Seattle Special Education PTSA

Informing, Educating, Empowering Communities

Seattle Special Ed PTSA Board and Contact Info


Executive Board (elected officers)

2022-2023 Executive Officers

Cherylynne Crowther, President
Jana Parker, Co-Vice President
Erika Cebreros, Co-Vice President
Debi Carlsen, Co-Vice President
Melissa (Mel) Spiker, Co-Secretary
Christie Robertson, Co-Secretary
Catherine Muth, Co-Treasurer
Janis White, Immediate Past President

Committee Chairpersons

2022 - 2023 Committee Chairpersons

Erika Cebreros  / Dionne Malatesta - Communications
Catherine Muth - Budget/Finance
Laura Marie Rivera  - Fundraising 
Janis White - Family and Community Engagement 
Jana Parker - Legislative Advocacy
Kirsten Eklund -  Membership
Christie Reneer / Rebecca Mongrain - Dyslexia Committee
Erica Hieggelke / Julianna Rigg Hillard - Inclusionary Practices Committee 
Penny Willoughby- Racial Equity and Inclusion Committee
Kristi De Vader - Restraint and Isolation Committee


If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, please email

For membership info or questions, please email

Our Family and Community Engagement Chair can be reached at

Other questions? Email