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CO-PRESIDENT

KIDS: 4th Grader & 2nd Grader

MY DAY JOB: House Elf

I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...I believe the education of our children is THE MOST important gift we can bestow upon them and our future. Anything I can do to help, not only my children, but others, you better believe I'm there.

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: I'm most excited about the Holiday Bazaar and Ocean's Week!

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CO-PRESIDENT

Kristi Gillis

KIDS: 3rd Grader 

MY DAY JOB: Engineering Program Manager
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...Being a mom has been the greatest joy of my life. Helping my son in every way I can is incredibly important to me. I'm really glad to have the opportunity to help him, his classmates and the wonderful teachers and staff of Farallone View. 

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: Seeing the outdoor classroom continue to grow and Ocean's Week!

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Danielle McGee

SECRETARY

KIDS: 4th Grader + 2nd Grader 
MY DAY JOB:
Mom + Pharmaceutical Trade & Distribution 

I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...I wanted to become more involved in our boys' education and contribute to our FV family.

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: I am excited to plan and volunteer for the fun events and fundraisers, and the surprise popsicle Fridays that create so many smiles!

Claire Lacy

FINANCIAL RECORDER

KIDS: 3rd Grader + 4 year old

MY DAY JOB: Environmentalist

I JOINED PTO BECAUSE...I wanted to get involved in the PTO to meet more members of the school community and to provide support for the numerous activities!

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: Developing the outdoor classroom into a prosperous permaculture garden!

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Jen Gainza McCormick

KIDS: 1st Grader + 2 year old

MY DAY JOB: Marketing and communications consultant
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE... I was so impressed with everything the PTO does to support FV when my daughter first started, and I knew I wanted to get involved and help.

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: Holiday bazaar and the auction!

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TEACHER

Rebecca Jeffs

KIDS: sophomore + senior
MY DAY JOB:
2nd Grade Teacher at Farallone View

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Sherri Hall

TEACHER

KIDS: three kiddos from college and beyond

MY DAY JOB: Kindergarden Teacher at Farallone View

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YOU!

KIDS: Any kid, any age at Farallone View
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE... I wanted to learn more about the school and its programs.

FUN FACT ABOUT ME:  I love my kids and want their school to be the best it can be. I don’t have a lot of time, but I do what I can, and that’s enough!

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PTO MEETINGS

First Tuesday of the Month at 6:30PM

 

MISSION

The Friends of Farallone Parent Teacher Organization's (FOFPTO) mission is to enrich the educational experience of children at Farallone View Elementary School and foster a sense of community.

ENRICHMENT

As a PTO, our goal is to provide each student with a variety of enrichment experiences as well as to support our teachers so they can continue delivering a high-quality curriculum that challenges and inspires.

MEMBERSHIP

If you are a parent, grandparent, or guardian of a Farallone View student, then you are automatically part of the PTO.  No membership or dues of any kind is needed.  Welcome!

BUDGET

As a PTO, our goal is to provide each child with a variety of enrichment experiences as well as support our teachers so they can continue delivering high-quality curriculum that challenges and inspires.  Our 2022-23 FOFPTO budget is $111,500

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Sara Neale McGregor

TREASURER

KIDS: 4th Grader

MY DAY JOB: Farm/IGP Educator - The HEAL Project
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE... I wanted to be involved and take an active role in our daughter's education and in our school's amazing community. 

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: For the students to have a return to normal - be in the classroom, attend their special classes and experience FV events like Ocean's Week, as well as establishing some new ones - yay Move-a-thon!

Joanna Scharff-Durand

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KIDS: Kindergartener + 3rd Grader 

MY DAY JOB: Mom and nurse at Kaiser Permanente
I JOINED PTO BECAUSE... The first PTO meeting I attended was amazing. I felt inspired by a wonderful group of people to work with them and the fantastic staff to make a difference in children’s lives. 

WHAT I'M MOST EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR: I look forward to working with the Farallone View Family to bring happiness and success to everyone with communication and dedication. 

VICE PRESIDENT

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