Board of Trustees

Westtown School’s Board of Trustees is pleased to introduce you to current trustees and committees, share news from the Board, and solicit your feedback and suggestions. If you have suggestions, questions or concerns, please email the clerk of the appropriate committee. 

Amy Taylor Brooks ’88
Committees: Audit Risk Management, Buildings & Grounds (Clerk), Executive, Personnel Policy Advisory

Amy is a partner Wisler Pearlstine, LLP where she represents public and charter schools in matters relating to board policy, student services, and special education. Amy also serves of the Haverford College Board of Managers. She is an active member of Birmingham Monthly Meeting, and has served as clerk of the Religious Education Committee there. Amy’s daughters are members of the classes of ’24 and ’26.  


Martha B. Bryans '68
Committees: Advancement, Head Advisory & Evaluation, Spiritual Life

Serving on Westtown’s Board is a return to the school for Martha: not only was she previously a member of the General Committee (1977-81), from 1981 to 1997, she was Major Gift Coordinator, and then, Director of Development and Alumni Affairs, and Acting Head of School for 6 months in 1996. Most recently, Martha was Head of Friends School Haverford. Martha’s two children are Westtown classes of '92 and '94.

Beah Burger-Lenehan ’02
Committees: Admissions & Marketing, Committee on Trustees (Clerk), Executive

Beah is Director of Product at DuckDuckGo, a privacy company known for its search engine that doesn't track you. She is a member of Westtown's Class of 2002 and a graduate of Haverford College (2006). After Haverford, she moved to San Francisco where she began her career in tech at Google.  Beah now lives in Glen Mills with her husband, Dan, and daughter, Willa.

Luis "Lu" Castillo, ’80
Committees: Finance, Personnel Policy Advisory

Lu is a former Westtown Board of Trustee Member who returns to the Board this year. Lu is CEO of Ensocare, a healthcare software company. After graduating from Westtown in 1980, he attended Haverford College. Lu and his family are members of Birmingham Friends Monthly Meeting. Lu and his wife, Wendi, are parents of Julia, a member of Westtown’s Class of 2019, and son Jacob, who graduated in 2016 from Delaware Valley Friends School.

Michelle B. Caughey ’71
Committee: Board of Trustees (Associate Clerk), Committee on Trustees, Finance, Executive (Clerk)

Before her recent retirement, Michelle served as an Associate Executive Director of The Permanente Medical Group, the nation’s largest medical group. Until December 2011, she was the Physician-in-Chief at Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco. She was on the TPMG board for 14 years and is now a trustee of the California Medical Association. Michelle has volunteered in the Bay Area’s free health clinic, RotaCare, and she spent several weeks in Pakistan offering medical relief after the 2006 earthquake. Michelle, a graduate of Wellesley College and Stanford University Medical School, is married to classmate George Caughey ’71, MD who is a professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco; their four children are Westtown graduates.

Jake Dresden '62
Committees:  Head Advisory & Evaluation, Advancement

Jacob spent 43 years in independent school education, 18 of which were as Head of School both at Collegiate School in New York, and then of Concord Academy in Massachusetts. He currently is a Senior Search Consultant at Carney Sandoe and Associates, where he focuses on independent school leadership recruitment and strategic and governance consulting. Jacob has served on the boards of Trinity and Spence School in New York, and Fenn School in Concord, MA. He has also served on several non-profit boards


Diana Evans '95
Committee: Admissions & Marketing, Audit Risk Management, Finance

Diana is the Chief Marketing Officer for Centerplate, and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Sodexo’s North America Sports & Leisure division, where she oversees corporate marketing, select business development initiatives, and public relations. Her professional experience includes nearly a decade in communications and external relations roles at Bryn Mawr College and Princeton University; she also spent 5 years as a branding and marketing consultant for consumer goods businesses at an agency and incubator. Diana earned a BA at Smith College and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU.

