Theresa Wooldridge (Co-President) joined the Spartan Nation board in 2014 as Secretary and has served as Co-President for the last two years. She has served in various postions at Woodland Elementary Charter School, Sandy Springs Charter Middle School, and North Springs Charter High School including PTA President, Secretary, Parliamentarian, Local School Advisory Council representative and other committee positions. She lives in Sandy Springs with her husband and children, one at North Springs and one at Sandy Springs Charter. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Journalism and currently works at Crossfit Perimeter.
Julie Abes (Co-President) a graduate of North Springs High School. She received her undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Florida, and her Masters’ degree in Education from University of Georgia. She has been a practicing Speech–Language Pathologist for over 20 years. Julie served as teacher appreciation chair for multiple years at both Dolvin Elementary School and Autrey Mill Middle School. At The Weber School, she was head of the Parent Involvement Organization. She is also been an active volunteer for the Georgia Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) for the past 15 years. She currently serves on the program board at the Marcus Jewish Community Center overseeing teen programming. Julie is looking forward to an excellent year serving as Co-President of the Spartan Nation Organization.
Diane Wooldridge (Treasurer) joined the FONS Board in 2014 as Treasurer. She is the grandparent of a student at NSCHS. She began her school volunteer career at Woodland Elementary School as a PTA Board Member from 2011-2013. Dianne is retired. She spent 25 years at IBM in both Atlanta and her hometown of Louisville, KY. Dianne attended the University of Louisville.
Eva Walston (Secretary) has served in several ways over the years with Woodland Elementary and Sandy Springs Middle School PTAs, including hospitality committee, Wildcat Ticket co-chair, parent volunteer and secretary. She served as the North Springs Charter High School PTO secretary for the 2015-2016 school year and will do so again for the 2016-2017 school year. Her background is in counseling and she has worked as an elementary school counselor and also as the program director for CURE Childhood Cancer, a pediatric non profit organization. She is married to Allen and they have two children, Anna and David.
Tracey Baylin (VP of Hospitality) Tracey joined the NSCHS PTO in 2015 to serve as Co-Chair of the Teacher Appreciation subcommittee under Hospitality. Tracey is a graduate of Gettysburg College with a BS in Business Management and is a CPA. She has served in a variety of volunteer positions since relocating to Atlanta in 2011 including chairing a variety of committees as well as serving as Co-President and Treasurer for The Davis Academy PTO, Treasurer for the Misty Creek Farm HOA, and as a member of the Temple Emanu-El Membership Committee. Prior to Atlanta, Tracey served on the Board of Trustees for the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, NJ. In addition, she held a variety of positions for the Collins Elementary School PTO (including Chair of After School Enrichment, Treasurer and Co-President). Tracey has two children: Zachary began as a Freshman at NSCHS in 2015-2016 and Sam is a 7th grader at The Davis Academy.