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Who We Are

Mountain Lakes Educational Foundation (MLEF) is an independent, 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to develop supportive community, alumnae, and private sector relationships with our public school system. We primarily raise funds to support teacher and staff-originated initiatives that fall outside of existing budget parameters. Our efforts are made possible by volunteers from all corners of our community.

Our Mission

We have roots in the community, branching towards the future.

Our Mission

Mountain Lakes Educational Foundation (MLEF) is an independent, 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to develop supportive community, alumnae, and private sector relationships with our public school system. We primarily raise funds to support teacher and staff-originated initiatives that fall outside of existing budget parameters. Our efforts are made possible by volunteers from all corners of our community.

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Our Impact

MLEF supports educational excellence in the Mountain Lakes School District through parent and community donations. Past MLEF grants have included:

  • Science lab, smartboards, and auditorium sound system for Briarcliff Middle School

  • Maker Space at the ML High School

  • ChromeBooks for Wildwood and Lake Drive  

  • $5000 to the Maker Space program, run through the Mountain Lakes Library

  • “Running and Winning” program for MLHS girls by the local chapter of the League of Women Voters

  • Instruments for the MLHS Music Department 

  • $1000 Kathleen Wolters Scholarship 

Board Members

The MLEF is run entirely by a volunteer Board of Directors and Trustees. Each year, new members are nominated by the current Board. 

Role of Board Members

  • Make planning and policy decisions

  • Serve on at least one committee and attend meetings

  • Promote community visibility and understanding of MLEF

 

Committees include:

  • Technology                      

  • Finance                          

  • Grants                           

  • Nominations                    

  • Development

  • Fundraising

  • Partnerships

  • Communications & PR

Board Members
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2023-2024 Board of Directors

Kim Webb, President 

Megan Armani, Vice President

Liz Festa, Finance

Jenn DiPompeo, Secretary

Patty Bordoni and Alexa Miller, Grants Committee        

Melissa Albergo and Laura Ashley, Comminications Committee

Mountain Lakes Schools Appreciate Your Support Today!

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