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About NAES

Governing Board

The Governing Board provides strategic direction for and oversight of the Association’s mission, ministry, and work. The board, which is self-electing, is comprised of school leaders, clergy, and friends from throughout the community of Episcopal schools. The presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church is the honorary chair of the board. The Association’s executive director serves as an ex officio voting member. Members’ terms of service conclude June 30 of the year noted.

To send an email message to the Governing Board, please go to Contact Us.

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Ph.D.
Honorary Chair
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church, New York, NY
New Sherrill
The Rev. Edmund K. Sherrill II, President (2017)
Head of School
The Church Farm School, Exton, PA
Ed Kim

Mr. Edward Kim, Vice President (2017)
Head of School
Breck School, Minneapolis, MN
Silvia Larrauri

Ms. Silvia Larrauri, Secretary (2016)
Head of School
St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, Coconut Grove, FL
The Rev. Michael E. Spencer

The Rev. Michael E. Spencer, Treasurer (2017)
Dean of Faculty
St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH
Serena E. Beeks, D.Min.

Canon Serena E. Beeks, D.Min. (2016)
Executive Director
Commission on Schools, The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
The Rev. Alexander Breckinridge

The Rev. Alexander N. Breckinridge IV (2018)
St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Medina, WA
Ms. Meredyth M. Cole (2016)
Head of School
Episcopal School of Dallas, Dallas, TX
D. DuBose Egleston, Jr.
Mr. D. DuBose Egleston, Jr. (2018)
Head of School
Porter-Gaud School, Charleston, SC

Monica M. Gillespie, Ph.D. (2016)
Head of School
Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC
Preston Hannibal

The Rev. Preston B. Hannibal (2017)
Priest Associate for Pastoral Care
Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC
Susan Harriss

The Rev. Canon Susan C. Harriss (2018)
Christ's Church, Rye, NY
Jent Pullen

Janet S. Pullen, Ed.D. (2017)
Head of School
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School, Bradenton, FL
Ned Smith

Mr. C. Edward Smith (2017)
Episcopal High School, Bellaire, TX
John Taylor

The Rev. Canon John H. Taylor (2016)
St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Cynthia Weldon-Lassiter

Cynthia Weldon-Lassiter, Ed.D. (2017)
Head of School
St. Andrew’s School, Richmond, VA

Canon Z. Vance Wilson (2018)
St. Albans School, Washington, DC
Birshop Robert Wright

The Rt. Rev. Robert C. Wright (2018)
Bishop of Atlanta
The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman, D.D.

The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman, D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools, New York, NY