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We are guided by the PTA’s …

Mission:  “The overall purpose of PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging & empowering families & communities to advocate for all children.”

Values:  Collaboration, Commitment, Accountability, Respect, Inclusivity, & Integrity

Member Perks Mean Exclusive Value

As a member of California State PTA, you advocate for children, promote parent and family involvement in schools, and improve the lives of all children and families. Here are a few extra perks of membership available exclusively to PTA members like you!

Earhart PTA Funds …

  • Our PTA funds numerous programs that benefit all of our children! Our PTA funds provided enrichment & field studies, art, music, outdoor improvement, evening social activities, Multi-Cultural Night, teacher services and support, & more …
  • Earhart School Art Docent Program runs by parent volunteers, & art lessons for each classroom are provided. Anyone interested in being an art docent can sign up with their child’s teacher. Art supplies are provided by Earhart PTA! It is a rewarding experience for a lifetime! It is amazing to see how students express themselves through art! Enjoy the journey with them as their creativity and imagination go wild!
  • Do you feel parenting can be an isolated task? Do you wish you could help your child in more meaningful ways? Please check out our School Smarts Program.
  • Go Green! It is important to encourage our students to be environmentally conscious. Together we can implement Earhart School to become the official “Green School” in California! With a little help from our teachers & us, our kids will carry the GREEN values into their adulthood, & improve the world we are living in for a better future. Our PTA funds the annual “Green Festival” in celebration of Earth Day.

Meet the Executive Board:

Jennifer Russo | President

Preferred Name: Jen

Student(s) grade level(s): 1st & 3rd

What you like best about being on PTA: Being able to make a tangible difference in my children’s education and school experience.

Your dream job: Florist

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Rocky Road–but only the classic version with almonds & mini marshmallows.

Gemma Barajas | Executive Vice President

Preferred Name: Gemma

Student(s) grade level(s): 2nd

What you like best about being on PTA: I like being able to support my son’s education and connect with other parents.

Your dream job: Professional puzzle solver

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor:Pistachio

Jason Klechka | Treasurer

Preferred Name: Jason

Student(s) grade level(s): 1st

What you like best about being on PTA: Supporting the community and our kids to be successful.

Your dream job: author/screenwriter

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Salted Caramel

Erin Reichert | Co-VP Membership

Preferred Name: Erin

Student(s) grade level(s): 2nd

What you like best about being on PTA: Building a strong community for our school.

Your dream job: Podcaster

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Ube

Stephanie San Juan | Co-VP Membership

Preferred Name: Stephanie

Student(s) grade level(s): 4th

What you like best about being on PTA: Contributing to the growth of this sharp witted generation.

Your dream job: I would love to be a stand-up comedian, however the only person that finds me humorous is my daughter.

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor:Tin Roof at Tuckers!

Tiffany McBride | Parliamentarian

Preferred Name: Tiffany

Student(s) grade level(s): 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th

Sara Bauermeister | Recording Secretary

Preferred Name: Sara

Student(s) grade level(s): 5th & 12th

What you like best about being on PTA: Staying connected to and contributing to the Earhart community.

Some activities you enjoy doing with your family: Reading, walking, and playing games

Favorite Sports Team: Argentina’s National Team

Soni Obinger | Historian

Preferred Name: Soni

Student(s) grade level(s): Kindergarten & 3rd

What you like best about being on PTA: Being involved with our school community and meeting new families.

Dream Job: Retirement

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Mint Chocolate Chip

Monica Fischer | Financial Secretary

Preferred Name: Monica

Student(s) grade level(s): 3rd

What you like best about being on PTA: Meeting new parents and helping the school with events.

Your dream job: National Geographic photographer

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Bubblegum

Matt Hettich | Auditor

Airplane Contest: Leslie & Matt Hettich

Art Docent: Jen Huff

AV Support Editor: Chanel Chan

AV Support: Archie Tingle

Book Fair: OPEN

Communications: OPEN

Community Coffee: OPEN

Disaster Preparedness: Danielle Nguyen

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Elizabeth Tran Wong

Evening Programs: OPEN

Fundraising – Spellathon: Tamyra Gonzalez & Jennifer Russo

Fundraising – Partnerships: Stephanie San Juan 

Go Green: Andie Cultrera & Christine Downie

Math Kangaroo: Ram Mummidi

Picture Day: OPEN

Publicity: OPEN

Staff Appreciation: Lan Fullerton & Erin Reichert

Traffic – Parent Ambassador: OPEN

Walk & Roll: Lisa Bryant

Webmaster: OPEN

Wish/Favorites List: Sara Bauermeister

Yearbook: Deb Deveno