Our People

Board of Trustees

List of 24 members.

  • 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
  • Janet  Edwards  Ph.D

    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 

    Professor, School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University
    Bio
  • Blythe  Lyons 

    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    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 

    President, Colleen Simonds Design
    Bio
  • William  Strickland  , Jr.

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

    Head of School, Buckingham Browne & Nichols School
  • 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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