Volunteer Committee List & Signup

On this page you will find information about our committee chair names, signup for committees, and committee descriptions.

Want to Volunteer for a Committee?
If you want to signup, please email bayviewvolunteers@gmail.com.

PTA Board for 2018-2019

2018-2019 PTA Board
President Mary Donovan
Vice President Deidre Ferenc
Vice President Christine Katsikas
Secretary Annemarie Healy Lattke
Treasurer Jaclyn Strauss

Bayview PTA Committee Chairs 2018-2019

The following is our committee chair list and descriptions.

COMMITTEE NAME DESCRIPTION COMMITTEE CHAIR EMAIL
Book Dedication Add books to the Media Center! Parents/friends/family can purchase a book for the Media Center to be dedicated to a student. Parents will receive the request form in the month before the student’s birthday. The student will receive the book on WBAY and will be the first to check out the book. Committee distributes and collects book dedication request forms. Works with Media Specialist to dedicate and add new books to school library collection. Jackie Echarte jaxy6@hotmail.com
Book Fair Open the door to Reading! Held annually in December. Committee is responsible for set up, breakdown, advertising, staffing book fair with volunteers. Assist students with wish lists and check out. Kara Harding, Danielle Usilton, Val Le Bourbasquet hardingkara@gmail.com, danielle.usilton@gmail.com, vje25@yahoo.com
Boxtops for Education Help Bayview earn Free Money! Bayview collects BoxTops for participation in national programs. Committee collects items and sends in for cash, points etc. Also participate in the MyCokeRewards program. Coordinate contests and prizes for students. Dianne Boodooram dianne_basdeo@yahoo.com
Call Me Here and There Committee Can’t commit to a certain activity or event? This is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you. PTA will manage a database of parents/volunteers who can help “here and there” with a variety of tasks and events. Lola Perez lola@nurmivaara.com
Community Service Love giving back to your community and raising money for a worthy cause? Work with the chair to coordinate the Harvest drive held in October/November. Then in February work closely with the Jump Rope for Heart Representative to raise money for the American Heart Association. Becca Harvey drbeccaharvey@gmail.com
Boosterthon Fundraiser Help build character in our students and support our school. The Boosterthon Fun Run experience combines a fun fitness event, an interactive character program, and a school fundraiser. Coordinate advertising, distribution of pledge forms, collecting forms, distribution of prizes, tallying payments over the 9 day event, coordinate volunteers for pep rally and fun run. Held in October or November. Patty Bilowich, Monica Guzman, Alexis Yarborough mpbilowich@yahoo.com, designsbymonica@live.com, alexismyarbrough@gmail.com
Family Fun Nights Plan FUNdraisers and special discount events for Bayview families! Coordinate Bayview nights at California Pizza Kitchen, Barnes and Noble, Learning Express and other local businesses. A percentage of sales generated from will be donated back to the PTA or special discounts will be provided for PTA members. Stephanie DeAngelis stephaniegiambruno@gmail.com
Field Day Get moving! Work with PE Coach to coordinate fun outdoor activities. Help with set up and break down of the event, escort classes between activities and keep score/time during the events. Grades 3-5 in the fall, Grades K-2 in the spring. Anne Marie Lattke, Janice Cohen healyam@gmail.com, jmcohen07@gmail.com
Funding Factory Help Bayview earn Free Money! Bayview collects printer/toner cartridges, used cell phones, ipods, etc. for participation in national programs. Denise Lambert denise.bayviewpta@gmail.com
Game Night BINGO! Usually held in October. Coordinate advertising, set up and break down of activities, volunteers, displays and refreshments for this fun family night. Rossana Petreccia, Lisa Evenhouse rossana001@comcast.net, lisaevenhouse@gmail.com
Healthy Snacks Eat well! Work with committee chair to coordinate donation of healthy snacks from local businesses. Alexandra Bastidas, Shimbul Meta alexmbastidas@gmail.com, shimbul@gmail.com
Homeroom Parent Coordinator Send weekly emails to homeroom parents to distribute to their class, etc. Deidre Ferenc deij19@yahoo.com
Hospitality Coffee anyone? Coordinate and serve refreshments for PTA General Meetings, Independence Day Coffee and Kleenex, Holiday and Spring Concerts and other events as needed. Deidre Ferenc, Mary Donovan deij19@yahoo.com, bayviewpta@gmail.com
Media Center Assist Media Specialist as needed in Media Center: reshelving books, checking out books, assisting students. Chair will recruit, train and schedule volunteers Daniella Schulman danischilman@hotmail.com
Meet the Masters Love art history? Present artwork in classrooms and facilitate discussions on famous works of art. Help students complete tasks based on artwork presented. Lori Franke loridefranco@aol.com
Moms’ Nights Out Plan the perfect night for Bayview moms looking to unwind, socialize and get to know one another. Secure the location, coordinate advertisements, collect payments and RSVPs for accurate headcounts. Usually 3 or 4 per year. Geneiva Ruffino glruffino@yahoo.com
