Miss Hall's School is governed by a twenty-seven-member Board of Trustees that includes nineteen alumnae, five parents of alumnae, one alumna spouse, one aunt of an alumna, and a friend of the School. The Board meets four times each year.
Hailing from fifteen states, the Trustees ensure the sustainability of the School and join with the Head and the senior leadership team to provide thoughtful and innovative leadership for Miss Hall's School.
Our Mission We believe in the unique values and attributes of a Miss Hall's education. We are responsible for providing leadership and oversight with generosity and integrity. We are dedicated to perpetuating and promoting the School's mission to prepare young women for lives recognized for honor, respect, and personal integrity.
Nancy is a long-time Class Representative and Reunion Chair for the Class of 1973, a former Chair of The Fund for MHS, and coChair of the 1998 Centennial Celebration. The sister of Gail Gustafson Lintern ’70, Nancy attended Ripon College and earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Southern Maine. Nancy is a past board member and board President of the CLC YMCA in Damariscotta, where she has taught women’s selfdefense and karate for the YMCA and community organizations for several years. Additionally she served several years as a board member and clerk of the Y Alliance Board serving all the Y’s in Maine. Nancy also previously served as the Director of the Round Top Center for the Arts, also in Damariscotta. She and her husband Charles are the parents of four children, including Alison ’10. Nancy previously served as a Trustee from 2003 until 2009. She returned to the MHS Board in 2014 and was named President in 2019.
Laura graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a B.A. in Theatre Arts. Laura also holds an honorary doctorate from Richmond, the American International University in London. Laura owned and operated the Theatre-by-the-Sea in Matunuck, Rhode Island, from 1989 to 2003. She has been a Trustee of Miss Hall’s since 1989 and was previously Treasurer of the Board, chairing its Finance Committee and serving on the Campaign Steering and Facilities and Compliance committees. Additionally, Laura was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Pillar Giving Circle.
Jane earned a B.S. in Finance and Management from Providence College and from 1983 until 1994 was General Securities Principal and Senior Registered Options Principal with Carolan & Co., Inc., a municipal bond underwriting and brokerage firm. She served eleven years on the Board of Trustees of The Gordon School, in East Providence, Rhode Island, and has also served on the boards of Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education, Youth in Action, The Providence Children’s Museum, the Women’s Center of Rhode Island, and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School, which in May 2011 named her the recipient of its John Hazen White, Sr. 2011 Leadership Award. Jane and her husband, Misha, are the parents of two children, Elena '13 and Oliver. Jane has been a trustee since 2011, previously serving as Treasurer of the Board, chairing its Finance Committee, and serving on the Facilities and Compliance Committee. Currently, Jane chairs the Strategic Planning Committee
Suzanne is a rancher in Big Timber, Montana, where she is also an active conservationist, trying to preserve the way of life in Montana. Having been brought up on family farms in New York and Pennsylvania, agriculture and conservation are in Suzanne’s blood. Her land is under conservation easement, which will assure that open space remains, and as a member of the Northern Plains Resource Council, the Montana Cattlemen’s Association, the Montana Land Reliance, and the Western Sustainability Exchange, Suzanne attempts to maintain the agricultural way of life in a natural and sustainable way. Suzanne is also actively involved with Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union. She is a graduate of Bradford College and attended the University of Colorado, where she majored in art and design. Suzanne has three daughters, a son, and three grandchildren, and she is the granddaughter of Linn Merck Perkins ’14, cousin of Trustee Jennifer Perkins Speers ’71, and mother of Kristine Krieg Vallandingham ’94. Suzanne joined the MHS Board in 2007.
