Four New Trustees Join the School's Board
The St. Paul’s School Board of Trustees has welcomed four new members to its ranks for the 2017-18 school year. The new trustees join the board’s 22 current members, ensuring that it is comprised of individuals who possess the critical skills, experience, and commitment required to meet its strategic and fiduciary responsibilities, while reflecting the broad demographic diversity of the School community
Elizabeth Overton “Liz” Robbins ’79, P’17
B.A., Wesleyan University
Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management, Harvard Extension School
In April, Robbins was elected president of the SPS Alumni Association. She has served the School as form agent (1989-94 and 2004-14), main agent (1994-99), form director (1999-2004 and 2014-present), and on the Executive Committee (2000-04 and 2014-present), including a term as treasurer and alumni fund chair (2002-04). Her early career was in employee benefits consulting and corporate administration, including positions with Alexander & Alexander Consulting Group, New York Hospital, Goldman Sachs, Sun Life of Canada, and Abt Associates. She currently serves on the Parent’s Council at Northfield Mt. Hermon School, was a member of the Parent Fundraising Committee at Fay School (2012-14), and was a parent volunteer at Fessenden School (2011-14). Other volunteer service includes a term as chair of the Wellesley Mothers’ Forum and service to Wellesley Youth Soccer and the Wellesley Service League.
Jonathan W. “John” Meeks ’91
B.S., Yale University
As co-head of TA Associates’ North America Technology Group, Meeks focuses on investments in Internet and software companies. A member of TA’s Core Investment and Portfolio Committees since 2012, he also has been a managing director since 2006. Meeks has more than 20 years of experience in the private equity industry, including helping the expansion of TA’s European office. He previously worked as a financial analyst in the Information Services Group of Robertson Stephens and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and the Yale Development Council. In 2014, he established the Meeks Teaching Fellow Fund at SPS.
Nancy Dorn Walker ’94
B.A., University of Chicago
Walker is a principal and investment professional at Select Equity Group, which she joined in 2002. She previously worked in investment banking and asset management at Goldman Sachs. Board service includes the Brown Foundation (Houston) and Second Stage Theatre (New York) and past service on the boards of The New School University and Parsons School of Design (vice chair). She served as a non-trustee member of the SPS Investment Committee for FY17.
The Right Reverend Robert C. Wright
B.A., Howard University
M.Div., Virginia Theological Seminary
A U.S. Navy veteran, Bishop Wright is the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, which embraces 114 worshiping communities. At the time of his 2012 election, he had served 10 years as rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta. Prior to that, he was a school chaplain and The Canon Pastor of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York. Bishop Wright has addressed the Georgia legislature about gun control, spoken up for Medicaid expansion, and has been a vocal and active opponent of the death penalty in Georgia and nationally. Bishop Wright is a regular lecturer at The Candler School of Theology. In 2015, he was named among the 100 Most Influential Georgians by Georgia Trend magazine.