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General Information

Board of Trustees

July 20, 2023

The Board of Trustees selects a Head of School to direct, manage, and operate all aspects of PDS. The Board also sets policies on broad, strategic issues; develops and adopts long-range plans, and secures the resources for their implementation; assures appropriate stewardship of the school’s financial and other resources; and sets annual tuition and fees. They thoughtfully limit their engagement to these matters and leave all aspects of school operations to the head of school.

Members of the Board of Trustees for the 2023–2024 year are:

Mr. John Alexander, Chairman
Raymond James Financial

Mr. Denny Catalano
Regional Director
Campus Outreach Memphis

Rev. Ali Chambers
Lead Pastor of Vision/Preaching
Mosaic Church

Mrs. Erika Madlock Conley
Manager - Culture, Inclusion, & Citizenship
FedEx Freight

Rev. Michael Davis
Teaching Pastor
Downtown Church

Mr. Charles R. Dickinson, Jr. (Chip)

Chief Executive Officer
E. Ritter & Company

Mrs. Mary Edwards
Community Volunteer

Mr. Stuart Harris
Constellation Properties

Mr. Earl W. Houston II
Martin Tate

Mr. Milton Lovell, Vice Chairman
Chief Financial Officer & General Counsel

Dr. Jay McDonald '94
Interventional Pain Management Physician
Semmes Murphey Clinic

Mrs. Taylor Moore
Community Volunteer

Mrs. Susan Patterson
Community Volunteer

Mrs. Missy Perkins
Bryce Corporation

Mr. Michael Stockburger
Westchester Group Investment Management, Inc.

Mr. Lewis Williamson
Managing Director
Hilltop Securities

Mr. James D. Witherington
Advisory Partner
SSM Partners

Mr. David Work ’67
Alumni Board Chair

Rev. Todd Erickson (ex-officio)
Pastoral Executive
Second Presbyterian Church

Mr. Brad Sewell
Head of School
Presbyterian Day School