2019-2020 BBES PTO Board of Directors

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Dawn Wickett-Swirczek is this year's PTO President!.  Dawn and her husband Chad have twins, Drew and Daine, wo are going to be 4th graders this year.  She enjoys sports, photography, traveling, fostering puppies and spending quality time with her family.  She works as a regional visual merchandiser and designer.  This is Dawn's second year on the PTO Board and she is looking forward to the new school year!


Dawn Wicket-Swirczek

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Samantha first joined PTO last year and is thrilled to be a part of the PTO Board this year.  Samantha and her husband Stephen met during college at Texas A&M and have been married for 10 years.  They have two wonderfully exhausting kids: energetic Dylan, starting 1st grade and sassy Paityn who is every bit of 3 years old.  Samantha works for a local government agency and is looking forward to another fun and memorable year with the faculty, kids and parents at Bear Branch!

Vice President

Samantha Reiter

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This is Brianna's first year on the PTO Board.  Brianna and her husband Dustin have two kids: Devan in 5th grade at BBIS and Lexi in 2nd grade.  They moved here four years ago from PA and feel blessed to have found such a wonderful community here at Bear Branch.  Aside from work, her other job is shuttling kids between sports.  She is a proud baseball mom and an avid Astros fan.  Go 'Stros!  Brianna is looking forward to a fantastic year at BBES.


Brianna Mote

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Jenn Harrison is excited to serve as Treasurer this year.  She relocated from Fort Worth last summer with her husband Charles and their three children: Jacob (6th grade), Sofia (3rd grade) and energetic James (3 years old).  She has been a stay at home mom for 11 years, with 6 of those years dedicated to serving at her children's schools.  She is looking forward to another wonderful and welcoming year at Bear Branch!


Jennifer Harrison

Stacy is serving as Parliamentarian on this year's PTO Board.  Stacy is the mother of two amazing kids: Jennifer, who is in 2nd grade and Luke, who is 4 years old and attends Wildwood Christian Academy.  Stacy is a Nurse by trade but is enjoying taking time off from that role and focusing on family and serving others.  She is looking forward to this upcoming year at BBES and all the great memories that will be made.


Stacy Brown

Jessica Bowles is excited to be this year's Fundraising Chair!  Jessica has lived in Magnolia her entire life and met her husband here.  Both her and her husband, Wade, attended BBES many moons ago!  Now they have three daughters, two of which are attending BBES now; Amelia (4th grade), Evelyn (1st grade) and Charlotte, almost 2 years old.  Jessica enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her entire family.  She is looking forward to a fresh new year at BBES and getting to know new faces and knowing the old faces even better.


Jessica Bowles

Nina moved from Washington State to Texas five years ago and has lived in the Magnolia area for the past three years.  Nina is a proud wife to an Army veteran and mom to three children: Paul (3rd grade), Hailey (2nd grade) and Hunter, who is 4 years old.  Nina and her family love Texas and are happy to call it home.  This is Nina's first year on the PTO and she is looking forward to the upcoming school year at BBES and working with the PTO as the Hospitality chair.


Nina Calderon

Elisa Parker is excited to be returning to Bear Branch's PTO Board as the Room Mom Coordinator.  She and her husband met while attending college at Texas A&M and have since been married for 15 years.  Jeremy and Elisa have two children: Ella, a 6th grader at BBIS and Ryan entering 2nd grade here at BBES.  Elisa is a former elementary teacher and is looking forward to her second hear on the PTO board to help support the faculty, parents, and children at BBES!

Room Mom Coordinator

Elisa Parker

Tasia is excited to be part of the BBES PTO Board this year.  She and her husband Christopher share two beautiful children: Camille (2nd grade) and Cameron, who is anxiously awaiting Kindergarten next year.  Tasia has worked with children since her own teenage years as a  youth coach to recently a teacher for children's ministry eduacation.  She truly loves childrena nd hopes to blossom the mentoring program.


Tasia Payne

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Ashley is excited to serve as this year's Community Support Chair!  Ashley and her husband Chad, relocated from Ardmore, Oklahomas to Magnolia a few years ago.  They have two children, both attending BBES: Parker (4th grade) and Paige (2nd grade).  Ashley has worked with children since high school in one form or another, including for the after-school program at Head Start during college.  She has her degree in social work and has worked as a CASA Advocate Coordinator.  She currently teaches art lessons to children and runs her own business.  ashley is looking forward to meeting new students and parents and working with the PTO this year!

Community Support

Ashley Rutledge

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