Want to know a little about your PTA Board?  

We sat down together and came up with a few questions to help you get to know us all better.

 


 

 

NAME:  Nicole Morgan

POSITION:  President

HOMETOWN:  Vista, CA

ALMA MATER:  Western Nevada College

KIDS:  Kayden Morgan & Cole Seymour (8th), & Kaitlin Morgan (3rd)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Major Sales Supervisor at Costco

HOBBIES:  Hanging out with my family, crocheting, going to the beach, reading

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Kauai Hawaii

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS: I have an irrational fear of sharks :(

WHY PTA?:  I love that I have time to be involved in my kids education. 

 


 

NAME:  Alison Larsson

POSITION:  Treasurer 

HOMETOWN:  Mercer Island, WA

ALMA MATER:  University of Washington, University of Phoenix

KIDS:  Olivia (6th), Twins Colin and Kenley (3rd)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Currently work at home, improving the results from Bing Search Engine.  I'm also a substitute EA for the Issaquah School District.

HOBBIES:  Traveling, Hiking, Reading, 1000+ piece Jigsaw Puzzles

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:  Cancun and Hawaii

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:  I love extreme roller coasters and water slides.  I won the school-wide Spelling Bee in 6th grade. 

WHY PTA?:  I wanted to be as well informed as possible


 

NAME:  Kay Compher

POSITION:  Secretary

HOMETOWN:  Sheridan, Wyoming

ALMA MATER:  University of Puget Sound

KIDS:  Eli, 3rd grade

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB: Physical Therapist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Hobbies:  Cooking, time with family, travel

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:  Mountain Cabin or Hawaii

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:  I sometimes have to rewash the laundry in the washer... hate to fold and put away the clothes

WHY PTA?:  I wanted to get to know our new principal and contribute to Briarwood's mission.


 

NAME:  Kathleen Baillie

POSITION:  Co-VP of Programs

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NAME:  Nataliya Kahn

POSITION:  Co-VP of Programs

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 Tira Will 2017-18

NAME:  Tira Will

POSITION:  Co-VP of Programs (Art)

HOMETOWN:  Seattle

ALMA MATER:  Shoreline Community College

KIDS:  Taylor (5th), Tatum (3rd)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Owner of Blockwatch Alarm, Pre-Kid: Accounting

HOBBIES:  Family Time and concerts

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:  Maui

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:  I would travel anywhere to whale watch. My dream is to swim with blue whales.

WHY PTA?:  To be involved with my children's education.

 


  Kristi Isaacs 2017-18

NAME:  Kristi Isaacs

POSITION:  VP of Family Nights

HOMETOWN:  Brookville, IN

ALMA MATER:  Indiana University

KIDS:   Audrey (4th) Camille (2nd)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Mom, Pre: Sales/Marketing

HOBBIES: Cooking, reading, hiking

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:  Anna Maria Island, FL

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:   I used to teach dance

WHY PTA?:  Meet new people


NAME:   Jasmine Brothers

POSITION:  VP of Fundraising

HOMETOWN:  Kirkland, WA

ALMA MATER:  Bellevue College

KIDS:  Connor (4th), Devlin (2nd)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Project Administrator at a Land Development Firm

HOBBIES:  Gardening, reading, watching movies with my family

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:  Ocean Shores

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:  I constantly make up silly songs using melodies from mainstream music. My husband finds it annoying, but my kids get a kick out of it.

WHY PTA?:  I want to be involved with my kids' school and I want to make new friends.


Jen Catherall 2017-18

NAME:  Jen Catherall

POSITION:  VP of Communications

HOMETOWN:   Kent, WA

ALMA MATER: Bellevue College

KIDS:  Jaidyn (11th grade), Gabriella (3rd grade), Eva (pre-school)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:   Real Estate Agent; Medical Assistant at UWNC

HOBBIES:  Drinking coffee; Driving my kids from point A to point B? 

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:  Oregon Coast and Disneyland

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:  

WHY PTA?: It is a great way to be involved in my kids education and school experience! 

 


  

NAME:   Erin Thacker

POSITION:  Board Member at Large

HOMETOWN:  Coquitlam, British Columbia

ALMA MATER:  University of British Columbia

KIDS:  Evelyn (5th) and Helen (2nd)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Commercial Insurance Advisor

HOBBIES:  Shopping, Skiing

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:  Disneyland and Portugal

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:  Figure skated for 16 years

WHY PTA?:  Wanted to meet other parents and be involved in my childrens' education

 


 

NAME:   Kelsey Smith

POSITION:  Briarwood Staff Liaison with PTA 

HOMETOWN:  Highland, CA

ALMA MATER:  San Diego State University

KIDS:  None of my own, I get to hang with your children all day :)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Kindergarten Teacher and Cheer Coach at Liberty

HOBBIES:  Boating, football, wakeboarding

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Lake Arrowhead, CA

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS:  I can't cook!

WHY PTA?: I love getting to know the parents and being involved!


NAME:   Kristen Slocum

POSITION:  VP of FACE/Outreach

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