Executive Board Members

President – Sarah Larsen

Sarah Larsen is our PTO President. She has 4 children, one at Higley, one at Sossaman, and two at San Tan (4th grade and 1st grade). She has loved seeing the growth of the San Tan and the progress that has been made over the last several years. She is excited to help the school continue to grow and be an amazing place to be! Sarah has been involved with Teacher Appreciation week for he past two years and helps out in her children’s classrooms. She is looking forward to getting to know the San Tan parents and staff better!


VP of Fundraising – Amy Randall

Amy is the VP of Fundraising for our San Tan PTO! She and her family moved to Gilbert about two years ago from McKinney Texas. Amy was born and raised in Southern California, and she loves the beach! She and her husband and eight children have loved their new home and community in Gilbert! With kids at Higley High, Sossaman, and San Tan she stays pretty busy attending all of their activities! Amy also has enjoyed being a substitute teacher at San Tan this past year, and getting to know lots of the kids and staff! PTO is a new adventure, and she hopes to raise lots of money for the children to enjoy at San Tan!


VP of Activities – Leah Bowden

Leah is from Albuquerque, NM. She and her family have lived in Arizona for 15 years. Leah has five children. She has one at Higley, one at Sossaman, two at San Tan(3rd and 5th grade) and one in preschool. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family at the beach or the lake! This is her first year as part of PTO and she’s excited to get to know the teachers and students.




Treasurer – Ashley Schenk

Ashley Schenk is our treasurer.  Ashley was born and raised in Idaho Falls Idaho and has lived in Arizona for almost 7 years. She has five kids ages 15 to 3.  Ashley loves nothing more than spending time with her family. The Schenk’s have been at San Tan for three years now and Ashley is so excited to get to know more  teachers and staff at San Tan!



Secretary – Kate Stevens

Kate Stevens is our PTO Secretary.  This is her first year as a PTO Board member.  Kate has one daughter who is almost six and will be continuing in the Spanish Immersion program in 1st grade for 2019-2020. Kate is a Business Analyst at University of Phoenix where she writes computer code for data projects and then designs corresponding graphics and websites. She is excited to put her computer skills to use in a new fun way with San Tan and to get more involved!







Parent/Teacher Liaison – Amanda Schaal

Amanda Schaal is the PTO’s Parent/Teacher Liaison. She’s volunteered at a few school events, but this is her first year with the PTO. She has 1 daughter who’s in second grade at San Tan, and is growing up way too fast. She works full time at Farm Bureau Insurance, and is a very passionate Girl Scout Leader for a troop of 30 girls. She’s enthusiastic and excited about working with PTO and helping our teachers and students have a fun-filled and productive year.





Teacher/Parent Liaison – Christy Ludwig

Christy Ludwig is our Teacher Liaison. This is my fifth year teaching sixth graders at San Tan. I grew up in Mesa and met my husband while getting my degree at NAU. Together we have a son, Dax, who turns two this year. Our favorite thing to do as a family is hang out on our couch with our dog, Marv. I’m looking forward to having a role in our awesome PTO for a second year!