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President
Shannon Greer

Shannon Greer has been serving on the GWA school board since May of 2010.  Her board responsibilities, aside from serving as the board chair, include serving on the Curriculum Committee, Finance Committee and the Board Development Committee. She is serving a one year term and her background check is complete. Shannon received a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University and taught in the Nebo and Tintic School Districts before moving with her family to St George. She is a mentor/trainer for the UAPCS organization and teaches for the Seminary and Institute program of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Shannon chose GWA for its academically focused curriculum, which included Art, Music Computers and PE, the highly qualified and consistently trained faculty and staff,  full-day Kindergarten and the Character Education program.

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CFO
Kevin Peterson

Kevin Peterson joined the School Board in 2019.  His board responsibilities include serving on the Finance Committee, Benefits Committee, LANDS Trust Committee, Campus Management Committee and will take over the Board CFO responsibilities in January of 2022.  He is serving a 3 year term and his background check is complete.  He earned a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from DSU and is a Utah State Licensed Real Estate Agent and a Utah State Licensed Appraiser. Kevin has 3 students and chose GWA for its full-day Kindergarten program.

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Secretary
Jaycee Rogers

Jaycee Rogers joined the School Board in July of 2021.  Her board responsibilities include serving on the Outreach Committee and serving as the board Secretary. She is serving a 3 year term and her background check is complete. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education from DSU and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University.  Jaycee is a former teacher at GWA and currently owns and operates Bright Beginnings Preschool.

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Board Member
Holly Myers

Holly Myers joined the School Board in July of 2018.  Her responsibilities include Chair of Community Outreach Committee, member of Technology Committee, and member of Benefits Committee. She is serving her second 3 year term and her background check is complete.  Holly earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Management from UNLV. She worked in management for Target Corporation, which prepared her for ownership in Chapel of the Flowers, a wedding chapel on the Las Vegas Strip. As an entrepreneur my responsibilities ranged from finances and accounting, to marketing and PR, to making flowers for wedding bouquets. However, being a service based business averaging 50-70 employees at any given time, my largest focus was on human resources, hiring, training, and motivating. In 2014 she moved to St George with her family and now works in real estate and property management. Holly has 4 daughters who have attended GWA, they chose GWA for its academic focus as well as its focus on music, art, physical fitness, and social emotional skills. She is excited to see how well balanced the program is.

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BOARD MEMBER
Casey Unrein

Casey Unrein joined the School Board in July 2021.  His board responsibilities include Finance Committee, Policy Committee, and Board Development Committee. He is serving a 3 year term and his background check is complete.  His background is in accounting, finance and management, he earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics for Business Management and a MBA  from IE Business School. He owns and manages ByAnnie.com an ecommerce and B2B company that sells sewing patterns and supplies. Casey is a father of one GWA student, he chose GWA for its great reputation, full-time kindergarten program, academic focus and its location.

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BOARD MEMBER
Shauna Mahoney

Shauna Mahoney joined the School Board in June of 2021. Her board responsibilities include Outreach Committee, LANDS Trust Committee, and Technology Committee.  She earned a Bachelors of Arts degree and currently handles marketing for a firm in California.  Shauna has one GWA student at GWA.

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BOARD MEMBER
Amanda Mortenson

Amanda Mortenson has been serving on the Board of Directors since July of 2022. Her board responsibilities are to serve as the liaison between the Board of Directors and the PTO and is a member of the Health and Wellness committee and the Policies Committee. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from BYU. She worked in the mental health field for over 6 years focused on addiction recovery and supporting the families of those struggling with an addiction. She has 2 children that attend George Washington Academy. She and her husband chose George Washington Academy for their focus on social-emotional learning, excellent academic performance, all-day Kindergarten, and focus on patriotism.

GWA Board Meeting Schedule 2022-2023

July 28, 2022     
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

August 25, 2022     
7:30 p.m.
George Washington Academy

September 29, 2022     
Board Meeting begins at 4:00 p.m.
Board Retreat will follow meeting.    Courtyard by Marriott St. George                      185 S 1470 E, St. George, UT

October 27, 2022     
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

November 17, 2022    
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

December 15, 2022    
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

January 26, 2023    
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

February 23, 2023    
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

March 23, 2023   
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

April 27, 2023    
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

May 18, 2023    
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

June 22, 2023    
7:30 p.m. 
George Washington Academy

GWA Board Meeting Agendas, Minutes and packets

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