Officers and Committees


Officers

Beth Reyburn

Beth Reyburn

PTA President
(512) 769-3391
email

Sara Bircher

Vice President
(512) 380-9445
email

Graeme Henkelman

Treasurer
(512) 769-3180
email

Rodney Gibbs

VP Communications
(512) 825-8021
email

Piper Nelson

VP Fundraising
(202) 812-0554
email

PaolaBueche

Paola Bueche

VP Membership
(512) 791-0330
email

Ashlynn D’Harcourt

VP Educational Enrichment
(512) 484-8792
email

Lisa Hoyt

Secretary
(512) 589-5919
email

Sam Burns

Financial Secretary
(512) 750-9261
email

Mary Trahanovsky

Historian
(510) 552-9386
email

Leticia Marteleto

Diversity and Inclusion Chair
(512) 470-3362
email

Committees

Please let Sara Bircher (512-380-9445) know if you are interested in serving on any of the below committees.

The Arts Across Lee

Lee is an elementary school in the McCallum Fine Arts vertical team. There is much that we already do at Lee that aligns with this vertical team emphasis, but this committee will look for ways to add/layer new opportunities for our kids to be exposed to creative expression. Committee will synthesize existing practices and work with teachers and staff to implement new creative projects, installations, etc. Coordinate submission of work to the TXPTA Reflections program.

Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety

Work with Lee administration and parents to promote safe bike riding to and from school.

Diane Presti, Chair
(512) 217-6651

Box Tops

Promote, collect and mail in all the Box Tops submitted by school supporters in exchange for cash for Lee.

Chess Club

Coordinate Lee’s after-school Chess Club on Thursdays in the Library

Copy Cats

Help support teachers and staff by making copies, laminating and doing other tasks in the workroom.

Community Partnership

Select and coordinate community service activities for Lee Students and families. Work with our sister school Widen Elementary.

  • Vacant, Coordinator – Help Wanted!
  • Kris Muehling, Staff Representative
    (512) 414-2098

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Works with the school and parents to foster various forms of diversity and to support an environment of inclusion for all students and families at Lee.

Financial Committee

Bank Statement reviewer, coordinator—once a month, review online statement and double check expenditures

  • Vacant, Coordinator – Help Wanted!

Fundraising

Coordinate the PTA fundraising efforts among Lee families and corporate partners. Funds raised from the following efforts comprise Lee’s annual philanthropic success, including: Box Tops, Roadrunner Rally, Directory Ad Sales, Fun Run, Grocery (HEB) Cards, Halloween Carnival, Lee Live, School Supplies, merchandise (see individual committee listings for roster).

Fun Run Committee

Coordinates our fun run fundraiser in the fall.

Go Green

Coordinates recycling and waste management efforts at school including the Hallway Recycling Center, Party Packs at classroom events, etc.

Grocery Cards

Promote, sell and distribute HEB Gift Cards to Lee parents and staff, earning 5% for Lee.

Halloween Carnival

Organize the late October carnival and haunted house including ticket sales, food vendors, candy and prizes, and games.

History Committee

Gathers, archives, and summarizes materials from PTA and school activities in order to preserve and recognize work done in the past, to provide context for current projects, and to inform decisions for the future.

Hospitality

Provide food and gifts, as appropriate, to Lee teachers and staff in appreciation for all they do throughout the year.

Landscape/Playground

Maintain and improve Lee’s landscaping and tree health, including coordinating several workdays throughout the year.

Lee Live

Organize and execute Lee’s annual spring Live Music, Community Fundraiser and Auction

Lee Creates

Organize, compile, produce and print Lee’s annual kids art/poetry/writing publication.

Lee Olympics

Assist P.E. Teacher in organizing field day in April, including refreshments for athletes

  • Vacant, Coordinator – Help Wanted!

Library

Assist librarian in coordinating volunteers and other activities. Coordinate two Scholastic book sales events a year with proceeds benefitting the library.

  • Vacant, Coordinator – Help Wanted!

Lost & Found

Organizes and reunites lost items with their owners. View posts on Facebook.

  • Vacant, Coordinator – Help Wanted!

Nominating Committee

Work with current administration and Executive Board Committee to highlight and present potential candidates for the PTA Executive Board. Duties take place prior to the spring vote on board members.

  • VacantChair – Help Wanted!

Roadrunner Rally

Coordinate, promote and run the annual “cash up front” fundraiser at the start of school.

Roadies

Liaison with Principal Hewlett. Coordinate meetings and volunteers to run (2–3 per semester) campus improvement days. Recruit members to help coordinate with other committees on collaborative activities (Carnival, Noche Latina, etc.). Coordinate social events with other parents.

  • Vacant, Coordinator – Help Wanted!

Scholarship Committee

Appointed by the Executive Board, this committee reviews applications annually for the Lee PTA Alumni/ae Scholarship and makes recommendations for awards to the PTA Executive Board.

School Supplies

Coordinate ordering and delivery of school supplies to families who purchase the packages.

Science Fair

Work with Lee’s Science teachers to coordinate the science fair activities including recruiting judges, scheduling volunteers, acquiring ribbons, and running the event. Science Fair rules and guidelines.

Special Needs Support Group

This is a group for parents and caregivers who have an interest in supporting and furthering the educational and social experience of kids at Lee Elementary with special needs.

Student Directory

Oversee, update and produce Lee’s online and printed directory including data collection, advertising, layout, marketing, and distribution. Engage in social media.

Transfer Family Support Group

Organize social gatherings for families transferring into Lee.

  • Vacant, Chair – Help Wanted!

Website

Oversee, update, and maintain Lee’s website and store including management of content, events, products, tickets to events, and PTA communication.