IH PTSA ROSTER 2020-2021 

The IH PTSA Executive Board is both elected and appointed.  Elections take place in the spring, and service runs from July 1 to June 30.  Elected positions are limited to two-year terms.  

The Executive Board meets on a monthly basis, with monthly meetings posted HERE.    

Board Members oversee Committee Chairs, ensuring Program/Events sufficiency. 

Want to find out more about an OPEN position?  Please contact Kim and Birgit at IHPTSAPresidents@gmail.com. 

Executive Board

Position

Name

Email Address

Co-Presidents* Kim Wilkinson IHPTSAPresidents@gmail.com
  Birgit Aarrestad IHPTSAPresidents@gmail.com
     
Secretary* Alisa George IHPTSASecretary@gmail.com
     
Treasurer* Tara Moe IHPTSATreasurer@gmail.com
Assistant Treasurer* Bhavna Patel BhavnaSPatel77@gmail.com
     
Co-VPs of Communications*  Sheila Barlow IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com
  Satnam Purewal S_Purewal@yahoo.com 
     
Co-VPs of Events* Heidi Fuhs hfuhs@comcast.net
  Kristen Allen-Bentsen IHPTSAEvents@gmail.com
     
Co-VPs of Hospitality* Rachel Stoner IHPTSAHospitality@gmail.com
  Laura Schmidt IHPTSAHospitality@gmail.com
     
VP of Outreach* Blyth Claeys IHPTSAOutreach@gmail.com
     
Co-VPs of Programs* Wendy Cummins IHPTSAPrograms@gmail.com
  Sathya Kannan  IHPTSAPrograms@gmail.com
     
Director of Advocacy** Carla Geraci IHPTSAAdvocacy@gmail.com
     
Director of Best Practices (SOE)** Alisa George IHPTSASecretary@gmail.com
     
Directors of Membership** Nicole Garcia IHPTSAMembership@gmail.com
    NicoleTara915@gmail.com

 *Denotes an elected board position             **Denotes an appointed board position 

 

Committee Chairs: 

VP Outreach: Blyth Claeys(IHPTSAOutreach@gmail.com) 

Position

Name

Email Address

Angel Program Karissa Mobilia IHSAngelProgram@gmail.com
  Julie Gamble IHSAngelProgram@gmail.com
     
Ask the Academic Advisor Night Puja Taunk Puja_Chauhan@hotmail.com
  Tianqing (Pamela) Liu 1617399834@qq.com
     
Family & Community Engagement Marisa Garcia Struck IHPTSAFace@gmail.com
  Wendy Marucheck WMarucheck@hotmail.com
     
 Healthy Student (with Be True) Joan Dandeneau JoanDandeneau@gmail.com
  (needs committee)  
     
New Family Ambassadors Cathy Habib IHSNewFamily@gmail.com
  Lisa Hill IHSNewFamily@gmail.com
     
Parent Education Heidi Fuhs HFuhs@comcast.net
Safety Backpacks Tracie Jones Sophias_Maid@yahoo.com

  

VP Programs: Wendy Cummins & Sathya Kannan (IHPTSAPrograms@gmail.com)  

Position

Name

Email Address

Grants Cristine Varzali IHPTSAGrants@gmail.com
     
College & Career Planning (ACT/SAT Practice Tests) Tracie Kinsley IHPTSACCP@gmail.com
     
Community Service Honor Cords Nicole Garcia IssyHighCommunityService@gmail.com
     
Reflections Art Contest Kristen Allen-Bentsen ReflectionsISD@gmail.com
  Heather Bratton ReflectionsISD@gmail.com
     
Senior Scholarships Lisa Dow  IHPTSAScholarships@gmail.com
 

NEED Non-senior Co-chair

IHPTSAScholarships@gmail.com

 

 

VP Events: Heidi Fuhs & Kristen Allen-Bentsen (IHPTSAEvents@gmail.com)  

