BES PTA Minutes – September 11, 2018

PTA Meeting Minutes — DRAFT

September 11, 2018

The Bannockburn Elementary School PTA met on September 11, 2018 at the Bannockburn Elementary School (BES).  PTA Co-Presidents Annie Estrada Postma and Kevin Kenney called the meeting to order at 6:40 p.m. There were 46 participants, including BES Principal Kate Bradley.


  • PTA Co-Presidents Annie Estrada Postma and Kevin Kenney introduced themselves and welcomed everyone to the first PTA meeting of the 2018-19 school year.

PTA Presidents’ Report

  • Ms. Estrada Postma presented the June 5, 2018 draft PTA minutes. Skye Stanley moved to approve the minutes; Pam Byrd seconded the motion; it was approved unanimously by voice vote. Past PTA meeting minutes are available online at:  
  • Ms. Estrada Postma reported that the Vice President of Fundraising position had been unfilled, and that Erin Johnson Lentz had agreed to fill it. Skye Stanley made a motion for Ms. Johnson Lentz to be the VP of Fundraising; Kathy Hurld seconded it; and the motion was approved unanimously by voice vote.
  • Ms. Estrada Postma introduced the 2017-18 PTA Board members:

Kerry Nagle Stanek – Treasurer

Erin Polak – VIP of Communications (Membership)

Terri Payne – VP of Communications (Directory)

Erin Johnson Lentz – VP of Fundraising

Dora Boullay – VP of Social Activities

Wendy Rosenweig – VP of Social Activities

Sara Williams – VP of Community Service

Erika Satlof – VP of In-School Activities

Avery Roselle – VP of Before and After School Activities

Pam Byrd – VP of Before and After School Activities

Sheara Krvaric – MCCPTA Delegate

Juliette Searight – MCCPTA Delegate

Susan Eagle – Cluster Representative

Catherine Bise – Cluster Representative

Marget Maurer – Emeritus President

  • There are four open PTA positions: Secretary, second VP of Fundraising, second VP of Community Service, and NAACP delegate. Please contact one of the Co-Presidents if you’re interested in serving.
  • The PTA Budget for 2018-19 was presented along with the Treasurer’s Report from July 2017 through June 2018.  
  • The PTA Auction will be held on November 2, 2018 at Praline Bistro. Donations are needed!
  • Ms. Estrada Postma announced the creation of the Bannockburn Elementary School Foundation, a nonprofit booster club which will raise money to fund projects to enhance the school. Please consider a donation via check sent to the front office or:


Venmo: @BannockburnESF

If you can’t make a monetary contribution but would like to donate your time or skill, please email

  • Important Upcoming Dates include:

Back to School Night: 9/26

Welcome Back Picnic: 9/21

Next PTA Meeting: 10/2

Principal’s Coffee: 10/3

Restaurants Nights: 10/15 and 10/16

Book Fair: begins 11/9

Principal’s Report

  • Principal Kate Bradley presented her State of the School Report and took questions from the membership.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:28 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Allison Leotta, September 2018