About Us

Hello! Welcome all families and friends of Eastwood Elementary, we are very excited to start 2017-2018’s school year with a brand new school! Eastwood Elementary PTA is a member of the Irvine Council PTA,  4th District PTA, the California PTA and the National PTA. Our missions is to  be a strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child. We are working with principal, teachers and staff to provide innovative programs and school events that enhance the education experience. Please consider joining the PTA and be involved in your child’s education. We need your help to bring many events and activities together.

2017-2018 Executive Board

Our PTA is made of working and non-working parents who pool together their time to provide support for our school. If you see us out in the community, please come up and say hello!

 President  Mark Reynado  president@eastwoodpta.com
 Secretary  Karuna Thind  secretary@eastwoodpta.com
 Treasurer  Steve Su  treasurer@eastwoodpta.com
 EVP  Phil Hu  evp@eastwoodpta.com
 Membership  Amy Liu  membership@eastwoodpta.com
 Programs  Kelly Zhang  programs@eastwoodpta.com
 Fundraising  Fariba Ariaei  fundraising@eastwoodpta.com
 Auditor  Tracey Rinard  auditor@eastwoodpta.com

2017-2018 Committee Chairs

Get involved! We urgently need people to fill these positions as many of the programs need to be planned over the summer or early next school year! If you are interested in one of the chair positions below, please contact evp@eastwoodpta.com to discuss your interests or you can visit volunteer page and put in you would like to be the chair under comment. Chair positions may be shared and chairpersons may appoint committees to help them fulfill their duties.

Committee Description Commitment Chairperson email
5th grade mother-daughter tea Supporting 5th grade girls with health education with their mothers or female mentors. Spring 2018

Support from 5th grade parents

6th grade guy stuff

Organize Guys Stuff Health Education Night for 6th grade boys and their fathers or adult mentors.

Spring 2018

Support from 6th grade parents

ACE Programs (IPSF)

After-school enrichment classes at Eastwood Elementary in conjunction with IPSF.  Includes coordinating class registrations, meetings and course previews, site supervision.

It depends on when we can get this up and running. Sessions are year-round. Anna and Nandini  eastwoodipsface@gmail.com
Author Visits Coordinates speakers for various topics.  On-going    
Book Fair  

Book fair held in the library.


Coordinate with school Book Fair dates/times. Volunteer for setup/cleanup and book sales.

Nancy Duong  
Box Tops  

Collect, tally, and submit Box Tops.



Plan contests and prizes and coordinate with submission of box tops.

Jog-a-thon Many volunteers needed. Children run for pledge. Spring 2018

Plan and coordinate the event.

Pentathlon The Academic Pentathlon, an exciting five-event competition for 6th graders. Plan and coordinate the event.  John Loata Jr  johnjrforming@aol.com 
Pledge Drive

Collect donations, maintaining accurate and confidential records. Coordinate events and activities to promote the Pledge Drive.

 Fall 2017 Fariba  pledge@eastwoodpta.com
Red Ribbon Week City of Irvine “Say no to drugs” Program. Program usually is held in Oct for a week.

Responsible for daily counting of money donated from classrooms.

Erika Lu
Annie Huang
Reflections   PTA sponsored multi-arts competition.  Fall 2017  Jeffrey Su  reflections@eastwoodpta.com
Restaurant Nights Coordinate restaurant fundraising events. On-going Anouk Gorokhovsky  communitycause@eastwoodpta.com 
Room Rep Responsible for communicating to all room reps. On-going  Mette Waldron

Connie Lau

Shop & Earn Coordinate with vendors so the retailers will give money to Eastwood Elementary PTA for each purchase you make. (amazon smile, target, ralphs…etc) . On-going Anouk Gorokhovsky  communitycause@eastwoodpta.com
Spirit Wear

Santiagorders, sales and distribution.

On-going  Renee Wu  
Yearbook Assist staff with yearbook orders and distribution. End of school year  Open  
Web Design  Update PTA website to support communications flow. On-going  Open