High Meadow School is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees which follows the protocols and guidance of the National Associations of Independent Schools (NAIS). The Board of Trustees holds the mission of High Meadow School in trust. It is charged with hiring the head of school and ensuring the school’s ongoing fiscal health and well-being. With the administration, the board sets and monitors the strategic direction of the school.
The number of Trustees constituting the entire Board after the first annual meeting of the Board of Trustees shall be at least five (5) but no more than eleven (11). Each Trustee shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age, and the initial term for Board Members is three academic years. A Board Member may continue their term for as much as 12 years, with a review of each Board member taking place every three years. When the Board considers applicants for vacant positions, it seeks individuals who are:
In at least their second year at the school and in good standing, if they are a current parent at High Meadow School.
Have served on school or local committees or carried out projects and have proven themselves to be a person who meets commitments, interacts and collaborates well with others, believes in and carries forth the mission of the school.
Possess a particular skill set needed on the Board.
Board members do not need to be current parents at High Meadow School.
Becoming a Member