Meet the 21-22 Executive Board
President: Janet Le Grand Rice
The President shall be the Executive Officer of GAP. He/She shall appoint chairs of special committees; coordinate the work of the officers and committees of GAP so that the objectives may be promoted; serve as an ex-officio member on all committees; and perform such other duties as may be prescribed in these Bylaws or assigned by GAP.
Janet Le Grand Rice and her 11th grade son, Colin, relocated four years ago from Chicago to attend Grandview, where Colin is an avid basketball player.
Vice President: Brenda Byers
The Vice President shall assist the President and perform the duties of the President in case of absence or disability.
Brenda and her family, husband Ed and 10th grade son Charles, joined the Grandview family in 2017. Brenda was an elementary school paraprofessional prior to becoming a full-time stay-at-home mom. Since then, Brenda has spent much of her time volunteering in school and serving as caregiver for an elderly relative. Encouraging childhood literacy and reading are her passions.
Immediate Past President: Wendy Calvin
The Immediate Past President shall remain on the Executive Board until the end of the term of the new President.
Wendy’s daughter, Anastasia, graduated from Grandview in 2020. Wendy loves international travel, entertaining, boating and helping her consulting clients in North Highland “unleash their potential”.
Secretary: Nikki Stamm-DiLeo
The Secretary shall record the minutes of all Executive Board meetings and general meetings of GAP. The Secretary shall act as liaison between the Executive Board and the GPS communications representative. The Secretary shall also perform such other duties as may be delegated.
Nikki, her husband A.J. and their daughter Charlotte joined the Grandview Family in 2019 when Charlotte began Kindergarten. Charlotte is a precocious little girl who loves to sing and dance. She dreams of being a teacher, veterinarian and a police officer when she grows up. Nikki is currently a stay-at-home mom to new baby Tabitha who loves cooking, working in her garden and spending as much time with her family and friends as possible.
Treasurer: Ellen Dahl-Pedersen
The Treasurer shall maintain records of all funds of GAP; keep a full and accurate account of receipts and expenditures for the fiscal year, June 1 through May 31; make disbursements in accordance with the approved budget, or as authorized; present a financial statement at every full meeting, or by special request of the Executive Board, and present a full report at the Annual Meeting. The Treasurer shall provide training for the Treasurer-Elect. The Treasurer shall present all financial records for the annual audit on May 31 to the business office of the school. All funds are kept in accordance with the school accounts.
Ellen's daughter, Thea, joined Grandview in 2018 when the family moved from Norway to Florida. Thea is now in 12th grade and loves Grandview. Ellen has a masters degree in business and marketing. She has been working in advertising and marketing research, and is today a business owner with her company located in Norway. She runs the business from here while enjoying the sun in Florida with her daughter and husband. Ellen loves to travel, read, meditate and spend time with friends and family.
Treasurer-Elect: Open Position
The Treasurer-Elect shall assist the Treasurer and perform the duties of the Treasurer in case of absence or disability.
Board Standing Committee Chairs
This Committee’s purpose is to identify areas of growth and constructively propose solutions to challenges. This Committee shall work directly with the Head of School and, as appropriate, serve as an advisory board to the Board of Trustees.
This Committee organizes logistics to involve parents in the life of the school. Efforts include coordinating class parents, support for field trips, athletic boosters, support for the arts and school events such as Halloween and Celebration of Life.
This Committee organizes and promotes the annual school book fair in cooperation with school staff.
This Committee hosts a spring teacher appreciation activity and helps support teacher needs throughout the year.
This committee plans one of Boca's most popular holiday markets, including a variety of vendors and local food specialties. This is GAP’s biggest fundraising event of the year.