Chris Browne

  Head of School

Bev Chapman

Director of Advancement

Mel Beers

Office Administrator/Registrar

Charla Thomas

  Office Asistant

Stacie Workman

  K – 12th Counselor, IDLA Coordinator

Sherry Tiller

Business Manager

Elena Jones

Preschool/Daycare Director

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

Kimberly Rodriguez

Elementary  Physical Education

Ruben Rodriguez

Elementary Music  

Middle School & 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

Kate Pederson

10th, 11th, 12th Grade Literature, Senior Project    

Adam Pentz

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

Kimberly Rodriguez

MS Physical Education

Ruben Rodriguez

MS & HS Band, MS & HS Choir, Geometry  

Karen Miller

  Activities Cord. and Drama

Jerry Paul

  Photography and Guitar

Preschool & Daycare

Elena Jones

Preschool/Daycare Director

Jenifer Watson

Preschool & Daycare   Assistant Director

Daycare and Pre-School

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Kathryn Ralstin

Daycare & Preschool

Macy Ralstin

Preschool & Daycare

Mattie Rochiltz

Preschool & Daycare

Rachel Brobeck

  Daycare & Preschool

School Staff

Debbie Comfort


Carrie Dalton


Wayne Chapman

  Maintenance & Custodian

Ryu Ichikawa


Dave Myers


Mark Wilkins

Maintenance Director

Lori Biggs

Head Cook

Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook/Baker

Josi Keys

  Bus Driver

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

Finance Chair

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Genevieve Kelly

  Genevieve Kelly – Co-Secretary

Dave Dixon

Property/Maintenance/Transportation Chair

Nick Lehman

Board Member

Chris Browne

  Head of School

Ron Mulkey

    Board Member