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Operational Services
​Contact information and organizational charts for Operational Services in LWSD

Barbara Posthumus

Assistant Superintendent

Business and Support Services

​(425) 936-1211

bposthumus@lwsd.org

 

 

Ms. Posthumus serves as Chief Financial Officer, providing direct oversight of the district’s financial, business, and related auxiliary services. She ensures the district’s overall financial integrity and stability, assuming leadership in the development and administration of annual and multi-year budgets. She provides leadership and direction to the department of Support Services, ensuring efficacy of capital resources and investments and support for accomplishment of strategic goals. Ms. Posthumus assumes responsibility for enrollment and staffing projections and allocations; nutrition services; purchasing and procurement; accounting and payroll; and warehousing and asset management.

 

Business and Support Services Organizational Chart

 

Forrest Miller 
Director
Support Services
​​(425) 936-1108
 

Mr. Miller provides overall leadership for the district’s support services, overseeing capital planning, construction, and real estate, ensuring school facilities operate optimally to support students and staff. He assumes responsibility for the development, integration, and implementation of the district’s capital facility plan and policies aligned with district goals and objectives. Mr. Miller assumes responsibility for construction; maintenance; repair and operations; transportation; security; environmental issues; resource conservation management; and risk, health and safety services.

 

​Brian Buck

Associate Director

Support Services

​(425) 936-1102

bbuck@lwsd.org

 

 

Mr. Buck works in collaboration with the director to provide leadership for the district’s support services and to integrate and implement the district’ capital facility plan and policies aligned with district goals and objectives. Mr. Buck provides leadership for building and grounds maintenance; implementing construction projects; coordinating school and community sponsored projects; and overseeing utility management.

 

Kathryn Reith

Director

Communications

​(425) 936-1342

kreith@lwsd.org

 

 

Ms. Reith provides overall leadership for the district’s communications operations and serves as the district’s Public Information and Communications Officer. She acts as district spokesperson for the media and the public, ensuring timely, reliable, accessible and accurate provision of information and communications. She leads the development, integration, and implementation of the district’s public/media relations and communications plans aligned with district goals and objectives. Ms. Reith assumes responsibility for internal and external district publications; print and social and multi- media communications; and, volunteer community engagement efforts.

 

Communications Organizational Chart

Sally Askman

Director

Technology Operations

(425) 936-1249

saskman@lwsd.org

 

 

​​Ms. Askman provides overall leadership for the success of the district’s technology operations, ensuring robust and reliable infrastructure to support student learning and productivity of district staff. She leads the development, integration, and implementation of the district’s technology policies and plans aligned with district goals and objectives. Ms. Askman assumes responsibility for technical and network operations, hardware and software support; data center functions; and, technical applications and technology project management and works collaboratively with technology integration to develop and implement efficient and effective cross- departmental systems and processes.

 

Technology Operations Organizational Chart

Pat Fowler-Fung

Director

Human Resources

(425) 936-1266

pfowler-fung@lwsd.org

 

 

Ms. Fowler-Fung provides overall leadership for human resources (HR), assuming responsibility for the processes, policies, and programs that enable the district to recruit, hire, and retain highly effective personnel. Ms. Fowler-Fung assumes responsibility for ensuring positive and collaborative employee and labor relations, as well as efficient and effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. She is responsible for certificated and classified recruitment and hiring; staffing; substitutes; and, compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to employment. Ms. Fowler-Fung serves as the district’s civil rights compliance coordinator, monitoring and coordinating the district’s compliance with non- discrimination laws and policies.

 

Human Resources Organizational Chart

Jerred Kelly

Associate Director

Human Resources, Classified Staff

​(425) 936-1333

jerrkelly@lwsd.org

 

 

Mr. Kelly works in collaboration with the director to provide leadership for the district’s human resources (HR) and to integrate and implement effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. Mr. Kelly assumes responsibility for classified staffing and employee relations processes and compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to classified employment. Mr. Kelly oversees employment-related processes pertaining to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Bill Rosen

Associate Director

Human Resources, Certificated Staff

(425) 936-1344​

wrosen@lwsd.org

 

Mr. Rosen works in collaboration with the director to provide leadership for the district’s human resources (HR) and to integrate and implement effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. Mr. Rosen assumes responsibility for certificated staffing and employee relations processes and compliance with all legal and contractual matters pertaining to certificated employment.

Emily Young

Associate Director

Human Resources, Recruitment and Talent Acquisition

​(425) 936-1224

emyoung@lwsd.org

 

 

Ms. Young works in collaboration with the director to provide leadership for the district’s human resources (HR) and to integrate and implement effective HR operations aligned with district goals and objectives. Ms. Young assumes responsibility for development and implementation of classified and certificated recruiting and strategies and processes, including social media strategies. She collaborates with the Professional Learning department to assist with systems and processes to ensure appropriate onboarding, orientation, and training for new employees.

 
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