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List of 8 items.

  • AFFINITY Committee

    Mission: Members of each of the RE alumni affinity groups will be represented on this committee. Each affinity group is composed of individuals with similar backgrounds or interests that have created groups on REconnect. Examples include: RE Law Alumni, RE Medical Alumni, LGBT + Q, Alumni of the British West Isles, Reunion Groups, and more… These groups will work hand-in-hand with the Alumni Board to coordinate their networking and outreach efforts with RE.

    Chairs: Daniela Erana Andrade ’98 and Erica McKinney ’89 

  • Alumni Events

    Mission: This committee ensures our events appeal to various alumni groups. All events are reviewed and evaluated annually. Signature events include the Annual Holiday Party, Reunion Weekend, and REEF. The latter two have subcommittees.

    A: Reunion Weekend
    Mission: Hold a successful Alumni Weekend by organizing a schedule of events and identifying volunteer leaders for various weekend activities.

    Chairs: Vanessa Chartouni-de la Serna '90 and Lisa Sayfie ’91

    B: REEF Tournament
    Mission: Coordinate the annual fishing tournament to raise funds for Ransom Everglades School.

    Chairs: Peter Diamond ’92, Kevin Grossfeld '95, Pearce Klevan ’97, Elana Oberstein-Harris ’93

  • ENGAGEMENT

    Mission: Serve as a class agent for your class. Be a link between your classmates and the RE Alumni Office. Each class year welcomes more than one class agent.
    class agent responsibilities
    list of current class agents
    Chairs: Rachel Greer Narvaez ’99 and Claudia Miyar Angles ’96

  • The Fund for RE

    Mission: To solicit alumni support of the Fund for Ransom Everglades which provides the financial foundation for enhanced academic, arts and athletic programs, upgraded facilities, a dynamic faculty and many more resources that amplify the RE experience. The Fund for RE also allows for a robust financial aid program that ensures the enrollment of a diverse and talented student body. Learn more about The Fund for RE here. 
    Chair:  Phil Cassel ’03  
    Vice-Chair: Todd Mestepey '91
  • REACH Too (Ransom Everglades Alumni Can Help Too)

    Mission: To follow Paul C. Ransom’s philosophy of giving back to the community by organizing projects that make a difference.

    Chairs: Kevin Grossfeld ’95 and Ryan Holtzman ’00

  • Recognition Committee (Entire Alumni Board)

    Mission: Identify and nominate alumni for Head of School Award, Founders Award and the Athletic Hall of Fame.

    Chairs: Lisa Sayfie ’91 and Michiel van de Kreeke ’88

  • Regional Outreach

    Mission: Oversee the alumni efforts in established regions, currently NYC and Northern California. These regional committees keep area alumni connected to RE and facilitate personal and professional networking.

    Chairs: Timothy Burks ’82 (NorCAL), Curtis Porterfield ’74 (SoCAL), Natalie Skaf '04 (NYC), Roxana Vadia Morgenstern’75 (NYC)

  • Young Alumni Committee

    Mission: To engage RE’s young alumni (Classes of 2006-2021) in current RE events and programs and to also create events and programs specific to the young alumni audience.

    Chairs: Cristi Sanchez ’06 and Max Weiss '12

Alumni Association Board

CO-PRESIDENTS
Vanessa Chartouni-de la Serna ’90
Todd Mestepey ’91

VICE PRESIDENT
Rachel Greer Narvaez ’99

SECRETARY
Daniela Erana Andrade ’98

MEMBERS
Veronica Alcorta ’96
Claudia Miyar Angles ’96
David J. Arnold ’86
Phil Cassel ’03
Carlos Dominguez ’90
Davey Frankel ’88
Marissa Schwartz Gimelstein ’06
Kevin S. Grossfeld ’95
Ryan Holtzman ’00
Becky Haggard McCarron ’93
Brian Moore ’08
Katie Muraro Pedroso ’00
Lola Arellano Pegg ’93
Nicole Sayfie Porcelli ’89
Anthony Rolle ‘79
Cristi Sanchez ‘06
Max Weiss ’12
Jessica Meyeringh White ’91

OUT-OF-TOWN MEMBERS
Erin Bakes ’18
Timothy Burks ’82
Scott Fuhrman ’00
John McGhee ’91    
Cole McWilliams ’15
Roxi Vadia Morgenstern ’75
Cheyenne Range ’14
Natalie Skaf ’04
Thomas Willis ’04

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Penny Townsend, Head of School
Jeff Hicks ’84, Board of Trustees Chair
Melanie Hoffmann, Director of Advancement
Vicki Carbonell Williamson ’88, Director of Alumni Engagement
Noah Zaldivar '22, SGA President

IMMEDIATE PAST CO-PRESIDENTS
Enrique Conde ’97
James G. Weaver, Jr. ’90
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.