Our Leadership

Future focused and strategy driven.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of The Steward School with the primary role of holding the school, its mission, and its future "in trust." The Board of Trustees is future-focused with a strategic vision. Its goal is not only to govern the school today, but to develop a school from which generations to come will benefit. It is the job of each Board member to ensure that all major decisions are made with the school’s mission and strategic plan in mind in order to promote the long-term growth and prosperity of the school.

If you have a question for the Board, you may send an email to board@stewardschool.org.

Foundation Board

The Foundation Board of Directors is a supporting organization to the school. Its primary purpose is to monitor and develop investment policies for the school’s endowment.

Who are our Trustees?

Molly G. Anderson, Secretary
Tisa Brooks
Daniel Caldwell
Daniel Campbell, Treasurer
Jen Campbell
Marion S. Chenault
Tanya M. Cummings, Vice Chair
Francisco Ferrer
Melanie M. Goodpasture
Steve Henderson
Amy Humphreys
Jen Jennette
Rusty Jordan
Lee Kilduff
Lisa Landry
Conchy Martinez
Michele McKinnon
Mary Harvard Nolde '93
Walter J. O'Brien, Jr.
Kevin Parris
R. Jay Poling, Chair
Clay Reynolds
Edmund Rhoads '91
Susan B. Scott
Brian Tharp
Ann-Marie Trepp
Paul Yoon

Who are our Foundation Directors?

Maria Brent Jones, Chair
Bill Waddell, Secretary
Don DeLaney
Scott Frayser
Larry French
Jeff Harrison
Bev Jennette
Dan Ludwin
James Stutts
David Wright

Dan Frank, Head of School
Lisa Dwelle, Associate
     Head of School, Treasurer
Stephanie Bowlin, Executive
     Assistant, Assistant Secretary


Steward Voices

Steward is an atmosphere that fosters confidence—something we have seen in all three of our kids. Whether it is playing a new sport, running for a seat on the Honor Council, or singing a solo on Talent Night, they have been encouraged to try, to experience, and to grow.
- Dan and Kathi Campbell, Parents of Abbie ’19, Emma ’17, and Ben ’14

Steward Voices

Steward is the right place for Micah and Kiri because they are able to develop strong connections with their teachers, which in turn facilitates confidence and resilience in their learning. Everyone at Steward knows your name and makes you feel so welcome.
- Paul and Janet Yoon, Parents of Kiri ’27 and Micah ’26

Steward Voices

Steward helped me develop the skills I needed to succeed in college and the courage and confidence to set competitive career goals for myself. But, these skills weren’t lessons I learned just in Steward’s classrooms; they came from the athletic fields, in the hallways, and during Honor Council meetings, too.
- Grace Henderson ’10

Steward Voices

Steward provides Andrew with a nurturing environment which fosters his individualism, develops exemplary character traits, and continuously provides him with creative learning experiences. Consequently, Andrew ‘loves’ school and anticipates each day with joy, enthusiasm, and excitement.
- Betsy Jollay, Grandmother of Andrew O’Leary ’25

Steward Voices

I love all that The Steward School has done for Trace. Steward has uncovered Trace’s talents, celebrated his individuality, and strengthened his belief in himself. The faculty and staff offer an amazing balance of challenge and comfort, encouraging the best from all students. I can’t imagine Trace being anywhere else. Thank you, Steward School.
- Ron Coles, Father of Trace Coles ’19 and Grade 5 Teacher

Steward Voices

Being a member of The Steward School international program has been an awesome experience. The community has helped me tremendously along the way.
- Bowen Chen ’15


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The Steward School Mission

Our mission at The Steward School is to prepare our students for college and for life in a community defined by robust academics, inspiration, engagement, and care. We invite you to learn why so many families have chosen to become part of our community.


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Experience "The Steward Way"

The Steward School is committed to the kind of education that recognizes individuality and fosters potential through a differentiated approach. If you value small class sizes, close connections with faculty and fellow students, and a challenging yet supportive academic environment with broad opportunities, then Steward may be the right school for you.


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An Education as Unique as Your Child

We are proud to offer a comprehensive curriculum to students in junior kindergarten through twelfth grade. Discover the incredible opportunities we provide for each learner.


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Explore the World of the Arts

Whether setting the stage, striking a chord, creating a masterpiece, or simply exploring individual talents and interests, exposure to the arts develops important life skills necessary for students to succeed in academic areas and everyday life experiences. By providing our students with multiple creative outlets, we seek to nurture talents, build confidence, and help students discover passions.


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One School. One Team.

Participation, skill building, and sportsmanship are the cornerstones of The Steward School’s athletic program. At all levels, our coaching program is dedicated to giving students the training and experience necessary to develop a lifelong appreciation of physical activity, skill development, and, above all, teamwork.


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A New Way of Learning

The Bryan Innovation Lab is a 21st-century, problem-solving environment. Through experiential learning in this cutting-edge facility, students are able to grapple with real world issues, challenging their critical thinking and resourcefulness.


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Beyond the Classroom

The Steward School is a place of learning for the greater Richmond community through various campus programs. Whether you're interested in attending our annual gala, signing your child up for one of our summer camps, or learning more about LEAP, we welcome you to the Steward community.


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It's for Steward Students!

Your gift to the Annual Fund helps ensure that each student receives the best educational experience at Steward. With the Annual Giving Family of Funds, you can direct your giving and make an impact in the area that you find most meaningful.


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