Welcome Our New PTO Board Members for the 2016-2017 School Year
Jennifer Walker – President
Jennifer and her husband Robbie have three children…Ashlee (21) attends Texas state university, Tanner (17) attends Cy-Woods high school and works at your neighborhood HEB and Kendale (10) is in fourth 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.
Valarie Morton – Treasurer
Valarie and her husband, Steve have 3 daughters, Lauryn (15) at Cy-Woods, Sarah (12) at Goodson and Rebecca (10) in 4th 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.
Erica Bennett – Parliamentarian
Erica has been volunteering at Farney for a while now. Her son Matthew is going to be a 6th grader this year. She also has a 5 year old daughter, Mikaela, who is starting Kindergarten 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!).
Julie Casten – Recording Secretary
Kelli Norris – VIPS Committee Chairs
Kelli and her husband, Rapheal Lott, live in Cypress Point with their daughters Katie (6th grade) and Kassidy (2nd grade). Kelli is a Business Development Manager in the electronics industry by day and spends her nights at the softball fields. This is her 3rd 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 13 years. They have 4 children; Ryan (6th grade), Kate (3rd grade), and Blake and Emily (1st grade). Theresa has been involved as much as possible at Farney over the last 6 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.
Erica Yarger – Yearbook
Erica and her husband, Josh, moved to Houston two years ago with their three children, Drew (2nd), Callie (1st) and Reese (3 yo). This is her second 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.
Lora Peterson – Corresponding Secretary
Lora and her husband, Patrick live in Northlake Forest with their daughter Kaylee (3rd grade). This will be her second 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 (8) and Collins (5), have been Cypress residents for just about three years. Jonas is entering third grade, and Collins will be a kindergartner this year. Sarah has volunteered in several different capacities over the last few years, and this is her second year to serve on the PTO board. Sarah owns a home decor store and enjoys running, coffee, and Mexican food.
Kelly Moore – Membership
Kelly and her husband Andy have two kiddos; Laura, 21, attends Texas State University and Byron, 9, is a 4th grader at Farney. Kelly is serving her 3rd 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, running (a newfound hobby!), and spending time with family and friends.
Shannon Sanchez – Primary Fundraising
Janine Matheson – Secondary Fundraising
Janine and her husband, Mike, have 3 children; Austin 14, and Max 12 (who both went through Farney) and Sadie who is in 1st grade next year. She has volunteered throughout the years as much as possible at Farney and is so excited about her first year 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!