PTO Board Members

PTO Board Members

President - Jamie Seier:

Jamie Seier is an Iowa native having been born and raised in the Sioux City area.  She and her husband, Keith, moved to Plainfield in 2008 with their three boys. Their twins, Kyle and Jacob are currently in 7th grade while their son, Matthew is in 4th grade. 

Jamie enjoys volunteering her time in the classroom and helping out whenever needed at the school. She has served on the Freedom PTO executive board as President Elect as well as being a CAPE representative for the school. She has served as co-chair for Yearbook & 5th Grade Celebration and continues to be active in numerous committees at Freedom. Jamie's passion for her family and community creates a strong desire to become more involved with the parents, teachers, and administrators at Freedom. Together, she believes that they can create a rewarding and memorable experience for all of Freedom Elementary's students and families. 

President-Elect - Stacy Bochenek:

Stacy grew up in Yorkville and has lived in Plainfield for 12 years with her husband,Tom.  They have two children, William who will be in 1st Grade at Freedom and Makenzie who will be at Bonnie McBeth for preschool this year.  Stacy earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from North Central College.

Stacy saw that there was a need for PTO Board Members and wanted to become involved with the school and community.  Her strengths are in leadership, organization and analysis.  In the past, she has volunteered for the holiday shop and classroom parties.

Stacy is very excited for the upcoming school year and looks forward to helping make it a great school year for Freedom students, staff and families.

Vice President - Starr Swann:​​

Starr spent the majority of her life in Northern California and has spent the last several year’s heading east relocating to New Mexico, Colorado and now finally Naperville, Illinois.  Starr has fallen in love with the area and is looking forward to permanently planting her roots in the Midwest which has no shortage of her favorite hobby, festival going.  Starr lives with her husband, her five year old daughter Story, new to Freedom this year, and her energy filled one year old, Slater.

 Starr is Chair of the Daughter Event this year and has found a new love for serving the Freedom Elementary PTO and looks forward to being a part of the Freedom Family.  Starr has spent the majority of her career working in Sales and Marketing in the radio industry. Since moving to Illinois Starr has shifted gears working part time in child care to focus more of her time on her family.

Secretary - Danielle Balsano:

Danielle grew up in a suburb of Atlanta, GA and has lived in the area now for about 10 years. Danielle saw that there was a need to fill the Secretary position and wanted to help Freedom students, staff, and her community in any way she could. 

In 2006, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Before becoming a mother of three, one of whom attends Freedom Elementary, she taught for several years as a Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher. She has experience working on school events, volunteering in the classroom and classroom parties. 

She is very excited to be apart of such a great school and looks forward to all the opportunities ahead to serve Freedom. 

Treasurer - Sarah Dellenbach:

Sarah grew up in Naperville and has lived in Plainfield for the last 5 years.  She is engaged to Brian and has two sons.  Nevin is in 3rd grade and Brian Jr. will be joining the Freedom family in a couple more years. Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and has a love of sports and the outdoors. She can usually be found at the dog park, exploring new trails or on the baseball field.

Sarah graduated from Benedictine University, earning a degree in Educational Psychology. Her Professional background consists of many years within an Educational setting, ranging from Preschool to University level students.

Sarah has volunteered for several committees, including Market Day and Holiday Shop. She is willing to help out as needed for other committees or in her son's classroom.  Sarah is excited for her second year on the Executive Board and feels privileged to be part of the Freedom family.  She hopes to contribute to the success of Freedom Elementary School, the students, teachers, parents and community.