The SAIS Board of Trustees is responsible for the supervision, control, and direction of the association. The nominations process takes place each spring. More information about board nominations and service can be found at the bottom of this page.
The officers listed below are for the term ending 12/31/2023.
Jackie Westerfield, ChairHead of SchoolGrandview Preparatory SchoolBoca Raton, FL
DuBose Egleston, Vice ChairHead of SchoolPorter-Gaud SchoolCharleston, SC
Palmer Kennedy, TreasurerHead of SchoolJackson AcademyJackson, MS
Autumn Graves, SecretaryHead of SchoolSt. Anne’s-Belfield SchoolCharlottesville, VA
Mark Reed, Past ChairManaging DirectorJohn M. Belk EndowmentCharlotte, NC
Cobb AtkinsonHead of SchoolWestchester Country Day SchoolHigh Point, NC
Leigh Ann BallouHead of SchoolLamar SchoolMeridian, MS
Nancy FoyHead of SchoolThe New Community SchoolRichmond, VA
Adam GreeneHead of SchoolEpiscopal School of JacksonvilleJacksonville, FL
Stuart GulleyPresidentWoodward AcademyCollege Park, GA
Brett JacobsenHead of SchoolMount Vernon SchoolAtlanta, GA
Doreen KellyHead of SchoolRavenscroft SchoolRaleigh, NC
Will KeslerHead of SchoolBattle Ground AcademyFranklin, TN
Jeff MitchellHead of SchoolCurrey Ingram AcademyBrentwood, TN
Doug NorryHead of SchoolTriangle Day SchoolDurham, NC
Albert ThrockmortonHead of SchoolSt. Mary’s Episcopal SchoolMemphis, TN
Kavita VasilHead of SchoolHighlands SchoolBirmingham, AL
Kelley WaldronHead of SchoolSt. Andrew’s SchoolSavannah, GA
Randy WattsHead of SchoolBrookwood SchoolThomasville, GA
The governing body of the association is the board. The board is responsible for the supervision, control and direction of the association. The board shall consist of the officers, the immediate past chair, and up to 15 at-large members of the board, referred to as “trustees,” with the intent of representing the diversity of schools within the membership. At all times a majority of the SAIS board shall be heads of member schools. However, board members may also include, but not be limited to, staff of educational associations, members of the educational community at large, member school trustees, and such other individuals who may fulfill the strategic needs of the association from time to time.