Pamela Safford

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

A seasoned veteran of the admissions world, Pam came to Deerfield after thirteen years at Concord Academy, where she was Associate Head for Communications, Enrollment, and Planning. Before Concord, Pam spent ten years in admissions at NMH, where for six years she was Director of Admissions. Before NMH, Pam worked five years at Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Fairbault, MN.  Formerly a trustee for the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT,  Pam was also a founding trustee and now currently Chair of the Board for the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP).  Here at Deerfield, Pam lives in Everett House with her husband Dan Covell, is an Associate in Mather, and serves on the Academic Standing Committee as well as chairs the Admission Committee.