A volunteer Board of Trustees governs Corlears School.

The Board of Trustees is entrusted with upholding the Mission of the school, maintaining its financial well being and serving as its fiduciaries. The Board selects and supports the Head and sets policy consistent with the Mission. The Head implements policy and is responsible for the day to day operations of the school.

Most of the Board’s work is conducted via committees. Currently the Board has the following committee structure:

Standing Committees

  • Executive Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Advancement Committee
  • Partnership for Equity and Inclusion Task Force


  • David Egolf, Head of School
  • Jo Burnside, Chair 
  • Joel Steinhaus, Vice Chair
  • Stephanie Connor, Treasurer  
  • Lee Kempler, Officer 
  • Jackie Eckhouse, Advancement 

Committee Chairs

  • Sabrina Coughlin, Partnership for Equity and Inclusion
  • Stephanie Connor, Finance
  • Jackie Eckhouse, Advancement
  • Mary Santamarina, Governance

Members at Large

  • David Oliver Cohen 
  • Sylvie Fan 
  • Dahlia Fischbein 
  • Morgan Kavanagh 
  • Stephen Meyer
  • Chris Nicholson 
  • Renee Nicholson
  • Nick Santoiemma
  • Lionel Shockness 
  • Brandon Weber
  • Jeffrey Whyte