Meet Our Board

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

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Tony Paolozzi


Tony joined the Foundation in 2014 as Treasurer. He brings substantial experience as a fiduciary and administrator of retirement plans through his work as an employee benefits manager with Seattle Children’s Hospital. Tony and his wife, Alison, have twin girls, Petra and Elsa,... Read More

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Jessica Curtis


Jessica and her husband, Brady, first became involved with the Foundation as donors, joined us as a Director in 2014, and assumed the role of President in 2016. Jessica brings substantial enthusiasm and experience in marketing and non-profit fundraising through her work with... Read More

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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 grader at Laurelhurst) and Annie (Kindergarten).

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Kris Faucett

Vice President, PTA Liaison

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 (4th grader) and Maggie (Kindergarten).

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Terrence Blackburne

Assistant Treasurer, Director

As Director and Assistant Treasurer since 2016, 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,... Read More

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Kim Dales

Community Affairs Lead

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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Berger Dodge


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 (5th grader at Laurelhurst) and Toren (1st grade).

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Geoff Austin

Vice President Emeritus

Geoff joined the Foundation board in 2012 and was elected Vice President in 2013.  He is a hospital executive and has lived in Laurelhurst for 11 years with his wife Catherine, son Gordon (8th grade), and daughter Erin (6th grade).