Our People

Board of Trustees

List of 23 members.

  • Janet Edwards Anti Ph.D 

  • Susan Berman Kress Ph.D. 

    Parent Coach
  • Susan Jones Block 

  • Susan Brownlee 

    Executive Director, The Fine Foundation
  • Anita Courcoulas M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S. 

    Surgeon, UPMC
  • Michael Haggerty 

    Managing Director, The Hillman Company
  • Vivian Loftness FAIA 

    Paul Mellon Chair & Professor of Architecture
  • Elisa Lucke 

    Director of Operations, Squirrel Hill Health Center
  • Blythe Lyons 

    Energy Policy Consultant
  • Kathleen McKenzie 

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

    Owner and President, Mistick Construction Company
  • James Mitnick 

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

    Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Courtney Muse 

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

    Senior Vice President, Development and Architecture
  • Rona Nesbit 

    Executive Vice President, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
  • Margot Pyle 

    Trustee, Dedham Institution for Savings, retired
  • Colleen Simonds 

  • Janera Solomon 

    Executive Director, Kelly Strayhorn Theater
  • William Strickland , Jr.  

    President and CEO, Manchester-Bidwell Corporation
  • Jill Swensen 

    Principal, Stantec
  • Rebecca Upham 

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

    Chief Medical Information Officer, International & Commercial Services Medical Director, UPMC
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
Susan Block, Vice Chair
Jim Mitnick, Treasurer
Susan Berman, Secretary

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Susan Block
Susan Berman Kress
Vivian Loftness
Blythe Jones Lyons
Jim Mitnick
Courtney Muse

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