St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School prepares each of its students for lifelong intellectual and spiritual growth by providing a superior educational experience within a nurturing Christian environment. Situated in Hyde Park and near Downtown Tampa, St. John’s is a co-ed, Episcopal K(4)-8 independent school with a rich 68-year tradition of exceptional academic achievement. Founded in 1951, St. John’s is Tampa’s oldest Episcopal school.

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Board of Trustees

Together the Board and the Head of School plan strategically for the long-range advancement and benefit of the School and its students.

The Trustees of St. John’s Episcopal School act collectively to define,  fulfill, and advance St. John’s mission, determine the School’s strategic direction, and secure and protect its financial resources.

Greg Gaar

Immediate Past Chair

Alex Walter


Jan Kelley

Board-Vestry Liaison

Dan Greco


Cindy Hadlow


Lee Peterson


Chris Rainey


Eric Williams 

Eric Williams brings more than 35 years of experience to St. John's Board. He is the Principal of E2 Innovation Group, consulting on technology selection and implementation, large data base selection and utilization, as well as the use of consumer analytics in the retail space. Williams is an accomplished inventor with five US and three international patents to his credit. He is also very active in the nonprofit world, assisting the visually-impaired community through his work with Southeastern Guide Dogs, supporting returning military personal afflicted with PTSD through a program called Paws for Patriots, and serving as a Board member of the Florida Orchestra.

Sacha Dyson 

Sacha Dyson, a shareholder in GrayRobinson's Tampa office, is board certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar. Dyson is the legal education chair of the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Section of The Florida Bar as well as a member of the Labor and Employment Law Certification Committee and Clients' Security Fund Committee of The Florida Bar. She is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in jury trials, labor arbitrations, and administrative hearings as well as served as the chief negotiator for management in collective bargaining negotiations with unions.