The Head of School

The Head of School serves at the discretion of and in partnership with the Board of Trustees to advance the mission of the school on a day to day basis.

West Sound Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the Board of Trustees serving as the stewards of the vision of the school.


Catherine Freeman

Interim Head of School

Catherine Freeman has been serving West Sound Academy since 2007. Beginning as a teacher and moving into administration, Catherine deeply understands both.

Devoted to maintaining and increasing West Sound Academy’s excellence in education, she is committed to helping students and faculty grow in their knowledge, skills, and confidence.

The 2020-21 Board of Trustees

  • Mark Phelan, Vice Chair of the Board
  • Danielle Bradford, Vice Chair of the Board
  • Margaret Johnston, Past Chair
  • Jeff Johnson, Finance Chair
  • Teri Bicknell, Secretary
  • Crystal Thornell
  • Bill Hulseman
  • Madeline Pratt
  • Andrew Allemann
  • Brian McCallister
  • Brianne McGrew
  • Thangam Chandrasekaran


Annual Report

WSA students walking to Parke Hall on a sunny day in April