Should I join the Foundation?
Yes, you should! We have a few open positions, and we would welcome your help with the Auction event on March 15, and at other times to support our children and the teachers and staff at Briarlake Elementary. Please contact us for more information.
Briarlake Foundation (BESF) Purpose
The Purpose of the Briarlake Foundation is to raise money to help fund strategic long term goals for Briarlake Elementary School and to provide funding in areas for which the PTA and School Council are unable to provide for. The Foundation can:
Who is The Foundation?
You are the Foundation. Parents, teachers, administration and our community are integral parts of the Foundation. An elected board of volunteers serve to help facilitate fundraising and distribute funds to maximize donations. The Foundation works along side of our partners, the PTA and School Council, to help support the teachers, staff and administration of Briarlake Elementary School. The Foundation supports funding for larger and long-term projects, and resources that will enhance the educational experience of our students.
The 2019 Foundation is lead by a dedicated board of volunteers.
Paul Grant, Co-President (2017-19)
Emily Graybill, Co-President (2018-20)
Ansley Smith, Secretary (2018-20)
Peter Wells, Treasurer (2017-19)
Justine Lyons, Auction Co-chair (2019)
Amber Boyd (2018-20)
Gina Benedict (2018-20)
Randy McDow (2017-19)
Caryn Nash (2018-20)
Cicily Newby (2018-20)
Dara Schlacter (2018-20)
Nikki Walker (2018-20)
Deborah Wise, Teacher Representative (2018-20)
Jamela Lewis, Principal