Board and Committee Members

PTO Board 2019-2020

Kil Choe Wikstrom – President
Jessica Brandenhoff – Vice President
Jenna Eng – Communications Director
Marie Mitchell – Treasurer

Below is a list of the many PTO-sponsored activities and events at Lake Marion. We are so thankful for our wonderful committee chairs who coordinate all of these events on behalf of our students and staff.

If you would like to help with any of these events, please visit our Get Involved page for more information. Would you like to learn more about becoming a Committee Chairperson? Send an email to the PTO at

Committee Chairs
5th Grade Fundraisers & Events

Coordinate the fundraisers necessary to send the 5th grade class to camp in the spring.  This typically includes monthly Caps for Camp and annual Heggies Pizza fundraisers.  Also leads planning efforts for 5th Grade Graduation events.

Jenna Eng
Rachel wand
Activity Day

Plans all activities and games in collaboration with LME Principal and staff.  Hire vendors, lead volunteers, and procure supplies needed  to host the much anticipated END OF THE YEAR Activity Day with outside games and food.

Kelley Hoolihan
Alissa Boroff
Back to School Events

The PTO Board plans the “back to school” welcome celebration for teachers as well as setting up a table at Open House.

Kil Choe Wikstrom
Jessica Brandenhoff
Marie Mitchell
Jenna Eng
Bingo and Baskets Night

Plans, shops, and assembles baskets for the Bingo & Baskets Night raffle. Plans the event details and works alongside parent volunteers the night of the event.

Jessica Brandenhoff
Jenna Eng
Rachel Haukoos
Christine Petersen
Rachel Wand
Kil Choe Wikstrom
Book Fairs

Plans and organizes three (3) book fairs throughout the school year. Works closely with Scholastic representative.

Jennifer VanDeBerg
Tonya Hilyard
Culver’s Community Night

Works with Culver’s Manager and grade level staff to plan monthly fundraising events.  Hosts PTO table at each Culver’s event.

Jen DeGrave
Junior Achievement Liaison

Coordinates parent/community volunteers to teach Junior Achievement courses in all grade-level classes.

*Vacant 1*
Lost and Found

Straightens and organizes items deposited in the Lost and Found racks. Works with school to schedule donation of unclaimed items to local charity.

Erin Hawkins
Promotional Fundraisers

Coordinates, promotes, collects and submits the redemption of General Mills Box Tops. Also promotes Buffalo Wild Wings’ “Team E” year-round fundraiser.

Marie Mitchell
PTO Help (our teachers) Days

Gathers projects from teachers and the needed supplies/materials on scheduled help days.  Leads volunteers in completing projects at school. Scheduled for three times a school year.

shannon taylor
Love to Read Program

Promotes and organizes school-wide reading event during “I Love to Read” month in February.

Bobbie Kunkel
School Picture Days

Coordinates volunteers to help prepare students for pictures and oversees fall and spring picture day events.

Kristina Jacobson
School Supply Program

Coordinates teacher supply lists, collects orders from LME families and arranges for distribution of purchased supplies.

Jennifer VanDeBerg
Spirit Wear

Coordinates spirit wear sales at multiple points throughout the year.

Jessica Brandenhoff
Spirit Week and Food Drive

Promotes LME spirit throughout the school year and especially during the spring Spirit Week which includes a food drive to support local food shelf.

Erin Hawkins
Alissa Boroff
Staff Appreciation

Plans scheduled staff appreciation events throughout the year and organizes daily events during Staff Appreciation Week to show gratitude for LME staff.

Jennifer VanDeBerg
Student Directory

Promotes and administers secure online directory. Prints and distributes the school directory (if/when needed).

Kil Choe Wikstrom
Jenna Eng

Organizes and plans the all-school walk-a-thon fundraiser that takes place during school hours in October.

Jessica Brandenhoff
Jenna Eng
Rachel Haukoos
Kil Choe Wikstrom

Takes and collects photos throughout the year and works with the yearbook software program to produce the LME Yearbook.

Becky Bishop
Tonya Hilyard
*vacant 2*

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