About

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees, in partnership with the Head of School, provides appropriate and committed leadership to Seattle Girls’ School. The diverse Board is comprised of dynamic and visionary individuals, including business, education, and government leaders. Board members actively serve on various committees, are visible to the school’s various constituencies, and provide extensive contributions to the school, both financially and through gifts of time and talent.

Board Members

List of 24 members.

  • Photo of Elizabeth Marzolf

    Elizabeth Marzolf 

    Chair
    Bio
  • Photo of Sarah Ewart

    Sarah Ewart 

    Immediate Past Chair
    Bio
  • Photo of Jana Barber

    Jana Barber 

    Secretary | Chair, Risk & Resilience Committee
    Bio
  • Photo of Haidee Luk-Memme

    Haidee Luk-Memme 

    Treasurer | Chair, Finance Committee
    Bio
  • Photo of Angela Powell

    Angela Powell 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Brenda Leaks

    Brenda Leaks 

    Trustee | Head of School
    Bio
  • Photo of Denise Seavitt

    Denise Seavitt 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Dorothy Liu

    Dorothy Liu 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Drew Markham

    Drew Markham 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Elizabeth Morrison

    Elizabeth Morrison 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Jason  Chien

    Jason  Chien 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Jennifer Marquardt

    Jennifer Marquardt 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Kathryn (Katie) Rosen

    Kathryn (Katie) Rosen 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Kayla  Kerr

    Kayla  Kerr 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Kim Jones

    Kim Jones 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Leigh Toner

    Leigh Toner 

    Trustee | Chair, Design Committee
    Bio
  • Photo of Lynelle Hunter

    Lynelle Hunter 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Mandy Maxwell

    Mandy Maxwell 

    Trustee | Chair, Committee on Trustees
    Bio
  • Photo of Maribel Martinez

    Maribel Martinez 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Simone Davis

    Simone Davis 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Sydney Swonigan

    Sydney Swonigan 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Stephanie Wright

    Stephanie Wright 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Timothy Wilson

    Timothy Wilson 

    Trustee
    Bio
  • Photo of Tonya Peck

    Tonya Peck 

    Trustee
    Bio

Advisory Board

During its development phase and early years of operation, Seattle Girls’ School benefited significantly from the help of a group of women with a powerful interest in supporting the education of middle school girls. We want to thank and recognize the women who contributed so significantly to the success we enjoy today.

The SGS Advisory Board was more than an honorary designation. Advisory Board members agreed to lend their expertise and contacts to further the development of the school and the empowerment of young women everywhere!
Since our founding, Advisory Board members have included:

Carolyn Akinbami, Bobbe Bridge, Grace Chien, Dr. Joann Deak, Barbara Dingfield, Jan Drago, Jane Dudley, Lin Dunn, Joni Earl, Rob Eleveld, Carol Gilligan, Susan Hall, Patricia Hayden, Sally Jewell, Jonelle M.C. Johnson, Cheryl Jones, Carolyn Kelly, Megan Gaiser, Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney, Rachel Klevit, Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Estella Leopold, Anne Levinson, Carol Lewis, Terry Macaluso, Sandra Madrid, Susannah Malarkey, Dorothy Mann, Candy Marshall, Louise McKinney, Trish Millines Dziko, Robin Moore, H. Stewart Parker, Pam Pearson, Robin Plotnik, Tina Podlodowski, Jennifer Potter, Constance Proctor, Mary Pugh, Eileen Quigley, Karen Ramsey, Andrea Riniker, Pat Russell, Rita Ryder, Lori Salzarulo, Jo Sanders, Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, Paula Stewart, Russell Taylor, Usha Varanasi, Carol Vipperman, Maggie Walker, Ellen Wallach, Linda Walton, Jane Williams, Mary Yu.
Located in the Central District, Seattle Girls' School is an independent school for girls and gender nonconforming students in grades 5-8. Our mission is to inspire and develop courageous leaders who think independently, work collaboratively, learn joyfully, and champion change.