Member Bios

  • The Sumner-Bonney Lake School District selected 20 members to serve on the newly-formed Sumner High School Project Review Task Force, charged with the review, study, and evaluation of the modernization and expansion of the high school in light of current state and local circumstances, and making a recommendation to the superintendent for direction of the project.

    Lead by Hainline & Associates, Inc., with the assistance of a neutral facilitator, EnviroIssues, the Task Force met over the course of two months, applying their individual and collective planning, construction, and industry experience and expertise to consider concepts and provide input on development of options and ultimately recommending a path forward for expanding and modernizing Sumner High School given current conditions.


    Adam Chambers
    Chambers is Senior Project Manager of 16 years with Skanska USA Building, Inc. Career focused on K-12 education construction and difficult tenant improvements projects. Helped build six new K-12 facilities and two major elementary school remodels, with the new Vashon High School on Vashon Island as his most recent school construction project. Holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University in Construction Management (Technology). Chambers and his wife, both SHS alums, have three children who will one day be Spartans. As an SHS student, Chambers experienced a major remodel of the school in 1995.

    Tyson Cornett
    Cornett is Director of Construction Natural Built and Environments and has 30 years construction management experience in single-family, multi-family and mixed use commercial/industrial.  Cornett has been a Sumner resident for 18 years and has a child who attended the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District.

    Kyle Hardtke
    Hardtke owns a landscape company and has experience in value engineering. Previous employment include a job with the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District in the Maintenance and Operations Department. Sumner resident Hardtke and his wife, both SHS alums, will have children attending the high school in the future.

    Karen Harris
    Harris is a professional civil engineer working in land development projects. She experience working on many commercial development projects within the city of Sumner with familiarity of local development standards. Harris is a supporter of Sumner-Bonney Lake schools and athletic programs; her daughter is a member of the Valley Aquatics Club.

    Rick Hendricks
    Hendricks is President of the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District Board of Directors. He’s been a board member since 2007. Hendricks has 29 years’ experience in the criminal justice field, serving 19 years as a supervisor. He holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Martin's University.

    Pete Hochstatter
    Hochstatter is 33-year Sumner resident who is President of Pacific Welding Supplies, LLC. He has 50 years’ experience in the construction supply business, and running his own business. Hochstatter has been involved in the construction industry as a supplier, advisor and partner in major construction projects throughout the Puget Sound area. Hochstatter is a supporter of the SHS tennis program, with his son serving as tennis coach. His daughter is an SHS alum.

    Matthew Kastberg
    Kastberg is Division Manager at Parametrix responsible for the Community Building Division in the Puget Sound region, which includes program management, construction management, land surveying and community planning/design groups. His relevant skills and expertise range from construction management, program management and alternative project delivery. Kastberg lives in the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District and has children who will attend SHS.

    Barbara Kiliz
    Kiliz, a resident of the Dieringer School District, has experience handling significant home remodels up to $270 million. She been a community pool patron in Germany, Spain, North Dakota, Minnesota, Enumclaw, Auburn, SeaTac, Burien and Fife. Kiliz is a supporter of school swimming programs.  

    Kassie Meath
    Meath has been Principal at  Sumner High School since 2016. Other roles with the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District include SHS Assistant Principal and Secondary Literacy Director. Meath has two children, one who's a SHS alum and the other a current SHS student.

    Scott Nall
    Nall, who is CEO at SEFNCO Communications, is also an active volunteer and supporter of local youth programs. He is Booster President for Bonney Lake Women’s Soccer, has served on CTE board for Dieringer School District and is the current President of Mt. Rainier Futbol Club. Nall is a longtime Bonney Lake resident and father of three children who attend schools in Sumner-Bonney Lake School District.

    Deb Norris
    Norris has served on the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District Board of Directors since 2013. Her volunteer service includes the PTA, Citizens for Education and Sumner-Bonney Lake Education Foundation. Norris recently retired as co-owner of an independent pharmacy. She has bachelor’s degree from Washington State University.

    Jason Olson
    Senior Program Controls Manager for the Aviation Project Management Group for the Port of Seattle, where he oversees the Project Controls Group responsible for estimating, budget/cost tracking, scheduling, and various other project management support needs. Olson is resident of the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District.

    Tom Osborne
    Osborne, an involved community member and resident of the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District, has worked 20 years as owner/operator of a general construction company specializing in foundation support systems.

    Dana Powers
    Powers and her children grew up attending schools in the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District, where she’s worked as a head swim coach for Sumner High School since 2009. She’s a recently-retired Chief of the Bonney Lake Police Department, who joined the department in 2007. She’s worked closely with several City of Bonney Lake departments, including City Administration, City Council, Planning, Public Works, Finance, HR and the Courts.

    Troy Powers
    Powers, a 1987 SHS alum, has a master’s degree in Project Management and over 20 years of experience working with major school district capital projects throughout the state and the country. He worked on projects at large districts, including LA Unified School District, Houston Public School, Denver Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools and Lake Washington School District. Powers has a child who graduated from SHS in 2011 and another child who attends Maple Lawn Elementary.

    Brad Sayre
    Sayre has been a resident of the Sumner area since 1980, currently living in the Dieringer School District. Retired owner of a large general contractor, he currently works as a part-time consultant providing value engineering services and constructability reviews nationwide. Sayre has experience in budgeting, estimating, managing, and delivering K-12 projects in western Washington since 1978. He has involvement in hard bid projects and GCCM projects ranging from $1 million to $100 million.

    Seth Sherwood
    Sherwood is President of SEFNCO Communications, responsible for managing the annual operating budget across all business segments, working with in-house counsel to review and execute master construction agreements and subcontracts, and ensuring on-time delivery of infrastructure projects. Sherwood, along with his wife and three children, have lived in the Sumner/Lake Tapps area for the past 20 years.

    Paul Smith
    Smith is a Professional Civil Engineer, who worked with the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District on the Tehaleh Heights Elementary construction project. He has provided design and construction administration for many projects, from a million square-foot Amazon warehouse to development at Tehaleh. Smith also has experience in land use, entitlements and land development. Smith lives in the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District with children who attend District schools.

    Grant Sulham
    Sulham has served as a member and Chair of the Bonney Lake Planning Commission since 2004. He was a special education teacher in the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District until his retirement in 2014. Sulham served 27 years in U.S. Army, trained in medical logistics and facility planning. He also participated in the construction of the addition to Madigan Hospital.

    Ryan Turley
    Turley is an electrician and leader in the industry for 13 years with experience in design-build, estimating, budgeting and managing various commercial and industrial projects. His expertise is in electrical and, installing building management systems and HVAC controls. Turley’s has two children who attend schools in the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District, where his wife has also taught and coached at SHS for 15 years.