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Board of Trustees Fall 2019

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School is an independent, non-profit, educational institution. The School is governed by the Board of Trustees which has responsibility for policy-making and sound management as put forth in the School's by-laws. Trustees serve a three-year term. The Head of School, a member of the Parents' Association, the Bishop of the Diocese of Tennessee, a member of the Alumni Council, a member elected by the faculty, and the Past President of the Board serve as ex-officio Trustees. The Head of School serves as the chief executive officer of the School.

The Alumni Association comprises all former students of St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, St. Andrew's School, Sewanee Military Academy, Sewanee Academy, and St. Mary's School. The Alumni Council, which consists of the officers of the Association and at least four other alumni, totals a minimum of seven members. The Council elects three officers who serve two-year terms in each position. A member of the Alumni Council sits on the St. Andrew's-Sewanee Board of Trustees.

The Parents' Association consists of all parents or guardians of St. Andrew's-Sewanee students. A member of the Parents' Association sits on the St. Andrew's-Sewanee Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees 2020-21

Margaret Woods, President
Chair, Cartinhour-Woods Foundation
Sewanee, Tenn.

COL Robert T. Utlaut '85, USA, Retired, Vice President
Strategic Accounts Manager, Albion
Chattanooga, Tenn.

Dr. Jay Motley '98, Secretary
Greenville, S.C.

Philip K. Woodlief, Treasurer
Adjunct Professor of Management, Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tenn.

Dan Backlund
Professor of Theatre Arts & Director of the Sewanee Summer Seminar, The University of the South
Sewanee, Tenn.

The Rt. Rev. John C. Bauerschmidt, Ex-Officio
Bishop of Tennessee
Nashville, Tenn.

Kelley Black, Ex-Officio
Academic Dean and Associate Head of School
Sewanee, Tenn.

The Rev. James R. Boyd StA '65
Executive Director, Pyramid Peak Foundation
Memphis, Tenn., and Highlands, N.C.

Louie Buntin
CEO, Louie M. and Betty M. Phillips Foundation
Nashville and Beersheba Springs, Tenn.

Kendra Ferguson, Ed.D.
CEO at KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools
Memphis, Tenn.

Jay Fisher
Special Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, The University of the South
Sewanee, Tenn.

Eric Hartman
Executive Director, Enterprise Risk Management, The University of Denver
Littleton, Colo.

Marion Knoll, Ex-Officio
Faculty Representative 
Sewanee, Tenn.

Henry Lodge
Chairman, Lodge Manufacturing Company
South Pittsburg, Tenn.

Sarah Lowe '82
Member, Frost Brown Todd
Nashville, Tenn.

Elliott Puckette '85
Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Leelie Selassie
Sewanee, Tenn.

Douglass T. Simpson SMA '66
Retired CEO, Corgenix
Boulder, Colo.

Karl J. Sjolund, Ex-Officio
Head of School
Sewanee, Tenn.

Lynn Smith
Dallas, Texas

Alex von Hoffmann
Design Professional
Nashville, Tenn.

The Rev. William S. Wade, Ex-Officio
Former Head of School
East Kingston, N.H.

Martha Warren StA '82, Ex-Officio
Alumni Council Representative
Co-owner, Solid Gold Leads, Inc.
Signal Mountain, Tenn.

St. Andrew's-Sewanee School does not discriminate on the basis of gender, religion, race, color, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, athletic or other school-administered programs.