An Independent School • Grades 5-12

Alumni Board

The Lakeside/St. Nicholas Alumni Board works to assist Lakeside School in creating and maintaining a vibrant and engaged greater Lakeside alumni community. Its volunteer membership meets monthly throughout the school year to explore ways for alumni to stay connected to one another and to Lakeside.

Each member signs on for a three-year term and serves on one of three committees.

  • The activities committee plans events and activities, including Alumni Cooking Classes, Beers with Bernie for young alumni, and community service.
  • The mission and governance committee chooses the Distinguished Alumni Award winner and recruits new board members.
  • The connections committee works to build connections within our alumni and school communities.

Alumni board members hear regularly from guest speakers including students, teachers, and administrators. They also have the opportunity to attend annual “visit days” where they sit in on classes at the Upper and Middle schools.

To contact the Alumni Board or to learn more, email the alumni relations office at or call 206-440-2730.

Lakeside/St. Nicholas Alumni Board, 2021-2022

Nicholas Stevens ’06, President

Elizabeth Richardson Vigdor ’85, Immediate Past President

Ishani Ummat ’13, Mission and Governance Chair

Piper Pettersen ’03, Activities Chair

Nate Benjamin ’07, Connections Chair

Amanda Campbell, Alumni Office Liaison

Samantha Dale, Alumni Office Liaison


Sebastian Alfonso ’19

Mirutse Amssalu ’13     

Bruce Bailey ’59 (Honorary Lifetime Member)

Teryn Allen Bench ’04

Jay Bensal ’12

Evelyn Spence ’94 Callahan

Kate Coxon ’01

Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson ’94

Asha Dean ’98 

Gigi Ryan Gilman ’80

Joe Hampton ’97 

Adam Hinthorne ’14

Erin Kenny ’89

Ric Merrifield ’84

Mark Middaugh ’02

Reid Rader ’03

Nina Smith ’76

Kallin Spiller ’17 

Kiet Vo ’07

Sean Whitsitt ’05