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Board of Directors

Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School is fortunate to have been guided since its founding by dedicated individuals who serve as the guardians of our mission and financial health.  In addition to their expertise and support, a number of Board members serve as mentors and tutors to students at AJC.


Gussie Bannard
former Head of School, St. Catherine’s School

Rae Cousins
Counsel, Brown-Greer, LLP

Betsy Fauntleroy
AJCES Board Secretary; Board of Directors, St. Catherine’s School

Tom Horton
President, Monument Restaurants, LLC

Jill Hunter
AJCES Board Chair; former Head of Lower School, Collegiate School

Charles Kleindienst
President, Open Sky Inspections

Deb Lawrence
Director of Outreach, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Margaret McGeorge
former V.P. of Corporate Finance and Research, John Hancock Financial Services

Shawn Moore
Director of Community Inclusion, St. Christopher’s School

William “Mo” Shumate
former President, M & R Constructors

Alex Slaughter, Emeritus
Counsel, McGuireWoods, LLP

Christopher Snow
AJCES Board Treasurer; Managing Director, Snowbird Investments

John Stanchina, Emeritus
President, Rutherfoord – Richmond

Meg Walker
Community Volunteer

Elizabeth Wallace
Community Volunteer

Gordon Wallace, Jr.
Principal, Marpac, LLC

Wesley Wright
Trustee Emeritus, Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia

Anna Julia Cooper
Episcopal School

2124 North 29th Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
(804) 822-6610
(804) 447-5784 (fax)