Our People

Board of Trustees

List of 24 members.

  • Janet Edwards Anti Ph.D 

    Bio
  • Susan Berman Ph.D. 

    Parent Coach
    Bio
  • Susan Block 

    Bio
  • Susan Brownlee 

    Executive Director, The Fine Foundation
    Bio
  • Margaret Conver 

    Chief Financial Officer
    Bio
  • Anita Courcoulas M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S. 

    Surgeon, UPMC
    Bio
  • Elizabeth Genter 

    President, Schenley Capital, Inc.
    Bio
  • Michael Haggerty 

    Managing Director, The Hillman Company
    Bio
  • Charlie Humphrey 

    Executive Director, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
    Bio
  • Vivian Loftness FAIA 

    Paul Mellon Chair & Professor of Architecture
    Bio
  • Blythe Lyons 

    Energy Policy Consultant
    Bio
  • Kathleen McKenzie 

    Vice President of Community and Civic Affairs, West Penn Allegheny Health System
    Bio
  • M. Robert Mistick 

    Owner and President, Mistick Construction Company
    Bio
  • James Mitnick 

    President and CEO, Ironwood Learning LLC
    Bio
  • James Morris , Jr.  

    Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
    Bio
  • Courtney Muse 

    Founding Partner, Cosgrove Pattison York, Inc., retired
    Bio
  • Sandeep Nangia 

    Vice President, COS Strategy, NantHealth
    Bio
  • Rona Nesbit 

    Executive Vice President, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
    Bio
  • Margot Pyle 

    Trustee, Dedham Institution for Savings, retired
    Bio
  • Amanda Sauer 

  • Colleen Simonds 

    Bio
  • William Strickland , Jr.  

    President and CEO, Manchester-Bidwell Corporation
    Bio
  • Rebecca Upham 

    Head of School, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
    Bio
  • Andrew Watson M.D. 

    Chief Medical Information Officer, International & Commercial Services Medical Director, UPMC
    Bio
The Board of Trustees at The Ellis School represents a broad spectrum of expertise from leaders throughout our community and beyond.  With a depth and breadth of experience in the worlds of education, women’s issues, business, and non-profit governance, the Board is dedicated to fortifying and cultivating the mission of the School.



OFFICERS
Courtney Muse, Chair
Andrew Watson, Vice Chair
Margaret Conver, Treasurer
Susan Berman, Secretary

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Susan Berman
Susan Block
Peggy Conver
Beth Genter
Vivian Loftness
Blythe Lyons
Jim Mitnick
Courtney Muse
Rona Nesbit
Andrew Watson

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