PTSA  2023 – 2024 Board Officers

  • President, Kim Garcia
  • VP Membership, Jenifer Perry
  • Secretary, Heather Milne
  • Treasurer, Cheryl Gould
  • Auditor, Kristina Achterberg

Board Chairs/Members

  • Volunteer Coordinator, Whitney Deuel
  • Ways and Means, Open
  • Hospitality, Shane Steinfeld
  • Activities, Open
  • Fall Carnival, Kim Garcia
  • Parliamentarian, Open
  • Reflections, Kim Silva
  • Historian, Sarah Ewing-Pistelak
  • Parent Liaison Chair, Yvonne Hwang

Grade Level Parent Liaisons

  • 4th, Vacant
  • 5th, Lisa Teasley & Stephanie Reyes
  • 6th,  Emily Blaisdell
  • 7th,  Kathryn Gross
  • 8th,  Yvonne Hwang

Volunteer Opportunities

We are always looking for more volunteers throughout the year. If you are interested in helping or joining us please email

Why You'll Love La Mesa Arts Academy

  • Underlying principle in all instruction will be an emphasis on character and leadership
  • Offer our students a rigorous and meaningful academic program infused with the arts, featuring a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, standards-based arts curriculum that promotes character, community involvement and leadership skills
  • A specialist teaches every child in core academic, elective and physical education classes
  • Students receive foundational coursework in the arts that serves as a prerequisite for future conservatory studies
  • Open to students throughout the LMSV attendance area as well as those from outlying communities in greater San Diego County

Enroll Today!

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