Scott is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pump N Pantry, Inc., a chain of convenience stores in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. He joined the company in 1993, having previously worked with two regional retailers and a technology research and consulting group in New England. Scott earned a B.A. in Philosophy from Bates College and an M.B.A. from the Boston University Questrom School of Business. He has served on the boards of the Eaglebrook School, The Pennsylvania Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, The Susquehanna County Library and Historical Society, and the Vestry of St. Paul’s Church. Scott and his wife Melinda have two children, including Haleigh, MHS class of 2014. Scott joined the MHS Board of Trustees in 2011
Nina graduated from St. Lawrence University and began her career in Washington, D.C., working on Capitol Hill for a Member of Congress from Massachusetts. She then transitioned into political and nonprofit fundraising. When Nina moved to New York City in 2001, she worked for Sesame Workshop and then Audubon New York, the state program of the National Audubon Society. She serves on the Development Committee of Waterman’s Community Center in North Haven, Maine, is a past board member of the Washington Square Fund, and has been an MHS Trustee since 2005, serving on the Campaign Steering, Development, and Trusteeship committees. Nina was also a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Keystone Giving Circle.
After graduating from Lasell Junior College, Martha completed a management training program at the National Bank of Alaska. She returned to Boston in 1987, joining BayBank Harvard Trust, and held various management positions with the bank and its successors until moving back to Maine in 2005. Martha recently retired from People’s United Bank in the Mortgage Originations Department of Southern Maine. She serves on the MHS Board’s Development and Facilities and Compliance committees. Martha is also a past President of the School’s Alumnae Council and was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Keystone Giving Circle. She has served on the MHS Board since 2008.
Alice earned her A.A. degree from Briarcliffe College and certification in Interior Design from the Traphagan School of Design. She has worked for more than forty years in the field of interior design, founding her own firm, Alice Burnham, Inc., in 1985. Alice is also a member of the American Society of Interior Designers and former President of ASID’s Connecticut chapter. She and her husband Bill have two daughters and five grandchildren, and daughter Sanny joined Alice’s firm in 2012. Alice also previously served on the board of the New Canaan Country School, where both daughters and two grandchildren attended, and where three grandchildren now attend. Her favorite hobbies include skiing and sailing as a family. Alice’s aunt, Pamela Firman ’31, and cousin, Cynthia Firman Webster ’63, also attended MHS. Alice joined the MHS Board in 2001.
Reginald Boisrond Canal is a Financial Services Representative with Fortis Lux Financial, a boutique financial planning firm offering risk protection strategies and comprehensive wealth and investment management. Prior, Reginald was the Founder and Managing Partner with Les Cayes Partners, a strategic firm focused on building global connections for the Caribbean. He was also previously head of Global Business Development with The Medici Group. PrecedingThe Medici Group, Reginald excelled in a variety of roles at HSBC for over fifteen years. A lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association, Reginald is the recipient of the National Eagle Leadership Institute Award and was named one of Network Journal Magazine’s 40 Under Forty Black Achievers. He received the Vice Chancellor’s Achievement Award from the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies and is also the recipient of the Community Service Award from the Greater New York Chapter of the Links Inc. organization. Reginald is a founding board member of the Haitian Roundtable and a member of both the board of Directors of Valley Arts and the Multicultural Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is also a Strategic Advisor for Ascent Leadership Networks. Reginald holds a B.A.in French and an M.B.A.in International Business from Binghamton University.
Lee is the General Manager of HQ, Inc. (HQI), an international wireless sensor and design company that develops, manufactures, and distributes products used in the sports, medical research, military, and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to HQI, Lee held various leadership roles with Sylvan Learning Centers. A highly dedicated and strongly driven executive manager, Lee has extensive experience spearheading sales and marketing operations in the medical device and educational sectors. She is known for her exceptional ability to strategically plan the establishment of a company from start-up, resulting in broad brand awareness and business profitability. Over the course of her career, Lee has been interviewed on topics such as privacy in technology, the future of ingestible sensors, and biotechnology by publications that include Bloomberg Business, The New York Times, and Business Insider. Lee received a B.S. in Neurobiology & Physiology from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. from the University of South Florida.
