Staff


Administrative Team

Nathan Williams
Administrator

13 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2012
Graduate Whitworth College, BA 1997, Grand Canyon University MA 2000, MA 2011

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. 
Proverbs 22:6

Derick Tabish
Elementary Principal

23 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1994
Graduate Northwest Nazarene 1988

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6

Terri Antonson
Development Director

9 years development
Hired at VCS 2010
Graduate EWU 1994

But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.  Hebrews 3:13

 

Maurine Barrett
Business/Finance Director

20+ years non-profit experience
Hired at VCS in 2012
BA from EWU; MA in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:16-17

Justin Pope
Athletic Director

Hired at VCS in 2012
Graduate Multnomah University 1999

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.  Psalm 118:1

Heidi Santone
Office Manager

Hired at VCS in 2006

God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross. And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.  Colossians 2:13-15

 

Rachel Dryer
Office Assistant

Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduate EWU 2013

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20

   


Elementary Staff


Mary Segalla
Pre Kindergarten

First year teacher/administrator
Hired 2013
Bachelor of Arts Gonzaga University 2011
Masters In Initial Teaching Gonzaga University 2013

You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy;At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11

Terry Neve
Kindergarten

24 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1998
Graduate from Moody Bible Institute

...for the joy of the LORD is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10

Lois Taylor
1st Grade

37 years teaching
Hired at VCS 1988
Whitworth BA 1968, Masters 1995

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.  Proverbs 3:5-6

Roxann Harber
2nd Grade

23 years teaching
Hired at VCS 1992

If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? Romans 8:31-32

Debbie Heden
Lead Elementary Teacher, 3rd Grade

24 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1986
Graduate from EWU 1986

I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13

Sue Olson
4th Grade

25 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1992
Graduate from Northwest University 1987
Masters from EWU 1990

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.  Proverbs 3:5-6

Joni Croft
5th Grade

23 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1988
Graduate from Eastern Washington University 1988

But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.  Job 23:10

 

Rebecca Evans
6th Grade

2 year teaching
Hired at VCS in 2011
Graduate of Western Governors University and Whitworth University

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.  Matthew 6:34

Liz Craciun
K-12 Music Teacher

 4 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduate from Corban University 2004

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Colossians 3:16

   


Middle/High School


Anna Capobianchi
Spanish

14 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2009
Graduated from University of Stony Brook, NY  1984

Keep me free from the trap that is set for me, for you are my refuge.  Psalm 31:4

 

Raney Close
Art Teacher

Hired at VCS in 2014
Graduate from EWU 2000

This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life, and he will give you many years in the land he swore to give to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Deuteronomy 30:19-20

Liz Craciun
K-12 Music Teacher

 4 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduate from Corban University 2004

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Colossians 3:16

Julie Hicks
English

18 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1994
Graduate from Bethel College 1994

…but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.  Isaiah 40:31

Cathy Hopson
Bible, English, Home Economics, Drama & Senior Seminar

29 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1997
Liberty University 1989

The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.He makes me lie down in green pastures,he leads me beside quiet waters,he refreshes my soul.  Psalm 23:1-3

 

 

 

Michael Goering
Computers,  Art & IT Manager

14 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1999
CBC & EWU

If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them. James 4:17

 

 

Chad Kimberley
Bible, Yearbook, Geography &
P.E.

5 years- 10 years as a Youth Pastor
Hired at VCS 2008
Graduated from John Brown University 1997

Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.  Isaiah 1:17

 

 

Greg Meyer
Math/ Physics

Hired at VCS in 2013

Debbie Reese
Drama Teacher/ Librarian

6 years teaching
Hired at VCS 2012
Graduated from Bob Jones University

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.  Luke 6:38




 

Barbara Smith
Photography

Hired at VCS in 2013

A psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd. He gives me everything I need. Psalm 23:1

 

Karol Snook
Math

20 years teaching the Bible in the church setting
Hired at VCS in 2014
Graduated from Washington State University, BS Electrical Engineering 1983

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.   Philippians 4:6-7‚Äč

 

 

Wendy Staudenraus
Guidance Counselor

Hired at VCS in 2013

Terry Templeton
Physical Education


3 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduated from California State University 2000
History, Health & Fitness

 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

Kathleen Thurman
High School Science

1st year teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduated from Washington State University 2011
 

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts. And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm 139:23-24

Rich White
Junior HighTeacher

24 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2013
Graduated from Eastern Washington University 1989 Masters Gonzaga University 1993

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17

Bobbie Worley 
 Worship

17 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 1998
Graduated from Concordia University, Portland, OR 1986

The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge… 2 Samuel 22


Home School Faculty


Mary Segalla

First year teacher/administrator
Hired 2013
Bachelor of Arts Gonzaga University 2011
Masters In Initial Teaching Gonzaga University 2013

You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy;At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11

Michelle Fansler
Home School Teacher

Hired at VCS in 2013

In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps. Proverbs 16:9

Rae Johnson
High School/ Middle SchoolTeacher

21 years teaching
Hired at VCS in 2000
Graduated from EWU, Masters from Grand Canyon 2002

Rejoice always,  1 Thessalonians 5:16

Lynn Robbins
Elementary Teacher

9 years teaching
1980- Rehired 2009
Graduated from EWU

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.  Philippians 4:13 

 



Facilities


Marcus Horner
Maintenance

Valentina Senchenko
Custodian