Family Life Education Curriculum Advisory Committee

Family Life Education Curriculum Advisory Committee

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Committee Chairperson

Elizabeth Payne, Coordinator, Health, Family Life, and Physical Education, Instructional Services Department

Committee Purpose

The Family Life Education Curriculum Advisory Committee (FLECAC) for levels K through 12 shall be established and maintained to advise the K-12 health and physical education and FLE curriculum coordinator on Program of Studies development and implementation. The role of the committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the curriculum coordinator as goals, objectives, media, and special instructional materials are developed.  (FCPS Regulation 1708)

2017-2018 Membership


Shellii Roach, Braddock District
Laurie Plishker, Dranesville District
Michael Fruitman, Hunter Mill District
Lisa Bevenour, Lee District
Ann King, Mason District
Sherry Dana, Mount Vernon District
Alexandra Dixon, Providence District
Laura Murphy, Springfield District
Jim Zanotti, Sully District
Daniel Press, At Large - Keys-Gamarra
Hanna Lee, At Large - Moon
Joan Daly, At Large - McElveen
Paola Henriquez, Student Representative
Mithra Dhinakararan, Student Representative
Sonika Vuyyuru, Student Representative
Nishitha Vattikonda, Student Representative


Arin Barker, Fairfax County Health Department
Brian Hochstrasser, Fairfax County Health Department
Jay Bhandari, Fairfax County Clergy and Leadership Council
Shari Zamarra, Faith Communities in Action Children and Youth Committee
Risa May, FCCPTA


Kathy Lott, Elementary School Principals’ Association
Greg Hall, Middle School Principals’ Association
Paul Stansbery, High School Principals’ Association
Andrew Freeman, High School Social Studies
Carl Jones, High School Social Studies
Barry Potoker, High School Health and Physical Education
Laura Bellis, Middle School Health and Physical Education
Patricia Larsen, Middle School Health and Physical Education
Kristine Wooten, Elementary School
David Hartzell, Elementary School
Jason Morgan, Registered Parliamentarian

Meeting Dates

The following is the upcoming Family Life Education Curriculum Advisory Committee meeting schedule. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be held at the Gatehouse Administrative Center, 8115 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Meeting Date Location/Time Agenda Minutes
October 12, 2017 Gatehouse, Room 3050/3051 October October
November 16, 2017 Gatehouse, Room 3050/3051 November November
December 14, 2017 Cancelled    
January 11, 2018 Gatehouse, Room 3050/3051 January January
February 8, 2018 Gatehouse, Room 3050/3051 February February
March 8, 2018 Gatehouse, Room 3050/3051 March March
April 12, 2018 Gatehouse, Room 3050/3051 April April