Bergeson Elementary School Foundation
A support organization for
Marian Bergeson Elementary School
501 (c) 3 Organization
Vice President: Mike Acquanita
Mike Acquanita has three children, twins that are in 4th grade and a pre-schooler. He is new to BESF and has quickly become invaluable.
Treasurer: Ann Beyer
Ann has two sons. One is still at Bergeson while the other is now in the IB program at Carl Hankey Middle School. Ann sits on the board of both BESF and the PTA.
Green Team Chair: Jamie Warth
Jamie Warth has one daughter in 4th grade. Jamie created the Footprint Fridays program in 2010 with Tammy Orrill. She is out there every Friday morning turning our trash into cash for our children.
Silent Auction Co-Chair & Secretary: Sandy Marshall
Sandy Marshall has two girls at Bergeson.
Silent Auction Co-Chair: Nicole Queen
Nicole has one daughter here at Bergeson and another little girl in pre-school.
Dine-Outs Chair: Bridget Scordo
Bridget has two boys, one is here at Bergeson, while her other son is now at AVMS. Bridget coordinates all our BESF "Dine-Out" events. Bridget sits on the Board of both BESF and PTA.
Scrip & Artworks for Education Chair: Laura Darm
Laura is the mother of two girls and a boy all here at Bergeson. In addition, Laura organizes our annual Teacher Raffle every year.
Corporate Sponsorship & Grant Chair: Maggie Schmitz
Maggie is the mother or two girls. She has been helping BESF receive corporate sponsorship and grants for several years.
Board Member at Large: Gina Ezell
Gina is new to the Board but has been part of the Green Team and has helped with the Silent Auction. She has two children, a daughter at Bergeson and a son in pre-school.
Board Member at Large: Mike Dugan
Mike is new to the Board but has been part of the Green Team and has helped with the Silent Auction. Mike has three children.
Board Member at Large: Jennifer Bergeron
Jennifer is new to Bergeson with a daughter in Kindergarten.
Board Member at Large: Mike Nadolski
Mike is new to the board. He has two children here at Bergeson.
Board Member at Large: Nikki DeWees
Nikki is new to the board, but has been part of the Green Team. She has two children, one at Bergeson and a pre-schooler.
MIP (Mandarin Immersion Program) Coordinator: Thalia Tong
Thalia Tong has 2 kids, her son will be in the inaugural class of the Mandarin Immerson Program (MIP) at Bergeson. Thalia is the lead coordinator for the entire MIP program. She looks forward to being involved with BESF and the entire Bergeson Elementary School community.
Teacher Liaison: Josie Boys
Josie Boys is a National Board certified teacher and support provider at CSUF. Mrs. Boys has been teaching in the Capistrano Unified School District since 1989 and was teacher of the year in 2007. She is currently teaching second grade.
Honorary Member: Marian Bergeson
Our school is named for Marian Bergeson, the first woman ever to serve in both the California State Assembly and California State Senate. She is an honorary member of our foundation.