Susan Carney Fahey
Committees: Admissions & Marketing

Susan is the founder of Custom Research Solutions LLC, a marketing, strategy and research consulting firm specializing in the independent school, not-for-profit and health care sectors. She’s also a Strategic Research Partner for the Leapfrog Group, which is a marketing and communications firm.  Susan is a Benefactors Society Board member of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. She volunteers at the soup kitchen of Our Mother of Sorrow Parish and at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, a school for disadvantaged youth that incorporates a work study program into the curriculum. Susan is also the volunteer Program Manager for marketing and awareness at Mead Endowment. Susan and her husband, Robert, have three children, one of whom graduated from Westtown in 2012. 

Nneka Nwosu Faison '01
Committee: Admissions & Marketing

Nneka is a Boston‐based television news reporter and producer for WCVB‐TV’s Chronicle, the nation’s longest running local news magazine. She also teaches digital journalism at Emerson College. She previously worked as a multimedia journalist at WTNH‐TV in New Haven, CT, and as an anchor/reporter at WPRI‐TV and WNAC‐TV in Rhode Island, where she shot, edited, and produced her own stories in addition to doing live reports. From 2017‐2018, Nneka was a fellow at Harvard University's Nieman Foundation for Journalism, where she completed coursework and research on youth media consumption and journalism business models. Nneka also just started a podcast called The Bosscast, a career podcast for millennial women. For many years she served on the Association of Black Princeton Alumni as well as on Princeton’s Alumni School Committee. Nkeka, her husband, Austin, and their children Zoe and Cassius reside in West Roxbury, MA.


Davis Henderson '62
Board of Trustees Clerk 
Committees:  Admissions & Marketing, Advancement, Buildings & Grounds, Trustees, Executive, Finance, Head Advisory & Evaluation

Davis retired from the American Red Cross in Houston, TX in 2008, where he served as CEO.  Prior to the Red Cross, Davis worked for the US Peace Corps in both volunteer and paid positions.  He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Medford Leas, a Quaker retirement community where he lives in New Jersey. His connections to other Westonians are numerous, his mother, sister, grandparents and nephew all attended Westtown, in addition to many other relatives.

Gary Holloway, Jr.
Committee: Advancement (Co-Clerk), Executive

Gary is the President of GMH Capital Partners.  He served as an at large member of Westtown’s Advancement Committee and has been a longstanding and committed organizer of the Golf and Tennis Outing prior to joining the Board in 2013.  Gary is a current Board member of the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia. He also has served on the Malvern Prep board.  Gary’s children are Westtown Classes of 2019 and 2022.

Ann Hutton
Committees: Advancement (Co-Clerk), Trustees, Executive, Spiritual Life

Ann is a psychotherapist, retired from a longtime private practice. She is currently very involved in the management of her family’s company, Star Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle. As an undergraduate, Ann attended Earlham College, then earned her MSS in Clinical Psychology at Bryn Mawr College. Ann is an active volunteer serving on the board of the Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children and the President’s Council for the Natural Lands Trusts.  She also serves as the chair of Grants Committee of the Chester County Community Foundation.  Ann is a member of London Grove Friends Meeting. Ann and her husband, Steve, are parents of Ian, a 2008 Westtown graduate.


Sanjay Jain
Committee: Advancement

After a 26-year career, Sanjay recently retired from JP Morgan where he was the Managing Director of Technology and Banking. He divided his time between London, San Francisco, and New York City. He is currently the Chief Strategy Officer at Hyperloop Transportation Technologies in San Francisco. Sanjay is a former trustee of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, and served as Chairman of the Board. He and his wife, Heather, hav a daughter, Maya, who attends San Francisco Friends School, and a son, Logan, who is Class of 2022 at Westtown. Sanjay and his family live in San Francisco, CA.


Jess Lord '90
Committees: Admissions & Marketing (Clerk), Executive

Jess has served as Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Haverford College since 2005.  Prior to that he worked in admissions at Pomona College.  Jess is a graduate of Brown University.  Jess served as an at large member of Westtown’s Admissions & Marketing Committee prior to joining the Board.

