Meet the Board

Lisa Callan

Lisa Callan

Director - District #4

3153 NE Marquette Way
Issaquah, Washington 98029
(425) 260-4878

Legislative Representative 

email:

callanl@issaquah.wednet.edu

Elected 11/2013
Term expires 11/2017
 

Lisa Callan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Sciences from Northern Arizona University. She has been an active classroom and PTSA volunteer at her son's school, and has served in numerous PTSA leadership roles. She has also been active on the Levy Advisory Committee. She is a member of Kiwanis and the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and has served as a loaned executive to the United Way of King County.

Ms. Callan worked for Boeing Commercial Airplanes as a lead engineer and manager building and running engineering simulators used to validate the designs used in Boeing's commercial airplane fleet. She was also a software consultant with Cambridge Technology Partners working as a Project / Program Manager for large, full life cycle, software development programs. She and her family have lived in Issaquah since 2003 where her son attends Grand Ridge Elementary.

Fun fact

Favorite Children’s book: "Roberto, the Insect Architect" by Nina Laden
Best part: When Roberto builds his first house.
I recommend young students read it because: It is a wonderful story about finding your own way, being willing to stay on your path even if you don't feel like you fit in, and ultimately succeeding at your goals.

Harlan Gallinger

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Director - District #3

1316 235th PL SE
Sammamish, Washington 98075
(206) 390-4312

email:
GallingerH@issaquah.wednet.edu

Elected 11/2015
Term expires 11/2019
 

Harlan Gallinger is a product of the Washington State public school system. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Puget Sound and then graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2007. He practices Emergency Medicine in the Multicare Health System, including Mary Bridge Children's Hospital. He believes strongly in serving the community, advocacy, and equity. His desire is that every student in the District has equal opportunity to rigorous curriculum and the necessary supports to be successful.

Dr. Gallinger's interests include Early Learning, STEM, Highly Capable services, and expanding community partnerships. He lives in Sammamish and has two young children, one at Discovery Elementary and another a prekindergarten student at Snoqualmie Springs.

Fun fact

Favorite Children’s book: “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis.

Best part: When Lucy reunites with Mr. Tumnus.

I recommend young students read it because: It is a classic children's book set in a fantasy world that sparks one's imagination, where good trumps evil and children are the heroes of the story.

Marnie Maraldo

Marnie Maraldo

Director - District #2

13904 S.E. 86th Street
Newcastle, Washington 98059
(425) 220-3389

email:
MaraldoM@issaquah.wednet.edu

Elected 11/2009
Re-elected 11/2013
Term expires 11/2017

As the first person in her family to graduate from college, Marnie Maraldo believes in the power of education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Liberty University before beginning her professional career with the Ames Aerospace Encounter, a hands-on educational program for fourth, fifth, and sixth-graders at the NASA-Ames Research Center. She then spent almost a decade at various high-tech companies, including her position as a Project Manager for Cisco Systems before making the decision to stay at home full-time with her family. Her two children attend Liberty High School and Newcastle Elementary where Mrs. Maraldo has served in many PTSA leadership capacities. She also is active in Cub Scouts, Stand for Children, and The City Church.

Fun fact

Favorite Children’s book: “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L'Engle.
Best part: When Mrs. Which tried to land on a two-dimensional world.
I recommend young students read it because: It is a fantastic story of finding your strengths and seeing how valuable you are if you'll just take the time to "grow into yourself."

Anne Moore

Anne Moore

Director - District #1

6530 155th Avenue SE
Bellevue, Washington 98006
(425) 643-0278

email:

MooreA@issaquah.wednet.edu

Elected 11/2011
Re-elected 11/2015
Term expires 11/2019

After 12 years working for IBM as a design and systems engineer, Anne Moore understands the rigorous demands of the global marketplace-and she advocates to ensure public education is preparing all children for the challenge. She has been an active classroom volunteer, an officer in her school PTSAs and the district PTSA council, and a Girl Scout leader for more than a decade. She has helped draft and implement significant budget plans as a member of the district's Financial Advisory Core Team, bond and levy planning committees, and Volunteers for Issaquah Schools. She has also served on the Issaquah Middle School site council and is active in Stand for Children and the League of Education Voters.

Mrs. Moore earned a degree in electrical and computer engineering at UC Davis and a master's degree in engineering management from Santa Clara. Mrs. Moore has three children, two attending Issaquah High and one following in her mom's footsteps as a computer engineering major at the University of Washington.

Fun fact

Favorite Children’s book: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling
Best part: When Harry gets a cake for his birthday and finds out he is a wizard!
I recommend young students read it because: The story through all its twists and turns (and six more books) is a fun coming of age story about a deep and lasting friendship.

Suzanne Weaver

Suzanne Weaver

Director-District #5

3749 234th Avenue SE
Sammamish, Washington 98075
(425) 313-2494

Board President, December 2015 – Present

email:

weavers@issaquah.wednet.edu

Appointed 1/2007
Elected 11/2007
Re-elected 11/2011
Re-elected 11/2015
Term expires 11/2019
 

Suzanne Weaver has been an active education advocate and PTA leader at the District and state level since 1999. She has also served on the District Advisory Team, bond and levy scoping committees, District budget committees, and the advisory council for the Issaquah Schools Foundation. From 2002-2004, she was the parent representative on the Olympian Coalition, which promotes Issaquah schools' legislative agenda. She also serves on the board of the Volunteers for Issaquah Schools, a citizens' group which supports the passage of school district bonds and levies. She is the mother of two sons, one at Skyline High School and one currently working for the state of Wyoming.

Ms. Weaver has a BA in French Studies from Brown University and a MBA in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley. She previously worked as a controller for several large corporations. She and her family have lived in Sammamish since 1997.

Fun fact

Favorite Children’s book: “Niagara Falls, or Does It?” by Henry Winkler.
Best part: When Mr. Rock convinces Hank that he isn’t really stupid.
I recommend young students read it because: It shows how different people can approach learning in a lot of different ways. Also, it’s really funny!


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