Annual Meeting Presentations and Tributes: 2002-2016

2016 Annual Meeting Proceedings:

Innovation Uncorked: Changing the World One Idea at a Time

Sunday

Opening Session

Speaker: Lauren Ackerman

Dinner Speaker: Katie Wetzel Murphy

Monday

30 Year Seminar Celebration

Speaker: Lori Goler

Speaker:Mary Gorman

Heads 022216 Tributes

John Chubb

Malcolm Coates

Charles Friedlicher

Nathaniel Saltonstall

Thomas DeGray

Matthew Miller

Tuesday

Heads 022316 Business meeting

Heads 022316 Maggie Johnson

Heads 022316 Panel discussion

 

 

2015 ANNUAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS
MONTELEONE HOTEL, NEW ORLEANS LA

 “JAZZ: NEW RHYTHMS IN A COMPLEX WORLD” NEW ORLEANS, FEB 22-24, 2015

OPENING MEETING 2015

MEMORIALS
Anne Cunningham Shoemaker
William Stewart Roberts Rogers
Robert D. Johnston
Louise LaBlavier Henderson
John F. Skillman, Jr.
Stanley Randolph Tucker, Jr.
 

Michelle Jean-Pierre  “The Ellis Marsalis Center and Musicians’ Village – Preserving a Culture”

Michael Pellera-NOCCAJazz Chair NOCCA – and students.  New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Jennifer Levi   “Meeting the Needs of Our Transgender Students”  Jennifer Levi PowerPoint

Dr. Scott Cowen  “Transformative Leadership with or without a Bona fide Crisis: Lessons Learned from Post-Katrina New Orleans”          Dr. Scott Cowen PowerPoint

Kate Canales  “Human Centered Design: A Tool for Leadership in Complex World.”

Katlyn Grasso   “Engaging the Next GenHERation”

Bert Hudnall   “Tales out of School”

Business Meeting – Election of Officers, Merger vote and Introductory remarks – Sissy Wade

Introduction of Guests  Shawn O’Donnell from Canada and Alun Jones from GSA in the UK

 

2014 ANNUAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS
WYNDHAM GRAND HOTEL – ORLANDO FL

OPENING MEETING 2014: President, Executive Director, Treasurer, Membership and Search Committee reports  –  REPORTS – SISTER ORGANIZATIONS

MEMORIALS – 2014: Richard K. Loveland, Donald R. Rawson

KEYNOTE ADDRESS – 2014 – Ashley Merryman, co-author with Po Bronson ‘Top Dog’.    Members were sent autographed copies in advance.

DR. JON ISHAM – Social Entrepreneurship and the Promise of 21st Century Education’

EMILY BAZELON, Author ‘Sticks and Stones, Defeating the Culture of Bullying’

VICKI ZAKRZEWSKI – The Science of a Meaningful Life

ANDREA SAVERI – ‘Making sense of opportunities for Independent schools’

2013 ANNUAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS
PONTE VEDRA INN AND RESORT, PONTE VEDRA FL

OPENING MEETING – 2013
REPORTS: Treasurer, Membership and Nominations
INTRODUCING – The Heads Network

MEMORIALS 2013: F. Gardiner F. Bridge, Jean Witte Struven Harris, John A. Horner, Jr., Douglas W. MacKelcan, Jr., William H. Moran, Dale Duke Regan, Jack B. Stanford

THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND THE 21ST CENTURY LEADER
Dr. Jeff Rosensweig, Emory University

WHAT WOULD KATNISS DO? ETHICS AND THE HUNGER GAMES GENERATION
Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, President – Agnes Scott College

GIRL RISING – INTRODUCTION OF A NEW MOVIE
Joan Lonergan, Head – The Hewitt School

DISRUPTIVE SHIFTS: REMAKING EDUCATION
Andrea Saveri – Foresight and Strategy Developer

MARKET SIGNALS; WHAT THE FINANCIAL MARKETS ARE TELLING US NOW
Peter Ricchiuti – Tulane Business School

INVITATION TO A CASE STUDY: POSITIONING STRATEGY, NAPSG AND YOU
Ben Edwards, Art & Science Group

GETTING MAJOR GRANTS FOR YOUR SCHOOL
Panel – Carolyn Chandler, Jessica Good, Missy Ketchum and Brad Lyman

ATTAINMENT AND RETENTION OF THE HEAD OF SCHOOL POSITION FOR WOMEN
Dr. Tekakwitha Pernambucco-Wise

Peter Ricchiuti’s Power Point

Jeff Rosensweig’s Power Point

Andrea Saveri’s Power Point

2012 ANNUAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS
FAIRMONT OLYMPIC HOTEL – SEATTLE WA

OPENING MEETING-2012

REPORTS FROM CANADA (CAIS) AND THE U.K. (GSA)

MEMORIALS: Terry Chase, Anne Healy, Jackson Hefner, Constance Ballou Pratt, Julia Anderson Williams

PRESENTATIONS

DEBRA DUNN – Four Sectors over Four Decades: What’s Changed, and What Hasn’t?