Rob McLear
Committees: Audit Risk Management (Clerk), Building & Grounds

Rob is the founder and director of PetRad, a veterinary radiology company. Rob attended the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, and went on to earn his VMD at University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He completed specialty training in radiology at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Rob served as the Examination Director of the American College of Veterinary Radiology, and was Treasurer of the ACVR from 2004-2015. He has also served on working groups of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Rob and his wife, Claire, have three children at Westtown: Ethan ’18, Evelyn ’20, and Quinlan ’26


Elizabeth Gilbert Osterman '73
Committee: Finance

Liz recently retired as an Associate Director and Deputy Chief Counsel in the Division of Investment Management of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She previously held a number of positions in the SEC’s Division of Investment Management, including: Assistant Chief Counsel; Assistant Director, Office of Enforcement Liaison; and Assistant Director, Office of Investment Company Regulation. Before joining the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Liz was an associate in a corporate law practice in Baltimore, Maryland. Her children attended Sandy Springs Friends School and she is a member of Sandy Springs Friends Meeting. She and her husband, Robert, reside in Ashton, MD.


Brenda Perkins ’75
Board of Trustees Recording Clerk
Committees: Executive, Head Advisory & Evaluation (Clerk), Trustees

Brenda is a small animal veterinarian and has served on the Board for 12 years, having previously served another 12 years!  She graduated from Swarthmore College, has a MS from the University of Delaware and a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania. She serves as the Recording Clerk for the Board. Her children are Westtown class of '09 and '16

Jim Perkins ’56
Committee: Admissions & Marketing

Jim Perkins, of Howard, KS, is the President of Perkins Oil Enterprises, Inc., and the general manager at Mac-O-Chee Farms LP. He served on the Board of Trustees at Friends University in Wichita for 35 years, seven of those as its chair. Jim was one of the founding members of Wichita Friends School, on whose board he has served 21 years. Jim has three children, two of whom are Westtown graduates Classes of 1984 and 1986.

Keith Reeves ’84
Committee: Head's Advisory and Evaluation, Diversity Equity Inclusion & Access

Along with being the Faculty Director of the Program on Urban Inequality and Incarceration in the Eugene E. Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College, Keith is the Chair of the Department of Political Science, and an Associate Professor of Political Science. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. A national expert on race and public policy, he is the author of Voting Hopes or Fears? (Oxford University Press) and is at work on a book examining the high incarceration rates among Black males.  Keith is a co-founder of a social impact legal internship program at Swarthmore that assists juvenile clients sentenced to life in prison without parole. A member of the Board of Directors at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia.  He was the valedictorian of the Westtown class of 1984.


Anne Roche
Committee: Advancement, Diversity Equity Inclusion & Access

Anne has been an active volunteer at Westtown since 2001, most recently helping to establish PAL, a group that plans social events for parents of alumni. A stay-at-home-mom, Anne was also active in her children’s schools - Baldwin, Haverford School, and Friends School of Haverford, where she was the Open House coordinator and auction committee member. Anne attended Villanova where she earned a degree in modern language and earned her MA in literature from New York University. Her interest in books also influences her volunteer activities: she was a member of the “One Book, One Philadelphia” committee at The Free Library of Philadelphia, and is currently a co-chair of a monthly book club in New York City. Anne’s husband, Robert, is a former board member, and all of their children are Westtown alumni: Megan Roche Palmer ’06, Robert P. Roche ’08, and Stephen G. Roche ’10.


Kevin Roose '05
Committee: Admissions & Marketing, Strategic Planning

Kevin is a technology columnist for The New York Times and a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine  He is the bestselling author of two books: Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash Recruits and The Unlikely Discipline: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University.  He is a 2009 graduate of Brown University, where he received a BA with a concentration in English Literature. Kevin graduated from Westtown in 2005.


