Our Board

Namaste Charter School is currently growing our Board of Directors. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact us.

2018 – 2019 Board of Directors

Cathy Calhoun – Chair
Weber Schandwick

Douglas R. Vahey – Vice Chair
Stealth Startup

R. James Scott – Treasurer

James O’Toole – Secretary
NXT Capital

Eric R. Lorge
Alvarez & Marsal

Michel Mahaffey

Allison Slade
Steans Family Foundation

Meeting Dates and Times
2018 – 2019

September 25, 2018 – Namaste
November 15, 2018 – Namaste
January 15, 2019 – Downtown
February 23, 2019 – Annual Planning Meeting on Saturday
March 12, 2019 – Namaste
May 14, 2019 – Downtown
June 11, 2019 – Namaste
July 15, 2019 – Downtown (Annual Meeting)

All meetings begin at 5:30pm unless otherwise indicated. 

Please inform us of your attendance and confirm the downtown location by contacting Namaste Charter School (773.715.9558) prior to the meeting date.

Click HERE for Board Meeting Minutes.

Committee Meetings

The Finance Committee meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 12pm.
The Governance Committee meets the second Wednesday of the month at 5pm.

Associate Board

Namaste has an engaged and dedicated Associate Board for young professionals, which meets on the first Wednesday of every month. To learn more about their work and opportunities to become involved, please visit our Associate Board page.