The Madera Elementary Foundation (MEF) was founded in 2015 to provide financial support for educational enrichment activities that benefit students at Madera Elementary. Today, the Foundation manages an annual budget of $180,000. To see the MEF budget for the 2018-2019 school year, click the link below:
The Foundation is run by a board of a dozen parent volunteers and works closely with the PTA, the teaching staff, and the principal. The Foundation board meets monthly to conduct regular business, and at our annual public meeting in May, we elect the board for the next academic year.
2018 – 2019 MEF Board of Directors
President: Karineh Samkian
CFO: Karen Jewell
Secretary: Mark Lucia
Alison Makela (Ex Oficio)
Nancy Kawase (Ex Oficio)
For additional information about the Madera Elementary Foundation, see the FAQ here: MEF Frequently Asked Questions.