Alexander Dawson School Board of Trustees

Alexander Dawson School is governed by an 10-member board of trustees and an internal administrative team. Trustees are a combination of executives of the Alexander Dawson Foundation and local (Boulder/Denver, Colorado-area) Dawson School parent and alumni trustees. The trustees are ultimately responsible for the school and set all policies, although they delegate day-to-day operations to the head of school. The head of school is responsible for appointing and evaluating teachers and administrators who assist him in the operation of the school.
 
2021-22 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Oswald Gutsche, Chair and Treasurer
Kimberley Johnston, Vice Chair
W. Hunter Campbell, General Counsel
Susan Borst
Lisa Eyler
Pearl Gallagher
Alex Gury '97
Michelle Johnson
Erin Klau
Robin Opie
Oswald Gutsche as Chair and George Moore as Head of School
are ex officio members of each committee below.

Leadership Team

Mr. George P. Moore
Head of School

Ms. Sarah Amirani
Director of Marketing/Communications

Ms. Katharine Cappo
Director of Development

Dr. David D'Ercole
Director of Lower School

Dr. Anne Hecox
Director of Upper School

Ms. Christine Lipson
Director of Human Resources and Operations

Mr. Jay Parker
Director of Middle School

Mr. Scott Schneider
Director of Admissions & Tuition Assistance

Ms. Michelle Wolf
CFO/Business Manager
 

Board Level Committees

Development
Susan Borst, Chair
Erin Klau
Katharine Cappo, Director of Development

Finance and Budget
Michelle Johnson, Chair
Robin Grey
Tom Miller
Robin Opie
Jay Orris
Krupal Patel
Michelle Wolf, CFO/Business Manager

Investment
Michelle Johnson, Chair
Susan Borst
Robin Grey
Tom Miller
Robin Opie
Jay Orris
Michelle Wolf, CFO/Business Manager

 

Board Level Committees

Facilities
Alex Gury '97, Chair
Tracy Amick
Tim Borst
David Brown
Tom Duckett
Lisa Eyler
Bob Gance, Plant Superintendent
Jeff Johnson
Christine Lipson, Director of Operations and HR
Michelle Wolf, CFO/Business Manager

Strategic Planning
Robin Opie, Chair
Anne Hecox, Upper School Director
David D'Ercole, Lower School Director
Jay Parker, Middle School Director

Committee on Trustees
Erin Klau, Chair
Susan Borst
Lisa Eyler

Former Foundation Trustees

Mr. G.B. Henderson
Mr. Richard Barnett
Mr. Howard Bruggeman
Mr. William Coulthard
Mr. Steve Courso
Mr. W.D. Falconer
Mr. Roy Hollingsworth
Mr. Jack Lawrence
Mr. Larry Moran
Mr. C. Donald Brown
Mr. Thomas J. Collins
Mr. Harley E. Harmon
Mr. John Hartley
Mr. Walter J. Sarad
Mr. Frank H. Ricketson, Jr.
Dr. Mario P. Borini
Mr. Joseph C. Borini
Mr. John O'Brien
Mr. Farrow Smith

Parent/Alumni Trustees

Ms. Karen Joiner and Mr. John Cohagen, 2000-01
Mr. Larry Becker and Ms. Maria Aweida, 2001-02
Mr. Steve Hughes and Ms. Susan Borst, 2004-05
Mr. Steve Hughes, Ms. Susan Borst, Ms. Christina Hinton, 2007-08
Ms. Susan Borst, Mr. Dan Sullivan, Ms. Dana Thompson, 2009-14
Ms. Susan Borst, Mr. Carlos Sala, Ms. Dana Thompson, 2014-2015
Ms. Winston Berry, Ms. Marianne Castano, Mr. Carlos Sala, Ms. Dana Thompson, 2015-2017
Ms. Lisa Albright, Ms. Marianne Castano, Mr. Alex Gury, Mr. Carlos Sala 2017-2019
Ms. Lisa Albright, Mr. Alex Gury, Ms. Michelle Johnson, Ms. Erin Klau, 2019-2021
Mr. Alex Gury, Ms. Michelle Johnson, Ms. Erin Klau, Mr. Robin Opie, 2021-

Heads of School

Mr. John Harmon 1970-79
Mr. Barry Grove 1979-82
Ms. Orpha Delaney, Mr. Jack Turner, and Mr. Kurt Grinnel 1982 Interim Team
Dr. Robert D. McKay 1982-84
Mr. Tom Grayson 1984-87
Mr. Harold Whitman 1987-88 Interim
Mr. Chris Taylor 1988-99
Mr. Andy Bryant 1999-00 Interim
Mr. Greg Foster 2000-05
Dr. Anthony Kandel 2005-06 Interim
Mr. Brian E. M. Johnson 2006-12
Mr. George P. Moore, 2012-Present