Board of Directors

2018 - 2019


​    Jim Bahel, jbahel02@verizon.net

Past President

    Lisa Scarbath, lscarbath@gmail.com

Executive Vice President

    Dave Feeney, drfeeney@ymail.com

Vice President of Ways & Means

    Srini Gorantla, SRINIVASUANWESHA@gmail.com

Vice President of Concessions

    Patti Lizzo, patti32@comcast.net *

Vice President of Spirit Wear

    Dana Arthurs, vikingspiritwear@gmail.com


    Chris Wiley, chris@swscpa.com


    Aida Kimack, aida_ortiz@hotmail.com

Recording Secretary/Communications Director

    Katie Burkitt, katiepb@comcast.com

Members at Large

    Stacey Freedman, mahjchick70@gmail.com


    Joelle Miller, Joelle_Miller@hcpss.org

    Dwayne Williams, dwayne_williams@hcpss.org

Athletics & Activities Director

    Brian Rau, Brian_Rau@hcpss.org

(* - indicates last year)

The Viking Backers is a volunteer, parent-led organization designed to raise school spirit and funds for student activities at Mt. Hebron High School. Over the last 5 years, the Viking Backers has provided over $250,000 to student groups and the school. We support all student extracurricular activities including the arts, academics, and athletics.

Please join our efforts by becoming a member and getting involved!

Learn more at our meetings which are generally held the first Monday of each month in the media center from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

Committee Chairs

​2018 - 2019

Basket Bingo

    Sarah Bates, srbates125@gmail.com

Concessions Chair

    Vicki Imre, vpimre@gmail.com *

Driver's Education Coordinator

    Lori Smith-Watson, ljsmith@umbc.edu

Holiday Tree and Trim Sale

    Lisa Scarbath, president@vikingbackers.org *


    Steve Shane, sshane@offitkurman.com


    Monica Heinlein, mon.heinlein3@gmail.com

Norseman Scholarship

    Dave Feeney, drfeeney@ymail.com

PTSA Liaison

    Laura Munns, munnzie@aol.com

Social Media

    Lisa Scarbath, president@vikingbackers.org

Spirit Wear 

    Jeff Heath, jlh1995@yahoo.com

Viking 5K Run & Fun Walk

    Michael Bosilovich, MTH.Viking5K@gmail.com

Volunteer Coordinator

    Stacey Freedman, mahjchick70@gmail.com *

Website Coordinator

    Jackie Wilson, MTHHWeb@gmail.com 

​(* - indicates last year)

Our Purpose and Structure

The Viking Backers is organized exclusively for charitable, literary, and educational purposes as defined in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  The purposes of the Corporation include raising funds and purchasing personal property and services to be used by students and faculty at the Mt. Hebron High School, Ellicott City, Maryland 21042, providing volunteers for educational and extracurricular activities that will contribute to the public education of the community; engaging in other charitable, civic, or educational activities that will contribute to the public education of the community; and exercising other powers conferred by the laws of Maryland on nonprofit corporations. The Viking Backers shall be self-governing, self-supporting, non-commercial, non-sectarian, nonprofit and nonpartisan, and shall seek neither to direct the administrative activities of the Howard County School District nor to control its policies.

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