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Board of Trustees


President: Rose Puffer
International School of Islamabad
Islamabad, Pakistan

Vice President: Andrew Hoover
American International School Chennai
Chennai, India

Treasurer: Brian Matthews
American International School - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Secretary: Craig Johnson
American School of Bombay
Mumbai, India

Trustees At Large

Greg MacGilpin*
American Community School Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

Larry McIlvain
American Community School
Amman, Jordan

Bonetta Ramsey
Lincoln School
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kevin Schafer
The American International School of Muscat
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Michael Smith*
Saudi Aramco Expatriate Schools
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

* To be affirmed at the Annual General Meeting of member school heads during the 2019 Fall Leadership Conference.


Beatrice Cameron
Regional Education Officer
Office of Overseas Schools
US Department of State
Washington, DC

Executive Director

Madeleine Hewitt
NESA Center
Athens, Greece

The NESA Board in Athens, October, 2018: (l-r) Wayne Rutherford, Rose Puffer, Craig Johnson (in back), Mike Downs, Bonetta Ramsey, Larry McIlvain, Maddy Hewitt-NESA Exec. Director, Bea Cameron-US State Dept, Brian Matthews, Andrew Hoover, Kevin Schafer.