Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors consists of community leaders who are committed to the vision and mission of a new Christian high school for South Holland and surrounding communities. They represent our commitment to economic, social, ethnic, geographic, and ecumenical diversity.

Dr. Bill Boerman-Cornell  Professor of Education Trinity Christian College

Dr. Bill Boerman-Cornell
Professor of Education
Trinity Christian College

Steve Blom  Director of Development Deer Creek Christian School

Steve Blom
Director of Development
Deer Creek Christian School

Geni Cutler  Executive Director Suburban Access/Open Access

Geni Cutler
Executive Director
Suburban Access/Open Access

Rev. Alfonzo Surrett  Pastor Calvary Community Church

Rev. Alfonzo Surrett
Pastor
Calvary Community Church

Felecia Williams  Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Information Management University of Illinois at Chicago

Felecia Williams
Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Information Management University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Dave Larsen  Retired, Executive Director,  Bright Promise Fund

Dr. Dave Larsen
Retired, Executive Director,
Bright Promise Fund

Dr. Joy Meyer  Director of Teacher Education Trinity Christian College

Dr. Joy Meyer
Director of Teacher Education
Trinity Christian College

John Purnell  Senior Management Consultant, Forever1 Global Management Services, LLC

John Purnell
Senior Management Consultant, Forever1 Global Management Services, LLC

Sally Haywood-Larsen  Retired Professor of Information Technology, Prairie State College

Sally Haywood-Larsen
Retired Professor of Information Technology, Prairie State College

Sister Ida Green  Retired Nursing Professor Prairie State College

Sister Ida Green
Retired Nursing Professor Prairie State College


staff

Our Staff are committed to bringing the best out of students and fostering the UCA experience for everyone in the community.

Loukisha Smart-Pennix  Head of School

Loukisha Smart-Pennix
Head of School

Neil Okuley  Academic Dean

Neil Okuley
Academic Dean

Mike Nylen  Dir. of Operations & Finance

Mike Nylen
Dir. of Operations & Finance

Charis Bootsma  Teacher

Charis Bootsma
Teacher

Amy Veldboom  Teacher

Amy Veldboom
Teacher

Marlene Boonstra  Teacher

Marlene Boonstra
Teacher

Noah Friesen  Teacher

Noah Friesen
Teacher