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Board & Administration


Dan Peterson

Titles: Head of School

Cathy Boyd

Titles: Director of Admissions

Sam Kelly

Titles: Director of Advancement/Alumni Relations

Gay Edge

Titles: Academic Dean

Tracey Bravos

Titles: Business Manager

Barrett Luketic

Titles: Head of Upper School

Ben Burgess

Titles: Head of Middle School

Paula Cowart

Titles: Head of Lower School

Jennifer Shorten

Titles: Director of Enrichment and Electives, Social Studies Department Chair, AP European History

Crockett Rodriguez

Titles: Director of Academic Support

Tommy Danner

Titles: Athletic Director, Health/Wellness Dept. Chair

Wendell Thompson

Titles: Financial Reporting Manager

2017-2018 Board of Trustees

Dave Morris, Chairperson

Wes Bowen, Secretary-Treasurer

Marvin Coleman

Scott Hauss, Vice Chairperson

Jamey Jones

Jay Naifeh

Andrew Nearn

Josh Regel

Joe Rowland

Mike Wages

Britton Wilkins

  • The ECS Board is a self-perpetuating parent group which is centered in several principles:


  • As a member of ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability), we follow the guidelines for oversight and governance provided by this organization for our annual certification. For more than 30 years, ECFA has been committed to helping Christ-centered organizations earn the public's trust by developing and maintaining standards of accountability that convey God-honoring ethical practices. ECS Annual Financial Reports can be accessed and are updated yearly:
    1. 2017 Financial Report
    2. 2016 Financial Report
    3. 2015 Financial Report
    4. 2014 Financial Report
    5. 2013 Financial Report
    6. 2012 Financial Report
  • As a Christian school rooted in the evangelical and biblical foundations of the church, we evaluate qualifications to serve based upon the standards of leadership demonstrated in I Timothy and scriptural authority as outlined in Ephesians 5.
  • A Board Development Committee operates on a twelve month basis to seek out individuals who meet these qualifications and represent our different churches, campuses, grade levels, and programs. An application, interview, unanimous committee recommendation and two readings of the names at Board meetings are required for approval. These men are entrusted with protecting and perpetuating the 50 year mission of ECS as outlined in our charter and by-laws. The Board Development Committee is looking for spiritual gifting and experience but most importantly men who are committed to prayer.
  • In addition to community representation on the Board, members of our school community are reviewed by the Board Development Committee for committee service and task force service. Often times, the requirements for service in these areas relate to specific areas of expertise and time availability.