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Robert "Bo" Gutzwiller, Chairman

John "Jay" W. Ferguson, Chairman Elect

Carl Martinez, Secretary

Elisa Carlson
Linda Harrelson
Collette House
Nathan Johnson
Rick Kempton
Paul A. Kienel * (Founder)
Kevin Kyser
Todd R. Marrah
Alan L. Miller
Solano Portela
Kurt Unruh

* deceased

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    ACSI is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. David Balik to the position of Vice President of USA. Balik most recently served as ACSI’s Senior Director, Eastern Division and Southeast Regional Director for five years.
  • VP for Public Policy Stephen Novotny ACSI Appoints New VP for Public Policy, General Counsel August 18, 2020
    ACSI is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Novotny as its new Vice President for Public Policy and General Counsel. Combining his unique background in both the legal profession and Christian school administration, Novotny will focus on protecting and promoting the interests of ACSI and its member schools.
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    The Association of Christian Schools International is pleased to announce the release of data from its second nationwide survey of Christian schools’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a specific focus on reopening plans and the financial outlook for fall 2020. Nearly 550 Christian schools representing diverse geographic locations and school sizes responded to the survey, which was conducted in late July.