Standing Committees and Working Groups

There are 6 Standing Committees:

Admissions and Marketing – together with staff, oversees and provides perspective on Westtown’s admissions and marketing efforts ClerkofAdmissionsandMarketing@westtown.edu

Advancement – together with staff, oversees, provides perspective, and actively volunteers to support Westtown’s fundraising, friend-raising, engagement and involvement opportunities with particular focus on the Annual Fund and the Giant Strides capital campaign ClerkofAdvancement@westtown.edu

Buildings and Grounds – together with staff, oversees and provides perspective on Westtown’s 600 acre campus and facilities with particular focus on the science center construction project and relationship with Westtown Township ClerkofBuildingsandGrounds@westtown.edu

Executive – together with the Head of School, coordinates and prepares for full Board meetings and acts on behalf of the Board between meetings ClerkofExecutiveCommittee@westtown.edu

Finance – together with school staff, oversees and provides perspective on Westtown’s financial sustainability with particular attention to the operating and capital budgets ClerkofFinance@westtown.edu

Committee on Trustees – oversees the workings of the Board and its structure, organization, and recruitment of trustees in compliance with the Board’s by-laws and reflecting independent school best practices ClerkofCommitteeonTrustees@westtown.edu

There are seven Task/Advisory/Working groups:
Head Advisory and Evaluation (Executive) – supports and advises the Head of School and conducts the annual evaluation of the Head of School ClerkofHeadAdvisoryandEvaluation@westtown.edu

Investment (Finance) – oversee and provide perspective on Westtown’s endowment and investments ClerkofFinance@westtown.edu

Lake (Buildings and Grounds) – oversee and provide perspective on the Lake and dam improvement project ClerkofLakeWorkingGroup@westtown.edu

Personnel Policies (Finance) – explore and recommend policies regarding personnel compensation and benefits
ClerkofPersonnelPolicy@westtown.edu

Spiritual Life (all school committee with trustee representation) – coordinate and provide perspective on the spiritual life of the community ClerkofSpiritualLifeCommittee@westtown.edu

Strategic Planning (Board and School) – oversee and monitor the development and implementation of Westtown’s strategic plan ClerkofStrategicPlanning@westtown.edu

Sustainability (all school committee with trustee representation) – coordinate and provide perspective on the environmental impact of the Westtown program and campus ClerkofSustainability@westtown.edu

Calendar
    • MonSep30 Rosh Hashanah; No LS/MS/US Classes
    • WedOct09 Yom Kippur; No US/MS/LS Classes
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