School Leadership

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a self-perpetuating body composed of members of the larger community, past and current parents, alumnae, and Religious of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ). The Board holds in trust the mission of the school and bears particular responsibility for the school’s fiduciary policies.

In collaboration with the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart, the Board sets policy and hires the Head of School. Primary among the Board of Trustees’ leadership responsibilities is long-term planning for the school and its future.

Board of Trustees 2020-2021

Timothy Archibald
Mary C. Bernstein, RSCJ
Patricia Colbert '69
Niall Cullinane P'20
Elizabeth Dolack '82
Colm Heaney P'20
Jeffrey W. Hesse P'20, P'21
Nancy C. Kehoe, RSCJ
Hon. Susan Kennedy-Sullivan ’70
Michael E. Kerns P'18
Mary Margaret (Peggy) McDonnell, RSCJ
Thomas P. McMenamin P'14, P'18, Vice Chair
Lynda L. Mooney P'22
J.David Pattie P'17
Timothy B. Quigley P'21
Ennedy Rivera ’93
Susanne Slaughter P'16, P'17
Mary Clare Spencer Starshak ’74, P'13, P'15
Lydia Gresens Steck ’84
Mary Clare Pollard White ’64, Chair
Margaret (Meg) Steele, Head of School



Leadership Team

Ms. Margaret Steele

Head of School
BA, Yale University
MEd, Lesley University

Mrs. Christine Schmidt

Associate Head for Academics and Student Life
BA, Northern Illinois University

Mrs. Tami Rocha

Class of 1980
Associate Head for Institutional Advancement
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
Barat College

Mr. Rocco Gargiulo

BS, University of San Francisco
BBA, Grand Canyon University
MAT, Grand Canyon University

Mr. Brian Gosell

Chief Finance & Resource Officer
BS, Western Governors University

Mrs. Alexandra Maegdlin

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
BA, Denison University
MS, Northwestern University

Mrs. Annie Ross

Director of Admission & Affordability
BA, Cornell University