Meet the Board

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Harlan Gallinger


Director - District #3

Legislative Representative
Dec. 12, 2019 to present

c/o Issaquah School District
5150 220th AVE SE
Issaquah, WA 98029


Elected 11/2015
Re-elected 11/2019
Term expires 11/2023

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 children, one at Discovery Elementary and another at Pine Lake Middle School.

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


Director - District #2

13904 S.E. 86th Street
Newcastle, Washington 98059


Elected 11/2009
Re-elected 11/2013
Re-elected 11/2017
Term expires 11/2021                        

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


Director - District #1             

6530 155th Avenue SE
Bellevue, Washington 98006


Elected 11/2011
Re-elected 11/2015
Re-elected 11/2019
Term expires 11/2023

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 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 who graduated from Issaquah High School. One has graduated from the University of Washington, Seattle with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering while the other two are currently in college.

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.

Sydne Mullings


Director - District #4

c/o Issaquah School District
5150 220th AVE SE
Issaquah, WA 98029


Appointed 03/2019
Elected 11/2019
Term expires 11/2021

When Sydne Mullings relocated from Chicago to Washington state, one of the key factors that drew her family to Issaquah was the ISD’s strong school performance as well as positive comments from families and colleagues with students in the District. With students at Grand Ridge Elementary and Issaquah High School, Ms. Mullings brings more than fifteen years of experience serving on nonprofit boards with a focus on strategic planning, financial, oversight, and review of quality programs. Ms. Mullings has worked in Information Technology for more than 20 years with a keen interest in leveraging technology to enhance and support the lives of people who use it. She is currently General Manager of the Central Marketing Organization with Microsoft Corporation. Ms. Mullings has a bachelor’s degree in International Politics and a master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction. She and her family have lived in Issaquah since 2014.

Fun Fact

Favorite children’s book: "We Belong Together: A book about Adoption and Families," by Todd Parr

Best part: The end! The author ends the book this way: “There are lots of different ways to make a family. It just takes love.”

I recommend young students read it because: I hope that students recognize the beauty in different kinds of families and maybe see a bit of themselves too. 

Suzanne Weaver


Director-District #5

Board President

December 9, 2020 to present


3749 234th Avenue SE
Sammamish, Washington 98075


Appointed 1/2007
Elected 11/2007
Re-elected 11/2011
Re-elected 11/2015
Re-elected 11/2019
Term expires 11/2023

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. Since 2004, she has served on the board of the Volunteers for Issaquah Schools, a citizens' group which supports the passage of school district bonds and levies. She has two grown sons who attended ISD schools and are now working in the community.

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 LSI Logic and McKesson. 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!

The Issaquah School Director Districts are updated every 10 years once the census data is received. The following map and report are based on the 2010 census data: