The role of the Board is to be forward-thinking so as to safeguard the long-term viability ofUWC Thailand International School through strategic, financial, legal and reputational oversight and management. The Board also has responsibility for hiring, managing, and firing the Head of School; all other staffing decisions are made by the Head of School. The Board is not involved in the day-to-day operations of the school.
The Head of School meets with the Board’s Executive Committee (Chair plus other required members) at least once every two weeks and the entire Board meets at least three times per year. Members are appointed for a term of three years and terms are renewable.
The Executive Board currently comprises the following members:
Philipp Graf Von Hardenberg | Chair
Klaus Hebben | Founder
Kanok Chupak | School Director | School Manager | Licence Holder’s Representative
Julian Whiteley | Expert (Education)Christoph Berger | Parent Member
Netipong Wichitwechkarn | Expert (Legal)
Jan Boontinand | Expert (UWC Alum and Thai National Committee Member)
Jessica Beloded | Teacher Member
The Board also includes several ex officio, non-voting members including:
Jason McBride | Head of School
Preethika | Student Member