MANCHESTER - Maple Street School has announced that Bruce Hallett and Elise Redmond have been appointed to the Maple Street School Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees has the responsibility for the overall management of Maple Street School and the direction and establishment of policies for the financial, planning, quality and management of the affairs of Maple Street School.

Bruce Hallett is a former president of TIME Magazine and Sports Illustrated.

Bruce left Time-Warner in 2004 after almost 25 years to pursue his passion for writing. Prior to assuming the top position at TIME, he was the Managing Director for Time Inc. Magazines Pty. Ltd. in Sydney, Australia, where he was responsible for Time Inc. 's magazine businesses in both Australia and New Zealand. He is a graduate of Columbia Business School, Princeton University, and Philips Exeter Academy. He and his wife, Debbie, have supported Maple Street since its founding in 1998, and Debbie served on the founding board of the school. The Hallett family lives in Winhall, and Bruce and Debbie have five children, three of whom are alumni of Maple Street School. Bruce was appointed in June of 2012.

Elise Redmond recently moved to Vermont from New Jersey. A graduate of Drew University, Elise studied sociology and quickly became a "child development specialist" as she raised her five children. She and her husband, Robert, live in Manchester and enjoy when their family, especially their two grandchildren, come to visit. Elise is a yoga instructor, sports enthusiast, and avid volunteer. Elise was appointed in December of 2012.

Elise and Bruce join nine other board members who will help to guide Maple Street School's administration and faculty in meeting the goals set forth in the 2012-17 strategic plan.