Leadership

Trustees

The Bank Street College Board of Trustees is the governing body for the College and the key policymaking structure for the institution. There are 34 members, including the President and five Associate Trustees. The full Board meets four times a year. It has eight standing committees, including an Executive Committee, and two subcommittees that meet throughout the academic year to engage in more detailed work.

Statutory Trustees
  • Anthony Asnes, SFC ’75
  • Charles Bendit
  • Jay Chakrapani
  • Jonathan Cole
  • Nancie Cooper
  • Yolanda C. Ferrell-Brown
  • Felice Friedman, GSE ’76
  • Ofelia Garcia
  • Russell Granet
  • Victoria Hamilton, Chair
  • Margaret Honey
  • Kristen Kane
  • Fern Khan
  • Kenneth B. Lerer
  • Lisa Lewin, Secretary
  • Adam H. Litke
  • Rebecca Mai
  • David Orr, SFC ’93
  • Elizabeth S. Pforzheimer, Vice Chair
  • Sandra Pinnavaia
  • Shael Polakow-Suransky, GSE ’00, ex officio
  • Camilla Rab
  • Barbara A. Schatz
  • Anne V. Shutkin, SFC ’95
  • Jeffrey Q. Smith
  • Howard S. Stein, Treasurer
  • Jeffrey I. Sussman, Vice Chair
  • Wendy Van Amson
  • Rose Klein Young
  • Debbie Zlotowitz, GSE ’90
Associate Trustees
  • Melle Powers, Parent Associate Trustee
  • Kate Sussman, SFC ’85, GSE ’98, Parent Associate Trustee
  • Robin Hummel, GSE ’05, Staff Associate Trustee
  • Samantha Nadal, Staff Associate Trustee
  • Heather Mohamed, Student Associate Trustee
Trustee Emeritus
  • George P. Scurria, Jr.
  • Margaret L. Stevens, GSE ’77
  • Lynn Straus, GSE ’57
  • Kate R. Whitney