Anne has recently retired after a twenty-five-year teaching career and a twelve-year position as Director of Camp Onaway in Hebron, New Hampshire. She taught English at Albany Academy for Girls for seventeen years, also serving as Dean of Students, Humanities Department Chair, and the faculty representative to the AAG Board of Trustees during her tenure. Her move to Camp Onaway, a 105-year-old traditional summer camp for girls, in 2003 provided more opportunities to work with young girls and young women. Anne received her B.A. in English Education from Skidmore College and her M.A. in English Education from the University at Albany, State University of New York. She was a member of the Miss Hall’s Board of Trustees from 1984 to 1987 and rejoined the Board in 2016.
Susan brings more than twenty years of leadership and management experience to her role as CEO/Executive Director of The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI). Before joining AJLI in 2003, she was the Executive Director of the Center for Women’s Leadership at Babson College, and her background includes significant corporate experience. Susan was also previously the General Manager of the Department & Specialty Store division of Kayser-Roth Corporation, where she built leading hosiery brands, including Calvin Klein and HUE. Additionally, she was the Senior Vice President of Marketing for the auction house, Christie’s, and Vice President of Marketing for the fast-fashion chain, Express. Susan holds a B.S. in Speech from Northwestern University, an M.S. in Public Relations from Boston University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. She is the Treasurer on the Board of the National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C., and the Chair on the Board of the National Human Services Assembly, an association of the largest health and human services organizations in the United States. Susan is also on the Advisory Board of Reading is Fundamental (RIF) and an active member of the Junior League of Brooklyn.
Katie Grace Deane is Director of Operations & Learning at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a nonprofit private operating foundation that seeks to improve quality of life through the effective use, taxation, and stewardship of land. Prior to joining the Lincoln Institute, Katie Grace was Associate Director of Research, Evaluation, and Learning for the Center for Community Investment and spent seven years at the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School, where she led research on public policy and impact investment, sustainable investment trends, and place-based frameworks for community development. Katie Grace has a B.A. in Political Science with a Concentration in Leadership Studies from Williams College. She joined the MHS Board of Trustees in 2016.
Susan previously served on the MHS Board from 2009 until 2014. She brings with her more than twenty years’ experience in financial services, sales, and general management for leading financial institutions, most recently as Senior Trust and Wealth Management Executive for USAA Trust and Wealth Management Services, and Executive Vice President for SunTrust Private Client Services. Susan holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Oswego, with a senior year abroad at the University of Graz, Austria, where she became fluent in German. She did graduate work in Business Administration at Boston College and is a graduate of the Wharton School’s Executive Development Program. Susan served from 2012 until 2016 as a Trustee and Chairman of the South Carolina Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In addition, she was a Trustee and member of the Executive Committee of the Mead Hall School from 2014 to 2017. She and her husband, Robert H. Dick, enjoy sailing, travel to Europe, and their many animals, including seven horses, formerly a pet deer, a Jack Russell terrier, and a Portuguese water dog. Susan’s niece is Sarah Whiting Wilson ’01.
Alisha is an accomplished human resources and finance professional with over thirty years of experience in the fields of human resources and reinsurance. She spent ten years providing underwriting expertise and advising clients at General Reinsurance and Chubb Insurance Group. After obtaining a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, she moved into the human resources profession and began a successful career with the Federal Reserve System, both in New York and Washington, D.C. Alisha has a special interest and long-term commitment to career coaching and advising, executive and staff recruitment, and managing human capital programs. An MHS alumna and previously a Trustee from 2000 to 2003, Alisha holds a Master of Public Administration from New York University, with a Bachelor of Arts from Williams College, and a Senior Professional in HR (SPHR) certification.
Carolie attended Goucher College and, in addition to volunteering in her community and her children’s schools while raising her family, has also been a licensed and nationally certified neuromuscular massage therapist, has managed a fitness center, and has been an instructor of Stott Pilates. She has lived in Baltimore and Annapolis, Maryland, and Beaufort, South Carolina, and now resides in Gloucester, Virginia. Carolie joined the MHS Board in 2010. She serves on the Board’s Development and Trusteeship committees and was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Keystone Giving Circle.
