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Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Leadership

The leadership of Walnut Hill School for the Arts is comprised of a dynamic group of seasoned education professionals.

Antonio Viva

Head of School

Susanne Carpenter

Assistant Head of School

Jane Segale

Chief Financial Officer

Tobey Fossey

Chief Development Officer

Linda Hughes

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Dorm Head

Karen Loder

Director of Admission & Financial Aid, Grade 12 & PG Applicants

Jeanne O'Rourke

Chief Creative Officer

Chris Ridolfi

Director of Auxiliary Programs

Natalia Gutierrez-Smith

Executive Assistant

Board of Trustees

Karen McKeel Calby
Darien, CT

Patricia L. Davidson ’83
Clerk | Ashland, MA

Paula Nicole Drake
Boston, MA

David Edelman P’18
Lexington, MA

Jeff Flowers P’17 
Vice President | Marblehead, MA 

Nicole Gakidis ’81 P’18
Beverly Farms, MA 

Matthew Glass P’23
Weston, CT

Charlotte I. Hall ’50
Edgartown, MA

Justine Hand ’88
Newton, MA

Derrick Harkins P’18
New York, NY 

Benny Ibarra De Llano ’89 P’17/’21
México

Betsy Kessler P’14
Dover, MA 

Beiyan “Lillian” Li P’19/’21
New York, NY 

Deborah Mankiw
Wellesley, MA

Jenny Toolin McAuliffe P’15 
Treasurer | Brookline, MA 

Elizabeth “Betsy” McClendon ’65
President | Wayland, MA 

Jordan McCullough ’94 
Jamaica Plain, MA 

Wendy McKelvy P’20
Weston, MA

Anne M. Morgan
Weston, MA

Katie O'Connell P’18 
Wellesley, MA 

John Sebastian Paolella 
Dedham, MA 

Janet Emery Pattillo
Assistant Clerk | Wellesley, MA 

Lisa Rothman P’18
Needham, MA 

Kristine Van Amsterdam
Natick, MA

Amy Lawrence Wheeler
Simsbury, CT

Linda C. Wisnewski 
Newton, MA 

Emeritus Board

Joseph A. Keefe
Trustee Emeritus, Natick, MA

Robert Keiter
Trustee Emeritus, Lakeville, CT

Dorothy Bigelow Neuberger ’54
Trustee Emerita, Middlebury, VT