Phone: 847-784-6108


Degrees and Certifications:

Cathleen H. Albrecht

Board Member

New Trier High School Board of Education 

  • 2015 and 2019 Elected to the Board of Education
  • President 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22; Vice President 2018-19
  • Current Committee Work: Board of Education Finance Committee, Facilities Steering Committee
  • Other Committee Work:  Board of Education Policy Committee, Community Engagement Committee, NTHS ECGC Committee, New Trier 2030 Strategic Planning Committee for Framework 5: Community Engagement, Partnerships and Governance, Liaison to the New Trier Educational Foundation

Other Education Experience

  • Multiple PTA volunteer and leadership positions, Wilmette Public Schools, Wilmette Village-wide PTO and New Trier High School, (2000 - Present)

Community and Professional Organizations

  • Co-founder, Principal and Counsel, Point Management LLC (2005- Present)
  • Law Firm of Altheimer and Gray, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Transactions, (Partner 1994-2000, Associate 1987-1994)
  • Board of Directors, Michigan Shores Club (2019-Present)
  •   Commissioner, Chair 2012-2014, Transportation Commission, Village of Wilmette, (2006 - 2014) 
  • Election judge, Cook County, New Trier Township, Wilmette precincts (2008-2014)
  • Finance Committee Member, St. Francis Xavier Parish, Wilmette (2005-2009)
  • Chairperson, PREP (Religious Ed) Parent Advisory Board, St. Francis Xavier Parish, (2009 - 2012)
  • Team Parent Manager, FC United and Wilmette Wings Club Soccer, (2008 - 2014)


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor  1987
  • Northwestern University, B.S. Journalism 1982

Board Training

IASB Training

  • The Basics of Governance
  • Open Meetings Act (OMA) Training
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training for School Board Members


Wilmette Resident since 1998
Born Kingston, NY
Parent of two NTHS graduates, Classes of 2013 and 2016