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Our Committees

Finance Committee

Purpose: To oversee the School's stewardship of its financial resources, monitor and evaluate School-wide economic and financial activities, establish sound financial strategies, actively oversee the budgeting process and ensure that the School has in place a prudent investment policy designed to meet the School's investment objectives within an evolving economic and financial context.

Chair: Juan E. Alvarez - Board of Directors Treasurer
Co-chair: Manuel Cáceres - Board of Directors President

Policy & Governance Committee

Purpose: To provide recommendations concerning Board policies. Represent a particular cross section of concerned and involved parents and provide forum for the expression of their views to enrich the decision making process of the School.

Chair: Anabella De Castro - Board of Directors Vice President
Co-chair: Elaine Sosa - Board of Directors Member at Large

Facilities Committee

Purpose: Oversee CMS facilities operations and optimize spending, and improve the quality of the structures to ensure an optimal environment for education and development.

Chair: Cristiane Van Arsdale - Board of Directors Secretary
Co-chair: Juan E. Alvarez - Board of Directors Treasurer

Strategic Learning Committee

Purpose: To focus on education issues through a Board advisory team which supports the implementation of the Shark Sphere, CMS’ Strategic Learning Compass, as well as provides a forum for feedback among students, staff, and parents, enriching the decision making process of the School as it relates to current and future learning opportunities.

Chair: Mirtha Cabral - Board of Directors Member at Large
Co-chair: Elaine Sosa - Board of Directors Member at Large

Extracurricular Task Force

Purpose: To collaborate with the Administration to plan, monitor, coordinate and promote athletics at CMS. The Extracurricular Task Force makes sure that the school's philosophy of providing opportunities to each student to "progress intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically to his/her greatest potential" is fulfilled. Represent a particular cross section of concerned and involved parents and provide forum for the expression of their views to enrich the decision making process of the School.

Chair: Manuel Cáceres - Board of Directors President
Co-chair: Antonio Ramos - Board of Directors Member at Large

Development Committee

Purpose: To conceive, promote and implement special programs that generate financial support for the school, to promote activities that encourage volunteer involvement, and to ensure the development of an informed and supportive constituency and public.

Chair: Antonio Ramos - Board of Directors Member at Large
Co-chair: Mirtha Cabral - Board of Directors Member at Large

Merit & Need Based Scholarship Committee

Purpose: CMS believes that the creation of a Merit and Need Based (MNB) Scholarship Program will further the School’s mission of instilling a passion for learning, building character and inspiring civic and social responsibility, as well as preparing students to become leaders of a multicultural, global society. To this end, MNB Scholarships shall be provided to highly motivated and talented low-income Dominican students who, for financial reasons, could not otherwise attend CMS.

Chair: Anabella De Castro - Board of Directors Vice President

Scholarship Committee

Purpose: ​To ​provide financial support for existing CMS families with temporary financial needs.

Chair: Anabella De Castro - Board of Directors Vice President