We are excited to start the school year using our new school name "GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL WASHINGTON D.C." - Please note that our URL has changed to: www.giswashington.org and update your bookmarks accordingly. Thank you!

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Elected Officers of the Parents' Council


Chair:  Karen Dietrich
Co-Chair: Cordula Everett
Treasurer: Dorie Mickler
Deputy Treasurer: Ilona Schmidt-Dellien
Recorder of Meeting Minutes: Emily Haeckel
Deputy Recorder of Meeting Minutes: Miki Hanada
Speaker Elementary School: Alexandra Lopez-Casero
Deputy Speaker Elementary School: Nadia Fakhari
Speaker Preschool: Lucia Zegarra
Deputy Speaker Preschool:  Surita Kaza
Nominating Committee: Dorie Mickler, Liane Lohde, Alexandra Weiler
Election Committee: Joseph Cutliff, Jana Sedlmayer, Anne Loes         

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact your parent representative or the chair of the parent council at elternbeirat@dswash.org.
You can find the list of the elected parent representatives in the password protected members' area.


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