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Welcome to the BHS PTSA

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The PTSA Mission Statement

Create an inclusive, supportive community that cultivates a tradition of excellence for all students. 

BHS Parents we need you. Ballard HS relies heavily on parent volunteers to help provide the best possible experience and opportunities for all students…even more so now! Visit the Current Volunteer Needs page and feel free to contact anyone currently on the PTSA for more information too. Read issues of PTSA Weekly Newsletter to stay informed!


PTSA Virtual Meetings 2021-22

The BHS PTSA looks forward to sharing dynamic programs for our school wide General Meetings this school year! Make sure to put our General Meetings on your calendar, all at 7 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Contact us at bhs.ptsa.pres@gmail.com to learn more.

  • Board Thursday, Oct. 7, 5:30 p.m.
  • General Membership Thursday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m | Link to be sent soon!
  • Board Thursday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m.
  • Board Thursday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.
  • Board Thursday, Jan. 6, 7 p.m.
  • Board Thursday, Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m.
  • General Membership Thursday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
  • Board Thursday, March 3, 7 p.m.
  • Board Thursday, April 7, 7 p.m.
  • Board Thursday, May 5, 6 p.m.
  • Board Thursday, June 9, 5:30 p.m.
  • General Membership Thursday, June 9, 7 p.m.

Who We Are

Zoom grid of teachers and ptsa

The Ballard HS PTSA promotes and supports the social, emotional, and academic well-being of all students. The work we do raises funds to run programs that provide academic opportunities, teacher and staff support, and backing for student activities. You can make a difference!

* Join * Donate * Get Involved * Volunteer *


Welcome! PTSA Board 2021-22

Executive Committee

President:  Gloria Kruzner, bhs.ptsa.pres@gmail.com
Vice President
: Michelle Renn, bhs.ptsa.vp@gmail.com
Treasurer:  Shelley Rousseau, bhs.ptsa.treas@gmail.com
Secretary: Gena Mason Frank, bhs.ptsa.sec@gmail.com

Executive Board

Executive Committee: (including list above)
Volunteer Coordinator: Sarah Visser, volunteers.ballardhs@gmail.com
Membership Chair:  Lisa Vanderford,  bhs.ptsa.membershipchair@gmail.com
Legislative Liaison: Brian Duncan, bhs.ptsa.legislative@gmail.com
Principal: Keven Wynkoop, kswynkoop@seattleschools.org
Building Leadership Team (BLT): Glory Frodesen, gloryf@msn.com
Family & Community Engagement (FACE):
Brenda Savage, bhs.ptsa.face@gmail.com


Standing Committee

PTSA Newsletter: Gloria Kruzner, ballardhighnews@gmail.com
Stand Alone News: Chuck Fuller, bhs.ptsa.site@gmail.com
Social Media: Erika Goodmanson, bhs.ptsa.socialmedia@gmail.com
Grants: Lori Wilbur, bhsgrants@gmail.com
Direct Appeal Fundraising:
Erika Goodmanson, bhs.ptsa.socialmedia@gmail.com
SPREE: Becky Moore, becky@beckymoore.com 
Reflections: Misha Zadeh Graham, mishazadeh@gmail.com
Staff Appreciation
: Michelle Peters, mpeters@eagleeyes.biz
and Lisa Vanderford, bhs.ptsa.membershipchair@gmail.com
BASH/Auction Coordinators:
Deb Fitzgerald and Carol Cheyne, info@bhsauction.com
PTSA Website:  Chuck Fuller, bhs.ptsa.site@gmail.com
Ballard HS Communication Liaison/BHS Webmaster:
Diane Taylor, dmtaylor@seattleschools.org


What We Do

We provide financial and volunteer support for the students, parents, and staff of Ballard High School. 

We also offer educational opportunities to parents several times per year, with education nights ranging from Suicide Awareness to raising and supporting healthy students. Check out some of the ways your BHS PTSA supports your school!

Become A Member 

Anyone who supports Ballard High students, staff, and families is welcome to join the Ballard High PTSA and volunteer to support our endeavors. 

This includes everyone our name implies (Parents, Teachers, and Students), as well as alumni, grandparents, extended family members, community members, and more!  View the PTSA Welcome with Membership Sign-Up, and the Fall Teacher Support Fund to get started!

BHS PTSA Fundraising

We raise money through fundraising events such as our annual Direct Appeal Campaign and BASH Dinner and Auction typically held in the spring. Simply becoming a member also supports every student in the school and a way to contribute.

The BHS PTSA is a non-profit 501 (c)(3). If you donated to the BHS PTSA, your donation is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law, BHS PTSA Tax ID #91-1303069. Want to help us fundraise?

Contact us at bhs.ptsa.pres@gmail.com to learn more.


Connect With Us!

Follow us on the school’s PTSA social media sites.

twitter icon  @BallardHSPTSA   Facebook icon  @FriendsofBallardHigh 

Facebook icon BHS Class of 2022  Instagram Icon @BHS.PTSA


PTSA Legislative Corner

SCPTA Advocacy!

Seattle Council PTA | Visit the Seattle Council PTA website for current updates and information for families to stay up to date on issues.

Current Call to Action: Refer to the SCPTA News posts often to stay up to date on current issues.

WSPTA Advocacy!

Washington State PTA | Any PTA member is encouraged to submit an issue, or a resolution, or learn more about the legislative principle that addresses concerns that affect children on a statewide level to the Washington State PTA (WSPTA). 

The WSPTA relies on its members to provide the priorities that we will advocate for at the state level and within our communities. View the WSPTA video page for more information.