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Harbor Council Parent Teacher Association

Meetings 

Harbor Council PTA meetings are held at the NMUSD Boardroom - 2985 Bear Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. The meetings commence at 9:00 a.m. and are not open to the public.  The HCPTA meetings are open to the current PTA Presidents and the Harbor Council Executive Board.  

Questions?  Contact Julie Lenk - julielenk@sbcglobal.net

  • November 4, 2019
  • December 2, 2019 (Meeting & Holiday Luncheon at The Avenue of the Arts Hotel)
  • January 6, 2020
  • February 3, 2020
  • March 2, 2020
  • April 13, 2020
  • May 4, 2020 (Meeting & Honorary Service Awards Luncheon at The Avenue of the Arts Hotel)
  • June 1, 2020

Please note: Meetings in December and May will not be located at the NMUSD board room. 

Harbor Council Mentors

  • Noel Krueger - Ensign Intermediate, Sonora Elementary, Early College High School
  • Hydee Beth - TeWinkle Intermediate, California Elementary, Victoria Elementary
  • Cynthia Strasmann - Lincoln, Killybrooke Elementary, Paularino Elementary
  • Amber Snider- Newport Coast Elementary, Corona del Mar High  School, STEP PTSA
  • Lisa Boler - Costa Mesa High School, Pomona Elementary, Wilson Elementary, Rea Elementary, Davis Magnet 
  • Missy Rakestraw - Estancia High School, Newport Heights Elementary, Mariners Elementary
  • Monica Berea-Grob - Back Bay, Whittier Elementary, College Park Elementary
  • Carrie Potter - Adams Elementary, Anderson Elementary, Lincoln Elementary
  • Michelle Barto - Newport Harbor High School, Newport Elementary, Paularino  

The purpose of the Harbor Council Mentoring Program is to share our experience and knowledge with our unit Presidents and Boards so that they may have a better understanding of what the mechanics and function of the PTA is beyond their schools. The Harbor Council Mentors provide information about PTA history; The importance of getting regional training, the value of attending Sacramento Safari and PTA Conventions, along with support to the units for the Reflections Program, the College and Career Night, and the Parent Education Series. 

 PTA Reflections

2019 - 2020 Theme - "Look Within"

Encourage your school to imagine, create, and celebrate. 

Dance, Film, Music, Literature, Photography, Visual Arts, Special Artists

Reflection entries are due at the November 4, 2019 at the Harbor Council PTA meeting. Please contact Carol Lewis at laskofflewis@gmail.com with questions about the Reflections Art Program.

A colorful painted eye with the Reflections theme look within

Past Reflections Winner!

Congratulations Zarrar Zubair, the CA State PTA Reflections Winner in Film Production, Special Artist Division.  He attends Adams Elementary.

Boy standing with sign
Boy showing his project

Harbor Council Executive Board

President
Julie Lenk 
julielenk@sbcglobal.net

 

Executive Vice President
Vicki Waldo
vwaldo@cox.net

 

1st VP - Programs & Events   Hydee Beth   mamahydee@gmail.com

 

2nd VP - Membership
Cynthia Stasmann
cynthia.strasmann@gmail.com

 

3rd VP - Legislation 
Michelle Barto
mbarto@gmail.com 

 

4th VP - CommunicationsAmber Snider
essays1@cox.net

 

Treasurer
Missy Rakestraw
morakestraw@gmail.com

 

Secretary
Monica Berea-Grob
monicapta1@yahoo.com

 

Historian                   Carrie Potter  carriehager00@hotmail.com

 

Auditor                                        Lisa Boler
lboler@sbcglobal.net

 

Parliamentarian
Noel Krueger
nmk261@hotmail.com