About the PTO

Your Dennis PTO members are parents and teachers who are dedicated to making Dennis Elementary a pinnacle elementary school by providing community events, extracurricular programs, funding and memories to last a lifetime.

To stay up-to-date on communications, please register with the JLD PTO Membership Toolkit App & Follow us on Facebook. Anytime you have questions, you can email jldpto@gmail.com, or just use the email form located at the bottom of the page. We know you'll love Dennis as much as we do and look forward to meeting your family this year!

Meet our 2020-2021

Board Members and Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs

*Some Committees may not be utilized this year.  All events and activities are pending school and local gathering restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please stay tuned for more info and updates as we progress through the 2020-2021 school year. 

  • Teacher Appreciation -  Mariana Llanos

  • Popcorn Fridays - Raylene Cravens

  • Box Tops - Brooke Corntassel

  • PTO STEM Lab Activities Chair - Kayla Carroll

  • Dolphin Splash - Brooke Corntassel & Chris Hammons

  • Audit Committee Chair - Leigh Ann Gilles

  • Flyer & Mailbox Distributions - yet to be filled

  • Health & Safety - yet to be filled

  • Smoothie Day - Chris Hammons

  • Food Drive - yet to be filled

  • CareShare yet to be filled

  • Santa Storeyet to be filled

  • Dolphin Ball - yet to be filled

  • Boys Event yet to be filled

We have many opportunities for leadership available, and would love to have your help. Many hands make light work. Please consider joining our team!

Board Members

  • Anna Cottle – Co-President & Council Rep

    • Anna is a 1st & 2nd grade parent + a mother of 3! She is a full-time employee at Mercy Hospital and fellow Putnam City Schools Alumni. Always helping Dennis where ever and when ever possible this last year, she has become an valuable part of the PTO. She is new to the PTO Board and the President position. Please join us in welcoming her!

  • Charlotte Robinson – Co-President & Council Rep
    • Charlotte is a 2nd, 4th and 6th grade Dennis parent and mother of 4! She has been a long time Dennis supporter, volunteer and a true energetic source of positivity. She is new to the PTO Board and the President position. Please join us in welcoming her!

  • Michelle Hudson - Vice President​

    • Michelle is a 4th grade parent and works as a project manager at Epic Charter Schools. She served as Vice President during the 2019-2020 school year, and is expecting the arrival of a future Dennis Dolphin in January 2021. Join us in congratulating her and welcoming her back to the VP board position this year! 

  • Chris Robinson - Treasurer

    • Chris is a 2nd, 4th and 6th grade Dennis parent and father of 4! He has been a long time Dennis supporter and volunteer. (You may have remembered him creating balloon animals last year at Dolphin Splash!) He is new to the board and graciously stepped in during unexpected changes. Please join us in welcoming Chris to the board and the Treasurer position!

  • TBD- Teacher Liaison​

    • A teacher on-site at the school will serve in this position. We are so grateful for our teacher's dedicated work at the school and participation on the board. 

  • Makaria Zolbe - Secretary ​

    • Makaria is a 3rd & 5th grade parent + veteran JLD PTO volunteer and board member. Makaria served on the board as Homeroom Parent Coordinator during the 2018-2019 school year. She's served several terms as chair on different committees, including Dolphin Ball Chair for 2019-2020 and Box Tops Chair for 3 full years. She's also been the Dolphin Ball photographer for the last 2 years! Makaria works full-time for the City of Edmond. She loves watching her children grow as proud Dennis Dolphins. We are thrilled to have her dedicated spirit and stellar organizational skills in the Secretary position this year!

  • Jennifer Colbert - Volunteer Coordinator​

    • Jennifer is a 4th Grade mom, 2nd grade grandparent, and a veteran Dennis volunteer and member of the board! She served as both Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator in the 2019-2020 school year. We are grateful for her return to the PTO board this year!

  • Katie Harless - Home Room Parent Coordinator​

    • Katie is a 2nd grade Mom and seasoned Dennis teacher currently serving as our school's Literacy Coach! She is new to this position on the board and we are excited to have her invaluable experience and point of view on our team!

  • Disty Simpson – Fundraising Ambassador

    • Disty is a 5th grade Dad, the executive chef at The Manhattan, and the Co-director of Fill My Basket. This is Disty's 2nd year on the board and we're very, happy to have him as part of the team!

       

  • Deidre Love Sullens –Ex Offico

    • Deidre is a 4th grade mom, recent UCO Grad & Collegiate Scholar, and the Medera Park Social Scene Chair. She served as JLD PTO Vice President for the 2018-2019 school year, and JLD PTO President for 2019-2020. She will be helping in an advisement and technical support capacity as Ex Offico this year.

 

  • Mariana Llanos - Teacher Appreciation

    • Mariana is a mother of 3, and new this year to the Teacher Appreciation role.  Please join us in welcoming her! *Mariana has mentioned an interest in co-chairing this position with another parent. If you are interested in sharing this role with Mariana, please let us know!

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