Board Of Directors
Jenn D’Agati, President
Jenn has been a Waterfront Montessori parent since 2015 when her son, Will, enrolled in Primary 2. Will is now headed to 2nd grade and her younger son, Alden, is happily following in his brother’s footsteps as a second year student in Primary 2. Jenn and her husband, Peter, have been active members of the Foundation since the start, participating in many events including the Family Fun Day and the Musical, and supporting various presentations and activities throughout the years.
Jenn is a Program Manager at UBS in Weehawken, specializing in large scale system implementations and delivery of regulatory reform initiatives for the Bank. Jenn and her family have lived in the Paulus Hook neighborhood since 2000. In her free time, Jenn enjoys running, tennis and hiking, and is an avid baker. Jenn is very excited to take a broader role within the Foundation and help to drive further collaboration among the teachers, parents, and staff at WFM.
Christa Peters, Vice President
In 2017, Christa, Darren, Bea (8), and Elise (6) traded DC for JC. New to the city and the school, they were doubly grateful for the warm welcome they received at WFM school and foundation events.
Christa has a Masters in English Literature from the University of Western Ontario (Canada). Before leaving Canada to teach ESL in Seoul, she worked in corporate training and marketing. Most recently, she was a Lecturer in the Department of English at the Canadian University of Dubai. Now a stay-at-home mom, Christa is looking forward to serving on the WSF Board to continue strengthening relationships between parents, students, and staff.
Steven Weisman, Secretary
Steven joined the Waterfront School Foundation in June 2018. He has worked on many of the foundation events and initiatives, including the Fall Family Fun Day and the School Musical.
Steven is a VP at JPMorgan Chase and has three children, two of which are current students at Waterfront Montessori. His third child was a member of the WFM 2019 graduating class. He has been a member of the Waterfront community since 2010.
Cheryl Clayton, Treasurer
Cheryl has been a Waterfront Montessori parent since 2017. Her daughter is in our Middle School IB program in the seventh grade. She is an avid supporter of our Theater program and is looking forward to serving the WFM community.
Cheryl is a Real Estate for Berkshire Hathaway agent specializing in the beautiful community of Port Liberte, where she served on the HOA board for several years.
Susan Schmitt, Member-at-Large
Susan joined the Waterfront School Foundation in June 2018 as Member-at-Large. She has worked on many events and initiatives such as the Fall Family Fun Day and 15 Years, 15 Hours.
Susan is a Lower Elementary teacher at WFM. She is the Mom of two WFM graduates and in her words, “I want to help the foundation and the school work together.”