Board of Trustees

Our board is truly dedicated to the future of Valwood School.

The individuals who volunteer their time to serve on the board provide diverse skills and perspectives. They share a deep personal commitment to the school’s mission and long-term financial health.

The strength of the board lies in identifying issues and challenges that will impact the school while creating and implementing strategies to provide thoughtful solutions.

Each board member is honored to serve our school community and enhance the Valwood experience.


Board of Trustees- Executive Committee

April Scruggs – Chair

Daniel Schert* – Vice Chair

Dr. Tia Sanderlin – Secretary

Jim Godbee – Treasurer

Mike Godwin – Immediate Past Chair

Dr. Billy Tidmore – Chairman’s Choice


Trustees 2018 – 2019

Brooks Akins – Valiant Club President

Dr. Caryn Alvarado

Samantha Demersseman

Julie Godbee – VPA President

Thompson Gooding*

Mendi Griner*

Cathy Helms

Shelley Holloway

Dr. Howard Hsu

Greg Miller

Casey Music

Cavan Perry

Dr. Krishnendu Roy

Brad Soshnik

Katherine Trickett*

Rouse Vallotton

*indicates Valwood Alumni

See for Yourself

We invite you to explore Valwood through our website, but the best way to learn more about our school’s mission and approach is to visit us. We hold admissions coffee-and-tour sessions monthly where you will learn about our curriculum and extracurricular programs, and you will also be able to see first-hand our beautifully designed, state-of-the-art facilities.

Schedule a Tour