University School of Jackson

Board of Trustees

The board sets policy and focuses on long-range and strategic issues. The primary role of the board is to hire, oversee, and evaluate annually the Head of School and to uphold USJ's mission and values.

2021-2022

Chairman: John Whybrew
Vice Chairman: Geoffrey Lindley
Secretary: Ashby Scott
Treasurer: Matt Fite

Members:

Caroline Campbell
Jennifer Craig
Brian Dougan
Matt Fite
Anita Hamilton
Stephen Hammond
Darrell King
Geoffrey Lindley
Steve Maroney
Preston Miller
Ashby Scott
Trey Teague
Kathryn Tucker
Sara Jane Via
John Whybrew

Robert G. Lamons, President
Jerry D. Kizer, Jr., Vice President
Bill Ennis, Treasurer
Martha Truell, Secretary
Robert E. Alderson
Harbert Alexander
Bruce Bledsoe
Brenda Bruhn
Cole Dowsley
J. Woody Forbes
Charles S. Foster
Charles A. Jackson
Ron Kirkland
Phyllis Maley
John E. McCutchen
Martha W. Sharpe
Gordon Sipes
Matt Thomson
Hunter Welles

1987-1988 Robert G. Lamons
1988-1990 Jerry Kizer
1990-1991 Buster Ferguson
1991-1992 David Fite
1992-1993 Carl Kirkland
1993-1995 Carolyn Epps
1995-1997 Jim Campbell
1997-2000 Richard Fite
2000-2001 Tom Reed
2001-2004 Gary Taylor
2004-2006 John Burleson
2006-2008 Charlie Garrett
2008-2010 Dale Thomas
2010-2012 Anita Hamilton
2012-2014 Steve Maroney
2014-2016 Richard Ayers
2016- John New

1987-1989 Kim Barton
1989-1993 Verne Hawes
1993 James Vaught
1993-1994 Carolyn Epps*
1994-2001 Don Coffey
2001-2006 Steve Maloan
2006-2007 Don Coffey*
2007-2013 Clay Lilienstern
2013-2020 Stuart Hirstein
2020- Don Roe
*denotes interim position

Robert Alderson
Bill Ennis
Carl Kirkland
Jerry Kizer
John McCutchen
Tom Reed
Gordon Sipes
Hunter Welles

For More Information

Don Roe
Head of School

[email protected]

Becky Baskin
Assistant to the Head of School

[email protected]

NEWS

Headnotes: The Opportunity That is 2022

01/03/2022

January 3, 2022   Greetings Bruins Families, I recently read a post from marketing author Seth Godin, in which he penned, “This is the most normal the world is ever going to be again.” Initially, the statement took me back, but upon further consideration, I have found this argument to...

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USJ Senior Steele Haynes Named 2021 Tennessee Titans DII-A Mr. Football Award Winner

12/07/2021

USJ Senior Steele Haynes has been recognized at the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards banquet as one of nine 2021 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award winners. This season Steele switched positions from wide receiver to running back, accumulating 1,615 yards rushing over 152 carries in eight regular-season games, for a total of 29 touchdowns....

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MS Director Livingston Graduates From Leadership Jackson

12/06/2021

Congratulations to Middle School Director Margaret Livingston for graduating from The Chamber's Leadership Jackson program this evening.

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Headnotes: Thankful

12/01/2021

December 1, 2021   Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas, USJ Families!   Being thankful requires us to practice the very profitable exercise of getting over ourselves. It seems impossible to be thankful for something I have accomplished if even one is capable of truly doing something worthwhile alone in the first place. ...

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