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Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Welcome!

The Bishop Blanchet High School Advisory Board is comprised of representatives of the Bishop Blanchet High School community who are able to provide special expertise or assistance to the school.

The responsibilities of the Board include: recommending a mission statement grounded in the Catholic faith tradition for the school, recommending policy, setting long-range goals for the school, developing means to finance the school (including tuition structures, financial development, and fundraising), promoting communication, public relations and evaluating the school’s goals and plans.

We invite you to learn more by reading Advisory Board communications.

Board Members

List of 23 items.

  • Ursula Reutin (Chair)

    News Anchor
    Kiro 97.3 FM
    Parent 2015 and 2018
  • Brian Acarregui '85 (Vice Chair)

    Managing Director
    Morgan Stanley
    Parent 2022
  • Mary (Williams) Beard '81 (ex-officio)

    Director of Development
    Bishop Blanchet High School
    Parent 2021
  • Chris Butler

    General Counsel
    Potelco
    Parent 2019
  • Tony Desapio (ex-officio)

    President
    Bishop Blanchet High School
  • Kristin Dixon

    Superintendent of Catholic Schools
    Archdiocese of Seattle
     
  • Ramona Emerson, JD

    Instructor
    University of Washington Law School
    Parent 2021


  • Thomas Halverson, Phd

    Senior Lecturer & Director of Educational Policy Masters Program
    University of Washington
    Parent 2017
  • Sherri Johnson (ex-officio)

    Parent 2022

  • Nicole Korman

    Co-Owner and Accounting
    SMG Model Management
    Parent 2021 and 2023
  • Jesse McFeron '96 (ex-officio)

    English Instructor
    Bishop Blanchet High School
  • Korrie Miller

    Assistant Director of Stewardship & Donor Engagement
    University of Washington
     
     
  • Yvette Moy

    Director Public Lectures
    University of Washington
    Parent 2020
  • Bernadette O'Leary

    Principal
    St. John School
  • Michael Pierce '86 (ex-officio)

    Director of Admissions
    Bishop Blanchet High School
  • Sam Procopio ‘00 (ex-officio)

    Principal
    Bishop Blanchet High School
  • Tom Ramsey (ex-officio)

    Business Manager
    Bishop Blanchet High School
  • Maureen Reid

    Former Catholic School Principal
  • Karen Schuler

    Partner
    Ambassador Wines of Washington
    Parent 2020
  • Rahel Schwartz

    Health Equity Director
    East Madison YMCA
    Parent 2022


  • Janah Valenzuela (ex-officio)

    Director of Diversity and International Student Services
    Bishop Blanchet High School


  • Matthew Wells

    Attorney
    Tupper Mack Wells PLLC
    Parent 2017 and 2021
  • Sandra Zinsmeyer

    Account Manager
    Curriculum Associates
    Parent 2021 and 2022


Bishop Blanchet High School

8200 Wallingford Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103

Phone: 206-527-7711
Fax: 206-527-7712
Attendance: 206-985-3750
Located in  Seattle, Washington, Bishop Blanchet High School is a private, coed Catholic school for grades 9-12. Students benefit from a challenging college preparatory academic program, campus ministry, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.
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