Committee 2019-20 Email
Advocacy Amy Grutzik agrutzik@gmail.com
After School Enrichment Neerja Kathuria neerja.s.kathuria@gmail.com
After School Play Kevin O’Connor irishfan99ko@gmail.com
Annual Fundraiser Melissa Bonier melissabonier@gmail.com
Beautification Amy Grutzik agrutzik@gmail.com
Boxtops Julie Bennett juliebennett@verizon.net
Bylaws Kathy Baur kdbaur@gmail.com
Community Outreach Kate Scott thescotts@me.com
Family Fun Kendra Albert,Chrissy Adair,

Rachel Butler,

Melissa Weiss

rachelbutler1012@yahoo.com,jalbert2276@yahoo.com,

mstai@stanfordalumni.org,

chrissyadair@verizon.net

Gift of Thanks Kate Scott,

Kendra Albert,

Chris Vee

jalbert2276@yahoo.com,

chvee1@gmail.com,

thescotts@me.com

Hospitality/Welcoming Phuong Dam pdam721@yahoo.com
Membership Melissa Weiss mstai@stanfordalumni.org
Nominating (need 3 members) Penny Smith
Cultural Night Puluna Shelat

Phuong Dam

tpuluna@hotmail.com

pdam721@yahoo.com

Restaurant Nights Jen Gallagher Jennifer_Gallagher@hcpss.org
Room Parent Coordinator Glenda Tittle glendahtittle@gmail.com
School Assemblies Ashley Royle ashleyroyle@yahoo.com
Spirit Wear Phuong Dam pdam721@yahoo.com
Spring Festival Melissa Bonier,

Jen Gallagher

Jackie Eikenberg

melissabonier@gmail.com,

Jennifer_Gallagher@hcpss.org

a2cutepenguin@gmail.com

Staff Appreciation Joanna Ramos-Romero,

Nicole Lewis

Glenda Tittle

jramosromero@clubztutoring.com,

nicolehlewis@gmail.com

glendahtittle@gmail.com

Stem Day/Science Fair Lauren Watts
Third Party Fundraiser Melissa Bonier melissabonier@gmail.com
Web Editor/ Tech team Chris Vee,

Ashley Royle

chvee1@gmail.com,

ashleyroyle@yahoo.com

Wellness/Fitness Kendra Albert jalbert2276@yahoo.com
5th Grade Memory Book Dana Keiner dckeiner@yahoo.com
5th Grade T-Shirt Jessica Schwendeman jlschwendeman@gmail.com
  • Advocacy
    • Keep tabs on county wide policies that affect WFES
    • Educate families regarding county and district policies and news
    • Invite local officials to promote a community base for community issues
  • After School Enrichment
    • Find and organize after school activities for WFES families
  • Beautification
    • Coordinates the spring planting of flowers around the school by the students
  • By-Laws Committee
    • Supports the review and modification of PTA by-laws on bi-annual basis
  • Annual Fundraiser
    • This committee runs one of WFES’s largest fundraisers
    • Publicizing the event
    • Soliciting for donations for prizes
    • Sending thank you’s to sponsors
  • Box Tops
    • This committee runs three Box Tops races throughout the year. For each race, it does the following:
    • Keeps a tally of tops received
    • Publicizes the races
    • Coordinates prizes for the winning grade
    • Refreshes collection boxes in classrooms
    • Develops and manages committee budget
  • Community Outreach
    • Coordinates volunteer activities and charitable collections throughout the year
    • Works with staff and students on service projects
    • Publicizes events and projects
  • Family Fun
    • Coordinates skating party, including waiver forms
    • Sponsors and coordinates dances and movie nights
    • Publicizes events
    • Develops and manages committee budget
  • Spring Festival
    • Coordinate the spring carnival at WFES
  • Spirit Wear
    • Runs the spirit wear website
  • 5th Grade Memories
    • Works with 5th grade students, families and teachers to create memory books, t-shirt designs, and year end picnic
    • May coordinate fundraiser specifically for 5th grade
    • Adheres to the budget
  • Fifth Grade T-shirts and Picnic
    • Helps coordinate the end of year picnic and t-shirt for 5th graders
  • Gift of Thanks
    • This committee organizes the twice annual program to collect gift cards for school staff.
    • Plans and publicizes Gift of Thanks program twice a year
    • Collects the order forms from teachers
    • Distributes cards to staff
  • Membership/Directory
    • Conducts the membership drive for families and staff
    • Collects dues and delivers them to the Treasurer
    • Creates and distributes the membership directory
    • Distributes membership cards
  • Nominating
    • Actively seeks volunteers for various PTA roles and responsibilities
    • Works with Executive Committee on filling PTA positions
    • Nominates candidates for elections to officer positions on the Executive Committee
  • Restaurant Nights
    • Organize 3 to 4 restaurant nights as fundraisers for the PTA.
    • Identify potential restaurant partners
    • Secure date for restaurant night
    • Publicize and distribute flyers
    • Collect restaurant donation and provide donation to Treasurer
  • Room Parent Coordinator
    • Room Parent Coordinator helps the room parents stay coordinated in terms of events and the logistics for the events. Examples of this included reminders on rotating volunteers, what to include in their communication with parents regarding certain events, reminders on completing their volunteer training and having them remind the parents in their classes to also do that, etc.
  • School Assemblies
    • Works with the Administration to identify and schedule assemblies
    • Applies for grants and funding for programs such as Artist in Residence
    • Works with Science Fair committee to coordinate timing of Science Center assembly
    • Develops and manages committee budget
  • STEM Day/Science Fair 
    • Coordinates STEM day activities
    • Recruits presenters from the community
    • collaborates with staff and classroom content
    • Develops and manages committee budget
    • Establishes and organizes Science Club
    • Works with School Assemblies Committee to determine timeline for Science Center assembly
    • Develops and manages committee budget
  • Staff Appreciation
    • Provides meals for staff throughout the year (roughly 6)
    • Hosts American Education Week refreshments for staff
    • Collaborates with Hospitality Committee for various activities
    • Develops and manages committee budget
  • Third Party Vendor Fundraiser
    • Plans and organizes sales
    • Advertises program
    • Submits funds to Treasurer
  • Tech Team
    • Maintains website
    • Provides technical resources to other committees
  • Welcoming/Hospitality
    • Hosts meals and refreshments for guests at certain PTA and school events
    • Writes welcome letters/emails to new families to WFES
    • Sets up a welcoming table
    • Provides services to staff and new families
    • Invites families to Spring Festival that have already registered for the next school year
    • Develops and manages committee budget
  • Wellness/Fitness
    • Coordinates Walking Wednesdays
    • Volunteer and Supply Coordinator for Field Day
    • Provides support for Jump Rope for Heart
    • Provides support Punt Pass and Kick program (when applicable)
    • Participates in county wellness meetings
    • Coordinates food allergy group at WFES
    • Participates in discussions for room party regulations
    • Publicizes events
    • Develops and manages committee budget
  • Special Education
    • Attend SECAC meetings