The Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation is governed by the Indenture of Trust of Dietrich W. Botstiber dated September 29, 1995. Under the terms of the Trust, the Foundation operates under the authority of two Trustees. The Trustees have appointed a Board of Advisors to guide them relative to the administration of the Foundation. The day-to-day activities of the Foundation are handled by the Administrator and an exceptional staff.
Mary V.Z. Wachterhauser
Terrance A. Kline
Dorothy Boylan (Trustee Emeritus)
Board of Advisors
David R. Grady, CPA, MPA, is Township Manager for Nether Providence Township and oversees the daily operations of the township administration, the public works department, and the police department. He has a B.S. in Accounting and a Master of Public Administration from Villanova University. He is an Adjunct Professor in Villanova University’s Masters in Public Administration Program where he teaches Public Financial Management. He also worked in the Financial Services Office of Ernst & Young in Philadelphia. He currently volunteers his time as Accountant for the Starfish Foundation, which provides scholarships, tutoring, and mentoring to at-risk youth in Latin America. He has been working with the Starfish Foundation since 2012 in various roles including Treasurer and Interim-President. He is also the Treasurer of the Delaware County Consortium of Governments.
Colin Johnstone is a retired Professor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1967. After a year in private veterinary practice, he accepted a position as associate at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. In 1976, he received a PhD in Parasitology from the same institution and joined the faculty. From 1982 until his retirement in 2002, he worked at New Bolton Center in Kennett Square. His academic specialty was parasitic diseases of domestic animals. Dr. Johnstone moved with his partner of 46 years, John Fong, to Brookline Massachusetts in 2002. In Massachusetts, he was an active member of the Episcopal Church in various capacities. Since 2008 he was the coordinator of the diocesan mission ministry to the Anglican Diocese of Tanga and has participated in or led 13 diocesan mission trips to Tanzania, most recently February 2017. He and his partner currently reside near Kennett Square. His interests are travel, reading, gardening and politics.
George C. McFarland, Jr. is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Fiduciary Trust Company International, where in addition to his client-facing role, he serves on various regional and national committees, including the company’s eight-member executive committee. Previously, Mr. McFarland had been President, CEO and CIO of the Pennsylvania Trust Company, among other roles and responsibilities, since joining Pennsylvania Trust in April 1998. As CEO, he oversaw the sale of Pennsylvania Trust to Fiduciary Trust in 2020. Prior to joining Pennsylvania Trust, Mr. McFarland had been a practicing attorney in the Philadelphia area since his graduation from Duke Law School in 1984. He is an honors graduate of Princeton University, and an alum of The Haverford School.
Mr. McFarland has held many leadership roles in the greater Philadelphia non-profit community. He served as President of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Foundation and also as a member of the church’s board of trustees. Mr. McFarland likewise served as Chair of the Bryn Mawr Hospital Foundation board. In addition, Mr. McFarland has served on the board of trustees of The Haverford School, and also on the board of directors of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, where he was Vice-Chair. He is a past vice president of The Timothy School’s board of directors. Mr. McFarland continues to serve on the board of directors of the St. Andrews Society of Philadelphia Foundation, where he is a past chair of its scholarship committee. Mr. McFarland also has been co-chair of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church’s most recent capital campaign, as well as the most recent capital campaign of The Haverford School.
Harry Carl Schaub is Consul General a.D. of Austria in Philadelphia. He was a partner for 37 years with the Philadelphia law firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP, where he now serves Of Counsel. During his long legal career, he has represented foreign investors for business and immigration purposes; non-profit organizations, both educational and charitable; investment companies and other issuers of securities under federal and state securities acts; and ski and other leisure resorts. Mr. Schaub has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Gamma honor societies, and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. His publications include: “General Lahousen and the Abwehr Resistance” in 19 International Journal of Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence 538-558 (Fall 2006).
Christina Stahl is a grandniece of Dietrich W. Botstiber. She joined the Board of Advisors of the Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation in August 2008. Born in Vienna, Austria, she earned a doctoral degree in Social and Economic Sciences at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.
Mary V.Z. Wachterhauser is an attorney who practiced law for 35 years and owned and managed her own law firm in Media Pennsylvania for 24 years. Her volunteer experience is varied and extensive, having been an elected member and then Vice President of the Haverford Township PA Board of School Directors. She is also a past President of the Delaware County Bar Association, the Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County and The Timothy School (for autistic education) in Berwyn, PA. She is also a volunteer at the Peace of Mind Food Pantry in Gouldsboro PA, and has served on The Botstiber Foundation Advisory Board for 20 years.