Our Leadership

Gulliver’s Board of Trustees is a group of individuals who volunteer their time to offer their unique talents and experiences to ensure the school’s success. The board has primary responsibility for Gulliver's long-term strategic planning, for advancing its mission and for carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities.

Board of Trustees

Jocelyn Woolworth P ‘19, Chair

Michalis Stavrinides P ‘21 ‘22 ‘24, Vice Chair

Vincent Signorello P ‘21 ‘23, Treasurer

Susan Henkin P ‘09 ‘11 ‘14, Secretary

Gustavo Antorcha '92, P '22 '23

Scott Bettridge P '20 '22

Stephanie Burke P '23 '24 '28

Tony Figueroa Cisneros ‘94, P ‘25 ‘27

Thomas Garfinkel P ‘22 ‘24 ‘27

Jessica Gonzalez P '18 '21

Priscilla Marrero P ‘19 ‘22

Ana Hughes-Freund ‘89, P ‘19 ‘23

Rosemary Hartigan P '23 '25 '31

Dr. Narendra Kini P ‘19 ‘22

Alfonso Munk P '25 '27

Dr. Constantino Pena ‘86, P ‘21 ‘23

Darlene Boytell-Pérez P ‘22

Swapnil J. Shah ‘94, P ‘20 ‘23 ‘24

Kara Stearns Sharp ‘85, P ‘22


Administration and Principals

The Gulliver administration and principals are directly responsible for managing the school’s day-to-day operations.

Frank Steel

Head of Schools
Joined Gulliver in 2014. B.A., American Studies, Yale University; M.A., History, University of Pennsylvania

Valerie Bostick

Assistant Head of Schools for Grades PreK3-8 and Primary School Principal
Joined Gulliver in 2011. B.A., English and History, Indiana University; M.A.T., Elementary Education, National-Louis University


Donna Fong-Yee

Principal, Montgomery Drive Campus
Joined Gulliver in 2000. B.A. , English and Spanish, Emory University; M.Sc., Reading and Learning Disabilities, University of Miami; Ed. Specialist, School of Psychology, Florida International University; Ed. Specialist, Ed. Leadership, Florida International University

Felix Jacomino

Director of Innovation and Technology
Joined Gulliver in 2016. B.M., Music Education, University of Miami



Ron Hurst

Chief Financial Officer
Joined Gulliver in 1994. B.A., Accounting, St. Thomas University (Miami); Certified Public Accountant

Edward Latour

Director of Operations and Risk Management
Joined Gulliver in 2011. Associate Degree, Miami Dade College



Patricia A. Martello

Lower School Principal
Joined Gulliver in 1997. B.A., English, University of Maryland; M.A., Educational Leadership (Supervision and Human Relations), The George Washington University


Charlie Rue

Chief Operating Officer
Joined Gulliver in 2016. B.S.B.A. Accounting, University of Richmond; M.B.A., Yale University



James Santoro

Director of Human Resources
Joined Gulliver in 1993. B.A., Biology, University of South Florida; M.S., Organization and Management with specialization in Human Resource Management, Capella University; Senior Professional in Human Resources, Lifetime Certification, Society for Human Resource Management

Jonathan Schoenwald

Assistant Head of Schools for Grades 9-12 and Preparatory School Principal
Joined Gulliver in 2014. B.A., History, University of Pennsylvania; M.A., PhD, American History, Stanford University



Elizabeth M. Scott

Middle School Principal
Joined Gulliver in 2016. B.A., History, Dartmouth College; M.S., Private School Leadership, Columbia University Teachers College

Melissa Sullivan

Principal, Miller Drive Campus
Joined Gulliver in 2002. B.S., Health Science, University of Massachusetts; M.S., Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University



Lori-Ann Cox
Director of External Affairs
Joined Gulliver in 2016. B.A., Business Administration and M.B.A., Florida International University

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