Board of Trustees

Meet The Board

Using the Policy Governance philosophy, the Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring the school aligns with the mission, vision, and established Bylaws of Seattle Christian School. The Board of Trustees is self-perpetuating and members serve a five year term.

Board meetings are held monthly, with the exception of July and December. If you would like to email the Board, you can contact them at


Nick Jansson - President

Nick holds a B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology, a B.S. in Zoology, a minor in Chemistry from the University of Washington, and a M.D. from Ross University School of Medicine. He is the Regional Medical Director for Primary Care for King County with Franciscan Medical Group.  He and his wife Stephanie attend Christ’s Church in Federal Way and they have two children enrolled in SCS elementary.


Richard Mullen - Vice President

Richard and his wife Lauren have two children attending SCS in elementary. He is an entrepreneur who has  built and runs his company Richards Too Good Products LLC. This is along side being the program manager for the Multiethnic family support network, through the Arc Of King County. He and his wife are members of the Board Leadership Council within their congregation at Reach Church in Kirkland WA. Richard is passionate about uniting communities and improving systems, that will in return produce fruitful outcomes.


Carol Murray - Secretary

Carol holds a BS in Finance and BA in Philosophy from Azusa Pacific University, and is currently a finance manager for Alaska Airlines.  Carol and her husband Michael (an SCS alumni) attend John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park.  They have two sons, one in preschool and one enrolled in SCS elementary.


Debbie Beck - Treasurer

Debbie holds a BA in Business Administration with concentrations in accounting and finance from the University of Washington.  She is a CPA and is the Assistant Controller for the Nordstrom corporation.  Deborah and her husband Craig have one son enrolled at Seattle Christian and their older son is a recent SCS graduate.  The Beck's attend Northwest Bible Church in Enumclaw. 



Andrew Busz - Board Member

Andrew is a Financial Policy Director for the Washington State Hospital Association.  Andrew and his wife Erika attend All Souls Presbyterian Church in West Seattle.  Their daughter is a graduate of SCS and their son is enrolled in the SCS High School.



Teresa Savage - Board Member

Teresa is a Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch and also serves on the St. Anne’s Hospital Foundation Board (formerly known as the Highline Hospital Foundation Board.)  Teresa, an SCS alum, and her husband Kenny have two sons attending elementary school at Seattle Christian. Teresa and her family attend New Life Church in Normandy Park.


Dani Yorkston - Board Member

Dani is a Seattle Christian alum. She and her husband James have two children attending elementary at SCS. They attend Highlands Community Church in Renton. Dani sits on the board of the Washington Officials Association. She is passionate about impacting the lives of athletes through coaching and officiating. She coached cheerleading at Seattle Christian for 11 years. She has been a cheerleading official for 10 years, serving as Vice President of her local association officials’ board.