Board of Trustees

The Erie Day School Board of Trustees governs the school in consultation with the Head of School. This includes the adoption of the annual budget, assuring the School’s financial health, striving to continually improve all programs and services offered by the school, and maintaining in the best possible condition of all real estate and physical equipment.

The Board of Trustees consists of not less than 15 nor more than 22 Trustees, plus such Ex-Officio Trustees, Trustees Emeriti, and Honorary Trustees as provided in the Erie Day School Bylaws. Not fewer than one-half of the Trustees are current parents. Trustees other than Honorary, Ex-officio, and Emeriti Trustees are elected for a term of three years.

Erie Day School 2019-20 Board of Trustees

Stephen Pelkowski, Chairman

Christina Nacopoulos, Esq., Vice Chair

John Schulze, Treasurer

Charles Sunwabe, Esq., Secretary

Geoffrey Beadle

Karen Coughlin

James Fisher, J.D., Ph.D.

Melanie Glennon

Mili Chiang-Hanes

Jay Kang, M.D.

Kelly Kovacs

Stephen Kovacs, D.O.

Renee Lamis, Ph.D.

Sumner E. Nichols II, Esq.

Jaydutt Patel, M.D.

Michele Polon, D.O.

Bishop Sean Rowe

Dawn Rooth Schultz, Esq.

Charles Sunwabe, Esq.

Garrett Taylor, Esq.

Scott Wright

Karen Tyler, Ed.D. Head of School, Ex-Officio

Beth Burnside, Trustee Emeritus

Dori Fish, '71, Trustee Emeritus

Patricia Schaal, Trustee Emeritus

John V. Schultz III, Trustee Emeritus