Board of Directors

The Foote School is guided by a diverse and highly qualified Board of Directors composed of parents, alumni and former faculty. The Board is responsible for providing strategic vision and direction; financial stewardship and oversight of campus facilities; as well as appointing, evaluating and supporting the Head of School. Its members are elected to staggered four-year terms by The Foote School Association, the nonprofit corporation of which all Foote parents or guardians are members.

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George Atwood

George Atwood

Board Member Since 2015
Committees: Development (Chair), Investment (Co-Chair)

George has worked at Yale for over 20 years overseeing administration and investment of charitable trusts. George’s daughter Caroline attends Tufts University, and his sons Ted and Roddy '19 attend Lawrenceville School. George and his family live in Killingworth and enjoy sailing at the family summer house in Blue Hill, Maine, or wherever sailing races take them. George received a B.A. in economics from Tufts University, an M.B.A. from Yale School of Management and is a chartered financial analyst.

Kavitha Bindra

Kavitha Bindra

Board Member Since 2019
Committees: Development; The Foote Fund (Co-Chair)
Kavitha Bindra is the Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations at Yale School of Management (SOM). A summa cum laude graduate of Wellesley College with a M.B.A. from Yale SOM, Kavitha worked at Deloitte Consulting and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City before returning to the New Haven area. In 2012, she joined the Yale SOM Admissions office, serving as the Director of Admissions Operations prior to her current role. She serves on the boards of Calvin Hill Daycare and the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, which is dedicated to enhancing inclusion of underrepresented minorities in management schools and careers. Kavitha spent her early childhood in New Zealand and the United Kingdom before moving to Burlington, Vermont, where she completed secondary school. She lives in the Westville section of New Haven with her two daughters Sasha (Grade 5) and Sukhi (Grade 1).
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Kindergartners learn about measurement and proportion—along with concepts of community—while building “crate schools” as part of an interdisciplinary unit that helps them get to know the school.

Directors 2020-2021

George Atwood

Kavitha Bindra

Elon Boms

Emily Brenner

Wick Chambers '62

Constance Clement ‘62

Danielle Ginnetti

Mona Gohara

Rebecca Good

Vice President

Francie Irvine

George Joseph

Vice President

Nadine Koobatian

Secretary

Michael Krauss

Richard Lee

President

Melissa Matthes

Anna McGaw-Mobarak

Jennifer Milikowsky '02

Stephen Murphy

Co-Treasurer

Jason Price

Andy Rapkin

Geert Rouwenhorst

Co-Treasurer

Alexandra Shor

 

Ex-officio

Aléwa Cooper

Head of School