Meet Our Board

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

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Jessica Curtis


Jessica and her husband, Brady, first became involved with the Foundation as donors. Jessica 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... 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 (4th grade) and Annie (1st grade), both of whom attend Laurelhurst Elementary.

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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 (5th grader) and Maggie (1st grader).

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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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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 (6th grade Laurelhurst alum) and Toren (2nd grade).