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, Jennifer Jensen, and Gordon S. Jones.

 

 

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.

 

FACULTY

 

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.

Christopher Jones: BA, Classics (Roman History) with minors in English and History, Brigham Young University. He is currently on the faculty of four local schools and has taught classes on history, civics, speech, and logic both on- and off-line as part of the growing private/homeschool movement. A sought-after speaker on education and politics, he also has a long career in music and theater. A prolific writer, Mr. C. has published dozens of articles in several newspapers and magazines, as well as six books, including the just-released From Poop to Gold: The Marketing Magic of the Harmon Brothers.

Brian Knox, JD, LLM, (International and Comparative Laws), Duke University, MBA, Boise State University, and BA, Weber State University. He has taught courses regarding international law at the law school level. He has practiced law since 2006, during which time he has been heavily involved in entrepreneurial activities. He is an avid reader, fisherman, scouter, and colonial reenactor. Brian was raised in a farmhouse in western Oregon and still yearns for the simple country life. He has six wonderful children and a beautiful wife, all of whom he adores to distraction.

 

BOARD OF ADVISORS

 

 

Carolyn Sharette, Executive Director and co-founder of American Preparatory Schools. She has been involved in curriculum design, charter school education, and teacher education for over fifteen years. Sharette received her B.S. in Nursing from Brigham Young University and is the mother of seven children. https://www.americanprep.org/

 

Ken Ivory, Utah House of Representatives. Ivory earned is B.A. in Japanese from Brigham Young University and his J.D. from California Western School of Law. Ivory lives in West Jordan, Utah and is a practicing attorney.  He is co-chair of the Utah Commission on Federalism, chairs the Center to Restore the Balance Of Government for the American Legislative Exchange Council, and is a member of the Utah Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands.

 

Mike Morley is the founder and principal of American Charter Development which builds charter schools across the country. He was an elected Utah State legislator for 10 years. Morley served in various capacities and on numerous committees including the Education, Law Enforcement, Appropriations committees and chairman of the Higher Education Appropriations Committee. Mike speaks at national and state charter school conferences and is an internationally recognized authority on charter facility development and financing. Mike attended BYU studying civil engineering and construction management. 

 

Kris Kimball studied at Utah State University, the University of Utah and at Cambridge University. She transitioned into telecommunications with a 20-year career at Mountain Bell, and later USWEST;  retiring in 1997. Kris is active in the Republican Party; served as the Davis County GOP Chair, National Delegate, and Presidential Elector. She has also been active in the Utah Legislature and at the United Nations as a citizen lobbyist defending the rights of the unborn, protecting families, and protecting parental rights in education.  She is co-host of the “Liberty Mom Radio Show,”  a live local talk show on 1640AM Ktalkmedia. Kris is a guest panelist on “Inside Utah Politics” on ABC4.com. She is the former President of the United Women’s Forum and former Board Member of the Thomas Jefferson Center for Constitutional Studies. 

 

 

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