Our Mission

Enrich the FPE Experience through
Community, Access and Resources

About Us

Friends of Forest Park Elementary (Forest Park Elementary School Foundation) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation run by a group of volunteer parents focused on supporting and connecting the Forest Park Elementary community while raising funds for Forest Park Elementary School, located at 9935 NW Durrett St.Portland, OR 97229Ph (503) 916-5400Fx (503) 916-2730.


The board of Friends of Forest Park Elementary consists of the following members:

  • President: Sarah Shively
  • Treasurers: Christie Robinson
  • Secretary: Lyda Hakes
  • Marketing: Dave Genel
  • Technology: Tyler Holmes
  • Social Chair: Sivasankari Murali
  • Chief Fun Officer: Chris Andon
  • Student Liaison:  Marilys Ernst
  • Student Enrichment Program: Melissa Slechta
  • At Large: Diane Genel and Steve Boender
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Laura Graham
  • Fundraising Co-Chair: Christine Mason
  • Treasurer: Michele Filppu
  • Project Lead/Landscaping: Wendy Wilson
  • Project Lead/Teacher Appreciation: Paige de Muniz