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Board of Trustees

The Lawrence School Board of Trustees is comprised of current parents, alumni parents, and community leaders who care deeply about the mission of the school. The responsibility of the Board includes: strategic planning, overseeing financial viability, hiring the Head of School, and working with school leadership to define the mission, vision, and guiding principles. 

Lawrence School welcomes students, staff, and trustees of all ages, races, colors, religions, sexes, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, handicaps, and national/ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available at the school. Lawrence School does not discriminate in administration of its education or admission policies, hiring practices, tuition assistance, or other school-related initiatives.


Amy Myers

Amy Myers holds the coveted role of Chief Operating Officer for the Myers household, which includes her husband Greg and their three children. Amy has a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience from Vanderbilt University. Having two children with learning differences has...Expand

Robert B. Port


Rob Port is a Partner at Hahn Loeser + Parks LLP. He has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, including class action, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, enforcement of non-compete agreements, employee raiding, unfair compensation, and trade secrets. Before...Expand

Rob G. Risman

Second Vice President

Rob Risman is the President/CEO of Burton Carol Management LLC, a property management firm with properties in Ohio, Florida, and Michigan. He coordinates, directs, and oversees all legal matters, supports, and assists in-house divisions with regard to all aspects of...Expand

Nadya Scheiner

Nadya Scheiner earned her Bachelor of Arts in women's studies at Duke University and a Juris Doctor degree at Stanford University Law School. She has spent her adult life experiencing the world as a student, attorney, teacher, and artist. Raised in...Expand

Elaine E. Schulte, MD, MPH

Dr. Elaine Schulte earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Skidmore College and a medical degree at Albany Medical College. She completed her pediatric residency training at Albany Medical Center Hospital in 1991. She completed a preventive medicine residency in...Expand

Karen Lipman Steiger

Karen Lipman Steiger is an alumna of John Carroll University, with a master’s in English literature. Until 2014, Karen worked as the Director of the Jewish Volunteer Network and Coordinator of Chaplaincy Program at the Jewish Federation. In addition to serving...Expand

William B. Ten Eyck III

William Ten Eyck III serves as a Senior Investment Analyst at Cleveland Clinic's Investment Office. He joined the Clinic in March 2020, and was previously employed with TIAA Bank, Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust, and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. William holds...Expand

Sara M. Timken

Sara Timken is a spiritual guide, hobby farmer, counselor, master crafter, chef, nutritionist, super spouse, and awesome mother to three wonderful daughters. In her spare time, Sara is a licensed real estate agent for Keller Williams Legacy Group and the...Expand

Jenifer B. Garfield

Trustee Emerita

Jenifer Garfield served as a Lawrence School trustee for 46 years, seeing firsthand the school’s transformation from an after-school tutoring program for struggling readers to a thriving K-12 school on two campuses. Upon retiring from the board, Jenifer was designated as...Expand

Susan R. Karas

Trustee Emerita

Susan Karas brings over 30 years of experience working in healthcare, education, and social services to her work today. Susan is founder and president of Akouo, LLC, a counseling, coaching, and consulting enterprise that combines expertise in counseling and supervision...Expand

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