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Families of Denison Montessori Executive Board:

The board develops FDM’s annual budget, establishes and oversees the committees to conduct the work of FDM, including establish fundraising programs, school events and support. We are comprised of parent volunteers who are committed to working together to improve, enhance and support the educational experience at Denison Montessori.

Chair: Morada Tripp

The Chair shall lead the Families of Denison Montessori PTO to achieve the purpose as stated in the FDM Bylaws. They preside over meetings of FDM and the Executive Board, serve as the primary contact for the principal, represent the organization at meetings outside of the organization, and serve as an ex officio member of all committees except the nominating committee. The most important role is to ensure all board members are completing responsibilities to keep FDM operations running within 5013c requirements.

Vice Chair:  Christina Madera

The Vice Chair shall coordinate the work of all the officers and committees so that the purpose of the organization is served, assist the Chair, and carry out the Chair duties in his or her absence or inability to serve. Oversees the relationship building of the FDM community and serves as the PTO parliamentarian.

Secretary:  Vickie Ortega

The recording secretary shall keep all records of the organization, take and record minutes, prepare the agenda, handle correspondence, and send notices of meetings to the membership. The secretary also keeps a copy of the minute’s book, bylaws, rules, membership list, and any other necessary supplies, and brings them to meetings.


Treasurer:  Jenelle Kreutzer

The Treasurer shall receive all funds of the organization, keep an accurate record of receipts and expenditures, and pay out funds in accordance with the approval of the Executive Board. They will present a financial statement at every meeting and at other times of the year when requested by the Executive Board, and make a full report at the end of the year.

Fundraising Liaison: Jeannene Alirez

The Fundraising Liaison shall Oversees the Fundraising Mission of the PTO. Be an administrator for all fund-raising activities. The Fundraising Liaison plans, organizes, promotes, implements, and evaluates all campaigns and activities related to the goal of raising money for FDM to support the Denison community.

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