Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Mission Statement

The Board of Trustees exists to establish policies and make decisions today that will ensure a continuing high-quality educational program consistent with the West Side Montessori mission now and for future generations.

The Board shall devote primary interest to planning, finance, and the hiring, support, and evaluation of the Head of School.  
The Board shall focus upon actions that will have long-term impact rather than upon the daily operations of the school.

The Board shall strive to keep the school mission-driven, equipped with a strategic plan and a strategic financial plan, tuition-driven, adequately funded, appropriately marketed, and governed by qualified and dedicated Trustees.

2021-2022 Board of Trustees

List of 16 members.

  • Photo of Mary Breymaier

    Mary Breymaier 

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  • Photo of Omar Chaudhary

    Omar Chaudhary 

    Alliant Energy
    Acting Corporate Secretary & Compliance Officer
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  • Photo of Tahani Dari

    Tahani Dari 

    The University of Toledo
    Assistant Professor
  • Photo of Mari Davies

    Mari Davies 

    Toledo Symphony
    Director of Institutional Giving
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  • Photo of Sally Gladwell

    Sally Gladwell 

    The Mannik & Smith Group
    Senior V.P. / Principal
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  • Photo of James Hartley

    James Hartley 

    Toledo Ballet
    Business Manager
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  • Photo of Julie James

    Julie James 

    St. Francis de Sales School
    Director of Finance/Treasurer
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  • Photo of Allyson Jansen

    Allyson Jansen 

    Content Creator & Strategist
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  • Photo of Brittanie Kuhr

    Brittanie Kuhr 

    The University of Toledo Foundation
    Assistant Director of Development
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  • Photo of Shawanna La Voy

    Shawanna La Voy 

    University of Toledo
    Assoc. Director TOLEDO EXCEL
  • Photo of Ben Launder

    Ben Launder 

    CNA Insurance
    Property Damage Consultant
  • Photo of Niraj Shah

    Niraj Shah 

    Promedica Retina
    Vitreoretinal Surgeon
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    Nichole Simon 

    Hoover & Wells, Inc.
    Vice President Human Resources
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  • Photo of Dale Theis

    Dale Theis 

    The Andersons, Inc.
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  • Photo of John Thomas

    John Thomas 

    Physicians Realty Trust
    President & CEO
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  • Photo of Jackie Vannuyen

    Jackie Vannuyen 

    ProMedica Flower Hospital
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