Bill Bryce currently serves as the New England major donor relations director for World Vision, a role he has filled since 1984. In the past, Bill also has served on the Boards of Directors for Barnabas Ministries, Straight Ahead Ministries, and Hope Psychological Services, as well as Chairman of the Elders at Faith Community Church in Hopkinton, MA. Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College in Wellesley, MA. He and his wife Annette split their time between New Hampshire and Maine. Their two children attended Whitinsville Christian School from Kindergarten through Grade 12, during which time Bill served on the first capital campaign the school undertook.
John Carpentier is currently a Senior Project Manager with Liberty Mutual Insurance in Dover, NH. He leads teams of technical and business resources to deliver technology and business-process improvements. John has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine. In the past, John served on the board for Junior Achievement of Maine, and is currently Chairman of the Board at Portsmouth Christian Academy. He and his wife, Dominique, live in Dover, New Hampshire. They have two PCA graduates and one child currently attending PCA in the Upper School.
Jeffery Clark is an attorney in York, Maine whose primary focus is in the area of real estate, estate planning, and small business formation. He attended Bucknell University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1977 and obtained a Juris Doctor degree in 1980 from the University Of Maine School Of Law. Admitted to the Bar in 1980 as well as the Maine and U.S. District Courts for the District of Maine, Mr. Clark is a member of the Maine Bar Associations as well as the York County Bar Association, where he served as Treasurer for more than 15 years. He has been active within his community serving on the Boards of Director for the local Historical Society and York Hospital. Jeff is a past president of the York Rotary Club and has served on the Town of York Charter Commission and as a member of the Town of York Board of Appeals. For many years he served as a Boy Scout leader and has coached a number of youth sports teams. He has served as an elder of Bethany Church in Greenland, New Hampshire. Jeff lives in York with his wife, Cathy; he has three children and two step-children and eleven grandchildren.
Mark Geil is a Sales Engineer with Robinson Sales, Inc. In this role, he facilitates the production, delivery, and efficient use of electrical energy throughout ME, NH and MA. Mark and his wife, Heidi, have had their children at PCA since Kindergarten, with their youngest just graduating in 2013. Mark recently concluded nine years of service as a member of the Board of Directors, the last two being in the position of Chairman. After a one-year hiatus from board service, Mark was asked to re-join the board, bringing a historical perspective to the transition planning for the incoming Head of School.
Waldemar R. Kohl is a Principal Consultant with The Table Group, a Patrick Lencioni company. He works with senior leadership teams to become healthy and effective in leading their organizations. Prior to The Table Group, Waldemar served as vice president of Practice Management with Fidelity Investments, where he facilitated workshops and round tables, helping advisors learn and apply industry best practices. He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Georgetown University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas, San Antonio. He was a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional from 2005 to 2015, and was awarded two U.S. Patents for succession planning for advisors. Waldemar and his wife, Ann, have four children currently attending PCA and one PCA graduate.
Anders Lund, Ph.D. is a husband, father, son and a follower of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is employed by SynLogic, as Sr. Director: Head of Analytical Development. In his role he leads a team of scientists working on the development of bio-pharmaceutical therapeutics. Anders has attended North Dakota State University, and obtained a BS in Chemistry; Purdue University, and obtained a doctorate in Medicinal Chemistry from the School of Pharmacy. Anders is usually found on campus with a camera in his hands. He is married to Marcia Lund, and has three boys, one in the Upper School, and two graduates from PCA who are now attending NDSU.
Mary Meroff is co-founder and co-director of MSB, a consulting and administrative services company providing electronic solutions for special education programs in public schools. She has more than twenty five years’ experience in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education. Mary has a M. Ed. in Administration and Supervision from the University of New Hampshire. Her experience includes fifteen years as a principal (at the secondary and elementary levels) and a Directorship in Development at the NH Technical Institute. During her career as an educator, Mary was a frequent speaker and teacher at conferences and workshops. She has also served on NH state association boards in the vision and support of Christian schools. Mary’s particular expertise, beyond teaching and administrative skills, is her ability to effectively communicate the vision and need for excellence in Christian education. Mary and her husband Bill, enjoy serving at the local church level, while still finding the time to enjoy nine grandchildren. They currently live in Dover, NH.
Suzie Noronha serves as Director of Charitable Giving at Turbocam International. Turbocam is a family owned manufacturing company in Barrington, NH, started by Suzie’s husband of 34 years, Marian Noronha. Suzie received her B.A. in anthropology and sociology from Dartmouth College, and her teaching certification in NH and VT for K-8th grade. In addition to supporting Marian in his entrepreneurial and missional calling, Suzie homeschooled their five sons over the course of 19 years. She has served on the Boards of Young Life (Seacoast) and Boy Scout Troop 23 in Strafford, served as a core leader with Community Bible Study, counseled at the Seacoast Crisis Pregnancy Center, and volunteers at her local library. Suzie and Marian live in Madbury and are members of New Frontiers Church in Portsmouth.
Lynn O’Connell has been a PCA volunteer since 1994 when her daughter entered first grade. She was the Lower School librarian from 2003 to 2006. Before that she was the Children’s Director for a local Community Bible Study. She most recently owned a small business, a children’s shoe store, from 2006 to 2011. Lynn and her husband Kevin live in Portsmouth and are parents of alumni from classes 2006, 2009, and 2015.
Mike Rudoph is currently a real estate agent with Re/Max Shoreline in Portsmouth, NH where he is a member of the Re/Max Hall of Fame and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. He serves on the Strafford County Board of Realtors’ Professional Standards Committee and was also the President of the Strafford County Board of Realtors. Mike has worked in the real estate industry for the past 32 years. Prior to becoming a realtor, he attended the University of New Hampshire where he studied Recreation and later worked at Pease Air Force Base in Moral, Welfare, and Recreation. He has served as Chairman of the Board on the Board of Elders for Durham Evangelical Church and was asked to join the Board of Directors at PCA in 2018. Mike and his wife, Cheryl, currently live in Dover, NH and are the parents of PCA alumni from classes 2005 and 2007.
Bob Strodel is currently the Executive Director of Christian Camps and Conferences, Inc. in Alton, NH where he has worked for the past 24 years. Known for its robust programs, this is the largest Christian camping organization in New England. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Wheaton College, a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology, as well as a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology. He served on PCA’s Board of Directors from 2001 to 2010 and was asked to rejoin the Board in 2018. Prior to his tenure at PCA, he served for five years as Board Secretary at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Ossipee, NH. Bob and his wife, Debbie, currently live in Wolfeboro, NH and are the parents of PCA alumni from classes 2005 and 2008.
Dan Tymann is Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff to the President at Gordon College in Wenham, MA. Dan received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University in 1981. From 1981 to 2005 he led manufacturing and engineering organizations for AT&T, Lucent Technologies and Cisco Systems. At Gordon he is responsible for providing leadership for Admissions, Development, Legal, Institutional Planning, Career Services, Global Strategy and Programs, Church Relations, Advising and Academic Support, and specific donor relationships. In his role as Chief of Staff he provides oversight for the activities in the President’s Office. He lives in Newbury, MA with his wonderful wife Andrea of 32 years.
The induction of additional board members takes place annually in August.
If you would like to contact a Board member, please call 603.742.3617, Ext. 101.