Daryl Shore '99
Committees: Finance, Committee on Trustees, Investment

Daryl is the Director of Inclusive Communities at Prudential,  in which he serves in a hybrid role between Prudential’s Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact & Responsible Investing teams. He leads the company’s inclusive economic growth strategy in Newark and beyond and manages impact investment deals in real estate development. In his role as Director of Inclusive Communities, he works to improve the effectiveness of public systems and coordinates key stakeholders to increase economic opportunities for the most vulnerable and underserved communities, particularly in Newark.
Daryl has a BA in Political Science with a minor in Economics from Emory University, an MBA in Finance from Clark University Atlanta and an MS in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University. Daryl is also active as a Board member in several civic and nonprofit organizations: Westtown School, Gesu School, Friends of Yemin Orde and Harlem Grown.


Mike Sicoli '88
Committees: Finance (Clerk), Investment

Mike is the Founder of MTS Advisors, providing consulting and advisory services to corporate, private equity and hedge fund clients, specifically in the areas of diligence, business development, strategic planning, raising capital and operations improvement. Mike volunteers for the United Way Worldwide and serves on the Audit Committee. He also enjoys baseball and is a Little League coach. Mike was a “lifer” at Westtown, then went on to attend the College of William & Mary, earning a BA in economics, and the University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business where he earned an MBA.


Danielle Toaltoan '03
Committees: Admissions & Marketing, Audit Risk Management, Strategic Planning Task Force (Co-Clerk)

Danielle graduated from Westtown in 2003. She attended Swarthmore College and went on to earn her JD from Columbia Law School where she served as Editor-in-Chief for Columbia Law School’s Journal of Gender & Law. She is an associate with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP where she specializes in intellectual property litigation. She is also a past member of the Swarthmore Board of Managers, and was active in community organizing through Americorps. Danielle is engaged to Leslie Theophile.

Charlotte Triefus
Committee: Admissions & Marketing, Building & Grounds, Community Life

Charlotte graduated from the University of Maryland and received a master's degree in Media Ecology from New York University.  She was the Principal of Design Pavilion, a firm that represented UK fashion designers.  Subsequently she developed the Hands-On volunteer program at United Jewish Appeal Federation in New York.  She is a Board Member for Pure Earth, a not-for-profit that identifies and remediates toxic pollution in the developing world.  She is also Co-Chair of its 10 Million Lives Campaign.  Charlotte and her husband, Lloyd Zuckerberg, are the parents of Hannah Zuckerberg '16, Henry Zuckerberg '17 and Toby Zuckerberg '21.  


Kristen M. Waterfield
Committees: Advancement, Finance, Head Advisory & Evaluation, Personnel Policy, Strategic Planning

Kristen Waterfield is President and Founder of The Malvern School, a private preschool with 28 locations throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey that is dedicated to educating young children through diverse and innovative programming. 

Kristen founded The Malvern School in 1998 with a philosophy to deliver a high-quality educational program for children between the ages of 6 weeks
and 8 years. Kristen started her career as teacher and then an operations executive. She has dedicated her career to providing children with superior
quality, excellent education and care from only experienced and passionate teachers.

Kristen holds a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education and Child Development. Her daughter graduated from Westtown in 2019, and her sons are in the class of 2027.

Max Yeh '87
Committee: Advancement, Trustees

Max graduated from Princeton University in 1991 with a B.S.E. in Chemical Engineering and a concentration in Polymer Science. He is the Vice President of Sales and Services for Evonik Japan Co., Ltd. where he leads the North Asia sales, technical service and customer service teams of Evonik Nutrition & Care, Health Care Business Line.  Max is active in Princeton University Alumni Association of San Francisco, a Princeton University Alumni Interviewer, a Princeton University Mentor and a member of the Princeton University Race Relations Prize Committee. Max graduated from Westtown in 1987.


Emeritus Trustees

Tim Barnard

Emeritus Trustee

David Barclay '52

Emeritus Trustee


J. Barton Harrison '47
Emeritus Trustee


Arthur M. Larrabee '60
Emeritus Trustee


Katherine Niles McLean '57
Emeritus Trustee



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