MICHAEL G. HIRSCHFELD '85, P'14,'17 – RECTOR
Concord, N.H.

Education: A.B., Princeton University; M.A., Dartmouth College
Occupation: Thirteenth Rector, St. Paul's School

ARCHIBALD COX, JR. '58 – PRESIDENT
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2012
Chapel Talk, Fall 2016

Education: A.B. in Economics, Harvard University; M.B.A. (with distinction), Harvard Business School
Occupation: Investments
Board memberships/service: Chairman, Sextant Group, Inc.; Chairman, Ayablu Incorporated.
Mr. Cox serves on the boards of a number of privately-owned companies, including Adranos Energetics, Lafayette, IN; Behavior Matrix LLC, North Wales, PA; Element Data, Inc., Seattle, WA; EyeLock, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Rico; EyeLock LLC, New York, NY; Inea International Ltd., BVI; Madaket, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and Micell Technologies, Inc., Durham, NC. In addition, he serves on the board of Unifi, Incorporated, Greensboro, NC.
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CATHERINE A. GELLERT '89 – CLERK
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2012

Chair, SPS Development Committee

Education: A.B., Harvard University; M.B.A., Columbia University
Occupation: Investment Management
Board memberships/service: Treasurer, International Women's Health Coalition; Trustee, Lincoln Center Institute; First Vice President, Harvard Alumni Association; Executive Committee, Harvard College Fund; Deans Council, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Treasurer, Harvard Club of New York

REEVE B. WAUD '81, P'09,'12 – TREASURER
Lake Forest, Ill.; Board member since 2009

Chair, SPS Audit and Risk Committee

Education: B.A. from Middlebury in 1985 and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in 1989
Occupation: Founder and Managing Partner of Waud Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm with approximately $2.1 billion of assets under management. Over his thirty years in private equity he has acquired more than 250 companies.
Board memberships/service: Serves on the Board of Directors of Northwestern Memorial Foundation and is a member of the Northwestern Memorial HealthCare’s Finance Committee and serves on the Finance Committee of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee of the John G. Shedd Aquarium and serves on the Executive Committee and is First Vice Chair of the Economic Club of Chicago. He is a Member of the Commonwealth Club of Chicago and the Chicago Crime Commission. Mr. Waud serves as Chairman of the Illinois State Police Merit Board which has oversight responsibility for the State Police. He was appointed by the Governor of Illinois and confirmed by the Senate.

DOUGLAS S. ASANO '92
Charlotte, N.C.; Board member since 2015

Treasurer/Fund Chair, SPS Alumni Association 2015-18

Education: A.B., M.B.A. Dartmouth College
Occupation: Sales, Marketing

JILL AVERY P'17,'20
Cambridge, Mass.; Board member since 2016

President, SPS Parents Association 2016-17

Education: D.B.A., Harvard University; M.B.A., Wharton School; B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Occupation: Education
Board memberships/service: Director, Amica Mutual Insurance Company; Trustee and Chair of the Board of Overseers, Museum of Fine Arts – Boston.

MATTHEW BAIRD '83
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2015

Vice Chair, SPS Grounds and Buildings Committee

Education: A.B., Princeton University; M.Arch., Columbia University
Occupation: Architect
Board memberships/service: Advisory Committee, Shelburne Museum; Treasurer, Northeast Harbor Sailing School; Board Member, Summer Residents Association (Town of Mount Desert, Me.)

MATTHEW A. "ANDY" BAXTER '60
Lyme, Conn.; Board member since 2016

Education: M.B.A., Dartmouth Tuck School; A.B., Yale
Occupation: Investments
Board memberships/service: Founding Trustee, Cunniff-Dixon Foundation; Board Treasurer, Lyme Land Conservation Trust; Board Treasurer, Florence Griswold Museum; Deputy Treasurer, Vista Vocational; Overseer, Amos Tuck School

CANDACE E. BROWNING-PLATT P'12
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2010

Co-Chair, SPS Investment Committee

Education: B.A., Brandeis University; M.B.A., Columbia University
Occupation: Financial, Investments
Board memberships/service: BAML Global Diversity & Inclusion Council; Society of Airline Analysts; Board member, Wing Club

JULIAN C. L. CHENG '92
Hong Kong; Board member since 2015

Education: A.B., Harvard University
Occupation: Investments

BRIDGET M. FAWCETT P'16
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2015

Education: A.B., Dartmouth College
Occupation: Financial, Investments
Board memberships/service: Trustee, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation (Mass MoCA); Trustee Emeritus, Berkshire Theatre Group; Member of the Steering Committees for the Dartmouth Centennial Circle, the Dartmouth College Fund, and Women of Dartmouth.

