About Us

The PTSA is an energetic and active organization of parent volunteers working together to financial support many of the enrichment programs at BMMS. We encourage all parents to contribute, however they can, to the PTSA to enhance the school experience for our children.



BMMS PTSA Executive Board 2017-2018

Principal – Scott Corso
Staff Representative – Janet Alkema
Student Representative – ASB
President – Nicole Stanton
1st VP Membership – Joann Woolley
2nd VP Volunteers – Mindy Christlieb
Treasurer – Kathy Duston
Recording Sectretary – Tara Luna
Financial Secretary – Phuong Huynh
Auditor – Brian Lund
Historian – Lisa Naritomi
Parliamentarian – Beth O’Brien

BMMS PTSA Programs & Chairperson 2017-2018

Art Program – Teri Josten
Ball Basket – Beth O’Brien
Book Fair – Nicole Stanton
Character Counts – Nicole Stanton
Community Concerns – Kristine Brownlee
Data Base Administrator – Jim Moody
Health and Wellness – Marla Reyes
Hospitality – Jenn Halter
Hospitality – Sharon Villaruz
Parent University – Nicole Stanton
Reflections – Gloria Ekelchik
Running Raiders – Ned Beatty
Webmaster – Greg Wilkinson


Our Goals

Black Mountain Middle School PTSA 2017-2018 Goals

  1. Membership
    • Continue to increase parent, staff and student membership
    • How:  provide incentive for participation, membership drive, PTSA website, “Raider Reminder” weekly email updates, visual displays, morning announcement, Spring membership drive
  2. Hassle-Free Fundraising
    • Raise enough money to cover the cost of all the programs that BMMS PTSA sponsors
    • How:  Registration packet flyer, “Raider Reminder” weekly email, Back To School Night, PTSA website
  3. Community Outreach
    • Sponsor new and innovative community programs, workshops, and family nights
    • How:  Family Safety & Wellness, Internet Safety, New Parent Info Meeting, host PUSD district workshops
  4. Volunteerism
    • Fill all vacant chair positions and encourage volunteerism school wide
    • How:  Advertise open positions through PTSA website, Connect-Ed, registration, and VolunteerSpot.  Inform incoming 6th grade parents of volunteer opportunities at BMMS Parent Orientation.  Inform all parents and students of volunteer opportunities school wide.


Association Meetings

BMMS Library 7-8pm
(meetings start promptly so please arrive by 6:50pm)

Association meetings are open to all who wish to attend, but you must be a current BMMS PTSA member in order to vote or make a motion. Membership is only $11 for adults and $7 for students. Children accompanied by an adult member are welcome. Please bring a book for them to read or something for them to do quietly during the meeting. Childcare is NOT provided. Light refreshments will be served.

Sep. 13, 2017 – Adopt programs & budget for school year
Jan. 10, 2018 – Election of Nominating Committee
Mar. 14 2018 – Annual Election of Officers
May 9, 2018


Executive Board Meetings

BMMS Library 6:30pm – 7:30pm, unless otherwise noted
(meetings start promptly so please arrive by 6:20pm)

Executive Board Meetings are closed meetings. If you are not a board member and would like to attend as a guest, please contact the PTSA President at least 24 hours prior to the meeting for approval.

Aug. 9, 2017 – (meeting location: TBD)
Sep. 13, 2017 – (6:30pm – 7pm)
Oct. 11, 2017
Nov. 8, 2017
Dec. 13, 2017
Jan. 10, 2018 – (6:30pm – 7pm)
Feb. 14, 2018
Mar. 14, 2018 – (6:30pm – 7pm)
Apr. 11, 2018
May 9, 2018 – (6:30pm – 7pm)
Jun. 2018 (TBD)