Meet Our Board

The Foundation’s Board is made up of parents and neighbors committed to supporting Laurelhurst Elementary School.

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Amanda McAllister


Amanda joined the Foundation Board in 2016. Amanda is a marketing and communications professional and lives in Laurelhurst with her husband wife, Cal, and her two daughters, Paige (3rd grade) and Annie (2nd grade), both of whom attend Laurelhurst Elementary.

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Kris Faucett


Kris joined the Foundation in 2016, and brings experience and insights from her professional work in public relations and communications. Kris and her husband, Rob, are parents of Laurelhurst students Nellie (6th grade Laurelhurst alum) and Maggie (2nd grade).

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Terrence Blackburne

Treasurer, Director

As Director and Treasurer since 2017, Terrence brings considerable experience in finance and investment management to our Board. Terrence is an Assistant Professor in Accounting at the UW Foster School of Business, and lives in Laurelhurst with his wife, Gayle Christensen, and... Read More

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Kim Dales

Community Affairs Lead, Director

Kim has been engaged with the Foundation for many years and joined our Board of Directors in 2016 as Community Affairs Lead. As a real estate agent with Windermere Real Estate, Kim is deeply engaged in our community. Kim and her husband, Mark, raised their two children in Laurelhurst... Read More

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Evan Shapiro

Assistant Treasurer, Director

Evan joined the Foundation Board in 2018 and serves as Assistant Treasurer. Evan brings a background in law and governance through his work as an attorney with Davis Wright Tremaine. He lives in Laurelhurst with his wife, Sabina, and their children, Gabby (4th grade) and Alec... Read More

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Mondie Peterson


Bringing several years of dedicated experience with the Laurelhurst PTA, the Foundation welcomed Mondie to our Board of Directors in 2018. Mondie and her husband Chris live in Laurelhurst with their two children, August (7th grade Laurelhurst alum) and Vivienne (3th grade).

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Berger Dodge

Secretary, Director

Berger joined the Foundation Board in 2012 as Secretary and served as President in 2013-2016. Berger is a financial executive in Seattle and lives in Laurelhurst with his wife Janine and their two sons, Steiger (7th grade Laurelhurst alum) and Toren (3rd grade).