NAIS Board of Trustees

The NAIS Board of Trustees, made up of 18 individuals, addresses its fiduciary, strategic, and generative duties, led by the officers and the Executive Committee.

The full board meets three times a year, in Washington in June and November, and before the NAIS Annual Conference in late February or early March. The six committees of the board meet by teleconference as well as at the board meetings. 

The NAIS Board of Trustees is committed to diversity and actively seeks those belonging to underrepresented populations

View the current NAIS board of trustees

Voting for NAIS Trustees: Proxy or Delegate Appointment for Heads or Association Executive Directors Not Attending the Annual Meeting of Members

Many heads of school or association executive directors will be at the Annual Meeting of Members in Philadelphia on Thursday, February 27, 2020, which takes place in conjunction with the NAIS Annual Conference. However, if you do not plan to attend the meeting, you can still vote for the nominated trustees for the NAIS board. You may do so either through selecting a school or association delegate who will be at the meeting or by assigning your vote to the board secretary.

If you attend the Annual Meeting of Members, there is no reason to complete a proxy or delegate appointment.

Proxy/Delegate Appointment Form

Below you will find the proxy/delegate appointment form. The deadline to submit either the online form or the paper form is Wednesday, February 19, 2020.

2020 Nominees for the NAIS Board of Trustees

Below are the nominees for 2020. Download the 2020 nominees' biographies​.

The nominations for a first term on the trustees' slate are as follows:
  • Madeleine Hewitt, executive director, Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools, Athens (Greece)
  • Adam Weinberg, president, Denison University, Granville (OH)


For questions about the NAIS Board of Trustees, please contact Mark Davis, chair of the Governance Committee and head, St. Luke’s School (CT), at, or Jefferson Burnett, NAIS Senior Vice President, at