Board of Trustees

 


Charles R. Jenkins, Sr.

Charles R. Jenkins, Sr.

Buddy Jenkins is a founding member of Worcester Preparatory School and currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees.  He is long-time resident of the Berlin area.  

William E. Esham, Jr.

William E. Esham, Jr.

Billy Esham is a founding member of Worcester Preparatory School and serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Trustees.  He is the parent of two alumni and grandparent to one alum.  

William E. Esham III '83

William E. Esham III '83

Will Esham graduated with the Class of 1983 and serves as the Assistant Treasurer.  He is also the parent of an alum.  Board Committees: Enrollment (chair), Building and Grounds, Development, Investment, Strategic Planning, WPS Scholarship, Planned Giving, HOS Search (co-chair)

R. Charles Nichols

R. Charles Nichols

Charles Nichols serves as Assistant Secretary and resides in the Berlin area. He is the parent of three WPS alums, Classes of 2009, 2011 and 2018. Board Committees: Investment (chair), Development, Enrollment, Carlson Scholarship, Strategic Planning, WPS Scholarship, Planned Giving, HOS Search (co-chair)

Ann M. Bateman '82

Ann M. Bateman '82

Ann Bateman graduated from WPS with the Class of 1982 and lives in Rehoboth Beach. She is the parent of an alum from the Class of 2019. Board Committees: Building and Grounds, Enrollment, Planned Giving, Carlson Scholarship, Sports, Strategic Planning, HOS Search

Todd E. Burbage '91

Todd E. Burbage '91

Todd Burbage graduated with the Class of 1991 and is also a current WPS parent.  He lives in the Berlin area and has two children currently enrolled in the school, Classes of 2027 and 2029. Board Committees: Building and Grounds, Development, Investment, HOS Search

Reese F. Cropper III '78

Reese F. Cropper III '78

Reese Cropper is a WPS alumnus who graduated with the Class of 1978.  Reese resides in West Ocean City. Board Committees: Development, Strategic Planning, Technology and Security (chair), Planned Giving, HOS Search

J. Steven Green '93

J. Steven Green '93

Steve Green is a member of the Class of 1993 and currently serves as the President of the WPS Alumni Association.  He is also a current WPS parent, with a child in the Class of 2026. Board Committees: Building and Grounds, Development (chair), Enrollment, HOS Search

Stephen Hammond

Stephen Hammond

Steve Hammond lives in the Selbyville area and is the parent of a member of the Class of 2019.  He is also the spouse of a WPS alum, Class of 1990. Board Committees: Enrollment Committee, Sports (chair), Strategic Planning, Technology and Security

Cathy Davies-Harmon

Cathy Davies-Harmon

Cathy Davies-Harmon lives in Rehoboth Beach and has three children who are all alums of WPS; Classes of 2009, 2011 and 2013. Board Committees: Development, Enrollment, Carlson Scholarship (chair), WPS Scholarship

Laura R. Jenkins

Laura R. Jenkins

Laura Jenkins lives in the Berlin area and is the mother of a WPS alum, Class of 2002. Board Committees: Development, Carlson Scholarship, Technology and Security

Lloyd B. Lewis

Lloyd B. Lewis

Lloyd Lewis is a founding member of the Board of Trustees and lives in the Ocean City area. He is the parent of two alums, Classes of 1981 and 1986 and grandparent to two alums, Classes of 2009 and 2010. 

S. Alexander Moore '86

S. Alexander Moore '86

Alex Moore graduated from WPS with the Class of 1986 and lives in Rehoboth Beach. He is the parent of a WPS alum, Class of 2019 and three current students, Classes of 2021 and 2028. Board Committees: Building and Grounds, Enrollment, Sports, WPS Scholarship, Strategic Planning, Technology and Security

Kathleen S. Marshall

Kathleen S. Marshall

Kathy Marshall lives in the Berlin area and is the spouse of an alum, Class of 1982.  She is also the parent of three WPS graduates, Classes of 2010, 2013 and 2014. Board Committees: Development, Sports, WPS Scholarship, Planned Giving

 

Mitchell M. Parker '76

Mitchell M. Parker '76

Mitch Parker graduated from WPS with the Class of 1976 and lives in the Ocean City area.  He is the parent of two alums, Classes of 2017 and 2018. Board Committees: Building and Grounds (chair), Strategic Planning (chair), HOS Search

George A. Purnell

George A. Purnell

George Purnell is a founding member of the Board of Trustees and lives in Ocean City. He is the parent of three WPS alums, Classes of 1980, 1982 and 1993.  In addition, he has had two grandchildren graduate, Classes of 2005 and 2007, and has two grandchildren who are current students.  

G. Troy Purnell '80

G. Troy Purnell '80

Troy Purnell graduated from WPS with the Class of 1980.  He resides in the Berlin area and is the parent of two alums, Classes of 2005 and 2007. Board Committees: Building and Grounds, Investment, Sports, Technology and Security

Michael P. Truitt

Michael P. Truitt

Mike Truitt lives in Bishopville and is the parent of two WPS alums, Classes of 2014 and 2016. Board Committees: Development, Enrollment, Investment, Technology and Security, Planned Giving (chair)