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  Welcome to The Harbor Council PTA webpage. This webpage is operated and maintained by volunteers of the HCPTA. All information and postings associated with this page and any links are at the sole discretion of the HCPTA and not endorsed by the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.

2017 - 2018 Harbor Council PTA Executive Board


Vickie Waldo



Vice President 

Cynthia Strasmann


1st Vice President 

Programs & Events 

Noel Krueger


2nd Vice President


Tehnaz Rutledge


3rd Vice President


Suzanne Gauntlett



4th Vice President


Amber Snider



 Lisa Boler




 Julie Lenk



Monica Berea-Grob



Stacie Wendlan





Harbor Council Commitee Chairs

College & Career Night 

Vanessa Hatch


Community Liaison 

Judy Franco 


Hospitality Chair 

Dena Fisher


Reflections Chair 

Carol Lewis


Welcome to The Harbor Council Parent Teacher Association Page

HCPTA Meetings & Event Calendar 2017 - 2018

Harbor Council PTA meetings are held at the NMUSD Boardroom located at 2985 Bear Street Costa Mesa, CA 92626, except for the May 7, 2018, the Honorary Service Awards Luncheon. 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.  


Harbor Council Meetings 2018


January 8, 2018


February 5, 2018  


March 5, 2018


April 2, 2018


May 7, 2018     (Honorary Service Awards Luncheon, location to be determined)


June 4, 2018




90 Day Membership Challenge Winners are:


     The first two elementary schools to increase their PTA membership by 20% are California Elementary School and Paularino Elementary School.


     The first intermediate school to increase their PTA membership by 20% is Ensign Intermediate School. 


     The first high school to increase their PTA membership by 20% is Early College High School. 


     The first three schools to attain 100% teacher participation are Early College High School, Paularino Elementary School and Adams Elementary School.



January  8 Harbor Council Meeting 
February  5 Harbor Council Meeting • Report from Nominating Committee 26-27 

Sacramento Safari 

March  5 Harbor Council Meeting • Elections 21 4th District PTA Administrative Dinner 
April   2 Harbor Council Meeting •

Post 2018 – 2019 officers on PTAEZ or bring list •

Historian Report on volunteer hours due •

Audit report due for July 1 – December 31st •

Unit Honorary Service Award Winners due 27-29 

California State PTA Convention / Ontario, CA 

May   7 Honorary Service Awards Luncheon / Avenue of the Arts Hotel 
June   4 Harbor Council PTA Meeting • Officer Installation for 2018-2019 
Questions?  Contact Vickie Waldo @ vwaldo@cox.net or

Cynthia Strasmann @ Cynthia.Strasmann@gmail.com 






HCPTA MENTORS 2017 - 2018 



Harbor Council is committed to your success.  

We have an interest in ensuring you have the support to grow and develop 

as an effective PTA leader.  

Each of you has been assigned a mentor who is a source of PTA wisdom 

and has been involved with the PTA for many years.  

Should you need support – need advice, have a challenge, etc.; 

please reach out to your mentor. 


Noel Krueger        Ensign Intermediate, Sonora Elementary, Early College High School 



Tehnaz Rutledge       TeWinkle Intermediate, Estancia High School, California Elementary, Victoria Elementary 


Suzanne Gauntlett      Lincoln, Killybrooke Elementary, Paularino Elementary 


Amber Snider       Newport Coast Elementary, Newport Elementary, Corona del Mar High School, STEP PTSA 


Lisa Boler       Costa Mesa High School, Pomona Elementary, Wilson Elementary, Rea Elementary, Davis Magnet 


Julie Lenk       Newport Harbor High School, Newport Heights Elementary, Mariners Elementary 


Monica Berea-Grob      Adams Elementary, Whittier Elementary, College Park Elementary 


Stacy Wendland       Eastbluff Elementary,  Anderson Elementary  

Fourth District Reflections Reception

Fourth District Reflections Gallery

February 10, 2018

11 am to 2pm


200 Kalmus Drive, Costa Mesa CA  92626

HCPTA ADVOCACY 2017 - 2018

Sacramento Safari 


Early Registration from now until

December 15, 2017


Registration Deadline: January 26, 2018


Orientation, Friday February 2, 9:30 am – 11am

Fountain Valley School District Headquarters


Sacramento Safari – Monday February 26 and Tuesday February 27, 2018. 


Fourth District Advocacy Forums


November 3, 2017

9:30 – 11:30am-

Fountain Valley School District Offices

Corner of Brookhurst and Slater

10055 Slater Ave. Fountain Valley CA  92705  


January 12, 2018

9:30 – 11:30am

Location TBA


March 9, 2018

9:30 – 11:30am

Location TBA










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