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Board Governance

BSM Board Officers

Tom Lynch, Chair
Pat Kocourek, Treasurer
Phong Luong, Secretary
Danielle Hermanny '03, BSM President


Executive Committee

Tom Lynch, Chair
Laura Portz, Past Chair
Pat Kocourek, Treasurer and Finance
Phong Luong, Secretary and Governance
Danielle Hermanny '03, BSM President
Leslie Cadle, Nominating
Mark Sanderson, Advancement
Charles Scott, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
Lance Butner, Strategic Enrollment

The Executive Committee consists of the officers of the board and the chairperson for each of the committees.  This committee advises and supports the school’s leadership team between board meetings, providing guidance and input as needed.


Finance Committee (and Audit Subcommittee)

Pat Kocourek, Chair
Tom Lynch
Lance Butner
At-Large:
Pat Murry
Sarah Walters
BSM Faculty & Staff: 
Brian Lynch
Theresa Collins
Danielle Hermanny '03

This committee meets on a regular basis each year, overseeing the financial affairs, condition, planning, and budgets, managing significant financial matters for the school.

The Audit Subcommittee meets twice yearly, during the fall and spring Finance Committee meetings, ensuring the fiduciary soundness of the School's operations.


Nominating Subcommittee

Leslie Cadle, Chair
Tom Lynch
Phong Luong
At-Large:
Biz McShane
Jenna Murphy
BSM Faculty & Staff: 
Jerry Pettinger
Danielle Hermanny '03

This committee meets multiple times during the year, reviewing candidates for the BSM board and committees, matching the best candidates with the needs of the school.


Governance Committee

Phong Luong, Chair
At-Large:
Lynette Slater Crandall
BSM Faculty & Staff:
Danielle Hermanny '03

The Governance Committee ensures that the Board of Directors is fulfilling its fiduciary, strategic and generative duties to Benilde-St. Margaret’s School. It assesses the effectiveness of the Board of Directors as a whole and aims to ensure that individuals are prepared and responsible.


EIB Committee

Charles Scott, Chair
At-Large:
Angel Arreola
Natalie Chevalier
Keely Doyle
Obasi Lewis
Amrita Naimpally
BSM Faculty & Staff:
Dennis Draughn
Danielle Hermanny '03
Matt Weingartz

The committee for equity, inclusion, and belonging meets 5 times annually examining our strengths and growth areas, supporting the efforts of other committees and departments at BSM, and the EIB director, focusing on opportunities to continuously foster a community of belonging.


Advancement Committee 

Mark Sanderson, Chair
Tom Lynch
Kristen Hansberry
At-Large:
Julia Weber
BSM Faculty & Staff: 
Richard Olson
Danielle Hermanny '03

The Advancement Committee meets 4 times yearly to oversee the strategy and policies of the advancement department’s fund-raising activities and events.


Strategic Planning Committee

Djuana Banks, Chair
Tom Lynch
Charles Scott
Armando Mojica
At-Large:
Jeff Hillins
Phyllis Nordstrom
Caribe Schreiber
BSM Faculty & Staff: 
Matt Weingartz
Danielle Hermanny '03
Rikki Mortl
Steve Pohlen

This committee meets 5 times yearly and monitors progress on the implementation of the BSM strategic plan.


Strategic Enrollment Committee

Lance Butner, Chair
John Theisen
Djuana Banks
Phong Luong
At-Large:
Tom Zellmer
Carrie Ryan Hastings
Kathleen Coyle
BSM Faculty & Staff: 
Ted Freese
Danielle Hermanny '03
David Lucs
Rikki Mortl
Margie Ryan
Betsy Van Cleve

 

This committee meets bi-monthly each year, reviewing programs and opportunities to strengthen the enrollment and marketing initiatives of BSM.