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Westerly School is governed by a 16 member, self-perpetuating Board of Trustees.  Our Board consists of Westerly parents, alumni, and community stakeholders.   Members serve in three-year terms. The Board is responsible for defining and carrying out Westerly's mission, setting institutional policy, hiring and evaluating the Head of School, and ensuring the School's financial health and security.  

Dr. Shalu Gupta, President of the Board of Trustees, can be reached at

Below is a list of Westerly's current Board officers and standing committees.

Board Chair

     Dr. Shalu Gupta

Vice Chair

     Nicolas Sohl


     Becki Ames


     Dr. Nicole Nguyen

Standing Committees

Building & Grounds
IDEA (Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, Anti-bias & Anti-racism)


Westerly School seeks Trustees who will actively support and promote the school’s mission, vision, strategic goals, and policy in the spirit of transparency, excellence, and inclusivity.  The Trustee Committee is also responsible for creating a board composition that reflects the strategic expertise, resources and perspectives needed to meet the mission and strategic objectives.

To nominate someone for a position on the Board of Trustees, please download the nomination form.