Board and Committee Members

PTO Board 2021-2022

Kil Choe Wikstrom – President
Rachel Wand – Vice President
Tresa Larkin – Treasurer
Christine Petersen – Co-Communications Director
Tiffany Heath – Co-Communications Director

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.

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 includes annual Heggies Pizza fundraiser.  Also leads efforts for 5th Grade Band Breakfast, and Graduation events.

Kari Hartwell
Christine Petersen
Karyn Utecht
Rachel wand
Activity Day

Plans all activities and games in collaboration with the 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
Back to School Events

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

PTO Board
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.

Tiffany Heath
Christine Petersen
Michelle Stock
Rachel Wand
Kil Choe Wikstrom
Book Fairs

Plans and organizes three (3) book fairs throughout the school year. Works closely with Scholastic representative and the PTO Board to host creatively themed book fairs.

Katie Foley
Courtney Frost
Holly Klein
Jackie Ruiz
Kil Choe Wikstrom
Jessica Zweber
Culver’s Community Night

Works with the Culver’s manager and LME grade level staff to plan monthly fundraising events.  Hosts PTO table at each Culver’s event or coordinates with volunteers to ensure the event is covered.

Jen DeGrave
Junior Achievement Liaison

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

Erin LaBrec
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

Manages and promotes Box Tops, Buffalo Wild Wings’ Team M, Oliver’s Labels, and AmazonSmile year-round passive fundraisers.

Michelle Stock
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.

Sara Hegberg
I Love to Read Program

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

Anna Benson
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 grade-level school supply lists, and works with School Tool Box representative to set up sales event details in May though August.

Kil Choe Wikstrom
Spirit Wear

Coordinates spirit wear sales at multiple points throughout the year (Assessments, Holiday, Spirit Week, etc.).

Tresa Larkin
Spirit Week and Food Drive

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

Erin Hawkins
Staff Appreciation

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

Christine Petersen
Student Directory (Digital)

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

Kil Choe Wikstrom

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

Christine Petersen
Cory Sisler
Kayla Sisler
Karyn Utecht
Rachel Wand
Kil Choe Wikstrom

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

Tami Alpaugh
Sara Hegberg
Kil Choe Wikstrom