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:   Jasmine Brothers

POSITION:  President

HOMETOWN:  Kirkland, WA

ALMA MATER:  Bellevue College

KIDS:  Connor (6th), Devlin (4th)

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.

 


NAME:  Ben Mathis

POSITION:  Treasurer

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NAME:  Jill Santiago

POSITION:  VP Fundraising

HOMETOWN:  Homer, Alaska

ALMA MATER:  WGU-Washington

KIDS: Elsa (2nd grade), George (Kindergarten)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Special Education Teacher

HOBBIES:  Reading, walking, playing video games

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Bahamas

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS: I play the saxophone.

WHY PTA?: I want to be part of the amazing Briarwood community.

 


  Kristi Isaacs 2017-18

NAME:  Kristi Isaacs

POSITION:  VP of Communications

HOMETOWN:  Brookville, IN

ALMA MATER:  Indiana University

KIDS:   Audrey (5th) Camille (3rd)

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:   Megan Raak

POSITION:  Secretary

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NAME: Rosie O'Keefe

POSITION:  VP Art Program

HOMETOWN:  Issaquah, Washington

ALMA MATER:  Washington state university

KIDS: Lily (7), Maggi (7), Brady (5)

CURRENT or PRE-KID JOB:  Former first grade teacher

HOBBIES: arts, crafts, working out, decorating, organizing, cake decorating, baking and sewing 

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Disneyland, Santa Monica, Puget Sound, Suncadia

SOMETHING NOBODY KNOWS: I did ballet starting at age 3 but ended up quitting to be on Liberty high school Drill Team when I was 16

WHY PTA?: I love being involved in my children’s school and Briarwood is a very special place to be!    I also love teaching, especially  art and have  loved being a docent for both my girls the past two years.   It is so much fun to get messy with art supplies and watch the kids create amazing masterpieces!

 


  

NAME:   Erin Thacker

POSITION:  Board Member at Large

HOMETOWN:  Coquitlam, British Columbia

ALMA MATER:  University of British Columbia

KIDS:  Evelyn (7th) and Helen (4th)

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: Reanne Nakapaahu

POSITION: Staff Liaison

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