The Cathedral School Board

Costas Eliades, Chairperson

Anastasios Koularmanis, Vice Chair
Barbara Aurecchione, Secretary
Director Employee Relations America’s, Bank of New York Mellon

Barbara Aurecchione is a senior Human Resources professional with an employment law background serving multinational companies in providing guidance on all types of workplace issues. Barbara is a proud member of the Holy Trinity Cathedral Church community for over 13 years, with two children that have been part of the Greek Afterschool and Sunday School program. She has served on the TCS School Board for the last 5 years and as a volunteer Sunday School teacher/assistant for the last 7 years.

Jacob Amato, Member
Vice President, American Express
Jacob Amato has more than 20 years of experience as an attorney. He is currently a Vice President in Global Tax at American Express. Mr. Amato and his wife, Jennifer, are the parents of two students at the Cathedral School and have been members of the Cathedral School community since 2010.

Live Sletten Diakolios, Member
General Manager, Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce
Live Diakolios assists with helping Norwegian entrepreneurs create a thriving environment of new ideas and networking opportunities. Live and her husband Dimitri are the parents of an alumna of The Cathedral School. Live also served on the Parents' Association as President and Treasurer of The Cathedral School for over 7 years while her daughter was attending Cathedral.

Virginia Theofanides Muller, Member
Communications & Marketing Advisor
Virginia is a Public Relations & Marketing professional with extensive experience in thoughtful strategic planning and effective brand building for leading global luxury brands.  Having held several senior executive positions, she began her career at Vogue and went on to prominent lifestyle, design and communication companies including Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and Harrison & Shriftman.  In her current position with the Consulate General of Greece, she advises Hellenic companies on how to achieve their individual expansion goals to the U.S market.  Virginia is a native of Manhattan and spent her childhood in Greece. She studied English Literature and Political Science.  Virginia and her husband, Olivier, are proud to have their two young children attend The Cathedral School, and she is an active board member of the school's Parents Association and community.

Stella Pantelidis, Member

Francesca Mannino, Ex-Officio, Non-Voting
Head of School, The Cathedral School

His Grace, Bishop Apostolos of Medeia, Member

Rev. Father John Vlahos, Ex-Officio, Non-Voting
Dean, Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
Fr. John has been serving the Cathedral for the past 4 years. He is committed to supporting the Cathedral School and making it one of the best learning institutions in all of New York City.