Welcome to El Paso Council PTA!

Colorado PTA Committee Meetings

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Legislative Committee: 2nd Monday at 6:30pm & 4th Monday from January through May, Colorado PTA office, teleconferencing available

Diversity & Inclusivity Committee: 2nd Tuesday at 6:00pm, Colorado PTA office, teleconferencing available

Health, Wellness, and Safety Committee: 3rd Tuesday at 1:00pm, Starbucks at 1st & Wadsworth, Lakewood

Meet Your Board of Directors

Our vision is simple:

Every child's potential is a reality


PTA promotes the opportunity for every child to reach his or her full potential by engaging and empowering families, educators, and communities to advocate for all children.

President: Monica Morrell

1st Vice President: Karen Hobson

2nd Vice President: LouAnn Dekleva

Secretary: Melissa Wagner

Treasurer: Pam Page

D8 Liaison: Karen Hobson

D11 Liaison: Melodie Elder / Nora Brown

D49 Liaison: Sandi Esparsen

D20 Liaison: Melodie Elder

Immediate Past President: Staci Ruddy

Scholarship Chair: Gretchen Bitner

Membership Chair: Vacant

Legislative Chair: Jan Tanner 

Leadership Training Chair: Karen Hobson

Founders Day: Vacant

Programs Chair: Vacant

Reflections Chairs: Nora Brown / Gretchen Bitner

Safety Town: Melodie Elder

Crystal Apple: LouAnn Dekleva / Julie Coffee

Male Involvement Chair: Vacant

Nominating Chair: LouAnn Dekleva

Upcoming Dates:


16- El Paso Council PTA Founders Day, Hotel Elegante'


3- Colorado PTA Legislative Conference

6- El Paso Council PTA election of officers

​                2017-2019 El Paso Council PTA slate of nominees:

                President: Sandi Esparsen

                1st Vice President: Melodie Elder

​                2nd Vice President: LouAnn Dekleva

                Secretary: Melissa Wagner

                Treasurer: Pam Page

   ***Nominations may me made from the floor by notifying the El Paso Council

       PTA President of intent to run from the floor in writing by February 19, 2017. 

31- El Paso Council PTA Scholarship deadline - see Scholarships link above for more information and to access applications


29 & 30- Annual Colorado PTA Convention, DoubleTree Hotel - Denver

***Please send in your officers list as soon as you have completed elections so we have accurate contact information to send important updates throughout the summer and following school year!

We are looking forward to a great 2016-2017 school year!!!