Why Ridley?

Leadership & Governance

Board of Governors

List of 16 members.

  • Ms. Georgina H. Black '85 

    Board Chair
    Ex-Officio All Committees
  • Mr.  David K. Carter '88 

    Finance, Audit & Human Resources Committee (Chair)
  • Mr. Kelvin S.M. Chen '70 

    Advancement Committee
  • Mr. Timothy J. Coffin '81 

    Advancement Committee (Chair)
  • Mr. Philip D. Court '85 

    Facilities Management Committee (Chair)
    Governance & Nomination Committee
  • Ms. Leigh Ann Epperson 

  • Mr. J. Edward Kidd 

    (2012) Headmaster
    Invited Guest - All Committees
  • Mr.  C. Michael Kray '88 

    Governance & Nomination Committee (Chair)
  • Mr.  Scott G.A. Lampard '88 

    Finance, Audit & Human Resources Committee (Vice-Chair)
  • Mr.  Dragan Matovic 

    Facilities Management Committee
  • Mr.  Donald S. McMurtry '82 

    Advancement Committee
  • Ms. Maria Menechella 

    Advancement Committee
    Governance & Nomination Committee
  • Mr. James D. Parke 

    (2011) Director of Finance & Operations
    Board Secretary
    Invited Guest - All Committees
  • Mr.  G. Scott Paterson '82 

    Advancement Committee
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Perry '93 

    Advancement Committee
  • Ms. Louise Taylor Green 

    Finance, Audit & Human Resources Committee

School Leadership Team

List of 15 members.

  • Mr. J. Edward Kidd 

    (2012) Headmaster
    Invited Guest - All Committees
  • Mrs. Michele A. Bett 

    (2016) Head of Upper School
  • Mr. Stephen A. Clarke 

    (1999) Head of Lower School
  • Mr. James D. Parke 

    (2011) Director of Finance & Operations
    Board Secretary
    Invited Guest - All Committees
  • Mrs. Julia A. Bertollo 

    (2006) Director of Summer Programmes
  • Ms. Julie A. Cameron 

    (2011) Director of Admissions
  • Ms. Andrea K. Carisse 

    (2015) Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing
  • Ms. Susan E. Hazell 

    (2014) Director of Development
  • Ms. Margaret E. Lech 

    (2000) Assistant Head of Upper School - Co-curricular Activities
  • Mr. Scott J. McLean 

    (2016) Manager of Campus Safety and Security
  • Mr. Brian Nagy 

    (2006) Manager of Chartwells Food Services
  • Ms. Susan H. Robbins 

    (2008) Director of Human Resources
  • Mr.  Jimmy Tom 

    (2016) Director of Technology
  • Mr. Jay W. Tredway '96 

    (2003) Director of Athletics
  • Mr. Scott D. Walker 

    (2015) Director of Facilities
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 665 students from 44+ countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.