Co-Chair Fundraising- Manuela Canales
Manuela Canales, who grew up in Spain and has lived in CT for the last 19 years, is volunteering as the PTO's fundraising co-chair for her second year. She is married to Keith Griffin, and has two daughters, a 3rd grader at Charter Oak Academy and a seventh grader at Sedgwick Middle School. She has volunteered as translator, served as VP of Communications in 2013 & 2014, organized the planning committee for the 2015 Cultural Celebration Day and been a member of the PTO nominating committee. She works full time as a civil servant for a state agency. Charter Oak has given her children an outstanding education and has provided her with a wonderful community. During this year, she hopes to give back to the school that has given her children so much.