Pam has been involved in Independent School education for over 15 years. Her early years were spent at the French American International School (FAIS), where she served as the chair of the FAIS Board of Trustees, co-chaired the school's first successful capital campaign, and eventually served as the Assistant Head of School/Director of Admissions & Marketing. She then spent eight years at Oregon Episcopal School, a Pre-K - 12 independent school with 835 students, where she served as the Assistant Head of School for Admission & Advancement. She returned to FAIS in 2008 as head of School to lead FAIS through its next phase of strategic development. Pam has a Master of Science degree in Cellular & Molecular Biology, is a founding and current Board member of the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP) and served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS).