University School of Jackson

Board of Trustees

2019-2020

Chairman: James Kirkland
Vice Chairman: John Whybrew
Secretary: Jeff Watlington
Treasurer: Matt Fite

Members:

Sonia Boyapati
Caroline Campbell
Jennifer Craig
Brian Dougan
Anita Hamilton
Darrell King
Geoffrey Lindley
Preston Miller
Ryan Porter
Michelle Prince
James Robinson
Ashby Scott
Trey Teague
Kathryn Tucker

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-Stuart Hirstein
*denotes interim position

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

For More Information

Stuart Hirstein
Head of School

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Melissa Zerfoss
Assistant to the Board of Trustees and Director of Summer Programs

[email protected]

NEWS

Jim Hardegree Named Associate Head of School, Dean of Students

01/21/2020

It is with great honor that the University School of Jackson announces the appointment of Mr. Jim Hardegree as our Associate Head of School, Dean of Students effective July 1, 2020. “Mr. Hardegree brings with him a tremendous amount of respect and trust, not only from me, but by our entire...

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NEWS

Lauren Yancey named Assistant Director of the Jones Academic Center

01/17/2020

The University School of Jackson is pleased to announce the promotion of Lauren Yancey to Assistant Director of the Camille and Ralph Jones Academic Center (JAC). Lauren will assist the JAC Director, Christy Glenn, in the day to day operation of the center and with the instruction of qualifying USJ...

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NEWS

Choral Students Selected to UT Martin Honor Choir

01/17/2020

Nineteen of our Upper School Concert Choir students were selected to participate in the University of Tennessee at Martin's annual Honor Choir held January 16 and 17. Students spent Thursday and Friday working with faculty and guest conductors in preparation for their performance with the Jackson Symphony in May. The following...

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NEWS

USJ Board of Trustees Announces Don Roe as the New Head of School

12/17/2019

It is with great excitement that the USJ Board of Trustees announces Don Roe as the next Head of School.   A lifelong West Tennessean, Don has been a part of the USJ community since July 2012 when he was hired as chair of the History Department where he also taught...

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