Board of Trustees:  the Board consists of parents, members of the community, and teachers from neighboring schools.  The School hopes to increase board membership to alums as that population grows.

Deb Bucknam, A graduate of Vermont Law School has practiced law in Vermont since 1979 and a former president of St. Johnsbury Rotary Club.

Wendy Morgan, B.A. (Computer Science) and J.D. from The University of California at Berkeley, and graduate of the Vermont Leadership Institute at the Snelling Center for Government.  Ms. Morgan is Chief of the Public Protection Division of the Vermont Attorney General’s Office in Montpelier and a former attorney with Vermont Legal Aid in St. Johnsbury.  She is past president of the Vermont Bar Association, Catamount Arts, Peacham Community Housing, and a past member of the Board of Umbrella.  All four of her children graduated from the Thaddeus Stevens School.

Robert Morgan, B.A. Dartmouth College, M.F.A. Stanford University.  Mr. Morgan is a self-employed theatrical designer who works internationally.  He is a former Director of the Theatre Division at Boston University’s School for the Arts, is past President of the Board of Trustees for The K.I.D.S. Place in Barnet, and has served on the Peacham Planning Commission.  All four of his children graduated from the Thaddeus Stevens School.

Special Mention: Mr. Bill Cruess has stepped down as a Trustee, but his work on behalf of the school’s growth is immeasurable. He steered the School through its move from Peacham to Lyndon Center and oversaw the rapid growth in the student population and the expansion of grades offered. His steadfast commitment will not soon be forgotten.  His biography is detailed below:

William Cruess, Danville, University of Connecticut – Business Administration. Retired Assistant Headmaster St. Johnsbury Academy (27 years). Retired Assistant Treasurer St. Johnsbury Academy Trustees. Self-employed Consultant Educational Resources. Self-employed Consultant Construction & Development. Self-employed Consultant Business & Organizations. Former Board Treasurer Riverside School. Former Board Treasurer Good Shepherd Catholic School. Former Board Treasurer Good Shepherd Foundation. Former Board Treasurer Danville Chamber of Commerce. Former Board President Danville Rescue. Former Board Treasurer St. Johnsbury Works. Currently a Corporator Northeast Vermont Regional Hospital.

* Trustees are elected to three year terms at the annual meeting of The Friends of Thaddeus Stevens School

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