PTA Membership Prepare membership materials, coordinate distribution of membership funds and registration of members. Prepare directory of members. Membership drive is held in the first few weeks of school. Good opportunity for volunteers who are good with data entry and can do this from home. Christine Katsikas christine.katsikas@browardschools.com
PTA Meetings Coordinate child care and speakers for PTA meetings, etc. Deidre Ferenc, Julie Vago, Jessica Svensson deij19@yahoo.com, julie.vago@gmail.com, jessicasvensson@me.com
Reading Resource Room The Reading Resource Room is a library of teacher-assigned books and materials that are sent home to students weekly. Responsibilities include checking these materials in and out of the resource room, shelving them and contacting teachers when materials are missing. The commitment is one hour per week on a scheduled day chosen by the volunteer. Mia Cohen miadirocco@gmail.com
Red Ribbon Week Educate our children to keep them safe from drugs! Decorate school and prepare handouts to promote awareness of the dangers of drug use. Held late fall. Brandi Feanny bfeanny@gmail.com
Reflections Encourage the artist! Coordinate the advertising, distribution of forms, collection of art items, entry verification and submission to Broward County for a national arts competition. Usually September – November. Lori Franke loridefranco@aol.com
School Supplies Negotiate Pricing and contract terms, coordinate ordering and delivery of supplies. OPEN Open
STEM Night Love science experiments and math games? Coordinate advertising, set up, break down of activities, experiments, displays and refreshments for this event. Chair will recruit and train committee members to conduct experiments with students. Usually held in February. Hattie Hess, Sarah Wunsch hhess@unitedwaybroward.org, rdwunsch@bellsouth.net
Sponsorship Interface with community businesses and private individuals on sponsorship and underwriting opportunities for our school. Coordinate signage and maintain banners on fence throughout the school year. Kristy Estes, Lori Franke kristyfayeplexus@gmail.com, loridefranco@aol.com
Spring Fling Annual fun day with bounce houses, game booths and a festival like atmosphere. Committee will coordinate game booths with homeroom parents, volunteers for activities, refreshments, ticket sales, advertising, set up and break down of event. Usually held in late Spring. Amanda Channon, Alison Zimmer amsilva@cisco.com, Alison.Zimmer@puma.com
Staff Appreciation luncheon Show the staff how much we care! Volunteer to help provide surprises for the Bayview staff. Provide home cooked meals/baked items for teacher luncheons on early release days. Chair will coordinate volunteers/cooks for luncheons. Great for volunteers who love to cook/bake! Laura Mackie mackielaura77@yahoo.com
Staff Appreciation week Show the staff how much we care! Volunteer to help provide surprises for the Bayview staff. Provide home cooked meals/baked items for Teacher Appreciation Week. Chair will coordinate volunteers/cooks for Teacher Appreciation Week. Great for volunteers who love to cook/bake! Jackie Echarte, Brittany Nee jaxy6@hotmail.com, brit.nuni@gmail.com
Stay Cool & Read this summer Encourage them to read over the summer! Collect used children’s books from Bayview’s families and organize an afternoon for families to choose some books to read over the summer. Held at the end of the school year. Jamie Boyd jmmalernee@yahoo.com
Student Pictures Say cheese! Assist photographers with student pictures. Escort students to/from class. Make sure students are picture ready. Early September and Early March. Kara Harding hardingkara@gmail.com
Talent Show Bayview’s Got Talent! Students audition to be one of the 20 acts chosen to perform onstage at Fort Lauderdale High School. Volunteers help coordinate auditions, write scripts, run rehearsals, write program, distribute flyers for the event and assist students on Talent Show night. Usually held in February or March. Stephanie DeAngelis, Jessica Svensson stephaniegiambruno@gmail.com, jessicasvensson@me.com
Uniform Re-Sales Is organizing your strength? Committee coordinates collection of donated used uniforms, advertising, staffing the sale event. Sale held the week before school starts and again mid-year. Gisele Almeida gigialmeida2016@outlook.com
Year Book So you want to be in pictures? Manage collection of digital photos, software training, compilation, advertising, distribution of order forms, collecting forms, tallying and distribution of books at end of year. Committee will also be responsible for taking photographs of various activities and at events on campus. Patty Bilowich, Jamie Decker, Mary Donovan, Lisa Evenhouse, Lauren Lira, Shimbul Meta mpbilowich@yahoo.com, hootsbling@gmail.com, bayviewpta@gmail.com, lisaevenhouse@gmail.com, laurenlira@yahoo.com, shimbul@gmail.com
PTA Website Maintains and updates our awesome website bayviewpta.org Peter Boyd peteboyd@paperstreet.com
Fifth Grade Enrichment Coordinate events specific to 5th grade fundraising including school store, holiday and end of year events. OPEN Open
Volunteer Coordinator Coordinating volunteers Lola Perez  lola@nurmivaara.com

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