Ad Fontes Academy is governed by an independent Board of Trustees (not governed by a particular church) which serves five primary functions in accordance with our mission statement and statement of faith:
- To preserve and support the school’s mission and statement of faith
- To establish and evaluate the Board and school governance and management policies
- To strategically plan for the school’s future development
- To hire, equip, evaluate and support the President in implementing the operational plan
- To provide adequate funding to fulfill the strategic plan
2020-21 Ad Fontes Academy Board of Trustees
Mrs. Mouton has been involved in classical education for over 20 years as a homeschooling parent, an educator, an AFA parent, or as a member of the AFA board. This is her second term on the board. She received her Masters in the Great Books from St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland. Sarah and her husband Steve are members of Church of our Saviour, Oatlands, where they minister in the children’s education program. They have five children, three of whom attended AFA.
Mr. Ball is a Vice President at CGI Federal and is responsible for business engineering and delivery assurance. During his 35 years with CGI, Rob has served in leadership positions across CGI’s commercial and government business in delivery operations, business development, and strategic planning. Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from Duke University. Rob and his wife Alice have had six children graduate from Ad Fontes. They are members of Redeeming Grace Church in Fairfax. This is Mr. Ball’s second term on the Board starting in 2015, after having served from 2006 to 2013.
Mr. Leed is an experienced finance and accounting professional who provides CFO services and strategic business consulting services to growing companies. He is licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA) in Virginia and holds the chartered global management accountant (CGMA) designation from the AICPA and CIMA. Rich has nearly 12 years of experience in the not-for-profit industry including positions in fundraising, as an independent auditor of not-for-profit organizations, and as the director of finance for a national not-for-profit organization. He enjoys providing counseling to organizations and individuals in the area of stewardship and personal financial planning. He is a graduate of Grove City College where he earned his bachelor of science degree in finance and his master of science degree in accounting. Rich and his wife have two sons, whose oldest attends Ad Fontes, and are active members in various ministries at Chantilly Bible Church. Rich has served on the Board since 2016.
Mr. Hayes serves as an acceleration facilitator with an international company that supports social entrepreneurship in 30+ countries to support market-driven business development, commercial growth, and scaling in emerging market contexts. Kevan holds both a Bachelors and Masters of Business Administration from Baylor University. He and wife Laurie have two children, a lower school AFA student with a preschool sibling. Mr. Hayes has served on the Board since 2020.
Sam has served as an educator for over three and a half decades in an extensive career in six independent schools and three public schools around the nation. Sam has served in various capacities, including as a teacher, humanities department chair, cross country and track coach, Dean of Students, Upper School Head, and from 2001-2020 as Head of School at two different Christian classical schools: Faith Christian School in Roanoke, VA and Caldwell Academy in Greensboro, NC.
Mrs. Dougherty is the proud mom of 3 adult children, the youngest of whom attended AFA for 9-12th grade. Karen is a Project Manager in the FHA Lending Department at Greystone Funding Company. She is a graduate of Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts/Theatre with a minor in Business. Karen and her family have been members at Sterling Orthodox Presbyterian Church for 25 years. Karen has been honored to serve on the AFA Board since 2021.
Mr. Moore is an attorney for the international law firm Winston & Strawn, where he specializes in helping clients to navigate document discovery in complex litigation. Prior to obtaining his Juris Doctor degree, he spent seven years as a federal employee with the Department of Justice. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College, and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University. Jason is married to Jessica Moore, a teacher and administrator in the Ad Fontes Upper School, and has enjoyed being a part of the Ad Fontes extended family for more than 15 years. Jason and Jessica have three children – two attending Ad Fontes and one still in preschool – and live in Fairfax. He has served on the Board since 2018.
C. Coulter Weaver III
Interim Head of School
Coulter Weaver is Head of School and Upper School Principal for Ad Fontes Academy. Born and Raised in Virginia, Coulter spent most of his childhood growing up in nearby Catharpin. He committed his life to Christ shortly after graduating from high school. Coulter graduated from George Mason University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication. From there he went on to Western Seminary, studying the integration of theology and psychology, and earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Coulter later took Doctoral courses at GMU in Cognitive Psychology and Education. He is now part of an Ed.D cohort in Leadership and Policy Studies at Virginia Tech.