Welcome Our New PTO Board Members for the 2017-2018 School Year
Jennifer Walker – President
Jennifer and her husband Robbie have three children…Ashlee (22) who recently graduated from Texas State University with a degree in Business Management, Tanner (18) is beginning his freshman year at Blinn College and Kendale (11) is in 5th grade this year at Farney. Jennifer has been volunteering at Farney since the doors opened. She loves volunteering and does it in many different areas…she is the PTO president at Farney, a Girl Scout leader, a Sunday school teacher at her church, volunteers at the high school and goes and feeds lunch to women and children that are transitioning from homeless to getting back on their feet. During her spare time she loves spending time with her family and friends.
Kelly Moore – Membership
Kelly and her husband Andy have two kiddos; Laura, 22, recently graduated from Texas State University and is now working at Apple in Austin, and Byron, 10, is a 5th grader at Farney. Kelly is serving her 4th year on the PTO Board and manages Membership and the Student Directory. Kelly is a business analyst for a data integration and insights company based in New York and works from home. She enjoys volunteering in the community, spending time at the neighborhood gym, camping, and finding other fun adventures with family and friends.
Valarie Morton – Treasurer
Valarie and her husband, Steve have 3 daughters, Lauryn (16) at Cy-Woods, Sarah (13) at Goodson and Rebecca (11) in 5th grade at Farney. Valarie is a stay at home mom and has volunteered in various capacities over the years as homeroom parent, Readers in Action coordinator, PTO Treasurer and everything involving bringing critters from the Science Resource Center to presenting to the kids. She is also very active in her church as Ladies Bible Study Leader, Life Group Leader and K/1st Sunday School Teacher.
Val Erhardt – Historian (Yearbook)
Valerie and her husband, Jason, have three boys: Austin (7th grade), Tyler (5th grade), and Mason (3rd grade). Since moving to Houston five years ago, Valerie has enjoyed volunteering at both Farney and Goodson with field trips, readers in action, and being homeroom parent. Last year, she coordinated the Farney Library volunteers, but this year, she will be producing our 2017-2018 yearbook!
Kelli Norris – VIPS Committee Chairs
Kelli and her husband, Rapheal Lott, live in Cypress Point with their daughters Katie (7th grade) and Kassidy (3rd grade). Kelli is a Business Development Manager in the electronics industry by day and spends her nights at the softball fields. This is her 4th year on the board and she will be serving as VIP’s coordinator. Kelli started volunteering at Farney as a Homeroom Parent when her oldest started Kindergarten and never looked back!
Theresa Vos – VIPS Homeroom Parties
Theresa and her husband, Carl, have lived in Northlake Forest for 14 years. They have 4 children; Ryan (7th grade), Kate (4th grade), and Blake and Emily (2nd grade). Theresa has been involved as much as possible at Farney over the last 7 years; readers in action, field trips, class parties, and SOAR store. She is a CPA and has her own business. She loves Mexican food, aerobics, long walks on the beach, and watching her kids play sports.
Janine Matheson – Primary Fundraising
Janine and her husband, Mike, have 3 children; Austin 15, and Max 13 (who both went through Farney) and Sadie who is in 2nd grade next year. She has volunteered throughout the years as much as possible at Farney and is so excited about being on the board! She is a SAHM and loves all that comes with that especially that she can be there for her kids in their various activities!
Lora Peterson – Secondary Fundraising
Lora and her husband, Patrick live in Northlake Forest with their daughter Kaylee (4th grade). This will be her third year on the PTO Board serving as Corresponding Secretary. Lora has been involved and volunteered as much as possible at Farney over the last few years with Staff Appreciation, class parties, and homeroom parent.
Sarah Maney – Special Events
Sarah and her husband, Paul, along with their two children, Jonas (9) and Collins (6), have been Cypress residents for just about four years. Jonas is entering 4th grade, and Collins will be in 1st grade this year. Sarah has volunteered in several different capacities over the last few years, and this is her third year to serve on the PTO board. Sarah owns a home decor store and enjoys running, coffee, and Mexican food.
Erica Yarger – Secretary
Erica and her husband, Josh, moved to Houston two years ago with their three children, Drew (3rd), Callie (2nd) and Reese (4 yo). This is her third year on the Board, where she’ll spend most of her time behind the camera capturing ‘The Adventures of Farney Falcons’ to produce our 2016-17 yearbook. She enjoys gardening, day trips to the beach, and watching her kids play soccer and dance.
Erica Bennett – Communications
Erica has been volunteering at Farney for a while now. Her son Matthew is going to be a 7th grader this year. She also has a 6 year old daughter, Mikaela, who is in 1st grade this year. Her kids are very athletic and are active in sports, which is a surprise to her because she says she doesn’t have an athletic bone in her body! There is nothing she enjoys more than watching them play (a nap is a close second!).