BCS Board of Directors
BCS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. The school board is self-perpetuating; new members are elected each year serving up to two 3-year terms. Board members must first be elected to the 32+ member BCS Corporation. The corporation meets annually for corporate business and to elect new board members and approve the slate of board officers. This ensures stability and stewardship of the founding Philosophy of Christian Education. The Board is responsible for ensuring that school decisions align with the Mission & Vision, and School Philosophy of BCS and are the keepers of school policy. All monthly school board meetings are open to the school community. The minutes for these meetings can be found here and the board’s strategic plan for 2017/18 here.
Board of Directors – 2017-2018:
Ruth Burnett, President
Ruth and her husband Bill have four children who have attended BCS. Ruth has been employed as an adjunct instructor at Seattle Pacific University.
Steve Sirich, Vice President
Steve and his wife Amy have two children at BCS. Steve works at Microsoft and has just completed a service rotation on the Westminster Chapel Elder Board.
Rich Begert, Secretary
Rich and his wife Leslie have two children who graduated from BCS. Rich has been CEO and President of a number of technology companies. He presently is doing management consulting and CEO coaching. He has also served on six other non-profit boards.
Diane Apol, Treasurer
Diane and her husband Dan have two children who have attended or are currently attending BCS. Diane is employed as Senior Accountant/CPA at Benton Bray P.S. and serves as Treasurer of Bellevue Christian Reformed Church.
David graduated from BCS in 1988. He and his wife Tricia have four children at BCS. David has worked professionally as an attorney and manages investment partnerships.
Bill and his wife Debbie have three children who attend BCS. Bill is employed as Senior Director of Strategy at Microsoft.
Brock and his wife Darlene have three children at BCS. Brock is a clinical and sport psychologist with a practice in Bellevue.
Kelly and her husband, Steve, have three children at BCS: Zach is a sophomore, Natalie is in seventh grade, and Matthew is in second grade at Three Points. Kelly recently completed her M.A. degree in Christian Education and is a staff member at Crossroads Bible Church.
Roxanne and her husband, Eric, have two children at Mack Elementary – Josh is in fifth grade and Matthew is in fourth grade. Roxanne has served four years on the Mack PTF Board and is actively involved in her church’s Youth and Service Ministries.
Scott and his wife, Ellen, have two daughters, Alyssa and Meredith, who graduated from BCS in 2007 and 2012. He has held various corporate finance positions and, in addition to previous service as BCS Board President, currently serves in a number of volunteer roles including Eldership at Rain City Church and member of the Bellevue Transportation Commission and Sound Transit’s Citizen Oversight Panel.
Kirsten and her husband, Michael, have two children attending Bellevue Christian School. Grant is a second grader and Christian is a kindergartner at Three Points. Kirsten is employed as President at NORPRO and has been involved with her church, as well as at a number of non-profit organizations.