Carolyn is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of BITHGROUP Technologies, a firm founded in 1992 by her husband, Robert Wallace. The company provides information technology solutions, including systems design, project management, and consulting. Carolyn joined BITHGROUP in 2005, following her retirement from Procter & Gamble, which she joined in 1984 as a team manager at a Baltimore facility that produced products such as Ivory soap and Dawn detergent. She later held positions in plant management and human resources with P&G. After majoring in mechanical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, Carolyn began her career in 1981 as a process engineer with DuPont. Carolyn also serves on the board of the Baltimore City Historical Society, and she and Robert are the parents of four sons and a daughter. They live outside of Baltimore, are very involved in mission work, and travel extensively. Carolyn joined the MHS Board in 2012.
Becca is Senior Vice President, Field Development, with Commonwealth Financial Network, a national independent Registered Investment Advisor and Broker/Dealer, where she is responsible for overseeing and setting the direction of the Field Development and Transition teams. She works with her team to bring in new business and recruit new advisors to use Commonwealth as their back office. Becca also oversees Commonwealth’s transition department, which is responsible for helping new financial advisors to transition their clients over and get acclimated to their available tools and resources. Becca joined Commonwealth in 2000 as a transition coordinator and grew in her role and responsibilities since joining the firm. She started her career at The CGM Funds, a Boston-based investment management firm, after graduating in 1993 from St. Michael’s College, where she majored in business administration. When not working, Becca enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling. She is also an active biker, hiker, golfer, and Boston Red Sox fan. Formerly serving as MHS Alumnae Council President, Becca has been a Miss Hall’s Trustee since 2012.
Pete retired from Princeton (New Jersey) Friends School in 2015 after five decades of teaching and leadership in independent education. Pete has served as Acting Head of Friends School Haverford (Pennsylvania) and Princeton Friends School but always preferred the role of teaching division head as the best position from which to shape schools and make a significant difference for families. A Massachusetts native, Pete graduated from Harvard with an A.B. in American history, the principal subject he taught, and did some graduate study in history at Rutgers University. He is President of the Family Guidance Center (New Jersey) Board of Trustees. He is married to former MHS Trustee Sue Shepard Jaques ’61. An advocate of all-girl high schools, Pete was an MHS Trustee from 2001-2008 and rejoined the Board in 2016.
Stephanie worked for Putnam Investments for ten years, most recently as Vice President, Key Account Manager. After leaving Putnam to raise her children, she volunteered as an after-school tutor with Housing Families, a temporary shelter for homeless families in the Boston area. Stephanie recently joined the Enka Society, a nonprofit that provides aid for charities, nonprofits, and other groups serving the people of Winchester. She also works in the Admissions Department at her children’s school, Belmont Day School. A graduate of Dickinson College, Stephanie was a member of the MHS Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Keystone Giving Circle and the Alumnae Council. Above all, Stephanie loves spending time with her children, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Alexandra, and her husband, Matt. She joined the MHS Board in 2011.
Mary Kay Kosnik is a parent of MHS alumna Natalie Shindler ’15 and is currently a middle school math teacher at the Hamlin School in San Francisco. Mary Kay transitioned into teaching after spending the bulk of her professional career in finance, research, and analytics. Former employers include KPMG’s National Financial Services Consulting Group, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Lord Abbett & Co. Mary Kay received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, an M.B.A. in Finance from Cornell University, and a Master’s in Teaching with a credential from the University of San Francisco. Mary Kay currently serves as a member of the Dean’s Council for the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan. She and her husband, Steve, live in San Francisco, enjoy outdoor sports, and have three grown children.
