skip to Main Content
The WSD Board of Directors oversees academic and financial health, promotes the school mission and vision, and strategically plans for the school’s ongoing success.

Position: Board Chair
Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2024

Emily Voorhees

Emily Voorhees holds a BA in Marketing from Texas Tech University. Prior to having children, she held various regional and national sales roles for major shoe companies. Emily has been an active volunteer in multiple roles in schools and her community over the last 12 years. She served on the school board for the Chapelwood School in Houston, Texas, working on major fundraising events, marketing, and recruitment. She also served on the Children’s Ministry Core Team at Chapelwood United Methodist Church in a role focused on recruitment, curriculum, and promoting major events for youth.

Emily was born and raised in Houston,Texas. In 2018 she and her family moved to Park City. She loves to travel, read and experience all of the outdoor activities that Park City and Utah have to offer. She and her husband, Dirk, have two children that attend WSD and one WSD graduate.

Position: Vice Chair
Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2025

Leilla Sivey

Leilla Sivey holds a BA from State University of New York at Potsdam and a JD from The Ohio State University. Currently she is the Director of Corporate Governance for PREP Property Group in Park City. Previous positions include Director of Compliance and Director of Records Retention. Prior to her work in various legal arenas, Leilla held positions at Billboard Magazine and John Wiley & Sons Publishing Co., both in New York City.

Leilla grew up on the Oregon Coast but lived in various places across the country before settling in the Park City area in 2013. Leilla and her husband, Tracy, have two children currently enrolled at WSD.

Position: Secretary
Email:
email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2023

Mark Maziarz

Mark Maziarz is a photographer, widely published for his commercial and editorial work and collected internationally for his fine art photographs. His coffee table book, Park City: A Portrait, highlights moments from his 30+ years of enjoying Park City as a local. A lifelong tinkerer and DIY problem-solver, Mark committedly pursues creative, cost-effective, and efficient solutions to any kind of issue. His wife Mary Beth and two kids (one recent WSD grad and one in Lower School) have learned to trust his methods at home, and their handful of quirky nearby properties frequently put his know-how and research skills to the test.

Born and raised near Chicago, Mark earned his BA in Economics from Northwestern University before moving to Park City. When not serving on past community boards (Park City Library and Park City Institute) or founding non-profits (Art Pianos for All), Mark enjoys skiing, hiking, mountain biking and making cool things.

Position: Treasurer
Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2023

Tim Jones

Tim Jones has lived between Summit and Wasatch counties for almost 25 years. He currently owns and operates Bridge Street Property Management, a local management service for second homes and community associations in the area. Tim’s working career has focused on the restaurant and hospitality industries, with positions in accounting and general management. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Business from Ferris State University in Michigan. He is also the son of two high school teachers and hopes to use what he has learned from them to benefit WSD.

Tim has spent one year on the Finance Committee before assuming his current role as Finance Chair on the Board of Directors. He and his wife, Jo, have one son enrolled at the school, and have been part of the WSD community for the past nine years.

Jason Glidden picture

Position: Past Chair, Building Officer
Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2024

Jason Glidden

Jason Glidden has worked for Park City Municipal Corporation for the past 11 years serving various roles in the recreation, economic development, and community development departments. In his current role as Housing Development Manager, he manages Park City’s affordable housing program. Prior to his career in local government, Jason worked in the hospitality industry with Hilton Corporation, and in sports management working with several professional baseball organizations.

Jason holds a BA in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Evansville, and an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Montana. He grew up in New Hampshire, but has called Park City home since 2007. He enjoys being outdoors skiing, mountain biking, and fly fishing. Jason and his wife, Becca, have a current WSD student as well as a WSD graduate.

Position: Past Chair
Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2023

Devin Maxwell

Devin Maxwell, professional musician and entrepreneur, co-founded the LoudLouderLoudest Music Production Company in Brooklyn, NY in 2003. His small company quickly grew into a leading provider of digital music services and original music for top-tier music and entertainment brands. In 2010 he exited the digital music industry and relocated to Park City in order to focus on his career in concert music. Since then, his original music has been performed and recorded nationally and internationally. He is currently at the University of Utah teaching music courses, completing certification as a Higher Education Teaching Specialist, and finishing a Ph. D. in music composition. In addition to serving on the board of WSD, he is an active leader in other Utah-based arts organizations.

