Board of Trustees

Mount Tamalpais School is governed by a Board of Trustees, consisting of 18 members. The board is made up of community representatives, each having been elected based on their commitment to the school and particular areas of expertise. Our MTS Board of Trustees and Head of School work together to build and maintain a mission-driven school ethos that centers around community.

Mount Tamalpais School Board of Trustees 2021-2022

Heidi Altree
Bridget Anderson
Kevin Barnes
Nancy Turner Bernstein*
Travis Brownley
Josh Corzine
Matthew Estes
Meredith Herrera
Dan Higgins

* Board Chairperson

Elizabeth Syufy Kelley
Graham Mannion
Ryan McInerny
Stacy Metcalf
Tammy Neuhaus
Katrina O'Connell
Jason Payne
Alexandra Stallone ('04)
Annie Tsang

Our Mission

Mount Tamalpais School is committed to the development of knowledge and goodness within children in an inclusive, nurturing, academically inspiring, environment. An MTS education, vigorous, creative and process-driven, develops children who are well prepared for their future while remaining young at heart. We infuse the academic, artistic, and athletic programs with the values of kindness, integrity, respect, and self-reliance so that all students can fully realize their human potential.


     2020- 2021 Board of Trustees Goals

- Partner with Head of School to advance & protect the mission of MTS
- Excellent Fiscal Stewardship
- Excellent Governance and Institutionalization of Governance Structure

- Robust Development
- Evaluation and Compensation for Head of School  
- Develop Strategic Plan & Strategic Priorities
- Create and Monitor a Facilities Master Plan

Bylaws & Best Practices

The Board of Trustees follows the principles of good practice set forth by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), as well as our own internal bylaws and best practices. The board is proud to announce our recent adoption of the Amended and Restated Bylaws of Mount Tamalpais School. You may view our newly adopted bylaws here.