Nan brings to the Board an appreciation for and a dedication to the environment and volunteer work. From 1984 until 2012, she operated a landscape design business, performing residential and commercial design for properties on the East Coast, including New England. Since 1970, Nan has been a volunteer with The Garden Club of America and with The Garden Conservancy in Maryland. For more than forty years, Nan has performed volunteer work to support sexually abused children, and she volunteered from 1984 to 1990 with The Woodburne Center, a residential treatment center for boys in Baltimore. Nan earned a B.S. in Horticulture & Landscape Architecture from the University of Maryland, and she and her husband William have three adult children and seven grandchildren. Nan also has extensive MHS connections. Her mother, Nancy Peterson Brewster ’43; aunts, Catherine Brewster Jackson ’45 and Elizabeth Brewster Towers ’49; sister, Ottolie Brewster MacColl ’67; and cousins, Marjorie Peterson Anderson ’67, Anne Peterson Conolly ’70, Nancy P. Hubbard ’65, and Cynthia R. Hubbard ’67 all attended the School.
Stacy is National Director of Sales Development at Interluxe, an online luxury real estate auction firm based in Charlotte. In that role, she is involved in every aspect of the company’s day-to-day operations, while developing the sales team in Charlotte. Stacy brings a wealth of experience to the position, having co-founded Grand Estates Auction in 1999. She also previously worked in mortgage finance. Stacy’s current affiliations include Vistage, a peer-to-peer membership organization for CEOs, business owners, and executives of small- to mid-size businesses. She is also active with the Corps de Ballet, a support group for the Charlotte Ballet, and she regularly attends Forest Hill Church. Stacy holds a B.A. in Corporate Communications from the College of Charleston and real estate and auctioneer licenses in several states.
Steve Shindler is a parent of MHS alumna Natalie Shindler ’15 and a Director of NII Holdings, Inc., a provider of differentiated mobile communications services for businesses and high-value consumers in Latin America. Steve joined Nextel Communications, Inc. in 1996 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has been a member of NII’s Board of Directors since 1997 and served as CEO of the company for fourteen years. Prior to joining Nextel, he was Managing Director of Communications Finance at The Toronto Dominion Bank, one of the largest suppliers of capital to the wireless industry. Steve is co-Chairman of the Board of Educando, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization which aims to raise the quality and relevance of education in Latin America through teacher and principal training. Steve is also a founding partner of RIME Communications Capital, a firm that has invested in early-stage media, tech, and telco companies. Currently, Steve is serving on several boards — PGAlert, Lyfx, Dev-XM, and Citizen Global and as CFO of VectoIQ. He earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, where he serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council, and he received an M.B.A. from Cornell University. Steve and his wife, Mary Kay, live in San Francisco and have three grown children.
Jennifer lives in Utah, where she owns, manages, and stewards ranching properties along the Colorado River and in Moab. Prior to becoming a full-time farmer, Jennifer worked for eighteen years as a surgical technician at Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City. A devoted conservation philanthropist, she has been a member of The Nature Conservancy since 1979 and serves on the board of The Nature Conservancy of Utah. Additionally, Jennifer serves on the boards of the Grand Canyon Trust, Artspace, Wave Hill, Glynwood Center, Dutchess Day School, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and the Wilderness Society and Conservation Lands Foundation. She and her husband, Randy Speers, divide their time between Salt Lake City and Moab. Jennifer, whose family has a long affiliation with Miss Hall’s, is the granddaughter of Caroline “Linn” Merck Perkins ’14, cousin of Trustee Suzanne Wilson ’64, and second cousin of Kris Krieg Vallandingham ’94. Jennifer has been a Trustee since 2012.
Vanessa is a Corporate Relations Officer for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the international humanitarian organization that provides impartial medical relief to victims of war, disease, and natural or man-made disaster, without regard to race, religion, or political affiliation. She also writes a blog—chocoLACTmilk.com—giving “space, dialogue, community, and resources to mothers of color with an emphasis on inclusivity, compassion, and social good.” Prior to joining MSF in 2016, Vanessa was a Campaign Associate with Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign that supports the empowerment of girls by promoting their health, safety, education, and leadership in developing countries. She also previously served as Manager of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships with The Doe Fund Inc., a New York City-based nonprofit that works to develop and implement cost-effective, holistic programs that meet the needs of a diverse population working to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism. Vanessa is heavily involved in women’s and girls’ issues, supporting organizations such as Girls on the Run and Planned Parenthood. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a B.A. in Sociology.
