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Staff

Western Division Staff

CECIL SWETLAND, Ed.D.
cecil_swetland@acsi.org

Provides consultation/professional support services to member schools leaders and school boards. He is your trusted advisor for Christian School leader issues.

Organizes and facilitates district meetings and other gatherings with ACSI school leaders. Plans for your professional growth professional events and round tables that challenge and stretch. Let him know what you need – he is always available to member school leaders.

Coordinates your stated and emerging needs with ACSI headquarters and various departments in the development of member services and benefits. He wants to know what services are most important to you, now and into the future.

Cecil is your leadership resource – you can chat with him anytime about administrative or board issues, concerns, and needs. He has been in your seat and knows the pressures and needs of school leadership.

JEROME “JERRY” BOWEN, M.Ed., MBA
jerry_bowen@acsi.org

Provides consultation and support services to member schools leaders and school boards. He is your trusted and valued advisor for Christian School leadership issues.

Your resource as a head of school – you can chat with him anytime about administrative or board issues, concerns, and needs. He has been in your seat and knows the pressures and concerns of school leadership. Well versed in school operations, board functions, school improvement and accreditation, and curriculum / instruction.

KATIE DIAZ
katie_diaz@acsi.org

Your go-to person for all divisional member needs, including using the website, job postings, and professional development offering. She also keeps the master calendar of events – If its happening, she knows when and where.

Keeps you in the know through all divisional communications. She is here to offer help, support,
and a listening ear whenever it’s needed.

VONNIE JOHNSEN
vonnie_johnsen@acsi.org

Keeps track of school contact information—send her updates related to new names, phone numbers and email addresses. Especially helpful with event questions and Title II needs.

Interacts with vendors that support your school and encourages their support of regional events.

Early Education

Dr. Suzie Mohler
suzie_mohler@acsi.org

Strengthens programs and equips our early educators as they prepare young children (birth through year five). She’s ready to dialog and walk alongside you as you aim to improve your preschool.

Student Activities

Megan Ilertsen
megan_ilertsen@acsi.org

Will help your school engage student activities as she coordinates all school and student registration and hosting. Contact her for the required resources and she’ll get you well on your way.

Lynette Ilertsen
lynette_ilertsen@acsi.org

Have a question about student activities registration or payments? Want to know more about a specific event? Contact her for assistance!

Accreditation

Dr. Lee Duncan
lee_duncan@acsi.org

Helps schools with every aspect of the school improvement process and keeps accredited schools on track as he manages and oversees accreditation for the Western Division.

Sandi Nicolaides
sandi_nicolaides@acsi.org

Organizes and communicates regarding school accreditation. Contact her if you have a question about accreditation, change in your school’s accreditation info or if you’re interested in finding out more about how to become accredited!

Lee Ann Bowman
leeann_bowman@acsi.org

Provides administrative support for school accreditation. Contact her with any questions you may have related to accreditation reporting or visiting teams, or if you just need prayer.