About Bush

Senior Leadership

Leading the Way

The Bush Senior Leadership Team (SLT)  is the core group of administrators who lead all of the school's divisions and departments. Led by Head of School Percy L. Abram, the SLT supports the school’s daily operations, supervises all employees, and puts the school’s strategic priorities into action. The leadership team truly lives out the mission of The Bush School by bringing forth the perspectives of individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents in its composition, decision-making, and vision. The twelve-person SLT is 50% women and 50% BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or People of Color). This level of commitment to diversity in leadership by the school is extremely rare among the 1,700 member schools in the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).

2023-2024 Senior Leadership Team

List of 11 members.

  • Photo of Percy Abram

    Percy Abram 

    Head of School
  • Photo of Adam  Choice

    Adam  Choice 

    Director of Enrollment Management
  • Photo of Rob Blackwell

    Rob Blackwell 

    Middle School Director
  • Photo of Leslie David

    Leslie David 

    Executive Assistant to the Head of School
  • Photo of Ethan Delavan

    Ethan Delavan 

    Director of Technology, Systems, and Extended Programs
  • Photo of Sharon Hurt

    Sharon Hurt 

    Assistant Head of School for Advancement
  • Photo of Jo Ito

    Jo Ito 

    Athletic Director
  • Photo of Matthew Lai

    Matthew Lai 

    Upper School Director
  • Photo of Sarah Smith

    Sarah Smith 

    Assistant Head of School, Academics
  • Photo of Rather Stanton

    Rather Stanton 

    Chief Finance and Operations Officer
  • Photo of Aliya Virani

    Aliya Virani  

    Lower School Director
The Bush School is an independent, coeducational day school located in Seattle, WA enrolling 715 students in grades K–12. The mission of The Bush School is to spark in students of diverse backgrounds and talents a passion for learning, accomplishment, and contribution to their communities.

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