Claremore Daily Progress

September 10, 2013

CPSF board of trustees welcome four new members

Mark Friedel
Staff Reporter


The Claremore Public Schools Foundation (CPSF) board of trustees recently elected four new members.

The board is involved in educating the public about the foundation, pursuing donations from local parent groups, businesses and organizations, determining grant awards for teachers and Bluejacket scholarships for Claremore High School graduates, as well as, overseeing the fiscal health of the CPSF endowment, said Executive Director Marla Lillie.

“SInce 1988, more than 100 leaders from our community have served as trustees,” said Lillie. “They have given generously of their time, talents and finances to support the pursuit of excellence in Claremore Public Schools. I’m confident that the new board members will ensure our ability to make a difference in the life of a child through education well into the future.”
She said the success of the foundation today, is a reflection of the trustees past service.
“The new trustees are passionate about public education. They have skill sets that will impact the effectiveness of the foundation and I’m excited to work alongside them in the years to come,” said Lillie.
Founded in 1988, CPSF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has funded more than $1,350,000 in grants for teachers, benefitting virtually every child in the district.