Safety Task Force Application

  • The Sumner-Bonney Lake School District values the perspective, expertise and input we receive from our community in the best interest of all our schools. This community of staff, students, families and community members provide insights and teamwork to insure our schools are a community effort.

    To involve our community, the Sumner-Bonney Lake School District is creating a Safety Task Force. The task force will include representatives from district staff, students and families, community members, and first responders who are interested in the recommendations of the development of policies and procedures, that promote safety in our schools and support departments. The Safety Task Force serves as a recommending unit to the Deputy Superintendent.

    In order to better understand who would like to be involved and the perspectives they will bring to our discussions we are using an application process to help form this group. As you consider serving on our Safety Task Force, we’d like you to know our core beliefs and the scope of work we hope to accomplish this school year.

    Thank you for your interest in our District’s work on our new Safety Task Force.

    Application Deadline: Please complete and submit this application form to Charmaine Abram on or before 5 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022. You can contact Charmaine Abram via email at or call her at (253) 891-6080.

    Applications will be reviewed by Deputy Superintendent and Community Engagement Office for the purpose of selecting Safety Task Force members. Information on applications will be regarded as personal and confidential.

    Applicants will be notified about the status of their role with the Task Force by email or phone no later than Friday, October 7, 2022

    Our Beliefs: The Sumner-Bonney Lake School District believes that every student deserves the opportunity to attend our schools, to feel safe and to learn – without the fear of harassment, intimidation or bullying – no matter their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status or ability. We are committed to ensuring that our learning environments are a place where everyone, students and staff alike, are welcomed with a sense of belonging and safety.

    Our Tasks: The work of this Safety Task Force will involve examining issues relating to providing our students and staff with safe environments, which ensure preparedness for emergency events, as well as assessing and addressing the day to day operations of our schools and departments that promote and maintain safe environments.

    Our Timeline: The membership timeline for individuals serving on the Task Force will run from October 2022 through June 2023. Meetings have been scheduled for Oct 20, Jan 19, May 18, and June 8.

    Our Work: The District intends for the Safety Task Force to have recommendations to the superintendent by June 2023. Members selected for this group will have the opportunity to reapply for future evolving Safety Advisory Councils that will meet quarterly.

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