Volunteering is a big part of being a parent at Salmon Bay School.  This page lists three kinds of volunteer opportunity.  Ongoing efforts for standing parent and school committees, planned single-event opportunities, and occasional special-project opportunities.

Ongoing Volunteer Efforts

Friends of Salmon Bay (FOSB) Parent Board –monthly meetings, 2nd Thursday @ 7pm
Contacts: Robin Lofstrom clevelandette@gmail.comor Suzanne Waller suzaroo@gmail.com


Finance Committee- all year meetings, report committee progress to FOSB

Contact: Katherine Ropp roppkat@comcast.net

Auction Committee- Contact: Suzanne Waller suzaroo@gmail.com

Emergency Preparedness Committee- Contact: AJ Silva vocable@comcast.net

Math Committee- Ben Black bblack@speakeasy.net

After School Program Coordinator– 

Yearbook – compile, edit and produce yearbook

Contact: Stephanie Johnson  stephaniejj8@yahoo.com

School Tour Guide– one morning per week during January and February

Contact: Jodi Russell jrrussell@seattleschools.org

Hiring Teams– lend parent perspective to hiring and interviews (District Training required)

Training dates

Contact: Jodi Russell jrrussell@seattleschools.org

Parent Information Exchange (PIE)– Parent education events planned for K-8 topics

Contact: Karine Dammer hortusgardens@yahoo.com

Garden Committee– meets as needed, plans weeding events and grounds improvement projects


Drama Committee - Design, build, plan, costumes, sets, props... you name it.

Contact: Lori Mudge lorimudge@comcast.net or Glyde Hart King ghking@seattleschools.org

Facilities Committee –identify and prioritize building projects for repair or improvement, advocate with District staff for action
Contact: AJ Silva vocable@comcast.net

Single Event Volunteer Efforts

Contact: Jodi Russell jrrussell@seattleschools.org

Picture Day– (October) Help students look camera-ready

Lantern Festival and Walk– (December) Decorate stage area with student art work for elementary assembly, & lead evening walk through Salmon Bay Park

Science Fair– (Spring) Promote, set-up and clean-up

Poetry Night– (Spring) Promote, set-up and clean-up

Halloween Parade– (Friday before Halloween) Lead elementary students on a building parade/tour

Family Potluck– (November) Promote, set-up and clean-up

Aloha Potluck– (May) Promote, set-up and clean-up

Ice Cream Social– (June) Held for incoming elementary school families

Staff Appreciation Week– (May) Supply potluck dishes and treats for staff members

Auction- There is something for everyone here! Spring

Book Fair- Fall and spring

Occasional Special-Project Opportunities will be announced in the Monday bulletin