2020-2021 Dripping Springs Elementary PTA Board Members
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President, Skyla Badger
Skyla is serving in her second year as DSE PTA President. In the past, she has been involved in many different parts of our PTA including co-committee chair of Octoberfest, grade level coordinator for Math Stars, and VP of Enrichments. Skyla is committed to the school, the students, and helping the staff and teachers. She plans to work side by side with the rest of the board and committees to make sure our PTA is on task, on schedule, and always working in the best interest of the students and staff. Her professional background is in marketing, advertising, and helping her husband in the world of residential home construction. Skyla moved to Dripping Springs in 2005 after living in Cedar Park, San Marcos, and Houston. She brings her marketing and advertising background to the table and has helped the PTA accomplish several milestones in fundraising.
Vice President – Rachel Moeller
Rachel has been a DSE parent for many years and has 2 students at DSE this year, and one going to DSMS. This is her 2nd year on the PTA board as our DSE fundraiser in chief! All fundraisers go right back into the school to improve and enrich the student experience here. (updated Bio to come)
3rd VP – Membership & Volunteers – Jennifer Baker
The Volunteer and Membership chairman coordinates PTA volunteer activities in the school in cooperation with school staff as well as membership in the PTA. The chairman encourages participation by parents and interested citizens in the school program through volunteerism and promotes membership of parents, teachers and community in our school’s PTA.
Jennifer is new to DSEPTA and is serving her second year on the PTA board. We are thrilled to have her with us this year. Please reach out to Jennifer if you would like to join our PTA or volunteer this year. (updated Bio to come)
VP Enrichment, Melissa Solin
Coordinate enrichment programs to supplement school curriculum such as assemblies. This includes researching the needs of students, making contracts with vendors, and presenting ideas to the Executive Board and Association.
4th VP – Communications, Sarah Witherspoon
The Communications Chair is responsible for marketing the PTA. This person will be in charge of updating the Dripping Springs Elementary PTA website on a regular basis and sending out communications through media or print. Must be aware of events and programs that the PTA sponsors.
VP Ways & Means, Amber Daniels Adams
The main function of the Ways and Means Committee is to arrange for fundraisers to support the PTA budget which in turn supports the goals established by the board of directors.
Amber has a daughter in 4th grade at DSE and a son in pre-k. After chairing several committees at DSE, this is Amber’s second year on the PTA board as our DSE fundraiser in chief! All fundraisers go right back into the school to improve and enrich the student experience here.
Treasurer – Victoria Pyles
The treasurer is the authorized custodian of the funds of the association. They receive and disburse all monies indicated in the budget and prescribed in the Local PTA bylaws or as authorized by action of the association.
Victoria has a daughter, Juliette, in 3rd grade. This is her second year on the Pta board, and she has been a PTA member for many years, volunteering as a first grade math stars coordinator last year. (updated Bio to come)
Secretary – Adrienne Kendall
This is Adrienne’s 5th year on the PTA board. She has a 6th grader at DSMS, a 4th grader and 2nd grader at DSE. “I did not realize how much time and effort our PTA put in to enriching the student & parent experience at our school until I became a part of the team. Together, we get to care for our students and support our teachers in all kinds of creative ways. There is a way for each parent to get involved with PTA, so please reach out if you can help.”