Montessori Center School

toddler through sixth grade since 1965

MCS Board of Trustees, 2017-2018

The Board of Trustees is responsible for establishing the mission, vision, strategic goals and overall direction of MCS. It oversees the establishment of major policies and procedures and strategic planning. The Board is not involved in the daily operations of MCS; admission and placement decisions, personnel considerations, and other day-to-day matters that are the responsibility of the Head of School. The Board serves as stewards of MCS's resources and as ambassadors of MCS's programs. All Board members are volunteers. To contact the Board, please email


Brian Johnson, President

Executve Committee

Committee on Trustees


Lindsay Shinn, Vice-President

Executive Committee

New Campus Committee

John Berger, Secretary/Treasurer

Executive Commitee

Finance Committee



Tom Burk

Chair, Finance Committee



Ken Cohen

Chair, New Campus Committee

Suzanne Cohen

Co-chair, Marketing Committee

Committee on Trustees


Rashi Bahri

Co-chair, Marketing Commitee

Michael Challen

Finance Committee

Sheri Mardiat

Chair, Development

Leonard Chen

Strategic Planning Committee

Robert Rauchhaus

Emily Engel


Scott Vincent

New Campus Committee