Chapin School head named to Womanspace board

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Bill Ennist

Womanspace, a Mercer County nonprofit dedicated to serving individuals and families impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault, is pleased to welcome new board member, Bill Ennist, Head of School at Chapin School.

Bill Ennist has served as Head of School at Chapin School since July 2023. Over a 31-year career in independent school education, Ennist has served in a number of administrative roles including head of Upper School, assistant head of School for Curriculum Development, associate head of School for Marketing and Communications, associate head of School for Advancement, and head of school at schools in Indiana and Maryland before coming to Princeton. 

“We are delighted to welcome Bill Ennist to the Womanspace board of directors,” Womanspace CEO and President Nathalie Nelson said. “He brings a strategic perspective to the organization, along with a proven track record in development, marketing, and educational programming. His skills and experience will be an asset to us as we enter a new phase of growth and evolution.”

Ennist’s experience with non-profit boards include the Fort Wayne Historical Society, The Embassy Theatre, Young Scholars Academy, and Early Childhood Alliance, all based in Indiana.

When asked about his recent appointment, Ennist said, “I am thrilled to be invited to participate in an organization with such an inspiring mission and such positive impact in the community. As an independent school educator for the past 30 plus years, I have committed myself to a career of helping others grow and develop to create a brighter future for themselves. I am eager to apply this focus to helping Womanspace provide similar opportunities within the broader community.”

Founded in 1977, Womanspace is a leading nonprofit organization serving the greater Mercer County area and the state of New Jersey by providing a comprehensive array of emergency and follow-up services to individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence.