Board of Trustees
Lisa Handler Doherty was born and raised in Los Angeles, graduating from Westlake School for Girls and then from UCLA with a degree in History. Lisa was the Alumni Coordinator for Harvard-Westlake School for almost 5 years and then the Director of Development at the John Thomas Dye School for 11 years. Lisa is now a community volunteer and lives in Malibu with her husband Brett.
Bess Armstrong Fiedler graduated from Brown University with a degree in Theatre Arts. She has worked as an actress in movies, television and theatre for over forty years. Her volunteer work includes The Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids Foundation (she was part of the original group of volunteers) and the Cedars-Sinai Parent to Parent support group (she was a founding member). She has served as a trustee at The Bryn Mawr School, The John Thomas Dye School, Brentwood School and Park Century.
Bess is the daughter of two independent schoolteachers. She and her husband, John, have two sons: Luke and Chase. Chase attended Park Century for four years. He graduated from Bennington College in 2016 and is currently working towards a Masters degree in music technology at NYU.
David Frandzel graduated from California State University Northridge with a degree in Political Science. He is president and owner of Mid-West Lighting Corporation, the third generation owner of the Frandzel family business started by Max Frandzel in 1965.
David is married to Ashley Frandzel. They have two children, Alexa, who attends Harvard Westlake, and Connor, who graduated from Park Century in 2017.