School Board Members

School Board Members

Gantbolor Zorigt

Chair of School Board

Mrs. Gantbolor has graduated from Valparaiso University in 2006 with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration specializing in Finance major and completed her Master’s degree in Banking and Finance at Luxembourg School of Finance in 2008.

She started her career as a credit officer for corporate clients at Mongol Post Bank. After completing her Master’s degree she started working at Brown Brother’s Harriman (an American multinational bank) in Luxembourg, specializing in real estate investment funds services and custody.

Mrs. Gantbolor returned to Mongolia in 2010 and started working at Odod LLC. She manages all aspects of Odod LLC’s business development portfolios including property development projects. During her tenure, she was also responsible for the establishment of International Technical College (vocational training institute), served as a board member of MIG Insurance and Intermed Hospital.

Furthermore, Mrs. Gantbolor served as a member of the Advisory Board of American School of Ulaanbaatar for 3 years.


Roger Dutcher

School Board Member (Secondary School Principal)

Dr. Dutcher holds United States K-12 administrator’s certification from the states of Michigan and Maryland.

He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership (Educational Psychology) from Regent University, Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from Troy University, Master of Human Relations degree from University of Oklahoma, and Bachelor of Science degrees in Social Science and Communication Studies from University of Maryland.

He began teaching at ASU during the 2010-2011 school year and was appointed the ASU Elementary School Principal in 2013 and the Secondary School Principal in 2018. Prior to his arrival at ASU, he taught in the United States and in the Philippines.  He has nearly 30 years of experience working and living in international communities.



Cheryl Peterson

School Board Member (Elementary School Principal)

Dr. Cheryl Peterson completed her Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction and a Master’s degree in Education with a specialization in Curriculum and Technology from the University of Phoenix. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and a teaching credential from California Lutheran University. She holds a United States K-12 administrator's credential and a CLAD Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from California. 

Dr. Peterson is originally from California, USA, and has been in education for over 25 years. She has taught and administrated in public and private schools globally. Most recently, she administrated as Coordinator in Sudan and Principal of K-12 in Indonesia.




Oyunsuren Dugarjav

School Board Member (Managing Director, School Founder)

Mrs. Oyunsuren has been appointed as the Managing Director of ASU in 2006. She holds a bachelor degree in economics from Moscow Technological University. Before joining private sector, she worked in public service for 17 years including Ministry of Social Services, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Since 1998, Mrs. Oyunsuren has worked as CEO of multiple private enterprises and Chair of the board of a publicly listed company. She has completed professional development courses in United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.