Seattleā€™s Jesuit College Prep School Since 1891

Leadership at Prep

Robert T. Jordan



search firm hired

Board of Trustees researches, interviews and vets various search firms, ultimately selecting one.


Search Firm visits campus to familiarize itself with the Prep community (see dates below). Writes position profile.

  • Monday, April 4
    Faculty/Staff Forum: 10:45AM
    Parent Forum: 6:30PM
  • Tuesday, April 5
    Faculty/Staff Forum: 11:45AM
    Alumni Forum: 6PM
    All forums held on campus in the Healy
    Chapel & Theater.
recruitment & Learning

Search Firm gets to know candidates, conducts initial interviews, shares selected files with Presidential Search Committee.

initial round of candidate interviews

The Presidential Search Committee oversees preliminary interviews for presidential candidates.

finalist round of candidate INTERVIEWS
The Presidential Search Committee narrows its applicant pool and proceeds to run in-depth interviews with final candidates. (See details in October Update) Final candidate selected.

New Prep President NAMED

November, 2022 

New President takes office

February 1, 2023 

2021-2022 Board of Trustees

Seattle Prep Board members: Back row, l to r: Parvez Anandam, Sullivan Shaw, Jeff Giuzio, (St. Ignatius), Fr. Ryan Rallanka, S.J., Michael Bayard, S.J., Kirby Winfield Jr. ’92, and John McDowall ’89. Front row, l to r: Leon Preston, Jane Powers ’80, Chair Jaylene Howard, Laura (Mattson) Matter ’93, Carol Sexton, Shannon Cahill, Mary (Breskovich) Lee ’80, Linda Walton, and Tara Jones. Not pictured: Jeff McDougall, S.J., Jesse Franklin IV, Danielle Limp and Kevin Pleas ’77. 

A Mission Hire: Seattle Prep Appoints Robert Jordan As New President

Five Minutes with Prep's New President




parvez anandam

Board of Trustees, Chair of Technology Committee

Parent of Arnav ’21 and Akash ’24 

Dan Coleman ’74

Former Board of Trustees & Board Chair, Capital Campaign Co-Chair

Parent of Scott ’98, Chris ’03, Kevin ’04, Kelly ’07 and Riley ’11.


jesse O. Franklin IV

Board of Trustees

Parent of Jesse ’17 & "Bea" ’19


jayleNE howard

Board of Trustees Chair, Search Committee Chair



jim johnston

Faculty (Science), School Counselor, Acting Counseling Department Chair


tara jones

Board of Trustees

Parent of Donovan ’21



anne kramer

Faculty (Theology), EdTech Chair

Parent of Monica ’21 and Jack ’25


mary breskovich LEE ’80

Board of Trustees Vice-Chair

Parent of Katie ’09, Jacqueline  ’11, Mary Pat  ’17 and Maggie  ’22


ryan rallanka, s.j.

Faculty (Theology, Community Ministry), Chaplain

Board of Trustees, Board of Members

deino scott ’74

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Head Coach, Track & Field



search partners

Matthew heersche

Educational Directions Partner, Head of School Search, Organizational Development, Governance

risa oganesoff heersche

Educational Directions Partner, Head of School Search, Senior Administrator Search