2016-17 PTO Board Members


Randi Koch

Though she was born in New Jersey, Randi was raised in the beautiful Boulder area since her own elementary school days.  With Bachelor’s Degrees in both Sociology and Nursing, she stays very busy as full-time emergency room charge nurse at night and an active mom by day.

Having lived in the Lafayette area since 2005, Randi and her partner Monica moved to downtown Erie in 2016. Randi has one daughter, Abby, who will be in the 4th grade at Red Hawk Elementary this year.  As a classroom volunteer throughout the years in her daughter’s classroom and at various events, Randi is excited to be on the board as Vice President this year. 

Photo of PTO President Christina Haid

Vice President

Jenn Kiley

Jenn is a Colorado native and grew up in Boulder. She has lived in Erie for the past twelve years with her family. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Northern Colorado and works as a nurse in the Emergency Department at both Longmont United Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Jenn has a daughter who is in first grade and twins that are in preschool at Red Hawk Elementary. She is excited to be a part of the board and wants to help keep our school great!

Jenn enjoys spending her free moments with her family enjoying all the amazing things that Colorado has to offer.

Photo of PTO Vice President Fernanda Kline

Recording Secretary

The Recording Secretary records and distributes minutes of PTO meetings, prepares agendas for meetings, and holds all historical and official records of the PTO.

This position is available! please email the board if you are interested? board@nullrhepto.com



Photo of PTO Treasurer Jen Dudenhefer


Jen Dudenhefer

Originally from Ohio, Jen has lived in Erie for 15 years with her husband. Jen has twin daughters in 5th grade and a daughter in 2nd grade at Red Hawk. Jen works part time for the Town of Erie as well as the Soaring Hawks program at Red Hawk.

Jen enjoys reading, spending time with family, crafts and various sports & fitness activities. Jen and her family also love exploring the Colorado mountains – especially camping and snowshoeing.

While new to the role of treasurer, Jen has a long history of working on non-profit boards and serving on several committees in her church. After years of volunteering around the school, Jen is excited to step into her role on the board this year.

Corresponding Secretary

Dana Wotruba

Dana is originally from the Northwest but moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2012 with her husband, Luke. They have two children daughter Sami who will be going into third grad and son Moses that will be starting Kindergarten at Red Hawk.

She has bachelor’s of fine arts in visual communications from Southern Illinois University. Currently she is the Creative Director at YearOne Advertising & Marketing in Louisville heading up a small team of creatives to deliver effective advertising and branding.

She enjoys all the Colorado mountains have to offer including skiing, camping and biking. She also stays creative with illustrating and hand letting in her free time. Last year, she loved volunteering regularly in her children’s classes and for Red Hawk events and looks forward to continuing to serve our wonderful school community next year as corresponding secretary.


Photo of PTO Fundraising Coordinator Abbi Standish

Fundraising Coordinator

This position is available! please email the board if you are interested? board@nullrhepto.com

The Fundraising Coordinator coordinates and helps to establish PTO fundraising events, programs and activities and oversees all standing and special committees established to assist with fundraising efforts.


Photo of PTO Volunteer Coordinator Brandi Thornton

Volunteer Coordinator

Brandi Thornton

Brandi was born and raised in Salida, Colorado. After earning a degree in Criminal Justice, she spent 10 years working with at risk youth in a residential treatment facility. After the birth of her first child, she went back to school to earn an Associate’s degree in Graphic Design. She is currently working toward a degree in Internet and Web Development from Arizona State University, and is working from home as a freelance graphic designer and stay at home mom. Brandi and her husband Jason have lived in Erie for 10 years.

She has a daughter who will be a 5th grader at Red Hawk Elementary, and a 4 year old daughter who is entering preschool. In her free time she enjoys running and working out, reading, crafting, and spending time with friends and family.

Brandi has been a regular volunteer for her daughter’s teachers, as well as for events at Red Hawk. She is excited to be a member of the PTO board for the second year and looks forward to working with the amazing Red Hawk community.

Our thanks to Trisha Ventker with ELIFE magazine for providing us with her phenomenal photography skills.