Our Board

 2019 - 2020 BOARD MEMBERS

Cathy Stipanovic President Email
Wendy Barr Treasurer Email
Ami Thakor Secretary Email
Rekha Sharma Parliamentarian Email
Maria Holland VP of Programs Email
Esther Asham VP of Membership Email
Pam Sullivan VP of Socials Email
Lisa Heise Communications Email
Kathy Jungerman Practice Test Chairperson Email
Yen Liu Spirit Wear Chairperson Email
OPEN Spirit Wear Co-Chairperson  
Stephanie Smith Spirit Nights Chairperson Email
Christi Vaupel Hospitality / Teacher Appreciation Email
Rekha Sharma Hospitality / Teacher Appreciation Email


Our Mission


The IB World School Booster Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose members are parents, faculty, students and community members dedicated to supporting and promoting the high quality educational experience of the PESH IB World School Academy.


The IB World School Academy at Plano East is composed of the 9th & 10th grade International Honors preparatory program and the 11th & 12th grade International Baccalaureate Diploma program, all housed on the Plano East Senior High campus in a school-within-a-school setting.

The Purpose of the IB World School Booster Club shall be to provide social activities and serve as advocates aimed at improving academic programs for IB World School students with the voluntary involvement of parents and community in support of the IB World School program.

We are excited to be able to plan numerous activities to support the IB World School students and their families.

Our Roles

Build community & encourage student & parent participation:

  • Communicate important IB information to students & parents
  • Support IB service initiatives & IB student mentor program
  • Host IB social events
  • Coordinate sale of IB spirit wear

Promote and enhance the academic growth & progress of IB students & parents:

  • Host speakers & info sessions
  • Host Practice PSAT/ SAT/ ACT
  • Provide scholarships for IB seniors

Provide funding & support for IB World School requests:

  • Purchase of international flags for IB Commons, a laptop with projector for announcements, & microwaves for IB Commons
  • Plan & fund IB celebrations (stole ceremony, IB showcase, etc.)
  • Coordinate & subsidize field trip to TIBS College Fair
  • Coordinate parent volunteers for IB school events



Bylaws & Standing Rules

Scholarship Standing Rules



Secretary Report - 10/22/19