There will be some new faces on District 225's board this school year.
At the Board of Education meeting Monday, two new members were appointed to fill vacancies left earlier this summer. After taking their oaths, Bruce Doughty and Karen Stang Hanley immediately began serving the remainder of vacancies, which expire in April 2013.
Doughty and his family have resided in Northbrook since 1995. His wife is a GBN graduate, eldest son is a current student, and youngest son is scheduled to attend in a few years. He and his wife are members of the GBN Choir and Theatre Parents Organization and the Athletic Booster Club. Doughty currently serves as a commissioner on the Northbrook Community Relations Committee.
An attorney who currently works for a litigation boutique, Doughty has served as a partner at two previous firms. He majored in public and international affairs during his undergraduate degree work at Princeton, and earned his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School.
Karen Stang Hanley
Hanley and her family have resided in Northbrook since 1987. She has four children, three of whom graduated from GBN, with her youngest child currently attending. Hanley was a founding trustee of the Glenbrook High School Foundation, and has held leadership roles in the Glenbrook North Parents’ Association, Northbrook Elementary School District 28 Parent Teacher Organizations, and the District-wide Parent Teacher Organization.
Hanley is a freelance editor who works with private clients on a variety of books and web publications, dissertations and memoirs. She received a bachelor’s of arts in ancient history from the University of Kansas and a master’s of arts in library science from the University of Chicago.