These community leaders and educators support Arts Impact’s mission on a volunteer basis. Our board of directors meets five times each year.
Rafael Gallardo, Jr. (Vice Chair)
Visual and Media Arts Artist, Digital Learning Manager, Seattle Public Schools
Early Learning Educator and Advocate, Convener of Reggio Emilia Day of Dialogue
2nd Grade Teacher, Arts Impact Teacher Leader, Dearborn Park International Elementary School
Office of Economic Development, City of Seattle & co-founder of Ambassador Stories
Sara Marie Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo) (Secretary)
Poet, Arts Impact Artist Mentor, Native Education Program Manager, Highline Public Schools
Vicki Schoettle (Treasurer)
Parent Mentor, Coach and Counselor
Dr. LaWonda Smith-Marshall (Chair)
Assistant Principal at Valhalla Elementary School, Federal Way School District
Principal, Arts Impact Teacher Leader, Greenwood Elementary School
Interested in learning more about Board membership? Please contact us!