Foundation Elections:  The Garden Road Elementary School Foundation, Inc. is looking for a few good moms, dads, grandparents or guardians to run for election to the Foundation Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 school year.  The election will be held on Monday, May 1st at 6pm at Mainstream Café.  Interested candidates can spare an hour a month for a monthly evening meeting, and a few hours a month in between to organize the auction or other fundraisers, apply for grants, or otherwise help the Foundation provide our school with classroom supplies, field trip funding requests, technological equipment or other needs in support of our childens’ education.  If interested, please email one of the members of the election committee by April 25th to have your name placed on the ballot:,, or


Garden Road Elementary School Foundation, Inc. “GRESF” was formed to supplement resources ensuring every GRES student receives the education they deserve. Garden Road Elementary School operates with $100,000.00 less than it has in past years. Money raised by the foundation helps pay for impact teachers, art, field trips, chrome books, library books, and much, much more. Every dollar raised goes right back to Garden Road.

2016-17 Members

Sarah  Mastrianni, Chair(wo)man

Tim Pekarek, Vice Chairman

Kerry Sotelo, Treasurer

Claudine Hagerstrom, Secretary

Jodi Cofer, Coordinator: Fund the Future

Kristin VanSant, Coordinator: Box Tops

Dani Resch, Coordinator: Scrip

Tracy Bertel, Co-Coordinator: Restaurant Nights

Jennifer Barry

Judy Fish

Tom Nicholson

John Queen

Terry Schoof

Shanna Scott

Matthew Simila

Betsy Pon, Teacher Representative

Darlene Roland, Teacher Representative


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