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. 


WSM Board of Trustees 2018/2019

Mrs. Kelly Brooks, RN, BSN
Director of Client Care
Comfort Keepers
Alumni WSM Parent

Mr. Seth Metzger
VP Light Vehicle Engineering
Dana Incorporated
Current WSM Parent

Ms. Catharine Calder
Head of School
Meadow Montessori
No previous affiliation

Tony Perales
Project Manager
Mosser Construction, Inc.
No previous affiliation

Mr. Omar Chaudhary
Director, SEC & Governance, Assistant Secretary
Owens Corning
Current WSM Parent

Mr. Sean Savage
Financial Advisor
Savage & Associates
Current WSM Parent

Mrs. Stephanie Cihon
Director, Community Relations
Alumni WSM Parent

Mrs. Nichole Simon
Human Resource Specialist
HooverWells, Inc.
Current WSM Parent

Mari D. Davies
Director of Institutional Giving
Toledo Symphony
No previous affiliation

Bethanne Snodgrass, MD
Plastic Surgeon, retired
Chair, Board of Trustees
Alumni WSM Parent

Mrs. Lynn Fisher
Head of School and Founder
West Side Montessori
Alumni WSM Parent

Christine Stahle, MD
Current WSM Parent

Ms. Sally Gladwell
The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc.
Current & Alumni WSM Parent

Jeff Stephens, MD
Vision Associates
Alumni WSM Parent

Ms. Michelle M. Klement, CPA
William Vaughan Company
No previous affiliation

Mr. Dale Theis
Retired, The Andersons, Inc.
Alumni WSM Parent