About: Meet Our Leaders

Meet Our Leaders

 School Leadership

André Del Valle
Head of School

Beth Schneider
Associate Head of School

Tatesha Clark
Assistant  Head of School: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Educational Leadership

Mark Doty
Upper School Director

Courtney Jimenez
Middle School Director

Kira Kingren
Middle School Assistant Director

Franziska Laskaris
Lower School Co-Director

Amy Levine
Upper School Assistant Director

Kim Lord
Director of College Guidance

Justin Schuhmacher
Director of Athletics

Hannah Finn Wiltshire
Lower School Co-Director

Administrative Leadership

Randy Brett
Co-Director of Communications

Orla Dunstan
Co-Director of Communications

Tiffany Huggins
Director of Admissions

Horace Knight
Chief Financial Officer

Bernie McCormick
Chief Technology Officer

Sadia Mehmood
Director of Development


Linda Natoli
Senior School Nurse

Ginny Perrin
Chief Operating Officer

Tricina Stallings
Director of Human Resources

Hope Tarullo
Co-Director of Communications

Board of Trustees

The Mary McDowell Friends School (MMFS) Board of Trustees works to secure the future of the school and ensure that MMFS is fulfilling its mission.

Trustees provide guidance to the school administration on matters including finance, fundraising, facilities, marketing, and strategic planning. The Board includes current and past parents of the school, Quakers, and community members.

Board meetings generally take place five times throughout the school year.

Larry Botel
Deborah Edel
Ted Ehrhardt
Nancy Feinberg
Dan Freelander
Felice Friedman
Joan Giambusso
Becky Givan
Celeste Gudas
Eric Lagdameo
Ken Lippmann
Larry Neubauer

Michael Phillips
Andrea Davis Pinkney
LaTasha Richards
Yvonne Riley-Tepie
Larry Shire
Doris Simmons-Brown
Judine Somerville
Maria Torre
Richard White
Rosa Witsell
Angus Yuen-Killick

Susan L. Weiner
Trustee Emerita

André Del Valle
Head of School

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