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  • Dr. Alexander Trujillo, Chair

    Dr. Trujillo is a dentist and owner of Simply Smiles Miami. He and Kiara have two children: Noah '24 and Jake '27.

    Affiliations: New York University College of Dentristry; Christ Fellowship
  • Dr. Philip Floyd, Vice Chair

    Dr. Floyd is a pediatrician and owner of Sunset Pediatrics, a concierge pediatrics practice in South Miami. He and his wife, Debbie (who attended WCS K- grade 9) have three children: Mackenzie '24, Carter '24, and Emery '26. 

    Affiliations: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Baylor College of Medicine, Christ Fellowship.
  • Mrs. Vanessa Turner-Fernandez, Secretary

    Mrs. Fernandez is a retired health care finance consultant with KPMG, LLP.  Vanessa and her husband, Mario, have two daughters:  Sara '19 and Isabella '20. 

    Affiliations:  University of Florida; Florida International University; St. Matthew Episcopal Church.
  • Mr. Paul Quentel, Treasurer

    Mr. Quentel is a managing partner at Everest Management Advisors and a director with ACM Capital Partners. He and his wife, Michelle, have three children: Micah '21, Caleb '23, and Kaiya '27. 

    Affiliations:  University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, School of Business; University of Texas - Austin; Christ Journey Church
  • Ms. Cindy "Cece" Boozer

    Ms. Boozer is a self-employed residential and commercial property manager. She has three sons: Carmani '24, Cameron '25, and Cayden '25. 

    Affiliations: North Carolina State University; Duke University; Fellowship Church
  • Mrs. Sandy Carson

    Mrs. Carson is director of children’s ministry at Granada Presbyterian Church in Coral Gables. Sandy and her husband, Worth, have three children: Rachel '05, Andrew '08 and Nathan '14.

    Affiliations: Wheaton College, Granada Presbyterian Church

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  • Mr. Rick Cook

    Mr. Cook retired after 33 years with Coral Gables Fire Rescue, serving his last twelve years as fire chief. He spent the next nine years as an EMT and paramedic instructor. He and his wife, Shelley, have three sons: Jeff, Kevin and Daniel '04, and six grandchildren

    Affiliations: Old Cutler Presbyterian Church
  • Mr. Derek Deville

    Mr. Deville is the vice president of research and development and partner of Syntheon LLC, a medical device design company. Derek '91 and his wife, Lesley '91,  have twin girls; Morgan and Melanie '22.

    Affiliations: Purdue University; Old Cutler Presbyterian Church
  • Mr. Rich Gaschott

    Mr. Gaschott is a recently retired vice president at Northern Trust Corp. Rich and Sue have one son, Adam '08. 

    Affiliations: University of South Florida; The American Legion; Old Cutler Presbyterian Church.
  • Mrs. Lourdes "Luly" Hilliard

    Mrs. Hilliard is an attorney and business owner.  She and her husband, Isaac, have three daughters: Leila '24, Ilysa '26, and Jewels '29.

    Affiliations: University of Florida; Florida International University; University of Miami School of Law; Christ Fellowship
  • Mrs. Stacey Kern

    Mrs. Kern is a real estate salesperson and real estate office administrator. She and husband, Drew '90, have two sons: AJ '21 and Justin '23.

    Affiliations: University of Florida; Old Cutler Presbyterian Church
  • Mr. Jorge Scopazzo

    Mr. Scopazzo is an architect and director of the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association. Jorge and wife, Myriam, have three sons: Agustin '19, Andres '20, and Franco '24.

    Affiliations: University of Buenos Aires School of Architecture; University of Miami School of Architecture; Christ Fellowship Church

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WCS Board Responsibilities

Westminster Christian School's Board of Trustees, who act as one body and speak with one voice, is tasked with very specific responsibilities. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
  1. Hires, supervises, evaluates, and supports the Head of School;
  2. Develops the school's mission, vision, long-range and strategic goals and establishes school policies that reinforce them;
  3. Provides fiduciary oversight;
  4. Guards the school's charter and mission and uses them as a guidepost for making board decisions;
  5. Supports and oversees fundraising initiatives;
  6. Accountable to Westminster for sound financial management, ensuring the financial stability and financial future of the school;
  7. Develop, maintain and regularly review the school's bylaws.
Day-to-day operations of Westminster Christian School are the responsibility of the Head of School and his/her administration.

How Does the Board Spend its Time?

    • Source: DeKuyper, Mary Hundley, "Trustee Handbook," 8th edition, 2003

      Source: DeKuyper, Mary Hundley, "Trustee Handbook," 8th edition, 2003

He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6b