The Advancement Committee exists to assure – through philanthropy – that Riverbend has the resources it needs. Made up of board members, parents, school administrators, and key volunteers, this committee helps oversee fundraising efforts and alumni outreach.


Dena Patterson (Co-chair)
Joined Riverbend: 2016
Had student in Birch Classroom (Children’s House)
Shana Salzano (Co-chair)
Joined Riverbend: 2008
Has students in Lower Elementary (grade 1), Upper Elementary (grade 6), and Middle School (grade 8)
Maggie Fang
Joined Riverbend: 2019
Has students in Elm & Oak Classrooms (Children’s House)
Jim Hartman
Joined Riverbend: 2008
Has student in Middle School (grade 8)
Karen Kim
Joined Riverbend: 2020
Has students in Upper Elementary (grade 4) & Middle School (grade 7 & 8)
Deborah Farmer Kris
Joined Riverbend: 2018
Has students in Lower Elementary (grade 2) & Upper Elementary (grade 5)
Elizabeth Milewski
Joined Riverbend: 2017
Has students in Lower Elementary (grade 3) & Upper Elementary (grade 5)
Zhen Wang
Joined Riverbend: 2018
Has student in Oak Classroom (Children’s House)

Upcoming Events

Sat 11
Thu 16

Winter Concert

December 16
Sat 18

School Closed – Winter Break

December 18 - December 31
Jan 15

Mount Sunapee Ski Trip

January 15, 2022