About Friends of Nantucket Public Schools

A Little History...

Started in the early 1980’s by Charron “Corky” Ranney, a mother of five and a new arrival to life on Nantucket, FONPS has been serving the needs of the Nantucket Public Schools for over 30 years. In that time, the FONPS board has shifted and changed along with the needs of the schools. The FONPS original slogan “More than a PTA” sums up the belief that the organization is willing to meet the changing needs within our school system.


Support our Students

The students of today are the leaders of tomorrow. The Friends of Nantucket Public Schools is dedicated to providing our young people with the tools they need for success. Our outreach endeavors include many programs designed to support children in getting the most out of their educational experience. We proudly support the Nantucket Public School community.


We Love our Board Members!

The Board meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6PM in Room 104B of Nantucket High School (located at 10 Surfside Road).


Executive Board

Presidents Advisor Eleanor Antonietti

President NES/NIS Gina Heneke

President CPS/NHS Elizabeth Sullivan

Vice President, Heather Woodbury

Treasurer, Nan Gilch

Sarah Bois, Community Liaison

Kathleen Stover, Secretary


Board Members

Sue Belanger

Kristen Dussault

Suzanne Fronzuto

Stephany Hunter

Stacy Muise

Laurie Richards

Regina Zinser


Patricia Harding

Ann Maury


Community Reps

NPS Teachers on 

the Board

Emily Clarkson 

Tracy Mailloux 

Jennifer Lewis 

Janet Giles

Nicole Gross

Darren Lucas

Susan Grant

Annie Dixon


Administravtive Assistant

Friends of Nantucket Public Schools

10 Surfside Road



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