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Friends of Westside Village Magnet School

Friends of WVMS is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization formed by a group of parents from Westside Village Magnet School, a public K-8 elementary in Bend. The purpose of the organization is to fund extracurricular educational activities for children at our school. For example, field trips, drama & music clubs, foreign languages, tutoring, etc. Friends of Westside Village sponsors fundraising events to raise money to pay for these activities.

Board of Directors

Carlos Garcia - President

Carlos has over 5 years of fundraising experience in the non-profit sector. He has three daughters, one who currently attends WVMS and two who are WVMS graduates. He has been a board member since 2013.

Ms Lovely (a.k.a. Lisa Elrod) - Secretary

Ms Lovely (a.k.a. Lisa Elrod) arrived in Bend with her husband in 1999. Since then she has worked as an artist in education in the Bend-La Pine School District and for the Bend Parks District. She has been the drama teacher at Westside Village since 2002. When she is not teaching drama she is enjoying all the amenities Central Oregon has to offer, and especially our fabulous community of Friends!

Mary Barlow - Treasurer

Education: M.B.A. Seattle University & B.A. English Mary Baldwin College. Personal Interests: I have been an accountant for over 20 years and love it! However, my real passion is spending time with my husband and two amazing boys doing anything from camping, skiing, to marble runs and living room dance parties. I love to travel, read books and practice yoga!

Claudia Osher - Treasurer

Over six years accounting experience in the private sector. Claudia has two boys attending Westside Village. Board Member since 2015.

Christine Jacobsen - Supporting Member & Volunteer Coordinator

In addition to working as the Children's Director at Grace First Lutheran Church, I also substitute teach and act as the volunteer coordinator at Westside Village, where my 2 boys have each attended since Kindergarten. I enjoy playing soccer, camping, cooking, reading by the fire, and supporting the Portland Timbers with my family.


Julie Norfleet - Supporting Member

Julie has over 25 years of experience in the Outdoor Sporting Goods & Recreation Industry. Enjoys volunteering for the WVMS Before & After School Clubs. Julie has 1 son who attends WVMS.


Tara White - Supporting Member

Tara Mala White moved to Bend with her family in 2013. She is a Yoga teacher & therapist, GMO Free advocate & outdoor enthusiast. Her son, Arlo attends WVMS.


Steve Roti - Director Emeritus
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Founder of Friends of WVMS. Owner of Olympic Software. Board member since 2008.

Financials

The National Center for Charitable Statistics has an overview of Friends of WVMS. Our financial activities are summarized in these annual IRS filings.

2015 Form 990-EZ
2014 Form 990-EZ
2013 Form 990-EZ
2012 Form 990-EZ
2011 Form 990-EZ
2010 Form 990-EZ
2009 Form 990-EZ
2008 Form 990-EZ

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