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Our Board

Board Members

Uche Amaechi - Chair

Uche Amaechi is a Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where he teaches about leadership, governance and strategy. Uche also works with schools and small and medium-sized organizations on issues of leadership, governance, and strategy.


Cindy Albert Link - Clerk

Cindy is the Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Berklee College of Music. She has three decades of development and marketing experience, including as Assistant Vice President for Capital Giving at Princeton University and Associate Dean of External Relations at MIT's Sloan School of Management. Cindy earned her Bachelor's degree from Princeton University and a Master's degree in public and private management from the Yale University School of Management.


Alex Saltonstall - Treasurer

Alex is the Global General Manager of CastleGate at Wayfair. Prior to joining Wayfair, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Agile Mind, an education technology company, and spent almost a decade working at Cambium Learning Group. Alex is also on the Board of Directors at 2Seeds Network, Inc. He earned his Bachelor’s from Harvard University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.


Farhan Altaf
Elizabeth Bartle

Elizabeth has worked in the non-profit sector since graduating from college, first as a legislative aide for two congressman on Capitol Hill, and then, after graduating from Harvard’s Kennedy School, as a press secretary, communications director and media consultant.  In addition to her work for the US House of Representatives, she has worked on the state level, for a national foundation, and on numerous political campaigns and non-profits. In recent years, she’s taken on a number of roles - as an independent consultant, founding member of two local non-profits, and admissions advisor for a local elementary school.


Christy Felix
Segan Helle
Jose Juves

Jose is the Vice President, Public Affairs at Wave Life Sciences. He has over 20 years of communications and marketing experience in the public and private sectors, including positions at Biogen, the Massachusetts Port Authority, and as Deputy Press Secretary to former Massachusetts Governors Weld and Cellucci. Jose earned his Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.


Kim Scheltz

Kim has been a High School Math and French teacher since 2007. She was a teacher at CCSC for two years, which she came to after teaching for eleven years at Boston Collegiate Charter School, where she was also Math Department Head. She started her teaching career in Baltimore City with Teach for America. She is now at Lexington High School. She earned majors in Mathematics and French Language and Literature at Johns Hopkins University, and also earned her Masters in the Art of Teaching from Johns Hopkins.


Jacob Schneider 

Jake is an Intellectual Property Litigation Partner at Holland & Knight LLP. Before entering private practice, Jake served as a Special Assistant District Attorney for the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. Before practicing law, Jake was a web applications software developer. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Trinity College and a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law.


Niki Taormina


Board Meetings

Board Meetings for the 2023-24 school year will be held on:

All meetings begin at 5:30pm. This Zoom link is used for all Board of Trustees meetings, and you can register for public comment below.

Approved committee meeting minutes are available here

Public Comment

All members of the public are welcome to sit and listen to the Board of Trustees conduct its business during publicly scheduled meetings. Members of the public who would like to make a public comment during a scheduled meeting must register in advance. Comments are limited to three minutes per speaker, unless the Board of Trustees decides to grant additional time.

If you would like to register to make a public comment, please do so by completing this form

Board Committees

Academic Accountability 

Development, Advocacy, and Outreach (Chair, Uche Amaechi)

Finance (Chair, Alex Saltonstall)

Governance (Chair, Elizabeth Bartle)

Student Success (Chair, Kim Scheltz)

To get involved or learn more about CCSC's Board of Trustees, please contact Becki Norris, Head of School at