Board of Trustees

North Star Academy is governed by a ten-member Board of Trustees, in accordance with the school’s charter.

Ten trustees are appointed for two-year terms, and two trustees are elected members of school Parent Councils, who serve a one-year term.

Rick Rieder (Chair), CIO of Fixed Income & Head of Global, Allocation Investing, BlackRock
Paul Bambrick-Santoyo (Secretary), Chief Schools Officer, Uncommon Schools
Nicole Bearce, Vice President & Chief Litigation Counsel & Assistant Secretary, Spectrum Brands Holdings
Ann D. Borowiec, Retired, CEO Private Wealth Management, J.P. Morgan
Ravi Bellur, Managing Director, Tarsadia Capital
Lawrence Evans, Managing Director, Citigroup
Thomas Redburn, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler PC
Scott Sleyster, Executive VP & COO, International Businesses, Prudential Financial
James Verrilli, Senior Dean of Faculty Development, Relay Graduate School of Education
Trisha Scipio, Administrative Affairs, DLJ Communications Group
Ezdehar Abuhatab, Assistant Professor, Essex County College (Parent/Guardian Representative)     
Steven Creekmur, Investor Services Manager, JGM Fund Services (Parent/Guardian Representative)

 

 

                             

Michael Mann, High School, Head of School

All meetings run from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

2020

Aug. 24 via Zoom at 6 p.m.
Sep. 21 via Zoom at 6 p.m.
Oct. 13 (Special Meeting) via Zoom at 5:15pm
Nov. 16 via Zoom at 6 p.m.
Dec. 7 via Zoom at 6 p.m.

2021

Jan. 25 via Zoom at 6 p.m.
Mar. 15 via Zoom at 6 p.m.
May 17 via Zoom at 6 p.m.
June 21 via Zoom at 6 p.m.
Sept. 20 via zoom at 6 p.m.
Nov. 29 via zoom at 6 p.m.

2022

Jan. 24 Location: 18 Washington Place, Conference Hall, Newark, NJ at 6 p.m.
Mar. 21 Location: 18 Washington Place, Conference Hall, Newark, NJ at 6 p.m. (Date change from March 14 to March 21)
May 16 Location: Changed to Zoom due to extreme weather. Click Here to join via Zoom.
June 20 Location: 18 Washington Place, Conference Hall, Newark, NJ at 6 p.m.
Sept. 26 Location: 43 Alexander Street, Newark, NJ at 6 p.m.
Oct. 19 via zoom at 5 p.m.
Dec. 5 via zoom at 6 p.m.

2023

Jan. 30 via zoom at 6 p.m.Location: 18 Washington Place, Conference Hall, Newark, NJ at 6 p.m.
Mar. 20 Location: 18 Washington Place, Conference Hall, Newark, NJ at 6 p.m.
May 22 Location: 18 Washington Place, Conference Hall, Newark, NJ at 6 p.m.
June 21 via zoom at 6 p.m.

Meetings are open to the public.