Renee Bartholome for Blue Valley Schools
Renee has been a tireless volunteer, involved parent, and dedicated staff member in the Blue Valley District, and we are confident that she will bring that same level of caring and commitment to the school board. - Brian & Kathy Stark

Accomplishments

Awards
Julie Miller Volunteer of the Year
Julie Miller Volunteer of the Year

2016 BVEF Julie Miller Volunteer of the Year

Blue Valley Northwest High School

PBC (Parent Booster club) Co-President (2013-2014) / President (2014-2018)

  • Revitalized All School Fundraiser by taking the entire event off-campus
  • Identified local business to underwrite all expenses and brought in 100% profit for 3 years
  • Introduced the Invest in Northwest program Summer of 2015 and surpassed the budget goal of $8000.
  • Built relationships with staff and volunteers
  • Oversaw sponsorship sales and production of annual Activity Program (3 seasonal issues - 3000 copies) -  organization’s third biggest fundraiser
  • Strategic planning annually; calendar, budget and goals
  • Provided support and direction to other officers and chairs throughout the year
  • Wrote updates and articles for Principal’s newsletter
  • Implemented changes to website to make it more user-friendly
  • Chaired Open Committees to ensure no loss of service/programing while recruiting to fill positions
  • Oversaw Grant Committee providing necessary funding to athletics and activities twice a year

Cottonwood Point Elementary School PTA 
Co-President 2013-2014

  • Identified the need to re-energize the annual fundraiser.  
  • Collaborated with committee to change the Wildcat Walk to a Family Fun Run
  • Evening event partnering with local business and sponsors to ensure continued success
  • Incorporated community staff and families to make this the only major fundraiser for CPE annually
  • Strategic planning annually; calendar, budget and goals
  • Provided support and direction to other officers and chairs throughout the year

Oxford Middle School PTO
President 2011-2013

  • Established a committee and oversaw the process necessary to change from a PTA to a PTO
  • Collaborated with the committee to establish By-Laws for the new organization
  • Introduced Invest in Oxford to the community as the only PTO school fundraiser
  • Strategic planning annually; calendar, budget and goals
  • Provided support and direction to other officers and chairs throughout the year
  • Wrote articles for the Principal’s newsletter
  • Introduced Facebook page for better communication

Girl Scout Day Camp Director
Service Unit 672

  • 2007-2010
  • Developed programming for 150-180 campers to learn new skills and handle new challenges
  • Provided opportunities for teen girls to develop leadership skills
  • Provided training and oversaw team of 70+ volunteers
  • Strategic planning annually: programs, budget and goals