Bonsall West PTA

Bonsall West PTA

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Meet Our Leaders

Bonsall West PTA in Oceanside, California is headed by an awesome team once again. Through their leadership, we strive to be and do the following:

  • Available
  • Confident
  • Flexible
  • Knowledgeable

  • Listen Well
  • Patient
  • Sensitive

  • Show Concern
  • Showing Respect
  • Supportive

Our PTA Executive Board:

  • President – Kommah McDowell
  • VP Programs – Ginni Sobti
  • VP Membership – Jeannie Rogers
  • VP Ways and Means – Joann McLemore

  • Secretary – Stephanie Lorraine
  • Treasurer – Vivian Sales
  • Auditor – Jennifer Lanier

  • Parliamentarian – Charles McDowell, Jr.
  • Teacher Rep – Dawn Milton
  • Principal – Tina Calabrese

PTA Executive Committees:

  • Arts Attack – Patrizia Audino

  • Book Fair – Amanda Berry and Shelli Powell

  • Yearbook Club – Rosa Torres

PTA Subcommittees:

  • Box Tops – Vivian Sales
  • Communications – Kelly Washam
  • Hospitality – Martha Ortega

  • Popcorn – Lea Murr
  • Reflections – Marie Gallagher
  • Safety – Jennifer Duclos

  • Supplies – Ruth Gill
  • Welcome – Shawna Reed

Parent Resources

Below are links to websites that you might find useful in better understanding the PTA and education system in California.


If you are looking for continuing education opportunities, the California State PTA offers the following scholarship programs:

For nurses – Registered Nurses are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses. You must be employed in a California public school during the preceding year; have a nursing contract for the current year and assignment in at least one PTA school; plan to continue as a public school nurse; and use the scholarship at approved institutions or providers, such as nursing schools, hospitals, organized nursing groups, and private providers that meet California Board of Registered Nursing requirements.

For teachers and counselors – Credentialed teachers and counselors who have a minimum of three years’ experience in a California public school are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship for Credentialed Classroom Teachers and Counselors. You must be employed in a California public school during the preceding year and plan to continue working as a teacher or counselor.

For volunteers – PTA volunteers with at least three years of service are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship. Your scholarship must be used for advanced studies at accredited California colleges, universities, and trade and technical schools.

Nurses, teachers/counselors, and volunteers must apply for scholarships by October 15. The scholarship must be used from January 1–December 31 following the year of award. Proof of your enrollment and completion of coursework must be provided to the California State PTA by June 1.

Graduating High School Student

For students – Graduating high school seniors are eligible to apply for the $750 Volunteer Service Scholarship and the $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Scholarship for medical field education. Applications are due February 1.

Additional Details

All scholarships require current membership at PTAs in good standing. If you’re not yet a member but are interested in applying for these opportunities, be sure to contact your local PTA and join today!

For general questions about these important programs, please contact the California State PTA Scholarship and Grant Chairman.


Join the PTA and Make Our School Better

Be a super parent and make your voice heard. Let us know how we can build new and better student programs. By being a member of the Bonsall West PTA, you can likewise stay informed and be connected with other parents and guardians. Join us today!

PTA Membership Perks

When you become a member of our PTA, you will enjoy $5 off on the following:

  • Round-Up Wristbands

  • Spirit Wear

  • Yearbooks

You can also enjoy additional discounts on the following:

  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Boxed
  • California Academy of Science
  • Comcast Internet Essentials

  • Enterprise Rental Cars
  • Google Express
  • School Apptitude

  • The Via Foundation
  • Volunteer Spot
  • Yoobi

Our PTA-Funded Programs

Bonsall West PTA is also active in financing the needs of our school and children. They include the following:

  • Classroom Supplies
  • Educational Assemblies
  • Field Trip Transportations
  • K to 6th Grade Level Reader Programs
  • Library Supplies
  • Multicultural Night Events

  • Running Club Supplies and Incentives
  • Special Needs Supplies
  • Student Communication Folders
  • Student Walker Bands
  • Teacher/Staff Appreciation Events
  • Technology Programs

Get in Touch

You can reach Bonsall West PTA by phone and email. For your questions about our programs and activities, please use the inquiry form on this page. Join us as we proudly serve our children at Bonsall West Elementary School.

Contact Information

5050 El Mirlo Dr, Oceanside, CA 92057, USA

Inquiry Form

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