Seoul Foreign School

SFS Board

The SFS Board of Governors is responsible for the total program of the school, including all aspects of its operation.

The SFS Board:

  • Reviews and upholds the mission
  • Sets the vision
  • Formulates policy
  • Provides fiscal oversight
  • Develops/maintains strategic plans
  • Hires and oversees the Head of School
  • Collaborates with Administration to ensure continuous improvement

Governors are elected to a serve three-year term. Individuals may be elected to serve a second term. No individuals can serve on the SFS Board for more than six consecutive years. The School Board is comprised of a minimum of six (6) members who are a parent of at least one (1) child currently enrolled in the school.

Full board meetings take place five times during the school year.

For further information, please contact the Board Email.

2020-2021 SFS Board of Governors

  • Dr. Silvia Ratto Kim (Chair)
  • Mr. Mike Welch (Vice-Chair)
  • Ms. Rebecca Chan
  • Mr. Andrew Chung
  • Mr. Jeff Doherty
  • Mr. Daniel Kim
  • Mr. Steven Kim
  • Ms. Molly Koscina
  • Mr. Kurtis Jang
  • Mr. Alain Nass
  • Mr. Dean Park
  • Ms. Sally Shim
  • Ms. Jennifer Woo


The Foundation is the Juridical Person, the legal entity responsible for the School under Korean law. The purpose of the Foundation is to maintain and operate Seoul Foreign School established under the Protestant Christian philosophy and to raise, hold and
manage funds and real estate directly needed to carry out this purpose.

Foundation Members

  • Mr. Matthew Wasmund (Chair)
  • Ms. Sun Hye Yang
  • Mr. Carl Hanson
  • Mr. Michael Distasio
  • Mr. Colm Flanagan (HOS)
  • Mr. David Hwang
  • Mr. James Kim
  • Mr. Cristian Rata
  • Mr. Peter Underwood