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The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain is governed by a Board of Trustees that which includes foundation trustees and school trustees. The Board of Trustees holds the School in trust with awithand has a fiduciary obligation to safeguard the institution and its future well-being;, as well as adopt the School’s Mission, Vision, and strategic goals; and help establish policies and plans that reinforce them. 

Four board members in front of the Middle School Design Lab

About the Foundation

Founded in 1957, the mission of the Alexander Dawson Foundation is: 

  • to establish, operate, and maintain educational organizations that provide students with the highest quality education
  • nurture future leaders by preparing young adults to excel in college and society
  • develop students' self-respect, self-discipline, and self-reliance by stressing the value of hard work and personal responsibility.

The Foundation supports two non-profit, non-sectarian schools and one academic summer program for high-achieving students.

Photo: Trustees Lisa Eyler, Chairman Kimberley Johnston, Pearl Gallagher, and parent trustee Nicole Rogers at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Middle School Design Lab in 2024.