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National Council

2014 National Council

Established in 2008, the Warner School of Education National Council is the leading volunteer advisory group for the Warner School of Education. The Council’s membership consists of distinguished national leaders who provide guidance and expertise on key initiatives for the school.  The Council meets with our Dean semi-annually, and most recently, played an integral role in drafting our Campaign themes and goals.


William M. Carpenter
Managing Director, WMC Ventures, LLC
Former Chairman and CEO, Bausch and Lomb


Lauren A. Doyle `98W (MS)
Executive Director, Matt Talbot Ministries

Noel F. Khalil `73W
Founder and Principal, Columbia Residential, LLC

Sheila Konar
Community Volunteer

Dr. Herbert R. Miller `62, `64W (MA)
Corporate Education and Training Consultant

Thomas C. Mitchell
President and CEO, Bergmann Associates, PC

Dr. Vivian A. Palladoro `76W (MS), `97W (EdD)
Retired Pathology Administrator, University of Rochester

Dr. Ellen G. Rusling `66W, `79W (MA), P`03, P`06
Life Discernment Consultant

Mariko Sakita-Mozeson `83
Educator, Manhattan Special Education Parent Center

Michael W. Scandling
Vice President of Creative and Operations, Faron Melrose Communications

Dr. Elizabeth Schultz `80M (MS), `97M (MD), `02M (Res)
Retired Pathologist

Charles Symington `80, `81S (MBA)
Retired Chief Operating Officer, MetLife Investments
Margaret Symington
Retired Principal Consultant, Investment and Securities Operations, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Donna Lechleiter Thompson `65W, `79 (MS)
Vice President of Business Development, Knowledge Athletes, Inc.