German International School Chicago is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation, which is governed by its Board of Trustees. The Board’s responsibility is to provide strategic direction for GISC according to the school’s mission and goals. The Board meets regularly to discuss financial matters of the school while also working in committees – including Education, Facilities, Fundraising, and Marketing – to foster GISC’s long-term growth and success. A representative of the GISC Parent Organization also regularly attends Board meetings to ensure two-way communication with the parent community.


Board of Trustees


Honorary Life Trustees

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Rhonda Duffaut, Ph. D.

Honorary Life Trustee

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Kirsten Greco

Honorary Life Trustee