Meet the Board
The current board members saw a need in our school and community and came together to create the
Friends of Melrose Elementary Arts and Sciences Council.
Sara has been teaching kindergarten in Putnam County since 2011.
Sara has also been a Girl Scout Troop Mentor, a parent of a Melrose Mustang, Secretary of Historic Melrose Inc., and attended Melrose Elementary as a child.
Jenny has been involved in Melrose Elementary in multiple capacities and a member of Friends of MES since the beginning. She has served as a parent volunteer, STEM teacher, and Robotics Team Coach. Jenny remains committed to the success of Friends of MES as well as Melrose Elementary School.
Sarah is a our 4th grade science/social studies teacher and an instructor for the Natural Science Department at Santa Fe College. Previously she has been an associated contractor with St. Johns River Water Management and also the coordinator for a cross-disciplinary laboratory in the Biology Department at the University of Florida.
Aimee has been supporting the MES family for many years, both as a substitute and a parent volunteer. Past projects include: MES garden, creation of outside classroom space, Knight Readers program, Robotic Club and numerous school art projects . With a background in education, she has a deep understanding of the importance of implementing science and the arts into the school curriculum. Although both of her children are now graduates of MES, Aimee still enjoys her time with the “little ones” and is honored to be a part of this dedicated group of officers.
Friends of MES Bylaws specify any member may run for a position on the board. Requirements include:
- Candidate must attend 75% of previous year's general meetings.
- Candidate must submit, in writing, intent to campaign for a desired position by August 31st.