Board and Faculty

The George Washington Center for Constitutional Studies (GWCCS) a Virginia 501(c)(3) educational and literary charitable organization, is the sponsoring organization of Mount Liberty College. Mount Liberty College is a Charitable Business Trust formed by GWCCS as Trustor and is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Trustees of the College are Frank J. Brown, J. David Gowdy, and Jennifer Jensen.



Frank J. Brown, JD, LL.M., Trustee: BA, Arizona State University; JD, University of Arkansas School of Law;  LLM (taxation), Southern Methodist University School of Law. Began his professional accounting career in the tax department at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company, and then went into the private practice of law as a tax attorney. Later entered the private business sector where he has been involved in the transportation, insurance, finance and medical supply distribution industries. Currently manages Watson Brown Inc. a professional practice brokerage and appraisal company. Brown is a frequent lecturer at dental conferences, national seminars, and dental schools. Has published articles for the Texas Dental Association’s Texas Journal, Dental Economics, and Houston Dental Journal. He is a past Director in the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Dallas/Fort Worth chapter, and of the B.Y.U. Management Society, Dallas/Fort Worth chapter.  Is a licensed attorney in the States of Texas and Arizona.

J. David Gowdy, Trustee: B.A. Kansas State University, Phi Beta Kappa; JD, J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, Cum Laude.  Has practiced law and has been a co-founder and director of several businesses in the real estate development, film production, Internet, and oil & gas exploration and production industries. Founded The Washington, Jefferson & Madison Institute (WJMI) in Virginia in 2004 and founded The George Washington Center for Constitutional Studies (GWCCS) in Virginia in 2017. Has taught continuing education courses on U.S. History and the American Founding to secondary school teachers in Virginia for the past 10 years and is the author of “Seven Principles of Liberty”, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison’s Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Constitution,” andThe Constitutional Thought of J. Reuben Clark, Jr.”  Serves on the Board of the Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society in Charlottesville, Virginia. 




Gordon S. Jones: BA, U.S. History, Columbia University; MA, Education, Stanford University; M.Phil, Political Science, George Washington University; adjunct faculty at Utah Valley University and Salt Lake Community College; co-founder of United Families of America (now United Families International). Served as staff to members and committees of the U.S. House and Senate, and as director of congressional relations for a variety of federal departments and for several outside policy and political organizations and think tanks.

Jennifer Jensen Ph.D.: BA, Design, Brigham Young University; MA, Political Economy, George Wythe College; Ph.D., Constitutional Studies, George Wythe University; Adjunct Faculty and Graduate Dean, George Wythe University, Adjunct Faculty, BYU-Idaho, Board Member and blogger for Gathering Families, author of Raising Intentional Parents, volunteer with various political organizations, and homeschool mom of 25 years.

Laureen Simper: BA, English, University of Utah, Taught English 5 years in middle school, Co-founder of Liberty Moms, teaching constitutional and liberty principles, former co-host of the Liberty Lineup radio show (KTALK), author and blogger for Gathering Families, Utahns Against Common Core, and What is Common Core, public speaker, including BYU Women’s Conference. 

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