LEO LAPORTE – 101 Computer Answers You Need to Know

MICHAEL RIERA – ‘Beyond Technology – The Student-Teacher Connection’

PAT BASSETT – Future Prospects for Women

CHINA/KOREA PANEL – If We Build It, Will They Come?
Jill Muti, Ashley Hall, Karen Murton, Branksome Hall Peter O’Neill, Garrison Forest, Mary Seppala, Agnes Irwin.
 
FOLIO (McDonogh School) – On-line process for professional growth and evaluation – Charles Britton, Tim Fish, Kirsten Prettyman Adams

 

2011 ANNUAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS
CHARLESTON PLACE HOTEL – CHARLESTON SC

OPENING MEETING 2011

BUSINESS MEETING – 2012

NICHOLAS LEMANN “The Search for Truth – What to tell students”

IAN SYMMONDS “Major Trends and Forces Shaping Independent Schools”

JUDITH SHULEVITZ “What Can We Learn from the Sabbath”

EDES GILBERT “Reflections: Past, Present and Future”

MARGARET THORNTON “Simple, Direct and Terrible” The Enduring Lessons of Tennessee Williams

JOHN THORNTON “Emancipating the Mind”- (A quote of Deng Xiaoping)

ANNE-MARIE KEEReport from CAIS (Canada)

LISA DARLING AND DR. HELEN WRIGHT Report from GSA (U.K.)

SPECIAL DINNER ENTERTAINMENT      ‘Porgy and Bess’

MEMORIALS 2011  – Lyttleton Bowen Purnell Gould Jr. – Macdonald Brooke ‘Mac’ Halsey – Joyce McCray, Miriam Putnam Emerson Peters – John Harrison Wright Jr.

MEMORIALS 2011 – as printed (with photos)

2010 ANNUAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS
SILVERADO RESORT – NAPA CA

 
OPENING MEETING – 2010 – President Ellen Stein
Treasurer’s Report – Lisa Darling
Membership Report – Bill Clarkson
Nominating Report – Rita McBride
Honorary Reflections – Joan Twaddle
Program Committee Report – Wanda Holland Greene
Visit to UK Report – Bodie Brizendine
Visit to Canada Report – Steve Nelson
 
MEMORIALS 2010 as read by Burch Ford
MEMORIALS ’10 – as Published – with photos
Isota Tucker Epps
Lyttelton Bowen Purnell Gould
Charles A. Hamblet
Idanelle McMurry
Archibald R. Montgomery III
Edith Blakeslee Phelps
Adele Griffin M. Sands
 
SUNDAY DINNER SPEAKER – Janet Durgin Remarks
“Pray the Devil Back to Hell” Remarks – Wanda H. Greene – Movie Shown
Abigail Disney – Remarks

FRED DUST – IDEO – “Day to Day Design”

JOHN LASSETER – Pixar – “The Creative Process”

DIANE DEACON – “Thinking Out of the Box”

BJ FOGG – Stanford University – “Persuasive Technology”

GAIL TSUKIYAMA – Author – “Women of the Silk”

POEM WRITTEN BY NATASHA TRETHEWEY  –  TO HONOR BODIE BRIZENDINE

2009 ANNUAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS
SILVERADO RESORT – NAPA CA

Opening Meeting Welcome – President Burch Ford

Conference Overview – Jeanne Whitman and Bruce Galbraith

Treasurer’s Report – Lisa Darling

Nominating Report – Bodie Brizendine

Membership Report – Bill Clarkson

Honorary Reflections – Connie Pratt (Read by Nancy Kussrow)

Memorials – Henry Moses, Marianna Leighton (John Blackburn, Rebecca Stickney)

UK and Canada Reports – Blair Stambaugh (UK) Burch Ford (Canada) and Greetings from Canada – Dr. Pat Dawson

Tribute to Outgoing President, Burch Ford (Bo Lauder for Ellen Stein)

Salute to New President Ellen Stein by Burch Ford

Keynote Address – Pearl Kane

Panel-Nurturing Leadership (Pearl Kane, Jerry Katz and Wanda Holland Greene)

Poet: Naomi Shihab Nye “What’s the Buzz?”

