Who We Are

2018-19 PTO Leadership

Gillian Angstadt-Baan
Learning & Teaching Director
Meg Bartmess
Social Events Director
Natalie Tillman Paries

Philanthropy Director
Amanda Hickey
Administrative Director
Cristiane Froehlich

Learning & Teaching Team

This team focuses on connecting school and home, supporting the students' curriculum, units of inquiry, classroom projects as well as sports and social events. We have Homeroom Parents in place for every grade from Early Years - Grade 12. Homeroom Parents are an extension of the PTO and help support our communications efforts throughout the school.

LS Coordinator (EY-5)
Meg Bartmess
MS Coordinator (6-8)
Sabrina Galasso
HS Coordinator (9-12)
Hailley Felter

Cooking Club Chair
Mie Emukai
Health & Wellbeing Chairs
Francine Tchoumi & Annemari Nigola

Social Events Team

This team focuses on Community Building, primarily by organizing social events in- and outside of school.

Trunk-or-Treat Chair

Michelle Harrison

ISH Holiday Fair Team Members

Nichole Volkman & Alana Kriek

ISH International Spring Fair Team Members

Sabrina Galasso

GNO (Grownups’ Night Out) Chair

Anna Frydenlund

Movies & More Chair

Mari Walker

Community Coordinators

Our Community Coordinators help to bridge language barriers and provide a valuable point of cultural contact within various ISH communities.

Mie Emukai - Japan / Hayan Kim - Korea / Ksenia Rogozina - Russia

Debasmita Nayak - India / Lorena Marin - Spain / Niina Aejmelaeus - Finland

Philanthropy Team

This team focuses on building ISH's relationship with ISH's local charity partners. We organize clothing drives, volunteer days, holiday projects and coordinate Service Learning opportunities for students, parents and teachers.

HOPE Co-Chairs

Amanda Hickey & Gillian Angstadt-Baan

MLL (Mannerheim League for Child Welfare) Chair

Sultana Glyptis Rehnberg

WISH Fund Grant Program Chair

Carolyn Horton

Administrative Team

Marketing Chair
Cristiane Froehlich
Lisa Wagner
Natasha Rutter

Spirit Wear Chair
Kari Kallonen

Our team - and the work we do - is organized into three areas. For more specific information regarding our positions, please click here.