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AISG appoints new School Director for SY2019-20.


Kevin Baker
Incoming AISG Director for SY2019-20

Kevin Baker has been appointed as Director of the American International School of Guangzhou commencing 30 June, 2019. Kevin has over 30 years of experience in education and has worked at Hong Kong International School, Seoul Foreign School, and has been Head of School at several independent schools in the United States prior to joining International School of Busan (formerly Busan International Foreign School), where he is currently Head of School. Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Concordia University Nebraska, a Master’s degree in Education Administration from Washington State University, and is completing his Doctorate degree in Human Capital Management. In his free time Kevin enjoys his family, presenting, reading, grilling, golfing, and supporting the Nebraska Cornhuskers.


Fostering Partnerships

Our approach to leadership and board governance is one that fosters a partnership between the Board and school administrators. Adopting this approach ensures our goals are closely aligned so that, together, we are equipping the students of AISG with all the opportunities needed to reach their fullest potential.



Leadership at the American International School of Guangzhou has oversight for all aspects of the school’s learning and operations.


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Kevin Baker

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Dirk de Jager
Director of Finance and Operations

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Kerry Timmerman
High School Principal

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Rick Bunnell
Middle School Principal

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Trixie Siemens
Middle School / High School Assistant Principal

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Tatiana Lopukhin
Elementary School Principal

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Eric Crabtree
Elementary School Assistant Principal

Lydia Van Berkhout
Director of Curriculum and Learning, PYP Coordinator

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Ruth Herrin
Director of Curriculum and Learning

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Bob Bauer
Director of Innovation and Technology

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Zoe Timms
Director of Advancement and Communications

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Shirley Chan
Director of Human Resources

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Sanja Ilic
Director of Admissions


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