Dr. David Behrs San Domenico School New Head Of School

San Domenico School, a co-ed PK-8; all girls boarding high school in San Anselmo, CA, has appointed Dr. David Behrs Head of School effective 2 August 2010.

Dr. Behrs presently serves as the 15th president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) in Indiana.

Glenn Snyder. San Domenico search committee chair remarks of Dr. Behrs SMWC tenure:

“…a natural leader who cares deeply for people, we are confident Dr. Behrs will guide San Domenico through the next phase of its long, impressive history…a school where the integration of mind, body, and spirit are deeply valued, we’re confident that Dr. Behrs will provide the personal and professional leadership required to meet our future challenges and achieve our goals.”

Current San Domenico head Dr. Mathew Heersche retires June 30, 2010.

Since 1995, Dr. Heersche has served as San Domenico’s Middle School Division Head, Interim Head of School, and Head of School.

San Domenico has seen major additions to the physical plant during his tenure including a new Science and Technology Center, Hall of the Arts, Athletic Center, and the largest school-based solar installation in Marin County.

Congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Behrs and San Domenico on this exciting new chapter together.

Photo credit: San Domenico School

Brian Fisher

A product of both private and public education, Brian Fisher served as a teacher, coach, dorm parent, and administrator at three different boarding schools. Brian also fills the role of Director of Development at Wolfeboro, The Summer Boarding School, in NH along with being a partner at AdmissionsQuest.

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