A non-profit, autonomous organization, the Foundation is led by a Board of Directors, and complemented by an Advisory Board, which consist of private citizens who are serving voluntarily. They have committed themselves to generating and distributing financial and other resources in an equitable manner throughout District 204.
Board of Directors
Mary Anne Castro
Dr. Kathryn Birkett
J. Alan Fry
Sitting in foreground, from left: Dennis Bane, Justin Karubas, and Owen Wavrinek. Standing, from left: Barbara Bibbs, Peggy Ehrisman, Sandra Charles, Treasurer Lynda Reilly, Vice Chair Karen Sharpe, Vice Chair Linda Thompson, Secretary Mary Anne Castro, Dist. 204 Superintendent Kathryn Birkett, Patty Smith, Recording Secretary Paulette Wasielak, Donna Coaxum, Gordon Trafton, Terry Sullivan, and Chairman Kent Duncan.
The directors serve on one or more of the Foundation's sub-committees, which include:
Finance & Grant Administration
Community Service Awards
Excellence in Education/Student-Staff Recognition Events
Fine Arts Festival
Concerts & Special Events
Sustaining Excellence & Special Programs
Middle-School Math Enrichment
At Risk Students
The wire frame apple logo is a registered trademark of the Indian Prairie Educational Foundation. All rights reserved. It may not be used without the written permission of the IPEF.