Position

Name

Email Address

5K PE Runs (Jan, June) Sue Junker SusanJunker@hotmail.com
     
College & Career Center Hospitality Support (yearlong) OPEN  
     
Community Service Fair OPEN  
     
New-to-IHS Night (Aug) Tianqing (Pamela) Liu 1617399834@qq.com
  Kim Wilkinson Kim_Wilkinson@sbcglobal.net
  Birgit Aarrestad  Aarrest@comcast.net
     
Textbook Checkout Day (Sept) Terri Sanders kt.sanders@comcast.net
     
Picture Day (Sept 2020) OPEN  
     
Senior Events Overall Co-chairs 2021

OPEN

IHPTSAEvents@gmail.com
     Senior Calendar Allison May  allisonsmay@gmail.com
     
     2021 Senior All Night Grad Party Co-chairs OPEN  
          2022 Junior Co-chair OPEN  
     
     2021 Senior Breakfast Co-chair (June) Penelope Benis PenelopeBenis@hotmail.com
     2021 Senior Breakfast Co-chair (June) Kendra Gallaugher Kendra@theklg.net 
          2022 Junior Co-chair    
     
     2021 Senior Farewell Co-chairs (June) OPEN IssySeniorFarewell@gmail.com
          2022 Junior Co-chair OPEN  
     
     Senior Fundraiser (signs) Nicole Garcia NicoleTara915@gmail.com
     

 

VP Hospitality: Rachel Stoner & Laura Schmidt (IHPTSAHospitality@gmail.com) 

Position

Name

Email Address

PTSA General Meeting Snacks Rachel Stoner IHPTSAHospitality@gmail.com 
  Laura Schmidt  
     
Senior Exit Interview Snacks  OPEN  
     
Staff Appreciation Week Co-chairs(May)  Sandra Puliezi SPuliezi@gmail.com
  Amy Korb AmyKorb@att.net
     
Staff Back-to-School Lunch (Sept) 

Rachel Stoner

Laura Schmidt

IHPTSAHospitality@gmail.com
     
Staff Monthly Breakfasts Co-chairs Sandra Puliezi SPuliezi@gmail.com
  Tianqing (Pamela) Liu 1617399834@qq.com
     
Student Support (Student Snack Fund, 2 Recognition Breakfasts) OPEN  

  

VP Communications: Sheila Barlow & Satnam Purewal (IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com) 

Position

Name

Email Address

IH PTSA E-News Sheila Barlow IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com
IH PTSA Signage Coordinator Sheila Barlow IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com
IH PTSA Website Carolyn Kennedy IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com
     
Display Board Coordinator  Sheila Barlow IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com
I-Vision Coordinator Sheila Barlow IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com 
Peachjar eFlyers  Satnam Purewal IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com
Social Media Coordinator Satnam Purewal  IHPTSACommunications@gmail.com 
     
Staff Bios (photos) Michelle Enebo EneboFamily@gmail.com
Staff Bios (written)

Julie Hart

Tracie Jones

juliehart425@gmail.com

Sophias_Maid@yahoo.com

  

Secretary:Alisa George (IHPTSASecretary@gmail.com) 

Position

Name

Email Address

Golden Acorn and Outstanding Advocate Awards Co-chairs OPEN  
Outstanding Educator Awards Co-chairs OPEN  

 

Treasurer: Tara Moe (IHPTSATreasurer@gmail.com) 

Position

Name

Email Address

Assistant Treasurer/Non-signer Bhavna Patel BhavnaSPatel77@gmail.com
Corporate Matching OPEN  
Donor Acknowledgment OPEN  
Sponsorships OPEN  

  

Co-Presidents: Kim Wilkinson & Birgit Aarrestad (IHPTSAPresidents@gmail.com) 

Position

Name

Email Address

Director of Advocacy Toni Hunter IHPTSAAdvocacy@gmail.com
Director of Best Practices (SOE) Alisa George IHPTSASecretary@gmail.com 
Directors of Membership Nicole Garcia IHPTSAMembership@gmail.com 
    NicoleTara915@gmail.com 
     
Volunteer Coordinator OPEN  
     
PTSA LIAISONS    
Boosters Satnam Purewal  
Issaquah Schools Foundation Heidi Fuhs  
Special Services OPEN  
Volunteers for Issaquah Schools (Bonds & Levies) OPEN