Read about the members of our board and staff that help make things possible.
William is a program manager in the aerospace industry, and has an academic background in business management and finance. He previously served as a non-commissioned officer in the US Navy during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and is the alumni President of the Financial Management Association International at the University of Washington. He currently resides in Lynnwood, right by his hometown of Edmonds. William enjoys staying active in his free time, and traveling when his schedule allows it.
Karl Hausmann is a lawyer with the Mill Creek Law firm. Karl attended Mariner High School, the University of Notre Dame, and Seattle University School of Law. Karl’s law practice includes civil and commercial litigation, including construction, probate litigation, and real estate law. Karl is the former president of the Snohomish County Bar Association and a member of the Everett Port Gardner Rotary Club. He is a former coach with the Mukilteo Youth Soccer Club.
Muntz is the longest-serving member of the Mukilteo Schools Foundation Board of Directors, having served on that body since 1999 and having been secretary of the board for most of that time. He is employed by the Mukilteo School District as the Manager of Communications and Public Relations. Outside of his work at the school district and on the foundation, he serves as a docent for Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage Collection at Paine Field and is the editor of the Unlimited NewsJournal, a monthly publication about the sport of unlimited hydroplane racing. He is also the author of a book about the history of hydroplane racing titled “At the Ragged Edge.”
Dave is the owner of a local CPA firm, Benchmark Accounting. He has served as the treasurer of the Mukilteo Schools Foundation for two years. Dave loves football and has been a Seahawks season ticket holder since 1997. He has lived in Mukilteo with his family for a few years and thinks that there couldn’t be a better community to raise a family. He loves spending time with his wife, Star and two boys, Blake and Landon (who’s middle name is Hawk).
Dr. Marci Larsen, Superintendent. Dr. Larsen has been the superintendent of the Mukilteo School District since 2003. Her career in education spans 36 years, starting as a special education teacher in the Edmonds School District, an elementary school principal in the Snoqualmie Valley School District, a central office administrator in the South Kitsap School District, and as the executive director of teaching and learning in Mukilteo School District before becoming superintendent. She holds a master’s degree from Western Washington University and a doctorate degree in education, leadership and policy studies, from the University of Washington. Currently, Dr. Larsen serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees for the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County, and the Boards of the Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing, the Mukilteo Y, and the Washington Alliance for Better Schools.
Kathy Pickus is a Realtor® with Windermere Real Estate and has a Business Economics degree from UCLA. She and her husband Glen moved to Mukilteo in 1990 and happily shepherded their three children through Mukilteo public schools. Kathy was an active volunteer with the Harbour Pointe and Kamiak Performing Arts Boosters and spent many an hour volunteering at Seattle Mariner’s games to raise money for orchestra trips. Kathy is a member of Soroptimist International of Everett and she also owns and operates Dot Girl Products, an internet retail company.
Dennis Curran is the Associate Vice President for Human Resources at Edmonds Community College. He has an MBA from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio. He is also a proud graduate of St. Mary’s College! Dennis is a 24 year veteran of the US Air Force. He was born and raised in California and has more than 15 years experience coaching youth baseball and basketball.
Laurie is the Dean of Enrollment and Student Financial Services at Everett Community College. In addition to serving as a member of the Mukilteo Schools Foundation, she serves on advisory boards for Everett Public Schools and Snohomish County Sports Commission. Born and raised in Hawaii, Laurie enjoys spending time near water with her family and friends.
Cyndi and her family moved in to the Mukilteo District in 2004, while she worked locally as a medical social worker. She has been an active supporter of the Mukilteo schools and currently volunteers at ACES. It has been her privilege to serve on the board since 2014.
Mr. Hegarty joined the Mukilteo School District in July of 2015, after 32 years of service to Shoreline Public Schools. Pat began his career in 1983 as an English teacher at Shoreline High School. Mr. Hegarty then moved to Shorewood High School where he served for 14 years as English teacher, librarian, Yearbook advisor, department leader, Assistant Principal, and Athletic Director. In 2006 Pat became the principal of Syre Elementary School in Shoreline, and six years later returned to high school to lead Shorecrest High School, where he served as principal for nine years. Pat holds a BA in English from the University of Washington, an MAT in English from the UW, the Washington State Principal certificate from Seattle Pacific University, and he is currently working on his Superintendent’s certificate through Western Washington University.