OPENING DINNER

“Welcome to Texas” – Evan Smith

Salute to Bruce Galbraith

Thanks from Bruce Galbraith.  Comments from retirees Roger Weaver and Keith Shahan

Peg Tyre: What can NAPSG Learn from a Book about Boys?”

JoAnn Deak: “What can NAPSG Learn From a Book About Boys?”

Q. and A. for Peg Tyre and JoAnn Deak – Combined 

 

2008 Meeting: Westin at Hilton Head, SC

President’s Remarks – Burch Ford

Gullah Greeting – Louise Cohen

Treasurer’s Report – Lisa Darling

Membership Report – Bill Clarkson

Salute to Retiring Heads and Honorary Members

By-Laws Amendment

Honorary Reflections Aggie Underwood

Honorary Election Bodie Brizendine

Program Chair Remarks Susan Haberlandt

Local Host Remarks – Sue Groesbeck

Exec Dir Remarks – Bruce Galbraith

Memorial Resolutions – Janet Jacobs, Mary Hinckley Crane, Thomas A. Wood, John Chandler, Jr.

The Spirit of Sweetgrass” – Nicole Seitz

Canada and UK reports

Keynote Address – Nannerl Keohane

Panel reacting to Dr. Keohane’s remarks

Outstanding Achievement Award Dr. Nan Keohane

John Merrow A. D. D. “Then and Now”

“Beautiful in the Light” – Joan Countryman

John Badalament – “Dads and Daughters”

Robert Hallett-E. E. Ford Foundation

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2007 Meeting: Ventana Canyon, AZ

Opening Meeting – Burch Ford

Native American Blessing – Vincent Redhouse

07 Bruce Galbraith Welcome

07 Program Chair – Brad Lyman

07 Memorial Resolutions – Marion Hamilton and Mary Schaffner

07 Honorary Reflections – Blair Stambaugh

07 Nominating report

07 New Members

07 Association Reports – UK and Canada

Speakers:

07 Johnnetta Cole – “Holding Up Half the Sky: Girls and Women in Leadership”

07 Ginger Thompson – “Leadership in the Media”

07 Mark Mathabane – “Leadership from my Mother”

07 Eboo Patel – “God in the Classroom Teaching about Religion”

07 Panel-Leadership in Crisis – “Natural Disasters – Can You Prepare?”

07 Steve Davenport – “Leadership at Miss Oliver’s”

 

2006 Meeting: Charleston, SC

06 Opening Meeting

President’s Report, Bodie Brizendine
Executive Director’s Report, Bruce Galbraith
Treasurer’s Report, Marlene David
Membership Report, Steve Blanchard
Nominating Report, Bruce Galbraith for Susan Haberlandt
Report from NAPSG representative to CAIS (Canada), Gene Bratek
Report from NAPSG representative to GSA(UK), Coreen Hester
Report from CAIS representative to NAPSG, Claire Sumerlus
Report from GSA representative to NAPSG, Pat Langham
Honorary Reflections, Evy Halpert

06 Memorials-James VanAmburg, Elizabeth Blodgett Hall – led by Blair Stambaugh

06 Welcome to Charleston – Opening Dinner – Riviera Theatre

06 Louann Brizendine “The Female Brain”

06 Nancy Lieberman “The Inside Scoop on Title IX”

06 Natasha Trethewey “Poetry and the (M)uses of History: Narrating Women’s Lives

06 Gus Lee “Owning Courage”

06 Breakfast with a Lawyer – Shawn Wallace “Preventing Harassment and Abuse”

Closing Banquet: New President’s Remarks 06 – Burch Ford

 

