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Board of Trustees

Preston G. Athey '67, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Preston G. Athey '67 was appointed chairman of the Board of Trustees in July 2014 after serving as the Board’s vice chairman for two years. Mr. Athey joined The Hill School Board in 2002. He currently serves as the chairman of the Executive Committee and is a member of the Governance, Finance-Investment, and Finance-Budget Committees.

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James L. Alexandre '75, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees

James L. Alexandre '75 rejoined The Hill School Board of Trustees in June 2013 after a prior appointment from July 1976 through June 1979. He currently serves as chairman of the Campus Planning Committee, and he is a member of the Education, Executive, Governance, and Institutional Giving and Committees. 

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James A. Baker IV '72 P'04 '08

James A. Baker IV ’72 P '04 '08 was elected as a member of the Board of Trustees in 2017. He is a member of the Admission and College Counseling, Institutional Giving, and Legal Committees.

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Duncan S. Banfield '91

Duncan Banfield joined the Board of Trustees in June 2015 after 14 years of serving as president of The Hill's Alumni Association. He is chairman of the Audit Committee and serves on the Executive, Governance, and Institutional Giving Committees.

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Matthew J. Bates '01
Matt joined the Board of Trustees in September 2018. He is a member of Campus Planning, Finance-Budget, and Hobart's Run Committees.
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Peter Benedict '88 P'21

Peter Benedict '88 joined the Board of Trustees in 2015. He is the chairman of the Education Committee and serves on the Admission and College Counseling; Executive; and Student Life, Health, and Wellness Committees. 

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Douglas J. Bouquard '00

Douglas J. Bouquard '00 joined The Hill School Board of Trustees in 2006. He is chairman of the Finance-Investment Committee and is a member of the Audit, Admission and College Counseling, Executive, and Governance Committees.

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Douglas R. Brody '02

Douglas R. Brody '02 joined the Board in January 2015. He is a member of the Audit, Finance-Budget, Finance-Investment, and Student Life, Health, Wellness Committees.

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Elizabeth T. Burton '00

Elizabeth T. Burton '00 joined the Board of Trustees in June 2016. She is a member of the Admission and College Counseling, Education, and Finance-Budget Committees.

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Madison Byrnes '07

Madison Byrnes '07 joined the Board of Trustees in January 2019. She is a member of the Campus Planning and Student Life Committees.

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Lynne E. Evans '04

Lynne E. Evans ’04 joined the Board of Trustees in June 2017. She is a member of the Admission and College Counseling, Education, and Legal Committees. 

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John M. Gvodas, Jr. '88 P'16 '20 '21

John M. Gvodas, Jr. '88 P'16 '20 '21 was elected to the Board of Trustees in June 2013. He serves on the Admission and College Counseling, Campus Planning, and Student Life, Health, and Wellness Committees. 

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Michelle A. (Schaaf) Gyves '02

Michelle A. (Schaaf) Gyves '02 became a member of the Board of Trustees in 2010. She is the vice-chairman of both the Legal Committee and the Student Life, Health, and Wellness Committee. She also is a member of the Executive andGovernance Committees. 

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Michael W. Harris '84 P'22

Michael W. Harris '84 P'22 joined the Board of Trustees in 2012. He is chairman of the Hobart's Run Committee and a member of the Campus Planning, Finance-Budget, and Strategy Management Committees. 

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Peter G. Humphrey '72 P'02

Peter G. Humphrey '72 P’02 joined the Board of Trustees in 2002. He is the chairman of the Finance-Budget Committee; member of the Campus Planning, Executive, and Institutional Giving Committees; and is an ex-officio member of the Audit Committee. 

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Jason W. Ingle '93 P'22

Jason W. Ingle '93 P'22 joined the Board of Trustees in 2013. He is a member of the Hobart's Run, Institutional Giving, and Student Life, Health, and Wellness Committees. 

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John L. Keffer '76

John L. Keffer ’76 was elected as a member of the Board of Trustees in 2017. He is a member of the Audit, Finance-Budget, and Legal Committees.

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Hans S. Maentz '89

Hans S. Maentz '89 was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2011. Mr. Maentz is chairman of the Institutional Giving Committee, and member of the Executive, Finance-Investment, and Governance Committees. 

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John P. Millar, Jr. '84

John Millar '84 joined the Board in 2015. He is a member of the Admission and College Counseling, Audit, Campus Planning, and Institutional Giving Committees. 

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Robert W. Oberrender '78

Robert W. Oberrender '78 joined the Board of Trustees in June 2016. He is a member of the Education, Finance-Investment, and Institutional Giving Committees. 

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Geoffrey A. Richards '88

Geoffrey A. Richards '88 began his second term on the Board of Trustees in 2009, following a first term from 1998 to 2004. He is chairman of the Legal Committee and a member of the Audit, Campus Planning, and Executive Committees. 

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James J. Sheward '77 P'20

James J. Sheward ’77 P’20 joined the Board of Trustees in June 2017. He is a member of the Finance-Budget, Hobart's Run, and Student Life, Health, and Wellness Committees. 

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Scott C. Wilson P'10

Scott C. Wilson P'10 joined the Board of Trustees in January 2013. He is the chairman of the Admission and College Counseling Committee and member of the Education, Executive, and Finance-Investment Committees. 

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Judith Wong P'17

Judith Wong P'17 joined the Board of Trustees in January 2014. She is the chair of the Student Life, Health, and Wellness Committee, and is a member of the Admission and College Counseling, Audit, Executive, and Institutional Giving Committees. 

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Olivia M. Zitkus '16

Olivia M. Zitkus '16 joined The Hill School Board of Trustees in 2017. She is a member of the Admission and Student, Health, and Wellness Committees.

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Honorary Trustees:

Jay S. Berman ’59 P ’85 ’87 GP ’11 ’13
Charles A. Frank III ’59 P ’88 ’90
Jeanne G. McAnaney P '87

Thomas McN. Millhiser '67 P '96 '00 
Everette C. Sherrill '60 GP '17
Marshall F. Wallach '61 P '05 '07