About Us

Welcome to all of our Eastwood Elementary families and friends.

Eastwood Elementary PTA is a member of the Irvine Council PTA,  4th District PTA, the California PTA and the National PTA.
We strive to be a strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.  In collaboration with the principal, teachers and staff, we provide innovative programs and school events that enhance the educational experience of all of our children.

2018-2019 Executive Board

President Marina Alburger  president@eastwoodpta.com
Vice President Prapti Kannan  vicepresident@eastwoodpta.com
Secretary Saara Viitanen  secretary@eastwoodpta.com
Treasurer Nina Kripalani  treasurer@eastwoodpta.com
Membership Mette Waldron  membership@eastwoodpta.com
Programs Esther Jeon  programs@eastwoodpta.com
Fundraising Nancy Duong  fundraising@eastwoodpta.com
Auditor Pavani Gottipati  auditor@eastwoodpta.com
Historian Sarah Nunez  historian@eastwoodpta.com

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!

2018-2019 Committee Chairs

Committee Chairperson Email Description Commitment
IT Chair Hanyoung Go  it@eastwoodpta.com PTA website webmaster Spring 2019
 Financial   Secretary Eli Baek Assisting finance    On-going
100 Mile Club Aling Bogosh 100@eastwoodpta.com On-going
Restaurant Nights  Anouk Gorokhovsky  tagorok@gmail.com Coordinate restaurant fundraising events On-going
Red Ribbon Week Kajal Sanghavi  kajal.solanki@gmail.com City of Irvine “Say no to drugs” Program. Fall 2018
Spirit Wear Prapti Kannan Orders, sales and distribution. On-going
Parent Chair Heather Jetzer   On-going
5th grade mother-daughter tea Open  Supporting 5th grade girls with health education with their mothers or female mentors. Spring 2019

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 2019

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.
Author Visits Open  Coordinates speakers for various topics.  On-going
Book Fair Open   

Book fair held in the library.

Coordinate with school Book Fair dates/times. Volunteer for setup/cleanup and book sales.
Jog-a-thon Open  Many volunteers needed. Children run for pledge. Spring 2019

Plan and coordinate the event.

Pentathlon Open  The Academic Pentathlon, an exciting five-event competition for 6th graders. Plan and coordinate the event.
Pledge Drive


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

 Fall 2018
Room Rep Open  Responsible for communicating to all room reps. On-going
Shop & Earn Open  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
Yearbook Open  Assist staff with yearbook orders and distribution. End of school year


If you are interested in one of the chair positions above, 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.