LKFSE in Action: Board of Trustees


Robert A. Wilson, Jr., Chairman
Robert A. Wilson, Jr. is a Senior Vice President of MorganStanley SmithBarney, and is the son of the founders of The Little Keswick School. Mr. Wilson graduated from The Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia, and the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science. In addition, Mr. Wilson serves as the Chairman of the Overseas Schools Advisory Council at the U.S. Department of State, and on Board of Trustees of the Kenan Institute Asia in Bangkok. Mr. Wilson and his wife, Mary, have two daughters and reside in New York.

Greta B. Peters, Vice-Chairman

Lloyd M. (Doc) Garnett, President

Wm. Gordon Merrick, Treasurer
Gordon Merrick grew up at The Meadows Farm near Gordonsville, VA, attended Grymes Memorial School, Woodberry Forest School and The College of William and Mary, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology (pre-med) in 1971. He taught skiing in Snowbird, Utah for 8 years after college. He returned to Virginia in 1980 and worked the family farm for 3 years before entering the insurance business. Gordon is celebrating his 26th year with MassMutual Life Insurance Company and affiliated companies. Professional designations include: Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, Series 7 Securities Licensed, and Series 65- Registered Investment Advisor. Financial advisory services and products to individuals and business owners as well as estate planning strategies to high net worth individuals include: Life, Health, Disability, and Long Term Care Insurance, college saving plans, and retirement plans. Hobbies include: skiing, golf, photography, and playing the guitar.


Jane Durkin Andreae

Sarah K. Brady

Sarah L. Brown
Sarah Brown (Sally) is a retired designer and community volunteer having served on numerous boards and commissions in Virginia. She teaches at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and writes for several architectural journals around the country. Mrs. Brown holds a BFA in Interior Design from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Masters in Architecture and Design Criticism from Parsons in New York City. Currently, she sits on the Board of Trustees of The Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond, VA and on the Board of Trustees of Shimer College in Chicago, IL. Mrs. Brown was a parent of a child who attended Little Keswick School in 1989-1991.

David W. Carr, Jr.
David Carr is General Counsel of the Southern Environmental Law Center, a regional public interest advocacy group based in Charlottesville. He formerly directed SELC’s National Parks and Forests program, and currently heads up SELC’s review of renewable energy programs. He is a native of Albemarle County and graduated from Episcopal High School and Princeton University with honors. He received his law degree in 1983 from the University of Virginia. David has been at the forefront of the effort to secure permanent protection for national forest areas in Virginia and throughout the Southeast region. He has also led clean air efforts across the region. David teaches Federal Lands and Natural Resources at UVA Law School. He has served on state and regional boards and is active in Habitat for Humanity. David and his wife, Kathy, have two grown children.

P. Trowbridge Gillespie, Jr.
Paul Trowbridge Gillespie, Jr. is President of NewSouth Capital Management Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, and is the parent of a former student at Little Keswick School. Trow Gillespie graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1969. He currently serves on the Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation Community Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees at Memphis University School, ArtsMemphis Board of Directors, Trezevant Manor Board of Directors, the Executive committee of the Vanderbilt National Commodore Club, and the Board of Governors for Leadership Academy.

Faye W. Male

Peter L. Reines

Trustees Emeriti

Theodore Caplow

Awilda R. de Fernandez

Peter G. Hallock

George W. Hambrick, Jr.

Richard H. Jones

Cynthia J. Laurencin

Stephen T. McLean

Karyn C. Nabhan

Nancy H. Parsons

Kathleen V. Partoyan

Jonathan B. Rintels