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PTO Officers

President- Erika Chavez

Vice President- John DeLuca

Recording Secretary- Marylee Pena

Corresponding Secretary- Jenny Sellz

Treasurer- Mark Van Dam

Financial Secretary- Marsha Minassian

Member at Large- Tina Papazian

Parent-Teacher Organization


The purpose of the PTO is to enhance and support the educational experience at Ernest Lawrence Middle School (a public school within the Los Angeles Unified School District), to develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parental involvement, and to improve the environment at Ernest Lawrence Middle School through volunteer and financial support.


Activities will include fundraising, supporting student welfare by assisting needy students and their families, enhancing school activities and community outreach through financial support, and sponsoring events that promote the home and school connection.