Our Leadership
John W. Martin
Chairman of the Board

Diversity at Collegiate

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  • Board Diversity Statement

    Collegiate School is a community of learners committed to seeking and welcoming students, faculty and staff who represent the multicultural community and world in which we live. We believe that the education we offer in our school is greatly enhanced when many traditions, backgrounds and perspectives are given expression in school activities. We aspire to create an inclusive environment which promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership.
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Collegiate School's Board of Trustees is comprised of 28 individuals who are honored to serve as stewards of the School's mission and vision. The Board has fiduciary responsibility for the governance of the school, supporting the pursuit of excellence inside and outside the classroom, and strategically focusing on strengthening the foundation of sustainability, innovation, leadership and service that will remain the charge of the School's next generation of students, faculty and administration. The Board is steadfast in its commitment to Collegiate's enduring mission of developing students whose personal legacies exemplify and reflect all that the Collegiate experience represents.

Board Members

John W. Martin '78 - Chairman of the Board
Mason T. Chapman ’84 Vice Chairman of the Board
Frank F. Mountcastle III '83 - Immediate Past Chairman of the Board
Penny B. Evins - President/Head of School
Phyllis Palmiero - Treasurer
Susan C. Wiley - Secretary
Ellen T. Bonbright ’86 
Callie Lacy Brackett '95
Mason T. Chapman '84
Jeffrey W. Congdon '78
Mayme Beth F. Donohue '03
Penny B. Evins 
David A. Gallagher  
Eucharia N. Jackson  
Michael S. Laming 
H. Pettus LeCompte ’71***
Peter E. Mahoney, Sr. 
Neelan A. Markel ’96 
John W. Martin ’78 
Malcolm S. McDonald* 
Morenike K. Miles 
Frank F. Mountcastle III
William S. Peebles IV 
Carter M. Reid  
Lisa E. Roday  
Kenneth P. Ruscio  
Jennifer J. Ruth**
Danielle D. Scott  
L. Mark Stepanian ’89 
Wallace Stettinius*  
W. Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr.
Robert S. Ukrop*  
R. Gregory Williams '69*
*      Life Trustee
**    Parents’ Association President
***  Alumni Association President


Penny B. Evins - President/Head of School
Susan R. Droke - Chief Academic Officer
Patrick E. Loach - Head of Upper School
Deborah I. Miller - Head of Lower School
Phyllis Palmiero - Vice President-Finance and Administration
Tung Trinh - Head of Middle School
Kristen O. Williams - Vice President-Development