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  • Leadership
  • Team
The GDS Leadership Team is comprised of individuals who develop policy, manage the school’s operations, and ensure the School is meeting the promises of our founding mission every day.

Leadership Team

Russell Shaw

Russell Shaw

Head of School
Kevin Barr

Kevin Barr

Associate Head of School
Jeffrey Houser

Jeffrey Houser

Chief Financial Officer
Laura Yee

Laura Yee

Assistant Head of School for Curriculum & Instruction
Kimberly Beck

Kimberly Beck

Lower School Principal
Lauren Dickert

Lauren Dickert

Chief of Staff to the Head of School
Barbara Eghan

Barbara Eghan

Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid
Katie Gibson

Katie Gibson

High School Principal
Alison Grasheim

Alison Grasheim

Director of Communications
Tim Lyons

Tim Lyons

Director of Innovation & Technology
Debby Previna

Debby Previna

Middle School Principal
Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas

Director of Diversity and Inclusion