DAHNI-EL GILES '95
San Francisco, Calif.; Board member since 2016

Education: J.D., Georgetown University; A.B., Harvard University
Occupation: Commercial Counsel
Board memberships/service: Board member, ScriptEd; Founding member, DonorsChoose

DOROTHY A. HUTCHESON
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2016

Education: M.Div., Union Theological Seminary; M.S.Ed., Duquesne University; A.B., Duke University
Occupation: Educator
Board memberships/service: The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS); the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Education at Teachers College; the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) Commission on Accreditation; the Cathedral School of St. John the Divine; Grace Church School; St. David’s School; former president, NYSAIS, the Head Mistresses Association of the East, the New York City Guild of Independent Schools, and the Country Day School Headmasters’ Association; Trustee of George Jackson Academy; program director of Cambridge Prep.

SOLOMON J. KUMIN, '94
Boston, Mass; Board member since 2015

Co-Chair, SPS Investment Committee

Education: B.A. in policital science, Johns Hopkins University
Occupation: Investments
Board memberships/service: Board member, Starwood Property Trust; Board member, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.; Board member, Fessenden School in Newton, Mass.; Board member, the Breeders' Cup; Board member, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association; Board member, U.S. Lacrosse Foundation. Mr. Kumin is also a member of the Trust Board at Boston Children's Hospital.

NOELLE KWOK, '98
Hong Kong; Board member since 2015

Education: A.B., Harvard University
Occupation: Real Estate

WILLIAM LAVERACK JR. '75, P'14
New Canaan, Conn.; Board member since 2014

Co-Chair, SPS Education and Student Life Committee

Education: A.B., M.B.A., Harvard University
Occupation: Private Investor
Board memberships/service: National Advisory Board of DukeEngage (Co-Chair); Parents’ Committee of the University of Virginia; Leadership Council of AmeriCares; former Trustee of Choate Rosemary Hall and President of the Board of Trustees of New Canaan Country School

JANICE Y. K. LEE '90
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2013

Vice Chair, SPS Development Committee

Education: A.B., Harvard University; M.F.A., Hunter College
Occupation: Novelist
Board memberships/service: Member, Harvard Global Advisory Council; Member, Corporation of Yaddo

VICTOR M. LOPEZ-BALBOA P'10,'14,'17,'20
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2011

Chair, SPS Finance Committee

Education: J.D., University of Penn Law School; M.B.A., The Wharton School;
B.A., Columbia College
Occupation: Financial, Investments
Board memberships/service: Past President, SPS Parents Association 2011-13; Board of Visitors, Columbia College

JONATHAN W. "JOHN" MEEKS '91
Atherton, Calif.; Board member since 2017

Education: B.S., Yale University
Occupation: Private Equity Investments

PATRICIA L. "TRISHA" PATTERSON '82
Larchmont, N.Y.; Board member since 2016

Executive Vice President, SPS Alumni Association 2017-20 and 2014-17

Education: B.A., Rollins College
Occupation: Sales, Marketing

ELIZABETH OVERTON "LIZ" ROBBINS '79, P'17
Wellesley, Mass.; Board member since 2017

President, SPS Alumni Association 2017-20

Education: B.A., Wesleyan University; Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management, Harvard Extension School
Occupation: 
Board memberships/service: Served SPS as form agent (1989-94 and 2004-14), main agent (1994-99), form director (1999-2004 and 2014-present), and on the Executive Committee (2000-04 and 2014-present), including a term as treasurer and alumni fund chair (2002-04). Liz currently serves on the Parent’s Council at Northfield Mt. Hermon School, was a member of the Parent Fundraising Committee at Fay School (2012-14), and was a parent volunteer at Fessenden School (2011-14). Other volunteer service includes a term as chair of the Wellesley Mothers’ Forum and service to Wellesley Youth Soccer and the Wellesley Service League.

NANCY DORN WALKER '94
New York, N.Y.; Board member since 2017

Education: B.A., University of Chicago
Occupation: Principal and Investment Professional
Board memberships/service: Board service includes the Brown Foundation (Houston) and Second Stage Theatre (New York) and past service on the boards of The New School University and Parsons School of Design (vice chair). She served as a non-trustee member of the SPS Investment Committee for FY17.

WENDY CLARKE WILCOX P'17, '19
Harrington Park, N.J., Board member since 2016

Education: M.P.H., Columbia University; M.D., State University of New York; A.B., Brown University
Occupation: Medical Administration

THE RIGHT REVEREND ROBERT C. WRIGHT
Atlanta, Ga.; Board member since 2017

Education: B.A., Howard University; M.Div., Virginia Theological Seminary
Occupation: 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta