Meet the Board of Trustees

The governing body of the school

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the school. The Head of School reports directly to the trustees. This structure, with the trustees at the top of the school’s organizational chart, is typical of independent schools.

Gordon has twenty-six trustees. Some are alumni, but most are parents of Gordon students or of a graduate. They meet monthly during the school year.

The Board has three obligations:

Maintaining and supporting the school’s mission
Overseeing the financial health of the school
Selecting, evaluating, and supporting the Head of School

The trustees’ work is primarily long term planning, with decisions that are implemented over periods ranging from eighteen months to five, ten and even twenty years. The day-to-day work of running the school is left in the hands of the staff, teachers and administrators.
see also: Trustee Questions and Answers

Christopher W. Kahler

Christopher W. Kahler, Vice Chair
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Marianne Monte

Amanda Riegel

Amanda Riegel, Vice Chair
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Jordan Frank

Noni Thomas López

Noni Thomas López, Assistant Treasurer
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Cendhi Arias

Stephen DelSesto

Shelly DiPaola

Damian Ewens '90

Tulani Freeman

Robin Glancy '97

Eugene Johnson '87

Betsy Stubblefield Loucks

Sylvia Mburu

Amy Orth

Martha Palan

Lisa Newman Paratore

Jennifer Sherer

Executive Committee
Chaired by Amanda Riegel 

Buildings & Grounds Committee
Chaired by Alexis Thompson

Advancement Committee
Chaired by Shelly DiPaola and Katie Sklar

Diversity Committee
Chaired by Eugene Johnson ‘87

Education Committee
Chaired by Jennifer Sherer

Finance Committee
Chaired by Marianne Monte

Investment Committee
Chaired by Anthony Rust

Committee on Trusteeship
Chaired by Amy Orth

Personnel Committee
Chaired by Stephen Del Sesto