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School Leadership

St. Sebastian’s is blessed by an exceptional team of leaders on our Board of Trustees and Faculty.

William L. Burke III, Headmaster
William L. Burke III, Headmaster

William L. Burke III, Headmaster of St. Sebastian’s since 1990, is a visionary educator who leads the School to ever greater levels of excellence. An English teacher, Mr. Burke earned a B.A. at Middlebury College and an M.A. with Distinction at Boston College. He is a member of the Headmaster’s Association and has served on the boards of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association of Independent Schools in New England. Mr. Burke is married to Dr. Patricia B. Burke, a psychologist. The Burkes have four sons, all St. Sebastian’s men: William IV ’95 (Harvard ’99), Daniel ’97 (Dartmouth ’01), Matthew ’00 (Middlebury ’04) and Sam ’04 (Harvard ’08).

Senior Administrative Team

The administrative team works with Headmaster Burke, under the direction of the Board of Trustees, to articulate and advance our most important mission.

Michael Nerbonne

Michael Nerbonne

Assistant Headmaster, Dean of Studies
Richard Arms

Richard Arms

Director of Advancement
John Doherty

John Doherty

Class of 1962
Business Manager
Brendan Sullivan

Brendan Sullivan

Dean of Students
Greg Wishart

Greg Wishart

Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, English
David Hinman

David Hinman

Athletic Director
Ellen Hinman

Ellen Hinman

Director of College Counseling
David Cornish

David Cornish

Director of Grades Seven & Eight
Jennifer Joyce

Jennifer Joyce

Director of Health Services

Board of Trustees


Seán Cardinal O’Malley, OFM.Cap.

James L. Elcock '77 P'08

William L. Burke III P'95'97'00'04
Executive Officer, Headmaster

Patrick J. Hegarty '89
Vice President

Kathleen A. Murphy P'21

David M. Calabro '78 P'16

Rev. John M. Borders, III P’03
Casey M. Condron ‘94 P’23’24
Timothy J. Connelly P’17’19
Barbara E. Connolly P’10’12’17
John G. Cox P’22’25
Catherine C. Daniel P’15’18’20
Timothy P. Doherty ‘87 P’17
Rev. Michael E. Drea
Stephen M. DuFour P’14’18’21
William B. Evans ‘77 P’17
Dana W. Fulham P’14’24
John W. Hueber ‘71
Kathleen F. Ix P’22
Susanne C. Joyce P’20’23’26
Carolyn M. Lemone P’16’18
Shawn D. Martin P’17’18’19
Peter J. McLaughlin ‘55 GP’13’19’24
John E. McNamara ‘81 P’14’18
James F. Mooney, III P’18
Michael P. Muldowney P’12’16’22
Mark L. O’Friel ‘79
John A. Piccione ‘76
Randall P. Seidl P’17’19
Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P.
Troy L. Stanfield P’21
Kurt R. Steinkrauss ‘91 P’19
Brian S. Strachan P’11’14
Mary L. Supple P’09’10’15
Stephen P. Ward ‘96 P’24’25
Andrew A. Wasynczuk P’14’17

Laurel A. Mullen P’19,’21
President, Guild of St. Irene

Michael R. Frisoli P’17’19’21’22’26
President, Men’s Association

Charles M. Haley ’92
President, Alumni Association

David F. Gately '73
J. Brad Griffith '58 GP'19
Trustee Emeriti

*Rev. Robert T. Kickham
Cardinal’s Secretary
Archdiocese of Boston