EQUITY - ENGAGEMENT - EXCELLENCE

Endorsements

  • Betty Patu, immediate past Seattle School Board director for District 7*
  • Kirsten Harris-Talley, former Seattle City Councilmember* and Hawthorne Elementary parent
  • Sarah Sense-Wilson, chair of Urban Native Education Alliance*
  • Ryan Calkins, Port of Seattle Commissioner, Position 1*
  • Cecilia Palao-Vargas, former president, Seattle Special Education PTSA*
  • Summer Stinson, president, Washington's Paramount Duty*
  • Linnea Noreen Fichter, former vice president, Seattle Council PTSA*, and teacher, Highline Public Schools
  • Meg Richman, Franklin High School* teacher and Southeast resident of 25 years
  • Charlie Burrell, moderator of the Beacon Hill neighborhood Facebook group* and parent of a child receiving Special Education services at a Beacon Hill school
  • Dionne Malatesta, co-chair of Conversations About Race Committee, Thurgood Marshall Elementary*, and former treasurer, Dearborn Park PTSA*
  • Daniela Hall, parent of a child receiving Special Education services and Special Education advocate 
  • Gail Herman, former member, Seattle Public Schools' Facilities and Capacity Management Advisory Committee (FACMAC), Demographics and Capacity Committee, and K-5 Language Arts Curriculum Adoption Committee*
  • Nelrica "Rica" Mosqueda, former president, Aki Kurose PTSA*
  • Kathy Nyland, former director, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods*, and longtime Southeast resident
  • Jim Jeffreys, Academic Intervention Specialist, Franklin High School*, and Rainier Valley resident
  • Aki Carroll, outgoing co-chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Wedgwood Elementary*
  • Rebecca Guglielmo, co-president, Orca K-8 PTSA*
  • Tanya Davis, parent-to-parent advocate, Arc of King County* (advocates for the rights of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities)
  • Jen Ayers, former president, Hawthorne Elementary PTSA*, and member of design committee* for Hawthorne Elementary's $1.5 million federal School Improvement Grant
  • Shawna Murphy, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act chair for The Center School Community Association*, GGLOW OWLS chair at Louisa Boren STEM K-8 PTA*, South Park resident
  • Brad Cerenzia, former American Sign Language interpreter at Seattle Public Schools*, LGBTQ advocate, immigrants' rights advocate, South Park resident
  • Brady Montz, former chair, Sierra Club Seattle Group*, and former Maple Elementary parent
  • Rebecca Vaux, board member, Washington's Paramount Duty*
  • Beth McNamara, MSW, Director, Reconnecting Youth* (Proven Prevention Programs for At-Risk Youth), and Thurgood Marshall parent
  • Camille Hutchens, former teacher, Aki Kurose Middle School*
  • Kiyomi Taguchi, Washington Middle School parent and former Dearborn Park parent
  • Alison Holcomb, Washington Middle School parent
  • John Persak, Southeast resident and Seattle Public Schools parent
  • Jennifer Moore, former president, Maple Elementary PTSA*
  • Kellie LaRue, longtime Seattle Public Schools advocate
  • Machiko Momii, former board member, Denise Louie Education Center* (providers of high-quality multicultural early learning and family support services), and former John Muir parent
  • Shannon Galas, communications chair, Thurgood Marshall PTSA*
  • Christine Shigaki, Washington Middle School parent and Southeast Seattle resident
  • Maren Costa, leader in Amazon Employees for Climate Justice*
  • Mira Latoszek, co-author, "Seattle's Beacon Hill," and founding member, Jefferson Park Alliance* 
  • Jennifer Rice, Teacher Appreciation co-chair, Graham Hill Elementary*
  • Kimberlee Barber-Woodruff, former vice president, Thurgood Marshall PTSA*
  • Larry Liechty, former board member, Orca K-8 PTSA*
  • Chris Alvarez, chair of English department, Interlake High School*
  • Eve Sun, former treasurer, King Street Co-op Preschool*
  • Suna Gurol, Hawthorne Elementary parent
  • Mary Park, parent at Nova Project and Hamilton International Middle School
  • James Anderson, Washington State Medical Commission*
  • Holly Krejci, longtime Georgetown resident
  • Wendi Dunlap, former editor, Beacon Hill Blog
  • Patricia Devine, MLS Medical Librarian, HEAL WA Project, University of Washington*
  • Jessica Valdez, former educator, Bright Horizons*
  • Quynh-chi Phan, longtime Beacon Hill resident
  • Laura Anglin
  • Jennie S. Struijk, MEd. CHSE, Educator, Healthcare Simulation
  • Benjamin Lukoff, author, "Seattle Then and Now"
  • Kristi Coulter, author, Farrar Straus and Giroux
  • Cedric Ross, musician
  • Diana Walker Lafornara, education consultant and paralegal


* For identification purposes only