Board of Trustees

Front of the school building at the top of the circle drive

Whitfield School is a nonprofit corporation overseen by a Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees employs the Head of School, sets the annual budget for operations, and promotes the mission of the School.


  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Paul Minorini, Chair

Parent of Anthony '12, Hannah '15, Kate '16
Boys Hope Girls Hope, Retired

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Jessica Hoerman, Vice Chair

Parent of Casey '19, Kirsten '21, Quinn '23
Tor Hoerman Law

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Kinyetta Alexander, Secretary

Parent of Chris '17, Isaiah '21
Meridian Enterprises

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
David Ressner, Treasurer

Parent of Abby '23

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Andy Bryan

Parent of Whitney '25, Andrew '27
DynaQuip Controls Corporation

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Ron Fox '74

Parent of Nathan '24, Joanna '07, Elizabeth '03, Jeffrey '01
Fox Smith LLC

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Michele Holton

Parent of Max '20
Michele Holton Consulting 

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Don Jubel

Parent of Lance '08
Spartan Light Metal Products

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Phillip Levy

Parent of Morgan '15, Michael '17 
Silicon Valley Bank

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
William Margulis

Parent of Abigail '11, Will '13, Matt '16, Ellie '18
Margulis Gelfand Attorneys at Law 

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Ghan Mehta

Parent of Anusha '18, Anya '20
BJC Healthcare

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Steve Nordlund

Parent of Henry '21, Althea '23

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Christine Moody

Parent of Matthew ’21, Gabby ‘25
Korein Tillery LLC

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Karen Myers

Parent of Katherine '13, Sarah '16, Julia '16 
US Bank

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Booker Shaw

Parent of Steven '20
Thompson Coburn LLP

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Cory Spielberg '94

Visionary Capital

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Stephen Strum

Parent of Rosie '21
Sandberg Phoenix

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
Christopher Terry

Parent of Carter '20
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

  • 2020-2021 Trustees
James E. Williams

Parent of Tre '22
Estel Foods, Inc

  • Honorary Lifetime Members
Philip B. Cady Jr. ’70

Parent of Elissa '97, Chris '00, Laura '02
Retired, Ford Steel

  • Honorary Lifetime Members
Bruno B. Schmitter

Parent of Tanya '99, Nadya '02, Dylan '06
Hydromat, Inc.

  • Honorary Lifetime Members
Wayne L. Smith II

Parent of Chip '97, Colin '00, Austin '08 
Eagle Private Capital LLC

  • Ex-Officio
John Delautre

Head of School


Members of the Board of Trustees serve on three committees: Committee on Trustees, Finance & Asset Oversight, Advancement.  Members of the Whitfield community may also be invited to join a Board Committee. In addition to ongoing governance, the Board of Trustees shepherds Whitfield’s strategic plan. The icons below represent the strategic priorities of the current Board of Trustees.

International Programming
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Facility Planning


Paul Minorini


Board Chair Paul Minorini

Paul Minorini

Parent of Anthony '12, Hannah '15, Kate '16

"The best thing about serving as a Whitfield Trustee is working with the dedicated and talented staff, faculty and administration. Their tremendous commitment to, and efforts towards, ensuring every student's educational and life success is inspirational. "

Jessie Hoerman

Vice Chair

Board member Jessie Hoerman

Jessie Hoerman

Parent of Casey '19, Kirsten '21, Quinn '23

"Whitfield has played an important part in the guidance and character development of my three children. I value my role as a Trustee because it allows me to ensure that Whitfield remains committed to the development of ethical world citizens in future Whitfield graduates."


Dave Ressner


Board Trustee Dave Ressner

Dave Ressner

Parent of Abby '23

"Whitfield School has earned its adoring parents and alumni by genuinely caring for students and families. I am honored to serve Whitfield with many of those devoted parents and alumni. Our work together is always meaningful, but it is especially gratifying when I’ve been able to sit in on classes led by creative, energetic teachers and when my daughter tells me stories that demonstrate her strong academic, extracurricular and social engagement with the school."

Kinyetta Alexander


Board member Kinyetta Alexander

Kinyetta Alexander

Parent of Christopher '17, Isaiah '21

"After serving on the Diversity & Inclusion Task Force I joined the Board of Trustees to make a difference in this area—it was important to see a difference in that make-up at Whitfield.  Through my time on the Board we have made great strides in the diversity of the student body and of the Board of Trustees."