Get to Know Your PTO

Your Parent Teacher Organization

Founded in 2018, the BLES PTO is a non-profit organization that exists for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes, including the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The organization will remain noncommercial, nonsectarian and nonpartisan.

Our purpose is to:

  • Enhance the educational environment at Berkeley Lake Elementary through volunteer and financial resources.
  • Promote communication between the school administration, staff, parents and students.
  • Foster pride in Berkeley Lake Elementary throughout the community.
Bylaws     |     Meeting Minutes     |     Budget
Executive Board Bios

Your 2019-2020 Executive Board:

Co-Presidents:

  • Ellissa Friedman
  • Tammie Wagner

Vice Presidents:

  • Kori Dickens
  • Adriana Ordosgoite
  • Cavin Payton
  • Monique Somervell

Treasurer:

  • Jennifer Maise
    Jr. Treasurer: Silvia Alejandre

Secretary:

  • Beth McInerney


What does the board do? It governs the 501(c)(3) organization that helps to enhance the educational environment at BLES. It provides parent feedback to the school administration and staff and manages over 20 events and fundraisers each year and all of the volunteers it takes to make that successful. (And, has a lot of fun along the way!) See the bylaws link above for more details on each position.