Phone: 312-543-9942


Degrees and Certifications:

Avik Das

Board Member

New Trier High School Board of Education

  • Elected to the Board of Education: 2021
  • Committee Work: TrueNorth Leadership Council, Strategic Planning Parent Advisory Group
  • Other Committee Work: Booster Club, Technology Planning Committee

Education Experience

  • Parent Volunteer in Avoca District 37 since 2011 in various capacities

Community and Professional Organizations

  • University of Chicago, Civic Leadership Academy Fellow
  • Juvenile Justice Leadership Network Fellow
  • Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice
  • Illinois Supreme Court Probation Advisory Board Chair
  • Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Courts
  • Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Probation Education
  • American Probation and Parole Association
  • Illinois Probation and Court Services Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • Healing Everyday Racism in Our Schools


  • Chicago Kent College of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Northwestern University, B.A. American Studies

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


  • Avoca District 37 (Glenview) Resident
  • Children (NTHS 2024 and NTHS 2029)