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EXECUTIVE BOARD

THE EXECUTIVE BOARD 2018-2019

PRESIDENT

Cathy AlObaid

I am a CEO of Global Opportunities General Trading and Contracting Co., and an Oil and Gas Professional who proudly has a student attending AUS now in her first year of High School.

As a Parent of AUS, an Educational Consultant, previous Teacher of English as a second language, and Business Owner, I would like to continue the work of the PTSO founders by networking with the AUS Community, providing exciting activities, learning experiences thru volunteer Ted Talks, engaging parents, educators, community and stakeholders.

My Background includes a long history of serving diverse Communities in Kuwait and globally.

As a Global Citizen I feel obligated to continuously commit to volunteering at AUS and contribute to helping provide support and the best opportunities for our children and the AUS Community at large enhancing the amazing programs to include the gifted program planned, and other activities that the PTSO has been diligently successfully in providing.

My goals; I envision an amazing year as our first graduating class at AUS, and the first opportunity to work towards our goals as Parents in supporting accreditation.

VICE PRESIDENT

Dr. Dalal AlOmar

I have always been interested to join school boards as I have 3 kids in different grades and can make social connections with many families. I also have experience volunteering in school activities in Canada and the United States, I am a mother of 3 kids and a dentist from Kuwait. I graduated from Kuwait University with a bachelor degree in basic medical sciences and a bachelor degree in dental medicine. I completed my post graduate education at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States in the specialty of Oral Medicine with a Master of Science in Oral Biology.

TREASURER

Dr. Mashael Alomar

I believe in adding and improving as well as love being involved in order to achieve the aims of AUS PTSO

SECRETARY

HIGH SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE

Dina Al-Waheab

I have 3 kids in AUS in all three levels. It is our first year in the AUS, back from the United Kingdom! I am a Business and Organization Psychologist holding a Masters degree from Coventry University, United Kingdom, I am also a fitness instructor. So I am passionate of building the perfect minds in healthy bodies!

My main goal is developing leaders from high school to establish good citizenship and proper leadership skills from a young age.

MIDDLE SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE

Dr. Juliet Dinkha

Dr. Dinkha is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the American University of Kuwait (AUK) since 2005. Dr. Dinkha is also a board member of the American Business Council of Kuwait (ABCK), whereby she is involved in promoting American business interests in Kuwait. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Purdue University, a Master's degree and a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. She has published various professional papers and made presentations at local and international conferences. Dr. Dinkha's research focuses on cultural issues as it relates to body image, identity, depression, violence prevention, discrimination, motivation and individual satisfaction. She teaches variety of psychology courses where she engages her students in current research projects, and offers internship and independent study opportunities for those students who are interested in a graduate career in clinical psychology. In concurrence with her teaching and research activities, Dr. Dinkha is also a psychologist at a private practice whereby she provides personal Coaching/Consultation/ Psychotherapy/Training to a diverse client population. Dr. Juliet Dinkha has had extensive clinical experiences working in the Middle East as well as the United States of America.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE

Liesl Cheney

I’m enthusiastic about the opportunities and experiences that international, multi-cultural upbringing affords children, and want to help in anyway to positively impact AUS and the children that attend the school, as well as the PTSO

If you have any questions please contact us on
PTSO@aus.edu.kw

THE EXECUTIVE BOARD 2017-2018

  • LAMA AL BABTAIN - PRESIDENT
  • TARINA SPEIDEL - VICE PRESIDENT
  • AHMED HASSAN - TREASURER
  • DR. HANAN AL TABAKH - SECRETARY
  • REHAM JAMEEL - HIGH SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE
  • RANCE PATTERSON - MIDDLE SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE
  • TANIA WILKINS - ELEMENTARY REPRESENTATIVE

THE EXECUTIVE BOARD 2016-2017

  • Amani Abdulhasan - President
  • Pakinam Abdul Rahman - Vice President
  • Mayada El-Gohary - Treasurer
  • Pia Dey Verma - Secretary
  • Lama Al Babtain - Elementary School Representative
  • USHA NARAYANAN- Middle School Representative
  • Hanan Al Tabakh - High School Representative

THE EXECUTIVE BOARD 2015-2016

  • Amani Abdulhasan - President
  • Pakinam Abdul Rahman - Vice President
  • TAMMY ALI - Treasurer
  • Pia Dey Verma - Secretary
  • Yasmin Alsabah - Elementary School Representative
  • Reem Alrubaie - Middle School Representative

THE EXECUTIVE BOARD 2014-2015

  • Amani Abdulhasan - President
  • Pakinam Abdul Rahman - Vice President
  • Pia Dey Verma - Secretary
  • Yasmin Alsabah - Elementary School Representative
  • Reem Alrubaie - Middle School Representative