Moira McNamara James ’78 P’10, P’16, was named chair of the board for Landmark School, an independent, coeducational boarding and day school serving students in grades 2–12 who have language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia. The mission of the school also includes an extensive educational outreach program to parents and professionals, as well as a research collaboration with the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
“I am honored to serve in this role,” said James in a press release. “Landmark’s Trustees are an impressive group of individuals. We all passionately believe in the remarkable and life changing work that the school offers students from around the U.S. and the globe.”
James, now a freelance video producer, previously served as an Emmy award-winning senior producer of news for WNEV-TV in Boston. She is a trustee emerita at Wesleyan, serving on the board for 15 years. Additionally, she chaired the Wesleyan Alumni Association’s executive committee, was vice chair and then chair of the nominations committee and also served on the university’s athletic advisory council.