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SHA's Board of Trustees

Sacred Heart Academy is governed by an independent board of trustees. The board consists of representative members from varied personal and professional backgrounds. The Board of Trustees has a collaborative relationship with the Board of Members of the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph (CSJ).  In and through their commitment to the CSJ mission, the Trustees take responsibility for the operation of the School. The Board's focus is on the defined areas of: Mission Effectiveness, Governance, Fiscal Oversight, and Corporate Advancement.

Nominations for the Board of Trustees
The process for identifying nominations for the board of trustees commences with the call for nominations following the first board meeting of the school year (10/6/2022) through January 1, 2023. Nominees are asked to submit their resume and a letter of interest. Individuals identified as candidates by the Nominations Committee proceed to interviews, to be held from January 1 through February 28. Those advanced for candidacy will be presented to the Sacred Heart Academy principal, president, and board chair for review in March before being presented to the board for approval in April. Final candidates will be forwarded to the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph (CSJ) for approval in May. Newly appointed trustees will officially join the board in September 2023. 

Nomination materials may be mailed to:
Sacred Heart Academy
ATTN: Board of Trustees
47 Cathedral Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550