Our School's Board of Trustees
As stated in Article II
of the Bylaws, Friends School is governed by a Board of Trustees.
The board's major responsibilities include supervision
of the head of school, policy making, financial oversight, strategic
planning, and institutional advancement. The board has a fiduciary
responsibility to uphold the mission of Friends School in service
to today's children and to ensure a vibrant Friends School for future
- Actively support the Head of School;
- Strengthen and support internal and external marketing;
- Begin strategic planning;
- Actively work on subcommittees of development: annual fund, major campaigns and major donors.
The board consists of
thirteen trustees, the majority of whom are members of the Religious
Society of Friends (Quakers); they are appointed by State College
Friends Meeting in consultation with the board's Committee on Trustees.
The other trustees are parents or individuals from the community
who have an interest in Friends education.
Each board member serves
a term of three years. Members may serve no more than two consecutive
terms but may be reappointed after a one year absence.