James Shipp has been a Berkeley Carroll parent since 2014 and currently has a daughter in the Lower School. James recently joined the Board of Trustees in 2019 and now serves on the Buildings and Grounds Committee. Professionally, James has worked in the field of community development throughout his career and is presently a Senior Project Manager at Neighborhood Restore, a non-profit organization developing affordable housing throughout New York City. James holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from Brown University and lives in Bedford-Stuyvesant with his wife Carmen Maldonado and daughter Pilar.