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    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 206-291-8144
    Vice President Erika Warner-Court
    Treasurer Chris Baird
    Secretary Allison Howard
    Committee Chairs (Appointed)
    Fundraising chair OPEN
    Event chair Ashlee Staub
    Legislative Chair Eunice Lee
    Communications chair Karla Sugitani
    Latino Family liaison chair OPEN
    Cashier Karin Bergsten-Buret
    Grant Writing OPEN
    Nominating Chair OPEN
    Coordinators/Liaisons (Appointed)
    T-Shirt Sales Coordinator Karin Bergsten-Buret
    Web designer Ben Bergsten-Buret
    Membership chair Cristi Medina
    Chinese family liaison chair Sherry Cai
    Teacher liaison Stephanie Chen
    Teacher liaison Andy Pickard
    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