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Our Board Members

Mostly volunteers passionate about elementary education, our board is comprised of professionals from a variety of backgrounds. The school board chairman is an elected position by the Downers Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church and all members are active in both our church and school

Ron Huff
Superintendent of Education in Illinois
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"I enjoy being part of this board to further the work of bringing children to Jesus in Illinois"
Pat Jurinek
Treasurer
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"My son went to school at DGAS for nine years. Though not a board member then, I wanted to stay connected to Adventist Education after he graduated, and being part of the board was an opportunity to do that."
Juan Leonor
Treasurer
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"I am convinced that Christian Education is the only way to prepare our children for a God-centered future!"
Tina Leonor
Education Secretary
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"All of my five children have attended this school, and I enjoy being part of the board because I believe in the Christian S.D.A. Education System."
Kristen Mazmanian
Home and School Leader
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"I truly believe that the best education happens when the home, school and church work together for the benefit of our children."
Rod Metcalf
School Board Chairman
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"I've been on the school board for over 10 years. It is such a privilege to be a part of Christian Education and seeing the positive impact it makes on our students."
Tom Morrissy
Finance Committee
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Pastor Kent Rufo
D.G. S.D.A. Church Pastor
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"For the past 12 years the Lord has used me in youth ministry and academy life. One of my many passions is bringing children to the feet of Jesus."
Diane Scranton
Member at Large
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"I have had 10 years of being a parent of students in this school as a Home and School leader and volunteer. I have come to care about the teachers and students."
Dr. Patricia Williams
Principal
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"I am thrilled to be able to serve on our school board, because the board is passionate about equipping teachers, supporting parents and affirming students."

Our Religious Affiliation

The Downers Grove Adventist School is located at the Downers Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church, and is also a part of the Seventh-day Adventist School Network.

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