Our Leadership
Frank F. Mountcastle, III
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

Frank F. Mountcastle III '83 - Chairman of the Board
John W. Martin '78 - Vice Chairman of the Board
Alfred L. Stratford III ’85 - Vice President, Investments
John D. O'Neill, Jr. - Immediate Past Chairman of the Board
Stephen D. Hickman - President/Head of School
Phyllis Palmiero - Treasurer
Susan C. Wiley - Secretary
Michael G. Bland ’83 
Ellen T. Bonbright ’86 
Mason T. Chapman ’84 
David A. Gallagher  
Stephen D. Hickman  
Eucharia N. Jackson  
Michael S. Laming  
Peter E. Mahoney, Sr. 
Neelan A. Markel ’96*** 
John W. Martin ’78 
Morenike K. Miles  
Frank F. Mountcastle III ’83
John D. O’Neill, Jr. 
Joan Olmsted Oates*  
Judy Wagoner Pahren  
Carter M. Reid  
Lisa E. Roday  
JoAnn Adrales Ruh** 
Kenneth P. Ruscio  
Danielle D. Scott  
L. Mark Stepanian ’89 
Wallace Stettinius*  
Alfred L. Stratford III ’85
W. Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr. 
Rupa Tak  
Robert S. Ukrop*  
Michelle P. Wiltshire
*      Life Trustee
**    Parents’ Association President
***  Alumni Association President


Stephen D. Hickman - President/Head of School
Charles L. Blair, Jr. - Head of Middle 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
Kristen O. Williams - Vice President-Development