

ONLINE AUCTION ASST. CO-CHAIR
SHUBHADA SAVANT
onlineauction@friendsofjones.org

SOCIAL MEDIA CHAIR
MELISSA PORTER HARRISON
socialmedia@friendsofjones.org

SPORTS FUNDRAISING LIAISON CHAIR
VANDA BERMAN
sportsfundraising@friendsofjones.org

SPRING BENEFIT CHAIR
TBD
benefit@friendsofjones.org

SPRING BENEFIT ASST. CHAIR
TBD
benefit@friendsofjones.org

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR CHAIR
STARR COUTEE
volunteer@friendsofjones.org

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR ASST. CHAIR
IVONNE & JUAN LOZA
volunteer@friendsofjones.org

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR ASST. CHAIR
RAQUEL DON
volunteer@friendsofjones.org

FOJ Newsletter

Friends of Jones publishes an email newsletter covering school and parent community news. Parents with an FOJ Login account automatically receive the newsletter sent to their provided e-mail. Don't have an account yet?   Create your account here.

Click on the dates below to link to newsletters sent out during the 2021-22 school year: