George School Committee Welcomes Four New Members
Tuesday, January 3, 2006
Issued: November 4, 2005
The George School Committee, the board that oversees George School,
includes four new members this fall. Made up of twenty-five appointees
(Quakers and George School alumni, parents, and friends) the George
School Committee now includes Lisa Parry Becker, Tim Katsiff, Kassem
Lucas, and Richard Segel.
Lisa Parry Becker, a 1989 graduate of George School, is the fourth
generation of the Parry family to serve on the George School Committee.
She received a BA from William Smith College and an MS from
Northwestern University in integrated marketing communications. She is
currently responsible for sales and marketing at her family's insurance
company, William B. Parry and Son, Ltd., in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
Lisa is a member of Middletown Monthly Meeting.
Tim Katsiff, a 1987 George School graduate, is a partner at Blank
Rome LLP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he specializes in complex
business litigation. He received his undergraduate degree in political
science from the University of Chicago and is a graduate of Cornell
University Law School. In addition to serving on the George School
Committee, Tim is co-clerk of George School's Young Alumni Board and a
member of the school's Advancement Committee.
Kassem Lucas, an attorney with Pepper Hamilton LLP in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, is a 1990 graduate of George School and a former George
School teacher and coach. As a George School employee he served as a
hall teacher for eleven years; taught history; coached football,
basketball, and baseball; and served as co-director of student
activities. Kassem graduated from Yale University and Temple University
Law School. He focuses his current law practice on reinsurance,
insurance insolvency, and complex commercial litigation.
Richard Segel, a member of Wrightstown Monthly Meeting, is a
business consultant. He previously served as the president and CEO of
Pamarco Technologies. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in
mechanical engineering from Yale University and an MBA from the
University of Chicago. Richard's daughter Eleanor graduated from George
School in 1991, and Richard currently serves on George School's
Physical Plant Committee.