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Introducing your 2022-2023 PTA Board

We are a diverse group of active parent volunteers dedicated to creating a positive, safe, equitable and fun experience for our children while they are at TMES. We pool our talents and volunteer our time to provide practical support for our school year-round. Have a specific question? Want to know how you can get involved? Find out the most appropriate person to contact here... 


Erica Tappis

President - 1st Term

Membership Chair - 3rd Term

  • PTA goals and initiatives

  • Community outreach

  • Liaison for questions, ideas, and resources for parents, staff, and school administration 

  • Membership recruitment

  • PTA website 

Rosemary Alexander

VP Volunteers - 1st Term

  • Recruiting chair positions

  • Social Events

  • SSL Hours

  • Volunteer opportunities 

Maribeth Foelber

VP Fundraising - 1st Term

  • All fundraising events

  • Beak Week & Read-a-thon

  • Restaurant and Food Truck nights

  • Donations / Sponsorship

Sara Krieg

Treasurer - 1st Term

  • PTA Budget

  • Bookkeeping and tax compliance

  • Teacher grants and reimbursement

  • Maintain bank/Paypal accounts


Anna Freiman

Communications Chair - 2nd Term

  • Communications

  • PTA Facebook Group

  • School & PTA information for community-wide emails

  • A to Z directory & database



Recording Secretary 

  • Take minutes at monthly PTA meetings

  • Prepare agenda for monthly PTA meetings

  • TMES PTA Bylaws 

  • Manage PTA Google Drive and Zoom account. 


Tangara Horos

MCCPTA Rep - 3rd Term

Teacher Appreciation Co-Chair

  • Representation at MCCPTA meetings

  • Creates weekly PDFs of resources & events occurring in our county for elementary students,  parents & teachers

  • Teacher Appreciation Initiatives

  • Assist other members of the Board with National PTA/MCCPTA best practices 


Kate Mitchell

Member at Large - 2nd Term

Teacher Appreciation Co-Chair

Spirit Wear Chair

  • Teacher Appreciation Initiatives 

  • Spirit Wear 


Jenny Smuland

Member at Large - 1st Term

  • Treasurer Back-up (as needed)

  • Supports Board and TMES PTA Goals



  • Book Fair Chair/Co-Chair 

  • International Night Chair

  • Ice Cream Social Chair 

  • Membership Chair

  • Teacher Funding & Grant Chair

  • After school program Chair

  • Pastries with parents Chair

  • LGBTQ+ Community Chair

  • MCCPTA Liaison Chairs 

    • Cultural Arts committee

    • Curriculum committee

    • Diversity Equity Inclusion committee

    • Health & Safety committee

    • Membership & Engagement committee

    • Reflections committee

    • Safe Routes to school committee

    • Safe Tech committee

    • Special Education committee

    • There are several subcommittees under each committee. Email for more information.

  • NAACP Representative

  • New parent welcome Chair

  • Bulletin Board Chair 

  • Community Outreach Chair

  • Nominating Committee Chair 

  • Spring Dance Chair

  • 5th Grade Promotion Committee Chair

  • Kid Fun Run/Color Run

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