Morrish Elementary PTO

Parent Teacher Organization

PTO Board Members

PTO Officers for 2018-2019

President: Tanya Okenka

Vice-President: Sarah Mellish

Secretary: Cassidy Sheahan

Treasurer: Carrie Erbe

Fundraisers: Jaimi Scrivner, Stephanie Sortor, Heather Miller

About Our Board Members

PRESIDENT: Tanya Okenka

My name is Tanya Okenka and I am a wife and mother of two. My oldest will be in second grade and my youngest will be attending Morrish in a couple more years . My husband and I are both life long Swartz Creek residents and I am a former Morrish student myself. I am also a full time working mother trying to balance work and time with my children that tends to go too quickly. I enjoy being part of the Morrish family and to provide all the help I can to create fun and memorable events. I am also looking forward to meeting other parents that wish to contribute their time to help build an inspiring and welcoming atmosphere for students and our visitors.


Hello, my name is Sarah Mellish and this is my 4th year teaching kindergarten here at Morrish Elementary! I have 2 daughters who both attended Morrish and are now in the middle school and high school. Aside from teaching, my passion is using my talents to volunteer and serve others. I want to make a difference in the lives of our students, parents, and staff members. I look forward to serving as your PTO Vice President and encourage you to join us whenever you are able. We welcome and encourage parent involvement!

SECRETARY: Cassidy Sheahan

Hi, I’m Cassidy! I’ve worked in Swartz Creek for about two years now, with Morrish being my home base in special education parapro work. I’ve been a dragon almost all my life, starting at Dieck Elementary. I’m currently an elementary education major at Eastern Michigan, and I am so excited to continue helping out the school on the PTO board this year.

TREASURER: Carrie Erbe

My name is Carrie Erbe. I am in my second year as PTO Treasurer. My husband and I reside in Swartz Creek. Our daughter, Riley, is going into third grade this upcoming 2018-2019 school year. I work full time for a fire department and have currently served as our Union’s Secretary for the past several years. For the past few years I have been able to volunteer a few days a week in kindergarten, assisting the teachers. I have also enjoyed helping out with other PTO events. Participating in the PTO is a great continuation of my efforts to support the school not only for my daughter but all the students at Morrish. I look forward to continuing to serve as PTO Treasurer for upcoming school year.

FUNDRAISER: Stephanie Sortor

My name is Stephanie Sortor and I am a kindergarten teacher here at Morrish! Along with teaching, I am a wife and mom. My husband Matt and I have been married 12 years and we have four beautiful children! Aubrey and Autumn will be in third grade and Nathan will be in first grade at Morrish! Our youngest Bryce is 18 months and will be attending Little Dragons Learning Center this year! I am very excited to continue fundraising for our great school and PTO. I am looking forward to this year and all the great things to come for our school!

FUNDRAISER: Jaimi Scrivener

Hi my name is Jaimi Scrivener and I am a mother of two boys both attending Morrish Elementary, my youngest will be in first grade and my oldest will be in third grade. My husband, Tim (Former Morrish student) and I keep very busy attending the boys sporting events, volunteering at school and occasionally getting away to go camping. Currently, I am a teacher for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Genesee Intermediate School District. I am looking forward to being a part of the Morrish PTO this year, coordinating fundraising and working with parents, students and staff.

FUNDRAISER: Heather Miller

My name is Heather Routowicz & my other half is Tim Richardson.

I'm a stay at home mom to 3 girls, Ariahna (8), Ashlynn (7) and Zelda (2) This is our girls second year attending Morrish elementary. Morrish is an amazing school and Ari is going into the 3rd grade and Ash in 1st grade! For fun, I like to coupon, meal prep, sew, craft and play video games. I am looking forward to my first year with the PTO and helping in any way I can.


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