The Greensboro Day School board of trustees is responsible for supporting the school’s mission: Develop the intellectual, ethical and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world. In that role, the Board:
- hires and works closely with the Head of School to cultivate and maintain positive relations with the school community and the broader Greensboro community;
- recognizes that its work focuses on long-range, strategic planning, which includes setting annual goals that support the school’s overall strategic vision
- ensures that the School operates in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations
- reviews and maintains bylaws that are consistent with legal requirements
- establishes policies and plans that are consistent with the Mission
- accepts accountability for the financial stability of the School.
The Board consists of no more than twenty-nine members, and meets six times per year. Trustees serve on at least one of the Board’s committees, which currently include: Advancement, Audit, Building and Grounds, Committee on Trustees, Finance, Investment, and Executive. The Board is self-perpetuating, which is typical of most independent schools. This means that the Board identifies prospective new trustees via a process managed by the Committee on Trustees. The Board is committed to selecting Trustees who bring diverse talent and background, as well as offer a strong desire to serve the School.