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Head of School Search

The Search Committee is delighted to announce that the Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Dr. Lori-Anne Brogdon as Catherine Cook’s next Head of School.

We are grateful for this community's strong support during our Head of School search process. The Search Committee and Advisory Committee, along with the faculty, staff, parents, and students, have truly embodied our mission during this period of transition and we are looking forward to your continuing partnership as we prepare to move into our next chapter.

Head of School Search Committee

The following individuals will utilize a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds to manage the search process, meet and interview candidates, and recommend a new Head of School to the Board of Trustees. Thank you to these volunteers, who are committing a significant amount of time as we identify our next Head of School:

Linda Myers (Chair), Trustee (Chair), Alumni Parent
Ellen Best, Trustee (Secretary), Alumni Parent
Dave Laurenson, Trustee (Vice Chair), Current and Alumni Parent
Penny Fine, Trustee (Treasurer)
Jeff Zappone, Trustee (At Large), Current Parent
Tom Doar III, Trustee

Flavio Arana, Trustee, Current Parent
Lisa Snow, Trustee, Alumni Parent
Abigail Andrick, Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Mike Kruse, 4th Grade Teacher
Jeff Edmonds, Dean of Students and Middle School Math Teacher
Bhavan Suri, Current Parent

Head of School Advisory Committee
The following parents, faculty, and staff will present counsel and advice to the Head of School Search Committee during their selection of a new Head of School. Thank you to the following volunteers for their support during this important process:

David Harris (Chair), Middle School Humanities Teacher
Jolene Fairchild, 2nd Grade Teacher
Kathy Gilmore, Lower School Coordinator
Lauren Goldberg, Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Ryan Harris, Current and Alumni Parent
Margaret Hermanek, Associate Director of Annual Giving and Special Events

Calvin Jackson, Current Parent
Jenny Kernan, Current Parent
Marc McManus, Current Parent
Wayne Norman, Current and Alumni Parent
Eddie Pryce, Assistant to the Head of Middle School and High School Placement Counselor
Sandy Schwarz, Current Parent
Allegra Weiner, Current Parent
Natasha Witte, Lower School Learning Specialist

Questions about the Head of School search process can be directed to HOSsearch@catherinecookschool.org.