Meet Our Team


Chris Browne

Head of the School

Beverly Chapman

Director of Advancement

Charla Thomas

Office Administrator/Registrar

Stacie Workman

  K – 12th Counselor, IDLA Coordinator

Sherry Tiller

Business Manager

Larry Taylor

Athletic Director / On-Site IT Coordinator / Transportation Superintendent 

Lynnea Vance

Intervention Specialist


Carie Miller


Celeste Mays


Denise Hernandez

1st Grade

Jenny Myers

2nd Grade

Linda King

3rd Grade

Beth Sedlacek

4th Grade

Wendy Paul

5th Grade

Ruben Rodriguez

Elementary Music

Middle & High School

Winona Allaire

Chemistry, Biology, Health, Anatomy & Physiology, 9th Class Advisor

Hannah Antosh

Pre-Algebra, 8th Physical Sci., 7th Earth Sci., 6th Bible, 6th Life Sci, 6th Class Adviser

Loma Bittick

Alegbra I, Alegebra II, Geometry, Pre-Calculas, Personal Finance, Basic Engineering, 11th Class Advisor

Lynnette Boeder

6th Math, 7th & 8th Language Arts, 7th & 8th History, 6th Technology, 8th Class Advisor

Caleb Daniels

 10th, 11th, 12th Bible, 8th Biblical Reasoning, Film, 10th Class Advisor

Tyler Hoaglun

 Government, US History, Geography, Ancient History, Career & Life Planning, PE Weight Training, PE Athletic Training, 10th Class Advisor, HS Boys Basketball Coach

Karen Miller

Activities Coordinator and Drama

Barbara Moore

Jerry Paul

 Photography and Guitar

Adam Pentz

Applied Math, 6th Lang. Arts, 6th History, 7th Bible, 8th Bible, MS Art, 7th Class Advisor

Ruben Rodriguez

MS & HS Band, MS & HS Choir, Geometry

Preschool & Daycare

Kaley Lehman

Daycare and Pre-School

Kathryn Ralstin

Daycare & Preschool

Macy Ralstin

Preschool & Daycare

Mattie Rochiltz

Preschool & Daycare

School Staff

Debbie Comfort


Carrie Dalton


Wayne Chapman

Maintenance & Custodian

Ryu Ichikawa


Dave Myers


Mark Wilkins

Maintenance Director

Lori Biggs

Head Cook

Board of Trustees

GFA is governed by a Board of Trustees representing various Friends churches, other supporting churches, and the Academy’s alumni. Regular meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the school library. Unless closed for Executive business (dealing with confidential issues), these meetings are open to the public.

If you wish to speak to the Board, you should contact the Principal who will be happy to assist you. Call (208) 459-6346 to confirm meeting times or for additional information.

Sandi Hazen

Board Chair

Ken Hibbs

Finance Chair

Genevieve Kelly

Genevieve Kelly – Co-Secretary

Kim Ichikawa


Dave Dixon

Property, Maintenance, Transportation Chair

Nick Lehman

Board Member

Chris Browne

Head of School

Duane Barnes

Board Member

Ron Mulkey

Board Member