Yiyan has been an educator for over twenty years. She has been active in Chinese language, culture, and art education and programming throughout her career with museums and institutions, and currently holds a consulting position at Newton Country Day School in Newton, Massachusetts. Additionally, Yiyan has been a long-term real estate broker at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for fifteen years. She also has a deep commitment to her Chinese heritage. Yiyan travels frequently, and she has been connecting with MHS international families and alumnae continuously. Yiyan was the first Miss Hall’s School student from mainland China. She has a B.A. in Fine Arts from St. Anselm College. In her spare time, she supports traditional arts and crafts. She also has a passion for Nantucket basketry weaving.
Lee worked in publishing for many years and currently serves on the board of the Lily Auchincloss Foundation and the Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, an advocacy group for New York City children. She served from 1988 to 2007 on the Miss Hall’s Board and is currently a member of the School’s Emeritus Trustee Advisory Council. Additionally, Lee co-Chairs the Arts Advisory Council and was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Arches Giving Circle. Others benefiting from Lee’s energies include the Mad Gardeners, the Garden Conservancy, and Trade Secrets, which benefits Women’s Support Services, a Connecticut organization that assists women affected by domestic violence. After Miss Hall’s, Lee attended Pine Manor Junior College, graduating in 1963 with a degree in Art History. She lives in New York City and Sharon, Connecticut.
Jacquie has served on the Emeritus Trustee Advisory Council since 2011 and served two terms (1974 to 1978 and 1981 to 1989) as an MHS Trustee. She also served as Pillar Giving Circle Chair on the Go Far, Go Together Campaign. Jacquie earned her B.A. in Anthropology in 1961 from Bryn Mawr College and later joined the family business, Mars Inc., retiring as Vice President. She continues serving on the boards of Mars, Inc. and The Mars Foundation. A longtime equestrian, Jacquie also operates a working farm that specializes in organic farming and equine training, breeding, and competition. She is Vice Chairman of the Board of the National Sporting Library and Museum, President of the Board of Stewards of Orange County Hounds, and a Trustee of the United States Equestrian Team Foundation. Jacquie also chairs the Board of Trustees of the Washington National Opera, supports the Piedmont Environmental Council and other conservation groups, is an Emeriti Trustee of Bryn Mawr College, and chaired the 25th Anniversary Gala of the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Susan is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for The Walt Disney Company. Susan joined Disney in 2008 from Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she served as Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Global Shared Services. She previously worked twelve years with CSX Corporation, the railroad and transportation company, ultimately rising to Assistant Vice President for Telecommunications. In 2012, STEMconnector, an online STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) clearinghouse, named Susan among its 100 women role models in its inaugural 100 Women Leaders in STEM publication. Susan holds an M.B.A. from The College of William and Mary and a B.S. in Mathematics from St. Lawrence University. Additionally, Susan was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Pillar Giving Circle. She lives in Los Angeles, where she enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle. Susan joined the MHS Board in 1998 and served as its President from 2002 to 2013.
Bonnie attended Connecticut College, Class of 1961, and subsequently worked in the Dean’s Office at Harvard Business School until 1966. She has lived in Denver since 1968. An Enrolled Agent, Bonnie was a tax preparer for H&R Block for twenty-eight years, and for the last ten years has been preparing taxes for an AARP-affiliated program. In addition to her Board service, Bonnie has served as treasurer for the Recording for the Blind and is a docent at the Denver Art Museum. She has summered on Cape Cod all her life and enjoys hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and travel. (She was a rafting and canoeing guide for thirteen years.) Bonnie has been an MHS Trustee since 2000 and has served seven years as Clerk for the Board. She has also served on the Board’s Finance, Investment, Audit, and Safety and Compliance committees. Bonnie’s mother, Jane Mason Campbell, graduated from MHS in 1930.
