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Midland Faculty and Staff 2015-16

Profiles and Contact:

Doris Adams, Bookkeper

Gina Ball, Director of Horse Programs

Christopher Barnes, Head of School

Jill Brady, Assistant to the Head of School

Lynda Cummings, College Counselor

Charis Derbyshire, Development Coordinator

Cierra Ensign, Associate Director of Admission

Paul Gelles, Spanish

Susan Gentry, Librarian

Lise Goddard, Dean of Studies and Science

Derek Harwell, Outdoor Programs

Phil Hasseljian, Math; Director of Technology

Jose Juan Ibarra, Spanish

Michael Jorgensen, Math

John Isaacson, English

Katie Isaacson Hames, Garden

Gillian Kinnear, ELL and Equestrian Program

Gloria Murillo, Kitchen

Alison Nikitopoulos, Humanities and Music

Ashleigh Ninos, Art

Johnny Ninos, Art

Faith Nygren, Art

Tom Rogowski, Business Manager and Athletic Director

Eve Southworth, Humanities

Kyle Taylor, Science

Roddy Taylor, Science

Nick Tranmer, Ranch Manager

Yessie Murillo Uribe, Kitchen

Tim Weir, Director of Admission and Financial Aid

Janet Willie, Health Director




"Midland faculty are unique in that they know more about the adolescent years than our own parents. This is special because when they give advice, we actually listen!"
~ Tasslyn Gester '08


"To me, the teachers and staff of Midland displayed a high level of integrity and common sense. I also felt safe."
~ Alumna '10


"All of the teachers are real and try to understand their students as much as possible."
~ Alumnus '08

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