In the summer of 2023, Donna Orem will retire as president of NAIS, following 25 years at NAIS and 40 years supporting independent schools. As president, Donna has modeled empathy, commitment, hard work, and future-focused thinking. Our members have benefited from her visionary leadership, and our organization will continue to benefit from the strong foundation she has laid. Donna will continue to lead us until then and will work with president-elect Debra P. Wilson to ensure a smooth transition of leadership. Read the announcement of Donna’s retirement here. Read the announcement of the board’s naming of our new president, Debra P. Wilson, here.