Intervale School PTA President charged with embezzling funds


PARSIPPANY — After a brief investigation by the Parsippany Police Department Investigative Division, Dawn Filippone, 45, Parsippany, was arrested on Thursday, December 6 and charged with One count of Third Degree Misapplication of Entrusted Property, according to Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Chief Andrew Miller.

Sources state she was the PTA President and Treasurer of Intervale School.

The investigation began on November 19 when a current PTA board member filed a police report after reviewing the organization’s financial records.

During the investigation, it was revealed that approximately $10,000 of PTA funds were taken between 2016 and 2018 by the accused while she was a member of the board.

It was not clear how long Filippone served on the PTA board. The Parsippany-Troy Hills School District declined to comment Friday afternoon.

Mrs. Filippone was released on her own recognizance pending her court date.