Human Resources



The Human Resources team welcomes our role and responsibility as the focal point for empowering our district colleagues to make a difference in the learning and lives of Issaquah School District students. We are dedicated to being a resource to staff and committed to implementing staff support systems for our colleagues who work to ensure that students become honorable, thinking, skillful citizens, prepared for and eager to accept the challenges of life in a dynamic global environment. As an HR team we:

CONNECT employees to professional development and training, to collaborative opportunities, and to support systems available;

HONOR the dignity and competency of our employees, acting with respect and integrity to navigate challenges while celebrating outstanding contributions; and

EMPOWER employees to maximize their positive impact on our learning community.

Come, make a difference. Work with us!

Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator
Lisa Hechtman, Executive Director of Human Resources
565 NW Holly Street
Issaquah, WA 98027

Public Records Officer, District HIB, Title VII Compliance
Chris Burton, Executive Director of Compliance and Legal Affairs 
565 NW Holly Street 
Issaquah, WA 98027 

Student-Related Issues: Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Pam Ridenour, Director of Career and Counseling Services
565 NW Holly Street
Issaquah, WA 98027


For additional employment information, please call Applications Specialist Kelli Russell at
(425) 837-7027, contact her via e-mail at or fax her at (425) 837-7612.

For Benefits information, call Benefits Coordinator Sara Maza at (425) 837-7065.

For other employee-related information, please call the Human Resources Department at (425) 837-7060.


The Issaquah School District complies with all applicable federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities, or employment related matters, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees are designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Executive Director of Human Resources, District Title IX Coordinator, Section 504/ADA Coordinator or Compliance Coordinator for 28A.540 and 28A.642 RCW, in writing or by telephone at 425.837.7060. The Issaquah School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all educational programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services or transitional bilingual education programs, contact the Director of Career and Counseling services in writing at 565 NW Holly St., Issaquah, WA 98027 or by telephone at 425.837.7000.

Report a problem The Issaquah School District provides equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment.