Scott A. Nelson, M.S.

Scott Nelson is a graduate of Brown University and Fordham University's School of Education. He is a former trustee of Bronx Preparatory Charter School, a former trustee of the New York State Association of Independent Schools, and past chairman of the NYSAISAA Athletic Executive Committee. Mr. Nelson has served as headmaster at Rye Country Day since 1993.


Associate Head of School

Ann Sullivan, M.A.

Assistant Head of School
Middle School Principal

Meredith deChabert, Ph. D.

Lower School Principal

Barbara Shea, M.A.T.

Upper School Principal

Paul Wieman, M.A.

Director of Admissions

Matthew Suzuki, M.Ed, M.A.

Director of Athletics & Physical Education

Wendy Jo Haft, M.S.

Director of College Counseling

Jeffrey Bates, M.A.

Director of Development and Alumni Affairs

Lynette Gioffre, M.A.

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Alikhan Morgan, M.S. Ed.

Director of Finance

Bob Brody, C.P.A., B.A.

Director of the Institute for Innovative Teaching and Learning; Director of Marketing and Communications

Eliza McLaren, M.A., M.Ed.

Director of Public Purpose

Alison Doernberg, MSW, MPh.

Director of Student Support Services

Debra Pager, Ph.D.

Director of Sustainability

Kerry Linderoth, M.A.

Director of Technology

Andrew Gillies

Board of Trustees

Ms. Andrea Sullivan

Vice President
Ms. Laura Mattson

Mr. Peter Crowley

Ms. Blanca Hirani

Mr. Brad Asness
Dr. Nina Cheigh
Ms. Karen Cohn
Ms. Hillary Comora ’91
Ms. Sarah Dodds-Brown ’91
Mr. Edward Dunn ’83
Mr. William Featherston
Mr. Gregg Felton
Mr. Jeff Hammel ’87
Mr. Richard Kim
Ms. Michelle Kroin
Mr. Eric Medow
Mr. Dennis Parker ’73
Mr. Juan Pujadas
Mr. Jonathan Resnick ’85
Mr. Fernando Rivas
Dr. Cindy G. Roskind ’90
Mr. Vik Sawhney
Ms. Karen Sobel
Ms. Birgit Townley
Mr. Andrew Wallach
Ms. Lynne Wolitzer

Alumni Board President

Mr. Michael Lazar ’87

Parents Association President
Ms. Lisa Allen

Trustees Emeriti
Mr. Frederick A. Klingenstein (1968-1981) (TE 1990)
Ms. Carmen Ribera-Thain ‘75 (1998-2004) (TE 2004)
Mr. Edward B. Dunn (1979-1993) (TE 2014)
Mr. Michael C. Murr (1989-1997) (TE 2014)
Mr. Edgar Wachenheim III (1983-1993) (TE 2014)

School leadership