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    2020-2021 Elected PTSA Board Members


    President – Jennifer Wenrick

    Jennifer has three children, twin girls heading in 8th grade and a son in 6th. Jennifer was heavily involved in the elementary school PTA, serving terms as president and vice president, as well as running the after school programs and creating the yearbook. Jennifer has a professional background as a fundraiser and public speaking/communications instructor but has elected to stay home with the kids. She is an Ohio native who moved to Seattle six years ago after living in various locations throughout the Midwest and East Coast.

    Vice President – TBD

    Coming soon

    Secretary – TBD

    Coming soon

    Treasurer –  Carol Albert

    Carol has two boys at Hamilton (8th and 6th grade).  She is currently serving her 2nd and final year as PTSA Treasurer.  Carol’s other life revolves around electoral politics and public policy.  The treasurer is responsible for managing the financials for the PTSA which is a great way to learn about the wonderful things Hamilton International Middle School does for our kids.  She is looking for someone who would like to begin shadowing this role now in order to move into the position trained and ready to go in the Fall of 2021.  Please reach out to her at if interested.


    Programs & Events VP – Kate Holman

    Coming soon

    Co-Vice President, Fundraising - Elizabeth Oestreich

    Elizabeth has a 7th grader at Hamilton and a 5th grader at McDonald international elementary.  This is her second year leading Fundraising.  She has also served in various roles on the McDonald Elementary PTA. She grew up in New Jersey, but has called Seattle home for the last 11 years. She is finishing her Master in Public Health (genetics) at the UW. She enjoys reading, family time, travel and languages. In her previous life she spent 6 years in the Navy as an Arabic linguist.

    Vice President, Communications – Pete Looney

    Pete has 6th and 8th graders at Hamilton. This is his second year on the Hamilton board and served on the West Woodland PTA board and various volunteer roles in the past. He's been paid to have fun coding for the last 20 years and before that was briefly a librarian. He reads a lot. In another life he would have been a film historian.

    Elected positions constitute the Executive Committee and are elected by the PTSA Membership at its Spring Meeting.


    Appointed PTSA Board Members

    6th Grade Liaison – Gayle Perez

    7th Grade Liaison – TBD

    8th Grade Liaison –  TBD

    Member at Large – Camilla Layman

    Co-Legislative Rep – Joanna Grist

    Co-Legislative Rep – Lorelei Goodyear

    Membership Chair – Brandi Mattila

    Staff Representative – Sarah Erb

    The Executive Committee makes the above appointments during the summer board meeting.

    Other Key PTSA Positions

    Mini Grants Committee Co-Chair – Erin Bernau

    Mini Grants Committee Co-Chair – Miki Takihana

    BLT Liaison – Cat Howell

    Reflections Coordinator – TBD

    Staff Appreciation Luncheon Coordinator – Coming soon