NIKKI HEDBERG, PRESIDENT
The Hedberg family has three students at Prince of Peace – Reese (8th), Paige (5th) and Brynn (3rd). Nikki is a nurse practitioner for neurosurgery at the University of Kansas Health System. She has been a part of the school community for nine years. Her family has enjoyed attending the fun events sponsored by the PTO. She is excited to serve the school community as a member of the PTO Board!
JENNY MINER, VICE PRESIDENT
Jenny has two kiddos at Prince of Peace, Leo (3rd) and Layla (1st). Her love for POP runs deep! She personally attended Prince of Peace grade school many many years ago and loves that things have come full circle with her own kids. She is currently a stay at home momma (or chief home officer of the Miner Household). Jenny volunteers her time with the bread runner group here at Prince of Peace as well as anything she can do to help out within the school! She tries to insert herself into activities like the Christmas store, holiday parties, field trips, class volunteering or helping out in the office as much as possible. Jenny loves to continue doing all she can for our wonderful school!
COURTNEY DENEGRI, SECRETARY
The DeNegri family has three students at Prince of Peace – Elsie (5th), Katrina (2nd) and Emma (1st). Courtney and one other mom started JP2 MOMS and ran it as co-presidents for two and a half years. She has helped with the POP Gala for three years and has had the opportunity to volunteer for different field trips and helping out in the school. She also coached the 3rd Grade Volleyball team last fall. Courtney is a business and technology teacher at St. Thomas Aquinas. She appreciates the chance to serve the Prince of Peace School community!
SHALA KOELZER, TREASURER
Shala Koelzer is blessed with two boys, Brayden (6th) and Grayson (3rd) and her husband Aaron. She has previously served as Treasurer on the EEC PTO Board and has volunteered for the School Gala and Christmas Store, among other POP activities. Her full-time job is a Physical Therapist for
St. Luke’s South Hospital where she also serves on multiple system-wide committees within the St. Luke’s Health System. She looks forward to being more involved in the success of our school!
KATIE SCHUCKMAN, MEMBER AT LARGE
The Schuckman family has two students at Prince of Peace – Corbin (8th) and Colbie (6th). Katie coaches her daughter’s basketball team and volunteers her time through a women in business mentoring group through her work. She leads Global Talent Solutions for Koch Industries. She looks forward to working with other parents to give back where she can to our amazing school and hopefully have some fun along the way!
ALICIA ZARAGOZA, MEMBER AT LARGE
The Zaragoza family has two students at Prince of Peace – Andrew (a sophomore at Rockhurst High School) and Adriana (5th). Alicia has served as the Vice President of the POP Early Education Center PTO when her kids were younger. She works from home for a local bank, FNBO. Their family loves Prince of Peace and she looks forward to volunteering her time to help support our POP community and teachers in any way she can.
EMILY TRITZ, MEMBER AT LARGE
Emily is honored to be part of the PTO this year, serving in the Member-At-Large position. She currently has two children at Prince of Peace, a 6th grader and an 8th grader. Her oldest son is a sophomore at St. James Academy. The Tritz family have been members of Prince of Peace parish since 2007. They have really enjoyed being involved with and helping out at various school events over the years. This year, Emily is serving as Field Day co-chair again! She is looking forward to a great school year.
KASIE BROECKELMAN, TEACHER REPRESENTATIVE
Mrs. Kasie Broeckelman is a first grade teacher at Prince of Peace and serves as the Teacher Representative on the PTO Board. She has been a teacher at POP for 17 years. The Broeckelman’s have two sons, Everett is in 6th grade at POP and Brighton is a freshman at St. James Academy. She looks forward to continuing to serve the students, staff and families at POP!