Board Positions and Vacancies

The Beacon Hill International School (BHIS) PTA is comprised of a dedicated group of volunteers. Join the PTA Leadership team and lend your skills and enthusiasm to support and enhance our children’s education!

The board of directors is comprised of the executive committee and all committee chairs as designated by the board. Executive committee members are the president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. and are elected by a simple majority at a general membership meeting in the spring. Committee chairs are appointed by the president and approved by the executive committee at a board meeting.

Any position may be co-chaired as provided in the PTA's Standing Rules. Positions are filled for a term of one year and commence on July 1. Individuals may be reappointed to a maximum of one additional term.

Current PTA committee vacancies are highlighted as OPEN below and job descriptions are linked for each position. If you have questions about the roles and responsibilities of BHIS PTA Board positions, please contact any of the board members listed below.

To get a head start review the Seattle Public Schools volunteer requirements and checklist.

Board Members for 2016-2017

Position Name Contact
Executive Board (Elected)
President Heather Hart hlhart@gmail.com 206-291-8144
Vice President Erika Warner-Court erikawarnercourt@gmail.com
Treasurer Chris Baird j.christopher.baird@gmail.com
Secretary Allison Howard amarie27@yahoo.com
Committee Chairs (Appointed)
Fundraising chair OPEN
Event chair Ashlee Staub mama.ashlee.staub@gmail.com
Legislative Chair Eunice Lee punyeuni@gmail.com
Communications chair Karla Sugitani karlasugi@gmail.com
Latino Family liaison chair OPEN
Cashier Karin Bergsten-Buret youxtwo@gmail.com
Grant Writing OPEN
Nominating Chair OPEN
Coordinators/Liaisons (Appointed)
T-Shirt Sales Coordinator Karin Bergsten-Buret youxtwo@gmail.com
Web designer Ben Bergsten-Buret bhis.benrifkah@gmail.com
Membership chair Cristi Medina cbm013019@gmail.com
Chinese family liaison chair Sherry Cai sherrycair06@gmail.com
Teacher liaison Stephanie Chen sychen@seattleschools.org
Teacher liaison Andy Pickard acpickard@seattleschools.org
Walk-a-thon Coordinator OPEN
Read-a-thon Coordinator OPEN
Beacon Bazaar Coordinator OPEN
Chinook Book Coordinator OPEN
Staff Appreciation Coordinator OPEN
Annual Fund Coordinator OPEN
Environmental Liaison OPEN
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