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Council Membership


The PAC will include parents from approximately 30 households. One or both parents in each household may serve as members.


Members will be parents of current students, and may be appointed at any time. Members will be chosen to have diversity in:

  • class distribution
  • geographic distribution
  • profession, occupation, community interests


Prospective members may be recommended to the president by any member of the College community, including:

  • alumni
  • faculty
  • administration
  • parents


Members will serve while their student is enrolled.

Duties of Members

Members have the following duties and responsibilities, with additional duties occasionally requested by the president:

  • actively support the mission of the College by attending and participating in meetings of the PAC
  • volunteer as possible with the Career Center, Admissions Office and Parents Fund
  • participate in parent outreach activities sponsored by the PAC
  • be informed about matters of interest to the College community

Council Members 2016-17

Simon Foster and Nikki Sorum P'16, Minneapolis, MN (Co-Chairs)

Robert and Karen Anderson P'18, Stillwater, MN

Lisa Bernstein P'17, Washington, DC

George Birdsong and Anne Mellinger-Birdsong P'20, Atlanta, GA

Scott and Sally Browning P'15, P'19, Salt Lake City, UT

Carlton Calvin and Mary Blodgett P'19, San Marino, CA

Richard Capelouto and Gina Maya P'17, Palo Alto, CA

Michael and Tucker Coombe P'19, Cincinnati, OH

Michael and Catherine DeMane P'19, Wayzata, MN

Ralph Derrickson P'19, Bainbridge Island, WA

Robert and Joy Greenberg P'18, Larchmont, NY

Bob and Julie Gordon P'17, Nashville, TN

Marc Hirshman and Karen Handelman P'20, St. Louis, MO

Garrick Leonard and Leslie Feder P'19, Brooklyn, NY

Jingke Li and Xiaoyan Huang P'20, Portland, OR

George and Dominique Lightbody P'18, Etna, NH

David and Gretchen Livingston P'16, P'18, Evanston, IL

David Maymudes and Emily Anthony P'20, Seattle, WA

Richard and Noel Moore P'17, Kittrell, NC

Paul Mourning and Laura Locke P'20, Brooklyn, NY

Kiyoshi Nakasaka and Maureen McRaith P'17, Chevy Chase, MD

Hugo and Lee Ann Patterson P'18, Los Altos, CA

Mark and Lisa Pattis P'19, Highland Park, IL

Stephen and Mary Preston P'19, Washington, DC

Hugh Porter and Jill Soltero P'18, Portland, OR

Itzhak and Liz Reichman P'19, San Antonio, TX

Jonathan Rothbard P'17, Sonoma, CA

Steven Rouhandeh and Lynn Frielinghaus P'13, '17, New York, NY

Rick Ruvkun and Julie Glickstein P'18, New York, NY

T.M. Scruggs, Jr. and Laurie Graham P'19, Berkeley, CA

Chris and Lauren Sharng P'20, Los Angeles, CA

Gerard and Heem Juay Tan P'10, '13, '16, '18, Singapore

Whitney and Susan Tilson P'18, New York, NY

Walter and Leslie Tsui P'19, Wellesley, MA

Timothy Wang and Gregg McCarty P'19, New York, NY

Rod and Gina Ward P'19, Wilmington, DE

Michael Wines and Sharon LaFraniere P'18, Scarsdale, NY