Committees & Activities

FOSB is 100% volunteer powered. Whether you volunteer at one event or take on a lead role for the whole school year, FOSB committees are a great way to get involved.

After-School Programs Committee: Offers a variety of before- and after-school programs for students during the school year.

After-School Theatre Committee: Creates, produces and supports the after-school theatre program at Salmon Bay, including an assortment of plays, classes, and other opportunities. Lots of options to fit age, experience, endurance, and commitment level.
Contact: Program Coordinator, Biz Freebairn,

Auction Committee: Plans, organizes, and executes FOSB’s annual spring auction, our school’s biggest fundraiser and celebration of the year.
Contact: Auction Chair, Shelby Benny Reynolds

Bike/Walk to School Committee: Works to increase the number of families walking and biking to school and plans Bike to School Month activities each May.
Contact: Heather Darval

Direct Giving Committee: Organizes, plans, and executes FOSB’s annual direct giving campaign, which is one of our biggest fundraisers.

EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Committee: Aims to promote and foster an environment that is respectful and affirming of all students, families and staff, and reflects our commitment to issues of racial and social justice, acceptance, and tolerance.

Finance Committee: Oversees the operating budget for FOSB and makes budget recommendations.
Contact: Brian LeBlanc (elementary treasurer), Samsy (Samsara) Martin-Gray (middle school treasurer)

Funding Equity Committee: Temporary committee to explore ways of contributing to increased funding equity in the Seattle school district. [CURRENTLY ON HOLD]

Gardening Committee: Maintains and improves our school grounds through four to five family-friendly work parties on various Saturdays throughout the year.

Legislative Committee: Helps parents stay apprised of legislative issues in public education at the local, state, and national level.

PIE (Parent Information Exchange) Committee: Sponsors parent education events throughout the year, including guest speakers on topics of interest, parent socials, panel events, and more.
Contact: Julie Schneider

Rock for FOSB Committee: Organizes a fun annual event for parents to hang out together and hear music played by teachers and parents.

(SED) Special Education Disability Committee: Aims to create an environment of sharing and learning that is inclusive to all; to foster building bridges between the general and special education communities, that is respectful and affirming to our families, students and staff and reflects our commitment to creating more understanding and acceptance around disabilities and Special Education.
Contact: Cheryl Jenrow,