2005 Meeting: Rancho Bernardo, CA

05 Business Meeting

Reports
President’s Welcome
Executive Director’s Report
New Members – Stephen Blanchard, Membership Chair
Nominating Committee Report – Susan Haberlandt, Chair
Secretary’s Report – By-laws amended, Mary Lou Leipheimer, Secretary
Honorary Reflections, by Nancy Kussrow
Report from NAPSG Representative to CAIS – Canada, Tom Southard
Report from NAPSG Representative to GSA – England, Dulany Bennett
Greetings from CAIS, Canada – Paul Duckett
Memorial Resolutions, led by Blair Stambaugh
Duncan Alling, written by Ted Lingenheld, read by Blair Stambaugh
Archer Harman, Jr., read by his son, David Harman
Joan Stitt McMenamin, written by Mildred Berendsen, read by Blair Stambaugh

Opening Banquet – Speaker: Alfre Woodard

Speakers: Panel:   Topic: “Mentoring Women Leaders — Two Successful Programs Offered by NAPSG and NCGS.”
Whitney Ransome and Becky Gilmore – National Coalition of Girls’ Schols – NCGS
Burch Ford and Kay Betts – Nat’l. Ass’n. of Principals of Schools for Girls – NAPSG

Penny Landreth  – Mentoring Women Artists: A Teacher Speaks

Michael Riera – The Hidden Logic of Students in Everyday Life

Ross Szabo – Healthy Heads: Addressing Mental Halth In Your Students

Bert Mandelbaum – The Evolution of the Female Athlete

 

2004 Meeting: Savannah, GA

04 Business Meeting

Memorials 04
Memorial Resolutions given by Blair Stambaugh:
Betty Jo “BJ” Calhoun
Robert A. Chumbook
Agathe Keliher Crouter
Earl G. Harrison, Jr.
Thank you to Blair by : NAPSG President Bodie Brizendine
 
Salute to Carol Lane 04 – Retiring Executive Director

Pat Conroy – “A Conversation with Pat Conroy”

Gordon Varnedoe –  “A Conversation with General Oglethorpe.”

John Duncan – “An Introduction to Historic Savannah.”

Richard Chait – “Governance as Leadership: Getting the Most Out of Your Board of Trustees.”

Rev. Lyndon Harris – “Transitions and Transformations: Life at Ground Zero.”

Faith Popcorn –  “GENTREND: How Trends are Shaping the Youth of Today and Defining the Culture of Tomorrow.”

Entertainment: Premiere performance of “The Schoolhouse Steps”. (Contact Bruce Galbraith for information  <[email protected]>)

2003 Meeting: Ponte Vedra, FL

Presider, Liza Lee, President
Topic: “Meet NAPSG Business Meeting 2003
 
Memorial Resolutions read by Blair Stambaugh 2003:
Diane Howell, Margarita Espinosa
 
 Single PDF with all of the following: Or, click on speaker’s name – for individual presentation
Speaker: Dr. Kathleen Gill Bowman, president of Randolph-Macon Women’s College
Topic: “Fostering Women’s Leadership: A Matter of Global Concern.”
 
OPENING BANQUET
Tribute to Liza Lee, concluding her term as NAPSG President
Greetings from CAIS – Susan Both
             
Speaker: Tasha Elsbach, Head of the Middle School, The Brearley School, NYC
Topic: “A First Hand Account of What Inspires and Supports Emerging Leaders”
             
PANEL: Jessie-Lea Abbott, Bodie Brizindine, Burch Ford, Joan Lonergan.
Topic: “How to Encourage Leadership  and What are the Barriers”
            
Speaker: Peggy Orenstein, Author “School Girls” and “Flux”,
Topic: “The Messages We Send Girls”
       And
GROUP DISCUSSION, Jessie-Lea Abbott, Moderator,
Topic: “Making Transitions

2002 Meeting: Napa, CA

Presider, Liza Lee, President
2002 Business Meeting
 
Memorial Resolutions read by Blair Stambaugh:
Eunice Stunkard Lantham, Dorothy Osborne, Caroline Pardue
 
Speaker: The Very Reverend Alan Jones, Dean, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA
“Integrity: Personal, Spiritual, Professional”
 
Speaker: Robin Mamlet, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Stanford University, CA
Examining the Evidence: Students With and Without Balance in Their Lives”
 
Speaker: Wendy Mogel, Ph.D, Author, “Blessing of a Skinned Knee”
 Raising Self-reliant Children: Applying the Concept of Balance and Personal Integrity to Our Students”
 
Speaker: Lalita Tademy, Former V-P, Sun Microsystems & Author, “Cane River”
An Examined Life
 
Speaker: Dr. Ricki Pollycove, OB/GYN, Author, “Mother Nurture”
“Teacher Nurture in a Helping Profession: Self-care and Balance While Caring for Others”