Erik Smulson ’85

Erik Smulson '85 joined the board in 2015. He is chair of the Nominating Committee and serves on the Head's Review Committees, Facilities Master Planning Committee, and Governance Committee.

A lifelong Washingtonian, Erik graduated from Georgetown Day School in 1985 and from Georgetown University in 1989. Over the past 25 years, Erik has worked in various public affairs positions on Capitol Hill and at Georgetown University. Erik currently serves as vice president for public affairs and senior advisor to the president at Georgetown University.


4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW, Washington, DC 20007


4200 Davenport Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016

Georgetown Day School is a coed, preK-12, non-sectarian private school in Washington, DC with small class sizes and a diverse school community. Our comprehensive, innovative curriculum includes hands-on learning, honors and AP classes, as well as advanced-level math and STEM courses. An education is not just college prep and SAT scores. GDS teachers focus on providing the best education for each child, from elementary grades through high school. The school performing arts program includes theater, dance, and music. The athletics program offers competitive sports for student athletes, including cross-country, track, soccer, lacrosse, and crew/rowing. With our strong commitment to financial aid, an independent school tuition is affordable.