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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Board of Trustees is a group of community members and faculty leaders who develop and execute legal and financial strategies, maintain organizational integrity, and support the vision of the College and their teaching faculty, to ensure the institutional stability of our school. The major responsibilities of the Board of Directors are:

  • Determine the Organization’s Mission and Purpose

  • Select the Administrative Faculty

  • Support the Administrative and Faculty Chairs and Review their Performance

  • Ensure Effective Organizational Planning

  • Ensure Adequate Resources

  • Manage Resources Effectively

  • Determine and Monitor the Organization’s Programs and Services

  • Enhance the Organization’s Public Image

  • Serve as a Court of Appeal

  • Assess Its Own Performance

BOARD MEMBERS

JEFFREY BRANDT

Board President

Former Board President 2014-2018
Attorney, practicing in federal criminal defense

Indiana University, B.S. 1992

University of Toledo College of Law, 1995

Former adjunct professor at Xavier University & Cincinnati State

Board Member since 2014, Former Board President 2016-2019

NICK HUMMEL

Board Vice President

Great American Insurance Group - AVP Claim Operations

University of Dayton, BA in Political Science 

Indiana Institute of Technology, MBA
Board Member since 2022

JOSHUA DORSEY

Board Treasurer

CEO, Radiology Associates of Northern Kentucky, PLLC

B.A. Management, University of Kentucky, MHA,The Ohio State University
Finance Committee member
Board member since 2021

 

 

ESLY CALDWELL

Board Secretary

Co-owner of Caldwell Family Wellness

Licensed Acupuncturist 

B.A., American Studies Earlham College, 2000

MS Chinese Medicine, Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, 2008
Board Member since 2021

CONNIE DAVIS
CWS Faculty Chair
University of the South, BA English-Literature 1985
Antioch University, Waldorf Teacher Certification 2008
CWS Class teacher since 2003
CWS Grades Chair 2012
CWS College Chair 2017
Returning Board Member 2017

RICKEY HARRIS

Alum Parent/High School Lead

B.A., Political Communications, Queens College, C.U.N.Y.

M.A., Secondary Education, Queens College, C.U.N.Y.

Board member since 2020

SUSAN GRAY

Administrative Director

Licensed Massage Therapist via State Medical Board of Ohio/Self Employed

Education: BS in Leadership, College of Professional Studies Northeastern University

Board Tri-lead for High School Development

Board member since 2015, Former Board President 2019-2021

AMIE DUNCAN 

Parent Member/P.A. Lead

Clinical Psychologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Ph.D. – University of Alabama

B.S. – University of Dayton
Board member since 2022


BARI MAIROSE 
Faculty Representative

University of Cincinnati, BA History
University of Cincinnati, DAAP, BS Design
Sophia’s Hearth, Waldorf Early Childhood Certification
Sweet Pea Preschool Lead Teacher
Early Childhood Department Faculty Chair
Alumni Parent and CWS Community Member since 2004

Board Member since 2021


KELLY GRUBER
Parent Member/Development Lead

Marketing Professional & Consultant 

Landscape Designer

Improvisational Performer at Clifton Comedy Theatre

Fish & Wildlife Management, Hocking College 

Fine Arts, Ohio University 

Development Committee member 
Board Member since 2022

MAGGIE JONES

Parent Member/Facilities Lead

Mom of 3 men-in-the-making

Bachelor’s in Biology, Xavier University 2005

Research Technician, University of Cincinnati

Aquatic Biologist, Jones Fish Hatchery
Board Member since 2023

CWS BOARD MEETING MINUTES

For access to the Board of Trustees meeting minutes, please email Libby Rupp.

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