Who We Are

Who We Are

“With the help of our donors and supporters, we’re changing the way we look at and fund educational opportunities for Beaverton High School students. The Beaverton High community is strong, and alumni, parents and businesses alike have stepped up to help the school grow and thrive, ensuring students have every possible chance to succeed."

– Doug Johanson, Former Board President

BHSSF Board of Directors

Jon Caplan



Jon is a Marketing Manager at Intel. He graduated from Beaverton High School in 1984 with a daughter (class of 2018) and a son (class of 2021) who also attended BHS.

Doug Johanson

Vice President, Past President


Doug is the CEO of Vista Capital Partners, an investment advisory firm based in Portland. He graduated from Beaverton High in 1986, and has two boys currently attending BHS.

Megan Talalemotu



Megan is a licensed realtor with the Crandall Group, a new construction and land development firm in Portland. She is a 1986 Beaverton High graduate and has three children: two recent graduates and one currently attending BHS.

Kristin Spear

Board Member


Kristin is Senior Marketing Consultant at KATU with a focus on community partnerships. She has lived in the Cedar Hills community for more than 10 years and is excited to have three future Beaverton High School Beavers.

Paul Gaarenstroom

Board Member


Paul is the Founder and CEO of Pacific Group an Employee Benefits Brokerage Firm based in Laguna Hills, CA. Paul graduated Beaverton High School in 1978. When not working Paul enjoys flying his airplane all over Southern California.

Lisa Schneiderman

Board Member


Lisa is an Alumni of BHS and has had a successful career in public relations and communications. She owns Schneiderman Public Relations, an entertainment and cause-related boutique agency since 1998.

Lisa Sandmire

Board Member


Lisa's three children, along with her father and his five siblings are all BHS graduates. Lisa has served as Co-President (BFAN), Chair (BHS Centennial Committee), Chair (BHS Hall of Achievement) plus many other volunteer roles at BHS.

Lindsey Williams

Board Member


Lindsey is a Lead Advisor and partner at Vista Capital Partners, an investment advisory firm in Portland. She is a proud supporter of public education and has two daughters, one who will be entering BHS in 2020.

Dr. Anne S. Erwin

Principal, Beaverton High School


Anne Erwin is the very proud principal of Beaverton High School. Working with the dedicated, inspiring, and talented staff, students, and families who make up the BHS community is her passion. Previously, she was a social studies teacher and administrator for 25 years in Hillsboro and Eugene before coming to BHS in 2012. She and her husband live in Beaverton and have three grown children and two grandsons.