Paul Thompson

Position: Member
Email:
email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2024

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson is a business consultant and independent investor, advising existing and potential clients from a variety of industries. Previous to this role, he has served as the Head of Global Business Operations and Global Risk at Skullcandy Inc., and Vice President, U.S. Banking Controller and Secretary at American Express, among other senior executive positions. He is an accomplished financial expert with more than 25 years of experience in banking, financial services, manufacturing, consumer electronics, technology, and non-profit organizations.

Paul holds a ​BA from Pomona College, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Leeds School of Business. ​He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds additional certifications, including International Financial Reporting Standards Certification (IFRS), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and Quality, Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification.

Position: Member
Email:
email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2024

Craig Metcalf

Craig Metcalf is a practicing attorney specializing in Intellectual Property, Litigation, Government and Utilities, and Healthcare. He has represented individuals, start-up companies and larger entities, including Fortune 500 companies, and is currently a member of the Kirton McConkie Law Firm. Craig received a bachelor’s in Chemistry at the University of Utah and did graduate level work in biochemistry and medical devices at the U of U and the University of Berne, Switzerland. He went on to receive a JD from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College.

Craig has worked in a wide variety of technology and industry areas including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and environmental. He has been recognized as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in intellectual property, and has also been recognized by Super Lawyers National and Mountain States Super Lawyers. Craig and his wife, Denise, have several grandchildren who attend the school, including two WSD graduates.

Position: Member
Email:
email hidden; JavaScript is required
Term Expires: 2025

Amy Kagan

Amy Ruck Kagan is currently the Managing Director of Consulting Services for the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), an independent voice for thoughtful charter authorizing practices and policies that lead to more great public schools. Before joining NACSA, Amy served in leadership roles within the charter sector, including the Director of Portfolio Management at Highmark School Development and as the founding Executive Director of Philadelphia Charters for Excellence, Philadelphia’s leading advocate for quality charter schools. She also served as the Deputy Commissioner of Innovation for the state of New Jersey, where she oversaw all things school choice for the Department of Education: charter schools, interdistrict public school choice, non-public schools, portfolio districts, and all related practices and policies. Amy is a graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont and holds a Master of Science from Northeastern University in Leadership.

Amy moved to Park City with her family in 2016. She currently has two children enrolled in WSD, is a member of Temple Har Shalom, and enjoys living the Park City lifestyle by skiing, biking, and hiking in her spare time.

Board Committees

Academic Excellence Committee

Devin Maxwell, Committee Chair
Emily Voorhees
Craig Metcalf
Douglas Rolley
Steve Williams
Kat Mitchell
Scott Stewart
Christina Albers
Amy Kagan

Building/Facilities Committee

Jason Glidden, Committee Chair
Tim Jones
Steve Williams
Cindy Phillips
Erin Preston

Finance Committee

Tim Jones, Committee Chair
Jason Glidden
Emily Voorhees
Paul Thompson
Steve Williams
Marian Florence

Audit Committee

Tim Jones, Committee Chair
Jason Glidden
Paul Thompson
Emily Voorhees

Governance Committee

Devin Maxwell
Jason Glidden
Leilla Sivey

School Land Trust Committee

Jason Glidden, Committee Chair
Tim Jones
Devin Maxwell
Leilla Sivey
Paul Thompson
Emily Vorhees
Cindy Phillips
Steve Williams

Lottery/Enrollment Committee

Leilla Sivey, Committee Chair
Jason Glidden
Kat Mitchell
Jo Jones
Peter Leeman

Legal Affairs Committee

Leilla Sivey, Committee Chair
Craig Metcalf
Erin Preston

Recruitment and Training Committee

Devin Maxwell
Leilla Sivey

Development and Public Relations Committee

Emily Vorhees, Committee Chair
Susannah Barnes
Rachel Alday
Angela Lampert
Beth Rossi
Erin Walker
Amy Kagan