Administrative Staff

At Gig Harbor Academy We pride ourselves in having a committed administrative team who's top priority is to create a stable, nurturing environment for the children in our care.

Paul Raschke

Paul Raschke, Head of School
Paul Raschke has been Gig Harbor Academy’s Head of School since 2014. Paul comes to GHA from a career working in international schools where he held various administrative positions. His last posting was Head of School at Xiamen International School in Xiamen, China. Outside of school, Paul is an active member of the Midday Rotary Club and also volunteers as a CASA, working with children in the foster system. Paul has family in Portland, Oregon and, after many years living overseas, sees them as often as possible.    

 

Cristina McDougall

Cristina McDougall,
Director of Operations

Having been a member of the GHA community since 2009, Cristina has experienced many facets of the organization, not only is a parent of two GHA alums, but also as previous president of GHA’s parent volunteer group, School Family Network (SFN). Cristina has held an administrative position at GHA since 2011, and most recently as Director of Operations for the past 5 years. Cristina’s history with the school and vested interest in maintaining strong operational support for the organization drives her to lend a hand wherever needed. Cristina holds a BA from Marymount University in Arlington, VA and lives in Gig Harbor with her family.

 

 

Tina Myers

Susan Lomow, Director of
Admissions and Marketing

Susan Lomow joined Gig Harbor Academy in 2014. Prior to working for GHA, Susan held numerous progressive marketing and research positions before becoming a Director in the marketing department at Shoppers Drug Mart -- Canada's largest retail drugstore chain. She has a Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba, with a double major in Marketing and Labour Relations. Susan is a mother of two children and enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with them and her husband.

 


Tina Myers

Tina Myers, Business Manager
Tina Myers has a proud connection to Gig Harbor Academy. She is a parent of two Alumni who attended GHA from preschool through fifth grade. Tina has always shown her dedication to the health and well-being of the School, having served on the Board of Directors for eight years, five of which were served as Board Chair. Tina has a background in bookkeeping for her family business and a B.A. degree from Washington State University with a minor in Business. Tina has lived in Gig Harbor for 30 years.