Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees has the ultimate legal responsibility for the affairs of Cranbrook. The Board’s larger purpose is to sponsor and lead Cranbrook in the service of its constituents and the broad public needs of a dynamic society. While recognizing and supporting the key role that each division and its Board of Governors plays in achieving and maintaining programmatic excellence, the Board of Trustees and each of its members is charged with the responsibility of advocating the best interests of the institution as a whole.

2018-19 Board Members

Adele Acheson (Vice Chair)
Michael H. Acheson
Pamela Applebaum
Michael E. Berger
Richard L. DeVore
Jamison Williams Faliski
Virginia B. Fox
Maxine Frankel
Lee B. Ghesquiere
Jennifer Gilbert
Linda H. Gillum (Vice Chair)
William K. M. Goldsmith
Jeffrey A. Harris (Vice Chair)
Rejji P. Hayes
Christopher Ilitch
James Kelly
Brock R. Landry
Trevor F. Lauer
Leslie Li
Bruce D. Peterson (Chair)
Stephen R. Polk (Vice Chair)
Mark L. Reuss (Vice Chair)
Warren E. Rose
Allan Rothfeder
Geoffrey Schiciano
Sidhdharth D. Sheth
Sandra A. Smith
Robert S. Taubman
Nancy Tellem
Deborah Wahl
Richard E. Warren
Robert T. Wilson

Senior Trustees
Maggie Allesee
Linda Wasserman Aviv
Lynda Charfoos
Jeffrey K. Clark
Julie Fisher Cummings
Denise Anton David
Erica Ward Gerson
Edward Hagenlocker
Patricia C. Hartmann
Ira J. Jaffe
Wayne B. Lyon
Eugene A. Miller
Lisa Payne
Lloyd E. Reuss
Tod Williams

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors advises the Director of Schools in achieving and maintaining programmatic excellence of the division. The Board's larger purpose is to sponsor and lead the division in the service of its constituents and the broader needs of the public in a dynamic society. The Board of Governors shares in the responsibility of advocating for the best interests of the School's Division and Cranbrook as a whole.

2018-19 Officers

*Jamison Williams Faliski, Chair
*Sidhdharth D. Sheth, Vice Chair
*Pamela Applebaum, Secretary
F. Kevin Browett, Treasurer

2018-19 Members
Neil W. H. Armstrong
Kristen L. Baiardi
S. Elie Boudt
Chase B. Brand
David S. DeMuth
Laurie R. Frankel
*Lee B. Ghesquiere
Howard J. Gourwitz
Charlene Reuss Grandelius
Phyllip Hall
Brian M. Hermelin
Kelle Ilitch
Ken Jamerson
Kenneth M. Kernen, M.D.
Olaf “Cory” Kroneman IV
*Leslie Li
Barbara Yolles Ludwig
Roger Mali
Rob Mardigian
Seth Seligman Meltzer
Wade Mezey
Ryan L. Polk
Mary Pat Rosen
David J. Runyon
*Geoffrey C. Schiciano
Kelly Shuert
Marquita Harris Sylvia
Sandra Tarakji-Nemeh
George N. Tepe
Matthew H. Trunsky, M.D.
*Deborah Wahl
* Schools Representative to the CEC Board of Trustees

Cranbrook Schools

·39221 Woodward ·Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304
Cranbrook Educational Community admits students and makes its services, activities, and education programs available to students without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status as required by state or federal law.

Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, near Detroit, consisting of three schools; an elementary school with a private preschool, a single gender middle school with a distinct boys middle school and girls middle school, along with a co-ed college prep private boarding high school. Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan. Many of Cranbrook’s students attend top universities and colleges.

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