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.

2019-20 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Paul Minorini, Chair

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

Boys Hope Girls Hope, Retired

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Jessica Hoerman, Vice Chair

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

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Steve Nordlund, Treasurer

Parent of Henry '21, Althea '23
Boeing 

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Kinyetta Alexander, Secretary

Parent of Chris '17, Isaiah '21
Meridian Enterprises

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Akberet Boykin Farr

Parent of Grace '20
Emerson

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Michele Holton

Parent of Max '20
Michele Holton Consulting 

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Don Jubel

Parent of Lance '08
Spartan Light Metal Products

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Phillip Levy

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

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
William Margulis

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

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Ghan Mehta

Parent of Anusha '18, Anya '20
BJC Healthcare

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Christine Moody

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

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Karen Myers

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

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
David Payne

Parent of Louis '17 
Payne Crest Electric

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
David Ressner

Parent of Abby '23
Buckingham

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Booker Shaw

Parent of Steven '20
Thompson Coburn LLP

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Cory Spielberg '94

Visionary Capital

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Stephen Strum

Parent of Rosie '21
Sandberg Phoenix

  • 2019-2020 Trustees
Christopher Terry

Parent of Carter '20
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

  • 2019-2020 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

STRATEGIC PLAN PRIORITIES

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
Sustainability
Facility Planning
STEAM

BOARD LEADERSHIP

Paul Minorini

Chair

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."

 

Steve Nordlund

Treasurer

Board member Steve Nordlund

Steve Nordlund

Parent of Henry '21, Althea '23

"I am honored to be a Trustee at an institution that not only prepares students for higher education, but also embraces leadership and character development. The Habits of Mind & Heart are woven into every aspect of Whitfield. With those at the core of its culture, Whitfield’s excellent faculty embraces our evolving and diverse world and exposes our students to what’s possible."

Kinyetta Alexander

Secretary

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."