Gayle has been involved with the KUA community since 2003 when her husband, Michael Schafer, became Kimball Union’s 18th Head of School. She has lived at and been a part of independent school communities—including Belmont Hill School in Belmont, MA, and Middlesex School in Concord, MA—for many years.
Her professional experience includes various sales and marketing positions at Wang Information Services in Lowell, MA, VoiceCom Systems in Burlington, MA, and Event Marketing & Management in Manchester, NH. She also served as an admissions representative at UNH during her time there.
The Schafers live in Munro House with their three children, Hannah ‘12, Joanna, and Jonathan.