Mark Day School
39 Trellis Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903


Advisory Committee

Ethan Dornhelm, Chair

Provides counsel for Head of School and Board President as needed and performs Head of School's evaluation.

Finance Committee

Julian Allen, Chair

Chaired by the Treasurer and charged, along with the administration, with developing the operating budget that is formally ratified by the entire board. Works with the administration and Board on long-term issues of financial strength and sustainability.

Investment Subcommittee

Responsible for monitoring the school's investments.

Development Committee

Ryan Brown, Chair

Works with the school's Director of Development to facilitate a comprehensive stewardship program and develop sources of charitable funds for the school.

Governance Committee

David Shapiro, Chair

Responsible for all Trustee issues, such as nomination and election of new trustees, education of trustees as to their role as a board member, and board self-evaluation.

Audit Subcommittee

Ensures school has current bylaws, policies, and practices in compliance with spirit of Sarbanes-Oxley and California Integrity Act. Works with business office to interface with auditors.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Subcommittee

Responsible for strategic school policies that ensure that the mission of the school in this regard is being fulfilled and for education of the board of these issues.

Risk Subcommittee

Works with the school's Administrative Team to provide oversight for the school's comprehensive risk management program.

Site Committee

Sara Egide, Chair

Responsible for the long-term site permanence of Mark Day School and strategic improvements to the built environment of the school.

Campaign Steering Committee

Aimee Foreman, Chair

Works with the Head of School and Director of Development to oversee and plan the school's capital campaign.