St. Benedict's Episcopal School


Main Campus | Preschool - 4th Grade |  2160 Cooper Lake Road SE | Smyrna, GA | 30080
South Campus | 5th - 8th Grade | 4295 Weaver Street SE | Smyrna, GA | 30080

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Board of Trustees

Dorothy Sullivan


Dorothy Sullivan is the Associate Head of School at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School in Atlanta, GA. She believes that every child has different talents, and it is all of our responsibility to identify those talents in each child and help bring them out in full.

Tim Gould


Tim Gould is a member of St. Benedict's Episcopal Church, parent of two students at St Benedict's, and a small business owner. He chairs the Facilities Committee and is on the Finance Committee. Tim is a former Senior Warden of the church Vestry, remaining involved with church finance committee and Children’s Ministries. He and his wife, Judy Fitzgerald, have two great children, Abbie and Jack.  Tim graduated from University of Buffalo with a BA in Mechanical Engineering and later earned is his professional engineering license. He obtained an MBA from Fordham University while working in New York. Tim moved to Atlanta in 1996 and co-founded Fordham Plastics Equipment Company in 1999 and started ZAG Equipment Sales a few years later. Both companies sell manufacturing equipment in the plastics industry. Judy is Chief of Staff at Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

Lynn Strickland


Lynn Strickland was the 2012 senior warden of St. Benedict's Episcopal Church and has previously served as the chair of the Parish Events and Kitchen committees. A graduate of both University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Georgia Institute of Technology, Ms. Strickland worked in the emerging business and audit groups at Deloitte & Touche, as the manager of financial reporting for a subsidiary of BellSouth and is currently the business manager for a local advertising agency. She and her husband Mitch have been Smyrna residents for 20+ years. They have two daughters, Emily and Annie.

Jackson Wilson

Board Member and Facilities Committee

Mr. Wilson is an executive leader with deep technology skills. He has built a successful career delivering business results through crafting effective teams, improving data security, integrating cloud services and crafting industry-specific technology programs for companies at varying levels of maturity.

Lindsay Johnson


Lindsay Johnson and her family are long-time members of the St. Benedict's Church Community. She serves as the Southeastern Region Director of Marketing for Wells Fargo. For the past three years she has served on the Board of Directors for the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.

Rachel Oliver

Board Member

Rachel Oliver and her husband David have attended St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church since 2011. They immediately found a sense of community and belonging and were confirmed in January 2016. Their son, Jack, is 8 years old and is in the 3rd grade at Nickajack Elementary. Rachel joined the parish choir and has been an active member in the music program, serving as the children’s choir accompanist since 2012. She has also been a committee member and volunteer for Spirit Week and the Kanuga planning team. Rachel graduated from Auburn University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She is the owner of Rachel Oliver Design, LLC, an interior design firm in Smyrna, GA.

KC George

Board Member

KC George has served on Invest Atlanta’s AEMI/New Market Tax Credit Advisory Board, Atlanta Regional Council's Social Equity Advisory Committee, 2008 Leadership Atlanta Class, the Regional Leadership Institute Class of 2003, Housing Partnership Network, National Affordable Housing Lenders, Urban Land Institute, Council for Urban Economic Development and Opportunity Finance Network and is pursuing his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.  George provided consultation to the US Treasury/CDFI Fund, HUD and the EPA on programs such as New Market Tax Credit Initiative, the Economic Development Initiative, the Brownfield Economic Development Initiative and the Section 108 Loan Program.  George earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration concentrating in Banking and Finance, minoring in Economics from Morehouse College. He is also a Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government fellow who completed the Community Builder Fellowship and Management Program for executives. George has made Atlanta home since 1989, with his wife, Karissa and three children, Bakari, Josiah and Abrielle.

The following NAIS principles provide common ground for interaction between independent school professionals and their many constituents (parents, students, colleagues at other schools, and the public). The NAIS Principles of Good Practice for member schools define high standards and ethical behavior in key areas of school operations to guide schools in becoming the best education communities they can be, to embed the expectation of professionalism, and to further our sector’s core values of transparency, excellence, and inclusivity. Accordingly, membership in NAIS is contingent upon agreement to abide by "the spirit" of the PGPs.


In addition our Board strives to follow NAES Principles of Good Practice for Governance in Episcopal Parish Schools.