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Trustees and Advisors

List of 24 items.

  • Charlotte Merrell, Board Chair

    Parent 2010
    Somerville, MA
  • Deb Mankiw, Board Vice Chair

    Parent 2013
    Wellesley, MA
  • Ben Giess, Board Treasurer

    Parent 2017
    Wellesley, MA
    Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Anvil Capital
  • Tom Mulvehill, Board Clerk

    Parent 2010 and 2012
    Sudbury, MA
    Program Director - Mobile Security, IBM
  • Dr. Rhonda Bentley-Lewis

    Parent 2019
    Needham, MA
    Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Chuck Black

    Parent 2010
    North Hampton, NH
    Retired, Fidelity Investments
  • Scott Brody

    Parent 2024
    Sharon, MA
    CEO/Camp Director, Camps Kenwood & Evergreen
    National Board Chair, American Camp Association 
  • John Buten

    Parent 2023
    Cambridge, MA
    Principal Analyst, Forrester
  • Laura Cabot Carrigan

    Parent 2019
    Wenham, MA
    Financial Services - Executive Chairman, Cabot-Wellington, LLC
  • Dr. Silvina Choumenkovitch

    Parent 2021
    Brookline, MA
    Professor, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
  • David Cohen

    Class of 1970
    San Francisco, CA
    Change Management and Executive Communications Consultant
  • Francesca Mattii Collina

    Parent 2021
    Winchester, MA
    Founder and Owner, Daily Dress Boston, LLC
  • Charles Evangelakos

    Parent 2019
    Chestnut Hill, MA
    Managing Director & Co-Founder, Pallas Capital Advisors
  • Mark Hardmon

    Parent 2009 and 2018
    Burlington, MA
    Director Program Management Office at Organogenesis
  • Alden Harrington, J.D.

    Warren, RI
  • Dr. K. Babu Krishnamurthy

    Parent 2018
    Brookline, MA
    Director of Epilepsy at Steward Medical Group, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • Todd Lemke

    Parent 2015
    Somerville, MA
  • Chenggang Liu

    Parent 2020
    Beijing, China
  • B.J. Rudman

    Parent 2008
    Concord, MA
    Retired not-for-profit Chief Financial Officer
  • William Ryan, Jr., CLU, ChFC.

    Parent 2002 and 2006
    Melrose, MA
    Owner, WFR Financial Planning and Insurance
  • Kim Sciacca

    Parent 2016, 2019
    Chestnut Hill, MA
    Owner, Planet Fitness
  • Daniel Strachman

    Class of 1989
    Parkland, FL
    Managing Director A&C Advisors LLC
  • Rich Testa

    Parent 2021
    Sudbury, MA
    Emerging Business Services, Automatic Data Processing
  • Jeff Wolk

    Parent 2022
    Chestnut Hill, MA 
    Co-President, The Cross Country Group

About the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the school. As such, it oversees both the immediate and long-term success of the institution. The board carries out critical fiduciary, strategic and generative functions for the school. In practical terms, this means that the board:
  • Sets the school's mission, and reviews and revises it periodically
  • Creates the school's strategic plan, modifying it as needed
  • Monitors the overall performance of the school, working with the administration to achieve optimal status in all areas
  • Selects, evaluates, supports and, when necessary, replaces the head of school
  • Conserves and grows the school's resources
  • Builds the school's reputation and renown in its many communities nationally and across the globe
Ours is a working Board of Trustees. It meets five times a year in full session. Trustees also work monthly with school administrators on board committees. Our board committees include: Executive, Development, Faculty Experience, Audit, Committee on Trustees, Investment, Buildings and Grounds, Marketing, Finance, Performance Review and Compensation, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice & Wellness.

Trustee Emeriti

List of 4 items.

  • Kim Giler

    Parent 2008
    Boston, MA
    Community Volunteer
  • Gene Reppucci

    Class of 1955
    Wayland, MA
    Senior Vice President for Development (retired), Northeastern University
  • Palmer Swanson

    Douglas, MA
    Retired Executive, Polaroid Corporation
    Founder, Waltham Partnership for Youth
  • Eric Thorgerson, Ph.D.

    Cambridge, MA
    Visiting Professor (Emeritus) of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

The Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is a group of parents, past parents, alumni, emeriti trustees, community leaders and friends with a special interest in education who support the mission of Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School. Distinct from the Board of Trustees, which provides strategic guidance and oversight, the members of the Board of Advisors serve as ambassadors for CH-CH as well as strategic advisors to the School.

Dr. Margaret Allen - parent of alumni; former faculty; former trustee
Peter Cameron - alumnus of Huntington School; former trustee
Anna Colton - parent of alumnus; former board chair
Sean Ferguson - former faculty
Kim Giler
- trustee emeritus; parent of alumnus
Sam Giler - alumnus
Dr. David Grayzel - parent of alumnus; New Business Committee member
Jon Hirschtick - parent of alumnus
KY Kan - parent of alumni
Mancheng Lu - current parent; Chinese Parents' Association (CPA) chair
David McNeil - current parent
Sean Mulvehill - alumnus; Alumni Council chair
Scott Prenovitz
- alumnus; former chair, Alumni Council
Gene Reppucci - trustee emeritus, alumnus of Chauncy Hall
Jim Roberti
- former trustee; parent of alumna  
Dan Romard
- Waltham friend; former Waltham City Councilor
Fred Ruland - former trustee
Kevin Sarney - alumnus; former trustee
Dr. Eric Thorgerson - trustee emeritus; former board chair; New Business Committee member
Dr. Ingrid Tucker - former trustee; head of Cambridge Montessori School
David Vaughn - parent of alumnus; New Business Committee member
Michelle Wang - former trustee
Dr. Rick Weissbourd - faculty, Harvard GSE; director, Making Caring Common project
Ann Whittaker - former trustee; parent of alumnus
Located 10 miles from Boston, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is a coeducational college preparatory school that teaches the way students learn. The School welcomes students with diverse learning styles and helps them to develop self-confidence and achieve academic success through personalized, integrated learning. Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall offers 180 boarding and day students a richly diverse cultural and academic environment and opportunities to engage in the arts, athletics and community service.