Board of Trustees

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

  • Audit Committee


  • David Egolf, Head of School

  • Jo Burnside, Chair

  • Joel Steinhaus, Vice Chair

  • Brandon Weber, Treasurer

  • Nicholas Santoiemma, Secretary

  • Lee Kempler, Officer

  • Jackie Eckhouse, Officer

  • Jeffrey Whyte, Officer

Committee Chairs

  • Jackie Eckhouse, Advancement

  • Sylvie Fan, Partnership for Equity and Inclusion

  • Nicholas Santoiemma, Governance

  • Brandon Weber, Finance

  • Jeffrey Whyte, Audit

Members at Large

  • David Oliver Cohen

  • Stephanie Connor

  • Felicia Harris

  • Dahlia Fischbein

  • Morgan Kavanagh

  • Stephen Meyer

  • Chris Nicholson

  • Renee Nicholson