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Overview

Overview

P.E.P. Stands for Palisades Enrichment Programs. It is a non-profit corporation charged with community building and fundraising for Palisades Charter Elementary School. All Pali Parents are automatically considered members of PEP!

  • To learn more about what enrichments P.E.P. supports at Pali click here »

  • Initiatives PEP supports, such as Yearbook and the annual Gala, are handled by Committees. All parents are encouraged to join at least one committee. Find out more here ».

  • P.E.P. is led by the Board which is comprised of elected Co-Chairs, a Treasurer, Secretary, and Counsel. See their profiles below

Board
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Robyn Taniguchi

Co-Chair

Robyn is a new PEP Board Member. Bio coming soon...

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Hilary Cannon

Co-Chair

Hilary is a new PEP Board Member. Bio coming soon...

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Rachel Nass Reeves

Co-Chair

We are delighted to introduce Rachel Nass Reeves as our newest PEP co-Chair. Rachel grew up in Santa Monica and went to Stanford for undergrad and Law school. With Rachel assuming the role of co-Chair, we can expect her to bring fresh perspectives, innovative ideas, and effective leadership to our PEP Board. Rachel's daughter Caroline will be in 2nd grade and her daughter Samantha is starting kinder in the fall. Please join us in giving her a warm welcome!

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Jessica Lazarus

Co-Chair

Jessica and her family have been dedicated members of the Pali Elementary community since 2020. In that time, she has had the opportunity to volunteer in various PEP roles as well as in the classroom and beyond at Pali. Jessica and her husband Jared, originally east-coasters, have called Los Angeles home for over twelve years, and the Palisades for the past five. She has worked as an in-house attorney and legal consultant for various entertainment and consumer products companies and is looking forward to bringing her experience to the PEP Board. Jessica has two daughters, Fiona (3rd grade) and Quinn (kindergarten).

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Ellen Li

Treasurer

We are thrilled to announce and welcome Ellen Li as our new PEP Treasurer. Ellen's extensive experience as a treasurer in both corporate functions and the women initiative community positions her to handle the financial responsibilities of PEP. We are confident that her skills and dedication will greatly benefit PEP and the entire school community. Ellen's daughter Maxine will be in 1st grade. Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Ellen!

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