The PTSA 2017-05-21T17:33:51+00:00

About the Ballard High School PTSA

The Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is the largest child advocacy group in the United States, promoting safety, welfare, and education of children of all ages. The Mission of the Ballard High School PTSA is to create an inclusive, supportive community that cultivates a tradition of excellence for all students. We strive to fulfill our mission statement through family and community engagement, advocacy. and fundraising activities.

Find information on these pages about the PTSA Board, PTSA Meetings, and look here for Meeting Notes, Standing Rules, and other information about our organization. Feel free to contact us if you can’t find what you are looking for.

Structure of the Ballard High School PTSA

The Ballard High School PTSA Executive Committee is made up of the elected positions of President(s), Vice President(s), Treasurer, and Secretary. The Executive Board is made up of the Executive Committee, as well as the appointed positions of Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Chair, Legislative Liaison, Nominating Committee Chair, Principal, and Building Leadership Team (BLT). Each position has one seat, one vote- shared positions share one vote.

The Ballard High School PTSA is also made up of several committees (standing committees). Committee chairs and members do not have a vote, but play a crucial role in the everyday work of the PTSA.

Need to contact somebody specific?

Financial:
Deborah Haensli

PTSA Membership:
Membership Chair

Volunteering:
PTSA Board

Newsletter Entry Requests:
Newsletter Committee

General Information & Questions:
PTSA Board

BHS PTSA Mailing Address

P.O. Box 17912
Seattle WA 98127

Executive Board

PositionName Email  
President
Chris Witeck bhs.ptsa.pres@gmail.com 
Vice President
Jenny Peters bhs.ptsa.vp@gmail.com 
Treasurer
Deborah Haensli bhs.ptsa.treas@gmail.com 
Secretary
Kimball Mullins bhs.ptsa.sec@gmail.com 
Volunteer Coordinator
OPEN bhsvolunteer@hotmail.com 
Membership Chair
OPEN kimball_mullins@yahoo.com 
Legislative Liaison
Brian Duncan beduncan@earthlink.net 
Nominating Committee Chair
OPEN leannepk@gmail.com 
Principal
Keven Wynkoop kswynkoop@seattleschools.org 
Building Leadership Team
Glory Frodesen gloryf@msn.com 
Family & Community Engagement (FACE)
OPEN heidi@bennettdirect.net 

Standing Committees

PositionName Email  
Listserv (Mailing List)
Tina Soerensen ballardhighnews@gmail.com 
BASH Coordinator
OPEN bhsbeaverbash@gmail.com 
Direct Appeal
Joel Niemeyer jniemeyer@gmail.com 
Staff Appreciation
Phyllis Rosen phyllisrosen@earthlink.net 
Grant Committee
Joel Niemeyer bhsgrants@gmail.com 
SPREE (Grad Night Party)
OPEN bhsspree@gmail.com 
Fall Packets
Nora Gierloft emilandnora@comcast.net 
BHS Planners
Diane Taylor jdmt@jdmt.com 
Social Media Chair
OPEN  

Ballard High School PTSA Information

The Ballard High School PTSA adheres to bylaws as set forth by the Washington State PTA. The Standing Rules are the rules that determine how we work and how we are structured. The Standing Rules are refined and voted in during the first General Meeting of every school year.

Ballard High School PTSA Standing Rules for 2016-2017