Patsy graduated from Smith College in 1959 and, after working in administration at Harvard Business School for a short time, began a life-long commitment to community service, while she raised five children with her husband, Bill. Patsy’s infectious enthusiasm has served many organizations well, from healthcare agencies to educational systems and schools, to arts organizations, and she has been awarded commendations from many of these organizations for which she worked. Her generosity is broad and thoughtful. Patsy was also the founder of SchoolHouse Kitchen, an award-winning natural food company, whose proceeds supported educational causes. She has been helping Miss Hall’s School with its dreams and projects since she became vice president of the Alumnae Council in 1972. Patsy was subsequently elected to the School’s Board of Trustees in 1973, and served multiple terms, and she remains an Emeritus Trustee today. Additionally, Patsy chaired the Centennial Campaign for MHS and was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Pillar Giving Circle. She has been a powerful force in sustaining the legacy of the School she so clearly loves.
Stacey is an Associate Division Head in the Lower Division at Avenues: The World School, in New York City, and has more than two decades of teaching, staff development, and curriculum-writing experience. Previously, Stacey was an Educational Consultant with Generation Ready and, from 2010 until 2016, was an Instructional Support Specialist with the New York City Department of Education. Stacey began her teaching career in 1993 as an elementary school teacher in East Harlem. She joined New York University in 2000, working and studying in the Department of Teaching and Learning’s Early Childhood and Elementary Education Program. While researching and writing her dissertation, Stacey taught elementary education courses, supervised student teachers, and advised graduate students. She holds a Ph.D. from NYU in Early Childhood and Elementary Education and Master’s Degrees, also from NYU, in Teaching English as a Second Language and School Administration and Supervision. She is a graduate of Rollins College, where she majored in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Stacey joined the MHS Board in 2004 and served as Board President from 2013 to 2019.
Terry served on the MHS Board from 1997 to 2009 and is a member of the Emeritus Trustee Advisory Council. She has also co-chaired the Heritage Society and was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Pillar Giving Circle. Terry was preceded at MHS by her mother, Charlotte Mather Thompson ’36, godmother Felia Ford LeBoutillier ’38, and aunts, Anna Zabriskie Mather ’39, Adele Mather Webster ’41, and Catherine Maher Webb ’42. Terry attended The American School in Switzerland and graduated from Colorado Women’s College. After college, she joined Lindblad Travel, followed by Raymond & Whitcomb, handling educational travel for institutions such as the Smithsonian, the National Audubon Society, and others. Terry divides her time between Manhattan—where she is a member of the Women’s National Republican Club and St. Thomas Church— and West Virginia—where she works for the Historical Department of the Greenbrier Hotel, volunteers with the Old White Garden Club, and is active on other local boards.
Robin has served Miss Hall’s in a variety of capacities, from phonathon volunteer and reunion chair, to twenty-two year (1985- 2007) member of the Board of Trustees. A member of the Emeritus Trustee Advisory Council since 2007, Robin also revitalized the Alumnae Association while its president, launched the efforts of a small group that generated the Million Thanks Challenge, and was a member of the Go Far, Go Together Campaign’s Cornerstone Giving Circle. After Miss Hall’s, Robin attended Briarcliff College, leaving in 1960 to marry Richard Woods, older brother of Nan Woods ’59. She later resumed her studies, graduating magna cum laude in 1992 from Manhanttanville College with a degree in American Studies. In addition to Miss Hall’s, Robin has been active in her service to the Domestic Violence Crisis Center, the Community Fund of Darien, the Red Cross, and the League of Women Voters. She and Richard are the parents of three children, Rick, Whitney ’82, and Ashley.