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Administrative Leadership

The members of Westtown’s administrative team have more than 400 years of experience working in schools! Even as administrators, many still teach, coach or work directly with students in some capacity.

William Addis
Middle School Principal
BA, Drew University
MFA, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Maria Alonso
Dean of Integrated Wellness and Learning
PH.D. Fordham University
M.S. Fordham University
B.S. New York University

Chris Benbow '90
Head of School
Skidmore College, BA
Temple University M.Ed.

Nathan Bohn '83
Dean of Enrollment Management
Guilford College, BA
University of Buckingham, England, MS

Anne Burns
Dean of Communications
University of Pennsylvania, BA

Mich Canuso-Bedesem
Director of Athletics
University of Pennsylvania, BA

Jay Farrow '75
Dean of Access and Equity, Admission Associate
The College of Wooster, BA
Villanova University, MS

Carolyn Hapeman, CPA
Dean of Finance & Operations
Messiah College, BS

Veda Robinson
Upper School Principal
B.A., Religion, Colby College
M.S.Ed, University of Pennsylvania

Karyn Payton
Lower School Principal
Temple University, BA
George Washington University, MA

Ellen Urbanski
Dean of Advancement
Hood College, BA
George Washington University, MPA

Chris Wills
Interim Dean of Faculty and Innovation
Art Department Chair 
M.A. Maryland Institute College of Art
B.A. Maryland Institute College of Art