Board of Trustees


Churchill Center & School is a not-for-profit institution governed by a Board of Trustees that is responsible for the policies and finances of the school.

The Churchill Board of Trustees is comprised of current parents, past parents, and community leaders who are elected by members of the board. Members serve three-year terms and may be elected to a second term, but may not serve three terms consecutively.

The Director of the school is employed by the Board and is responsible for carrying out policies in the day-to-day operation of the school. These responsibilities include hiring all personnel as well as determining student placements, teacher assignments, facility utilization, and curriculum.

The Board has several standing committees, which work on behalf of the entire Board to meet the current and future needs of the school. These committees include: Buildings and Grounds, Development, Executive, Finance, Strategic Planning, and Trustees.

2016-2017 Board of Trustees

  • Laura Pollnow Bryan, President
  • Phyllis A. Hartrich, Vice President
  • Peter S. Villhard, Treasurer
  • Nicole W. Woerner, Secretary
  • Julie E. Bahr, Immediate Past President
  • Catherine S. Bollinger
  • Marc S. Burstein
  • Matt Courtney
  • Jodie Finney
  • Julie Woods Hill
  • Theodore J. MacDonald, Jr.
  • Léona M. McAllister
  • Kurt Mollet
  • Edwin C. Noel
  • Ginny Orthwein
  • Daniel M. Parietti
  • Meredith Perkins
  • Sarah Roche
  • R. Timothy Smith
  • Desiree A. White
  • Christine Sadler, President, Parents’ Association
  • JD Powers, President, Alumni Association

Honorary Life Members

  • Mrs. Perry Streett
  • Mrs. Bonnie Summers Wolfarth

Ex-Officio Members

  • Sandra K. Gilligan, Director
  • Christina Weyers, Development Director
  • Beth Brookshier, Business Manager

Contact Us to Learn More

For questions or more information about Churchill Center & School, contact us online or give us a call at 314-997-4343.

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