2015-16 Board Members

Kelly Alfaro Haugen                   Sara Tang                        John Hammargren

Joice Hagen                               Sarah Reiken                  Christine Jones

Melissa Van Gorkom                  Amity McDougal             Kristen Draper                             

Melissa Van Gorkom

Duties: Preside at PTO meetings and Board meetings, serve as the official representative of the PTO, appoint all standing committee chairs, and retain all official records of the PTO.  The president shall vote only in the event of a tie between the board on any issue. (Effort: year-round, on-going)

Vice President
Amity McDougal
Duties: Oversee the committee system of the PTO, assist the President and chair meetings in the absence of the President.  (Effort: year-round, time varies depending upon roles) 

Sarah Riecken
Duties: Record and distribute minutes of all Board meetings and all PTO meetings, prepare agendas for official PTO meetings, hold historical records for the PTO.  (Effort: 3-4 hours per month, includes attending meeting and typing up minutes)

Kelly Alfaro Haugen
Duties: Serve as custodian of the PTO’s finances, collect revenue, pay authorized expenses, report financial activity every month, prepare year-end financial report, facilitate an annual audit, and hold all financial records. (Effort: 3-4 hours per month, average)



Manage the coordination of the PTO’s fund-raising activities.  The PTO has yet to determine what fundraising it will do, but depending on what events are chosen, this person may delegate lead volunteers to organize each event and would check in with each group to determine their needs and report to the board.  (Effort: dependent on number of fundraisers and volunteers)


Organize the annual PTO membership drive and the on-going process to encourage membership. Maintain membership records. (Effort is primarily in August, September. 3-5 hours per month.  Minimal role after September.)

Compliance Committee  

Provide internal audit services for the PTO.  The Chair of the Compliance Committee will serve as the point of contact for any wistleblower complaints from members or non members and will look into the complaints and report any findings to the board.  (Effort:  Ongoing, as needed.)

Box Tops for Education Coordinator  

Janie Nelson