Board of Trustees

The Winston School Board of Trustees is the chief governing body of the school.  The Board holds regularly scheduled meetings each school year.  The trustees are current and former parents of Winston students as well as professionals from the community.

As per the NAIS Principles of Good Practice, The Winston School Board of Trustees is the guardian of the school’s mission. It is the Board’s responsibility to ensure that the mission is relevant and vital to the community it serves and to monitor the success of the school. In addition, the Board recognizes that its primary work and focuses are long-range and strategic. The Board composition reflects the strategic expertise, revenues and perspectives (past, present, future) needed to achieve the mission and strategic objectives of the school. The Board accepts accountability for both the financial stability and the financial future of the institution.
 
 

2017-2018 Winston Board of Trustees


SCOTT BECCHI
Parent of Alumna
Terms:  (2012-2015) (2015-2018)
Committees:  Executive Committee, Chair, Personnel Committee, Chair
Resides:  Short Hills, NJ
Employment:  Principal, Ernst & Young
Education:  B.S., University of Virginia
 
MARY CORMIER
Current Parent
Term: (2015-2018)
Committees: Committee on Trustees, Institutional Advancement
Resides: Madison, NJ
Education: B.A., Providence College
 
COLLEEN D’ALESSANDRO
Parent of Alumnus
Term: (2016-2019)
Committee: Facilities, Facilities Task Force
Resides: Maplewood, NJ
Employment: Photographer/Small Business Owner
Education: B.S., Cornell University
 
MARK D'ANDREA
Current Parent
Term 2017-2020
Committees: Finance, Chair, Technology
Resides: Summit, NJ
Employment: Managing Partner, Parilux Investment Technology
Education: B.S., Lehigh University
 
DAN HIGGINS
Current Parent
Term: (2016-2019)
Committees: Finance, Facilities Task Force
Resides: Morristown, NJ
Employment: Partner, Ernst & Young
Education: B.S., Stevens Institute of Technology
 
LAURA GILKEY
Current Parent
Term: 2017-2020
Committees: IAC; Committee on Diversity, Chair, Winston Center Task Force
Resides: Maplewood, NJ
Education: B.A., Kenyon College, M.A., NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, M.F.A., NYU, Tisch School of the Arts
 
GREGORY HOFFMAN
Current Parent
Term: (2016-2019)       
Committees: Committee on Diversity, Chair, Committee on Trustees
Resides: Maplewood, NJ
Employment: Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Salesforce.com, Inc.
Education: B.A., Duke University, J.D., University of Southern California
 
JULIE LIPSETT-SINGER
Current Parent
Term: 2017-2020
Resides: Livingston, NJ
Employment: Chief Development Officer, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey
Education: B.S., University of Pennyslvania, M.S.W., Columbia University
           
BERNADETTE MIRAGLIOTTA
Current Parent
Term: (2105-2018)
Committees: Institutional Advancement, Chair,Committee on Trustees, Committee on Diversity 
Resides: Summit, NJ
Employment: Vice President and Senior Litigation Counsel, American Express Company
Education: B.S., New York University, J.D., New York University School of Law
 
BRAD PHILLIPS
Past Parent
Term: (2015-2018)
Committees: Facilities, Co-Chair, Facilities Task Force, Technology
Resides: Westfield, NJ
Employment: Chief Operating Officer, Earle W. Kazis Associates, Inc.
Education: B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
         
JUDITH ROSENBERG
Parent of Alumnus
Term:  (2014-2017)
Committees: Executive Committee, Secretary, Committee on Trustees, Chair, Finance     
Resides:  Maplewood, NJ
Employment:  Investment Management
Education:  B.S., Lehigh University, M.B.A., Columbia University 
 
CLAUDE SZYFER
Current Parent
Term (2017-2020)
Resides: West Orange, NJ
Employment: Partner Stroock & Stroock & Lavin, LLP
Education: J.D., New York University School of Law
       
KEN TANJI
Parent of Alumnus
Term:  (2014-2017)
Committees:  Executive Committee, Treasurer, Personnel, Chair, Finance
Resides:  Westfield, NJ
Employment:  Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Prudential Financial
Education:  B.A., Yale University, M.B.A., University of Minnesota
               
LAURA THORNTON
Parent of Alumna
Terms:  (2012-2015) (2015-2018)
Committees:  Executive Committee,First Vice President, Personnel, Facilities, Chair
Resides:  Short Hills, NJ
Employment:  Owner, Elements Therapeutic Massage
Education:  B.A., J.D., University of North Carolina
             
JENNIE TINKELMAN
Current Parent
Term:  (2014-2017)
Committees: Executive Committee, Second Vice President, Committee on Trustees, Institutional Advancement
Resides:  South Orange, NJ
Education:  B.S., Ithaca College
 
VICKI WEBER
Community Member
Terms:  (2012-2015) (2015-2018)
Committee:  Technology, Winston Center Task Force
Resides:  Summit, NJ
Employment:  Partner, Behrman House Publishing, Inc., Author, adult and children’s books
Education:  B.A., Bryn Mawr College, CFA, CFA Institute
 
GREGORY WILLIAMS
Alumnus
Term: (2013-2016)
Committee:  Institutional Advancement
Resides:  Hoboken, NJ
Employment:  Assistant Director of Admissions, Morristown-Beard School
Education:  B.A., Dickinson College

 


 

TRUSTEES EMERITI

Gloria Badgley Faulkner Edward Kenyon
Grace Bertone Barbara Kimber
Adriana Dominguez Ellen Klein
Peter Feinberg Susan B. Welch
Andrea Flood Elizabeth L’Hommedieu
Robert Giordano Thomas MacCowatt
Jerome J. Graham James M. Porter
Elizabeth Gump Paula Tuffin
John W. Holman, III Jan Zubrow