The Friends of LaSalle is an independent 501c3 tasked with three goals:

  1. To raise funds for the school
  2. To coordinate volunteers
  3. To plan community events

All parents of children at and employees of LaSalle Language Academy are automatically members of the Friends of LaSalle.  There are no dues.

Your Friends of LaSalle officer's committee for the 2017-2018 school year is:

  • Ian Smithdahl, President - ian@smithdahl.com
  • Sheila O'Donnell, Vice President in charge of Communication - sgdonnell@gmail.com
  • Kaisa Auge-Katz, Vice President in charge of Fundraising
  • Bridget Johnson, Treasurer
  • Kate Newman, Secretary

Your Friends of LaSalle committee Directors are:

  • David Soderna, Academic Teams
  • Ben Hosek and Sean Slattery, Building and Safety
  • Yani Sandoval, Communications
  • Rich Christian, Community Building
  • Adrienne Giorgolo and Masha Safina, Fine Arts
  • Carolynn Fisher, Giving Tree
  • Hilary Hudson-Hosek, Room Reps
  • Chris Broyles, Sports
  • Rupal Bapat, Student Exchange Program
  • Courtney Johnson, acting Teacher Appreciation
  • Jennifer Medley, Teacher Projects Funding
  • Courtney Beemer and Rachael Russ, Welcome Committee
  • Bindi Lessing, Wellness, Nutrition and Garden