ARACELI ALVAREZ

Staff Accountant
Education: Attended Valley College in California
Family: Husband Ricardo and children Amadalyn, Ricardo Jr., Viviana and Destiny
Why she is at Geneva: “I am very grateful to the Lord that a vision that I had years ago has come true. I feel so blessed to be part of God’s plan for Geneva!”

 

PHILIP BOENITZ

Assistant Athletic Director
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies – Hope International University
Family: Engaged to Jordan
Why he is at Geneva: “Coach Boerboom and I had worked together at a previous school. The Lord provided an opportunity to work together again, and after hearing about Geneva’s mission, I knew this was the place I wanted to be!”

ERIC BOERBOOM

Athletic Director
Education: Bachelor of Science in History with Minor in Coaching – University of Wisconsin-Superior; Master of Arts in Sports Management and Coaching Theory/Strategy – American Public University
Family: Married to Beth, son Jaden (Class of 2029), and daughters Clara, Aniah and Amara
Why he is at Geneva: “My family and I are invested at Geneva because we first and foremost believe in the mission of Geneva as a classical and Christian school. By His grace, God has opened the door for me to have the opportunity to pursue God’s calling of investing in the spiritual development of students through athletics.”

ROYAL BROWN

Rhetoric Administrative Assistant
Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Tarleton State University; Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling – Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Family: Wife Morgan Brown (Logic School teacher)
Why he is at Geneva: “Many things drew me to the school after my wife starting teaching here—the students, staff and atmosphere have all played an important role in my bothering Mr. Shelton enough to finally hire me. Plus, Mrs. Johnson had a son, so that helped too. I am grateful and blessed to be at a place where Christ is the centerpiece in forming minds to think in a different way.”
Interesting tidbit: Royal was a substance abuse counselor for three years. He used to shoot archery competitively, is a San Antonio FC season ticket member and he likes to paint like Bob Ross.

KARLY CHAMPION

Logic School Executive Assistant
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English – Longwood University
Family: Husband Nick and four fur babies (two cats and two dogs are her world)
Why she is at Geneva: “I am at Geneva because I love being a part of a community of people who love the Lord, love each other and have pride in their school. When I first came to Geneva as a coach I quickly realized how special Geneva is and I feel so blessed to be here.”
Interesting tidbit: Karly loves to bake!

TRAVIS COX

Facilities Technician
Family: Wife Jessica, step-daughter Josie and baby daughter Macie
Why he is at Geneva: “I believe our mighty God led me to this school to be surrounded by peers who share the same faith.”
Interesting tidbit: Travis has trained horses.

 

GRADI EVANS

Fine Arts Director
Education: Bachelor of Music Education – University of South Carolina; Master of Music Education – University of South Carolina; EdD work – Arizona State University
Family: Husband Ric and children Ian, Nathan (Class of 2011) and Mikaela (Class of 2016)
Why she is at Geneva: “Through Libby Lunsford, God led me to Geneva, and He has equipped me my entire life to do the jobs He has for me. To God be the glory!”
Interesting tidbit: Gradi is a fourth-generation music enthusiast

JESSICA GOMBERT

Grammar School Headmaster
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Education – University of Texas at San Antonio; Master of Arts in Education – Our Lady of the Lake University
Family: Husband Ronnie and children Madison (Class of 2013) and Grant (Class of 2016)
Why she is at Geneva: “God called me to work at Geneva. He has blessed me with a love and passion for education. God has blessed the Geneva Grammar School, and it is a privilege to work alongside students, parents, and teachers who have a passion for education.”

CURBY GRAHAM

Dean of Students
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Humanities – University of Texas at San Antonio; Master of Arts in Human Resource Development – Webster University; pursuing Master of Arts in Cultural Apologetics at Houston Baptist University
Family: Wife Stephanie, children Claire (Class of 2025) and Vivian (Class of 2027)
Why he is at Geneva: “My longtime friend Rob Shelton invited me to come work here after I retired from the Army. I want to use my knowledge and skills to help mature and shape young minds to become ambassadors and warriors for Christ’s kingdom.”

MELISSA HAJEK 

Grammar School Administrative Assistant 
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – St. Mary’s University; Master of Science in Computer Information systems – St. Mary’s University; Teaching Certification EC-4, ESL 
Family: Husband Brian and son Zachary (Class of 2027) 
Why she is at Geneva: “Working at Geneva has been God’s answer to many years of prayer for clarity on His purpose for me. I feel so honored and blessed to work each day for Him.” 

KIM HORTON

Lunchroom Supervisor
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing – Texas A&M University; Master of Business Administration – Texas A&M University
Family: Husband Joseph and sons Luke (Class of 2026) and Samuel (Class of 2028) and baby Adam
Why she is at Geneva: “God called our family to Geneva School. His presence on our campus is undeniable and it is a privilege to be part of this amazing school.”
Interesting tidbit: Kim loves running, cooking and baking.

CHELSIE JACOBSON

Rhetoric School Executive Assistant
Education: Bachelor of Science in Education – Angelo State University
Family: Parents in San Antonio, brother and family in New Braunfels, brother and family in Denton, sister and family in Mt. Vernon
Why she is at Geneva: “At Geneva, I can serve God by working with students.”
Interesting tidbit: The first kindergarten class that Chelsie taught at Geneva was the Class of 2018.

BEVERLY JOHNSON

Grammar School Executive Assistant
Education: Undergraduate work Southwest Texas State University
Family: Husband Danny and daughters Sarah (Class of 2011) and Lydia (Class of 2012)
Why she is at Geneva: “I have loved watching what our Lord has done here at Geneva! It is an honor and privilege to serve Him through classical and Christian education!”
Interesting tidbit: Before Geneva, she was a buyer for Frost Bros.

INGRID JOINER

Controller
Education: Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Bloomfield College
Family: Husband Bill and sons Gabriel and Jireh
Why she is at Geneva: “I had a desire to work in ministry for a number of years. The Lord fulfilled that desire when he brought me to Geneva. I am very blessed to have this opportunity to serve and support this great Christian school from the Business Office.

JEFF JONES

Logic School Headmaster
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication Studies and English – East Stroudsburg University; Master of Education in Elementary Education (K-8) – Northern Arizona University
Family: Wife Autumn, son Mason (Class of 2027) and daughter Piper (Class of 2029)
Why he is at Geneva: “My family felt God’s calling to join Geneva based on its strong Christian community, commitment to classical education and the lifestylaffordedby the greater San Antonio-area and Hill Country. We are blessed and grateful to be a part of the GSB community.”

WILL KORCZYNSKI

Facilities Technician
Education: Associates Degree in  Air Conditioning and Refrigeration at Southwest Texas Junior College
Family: Wife Stacy and two daughters: Riley and Kinsley
Why he is at Geneva: “After many years of working in the corporate work and being miserable, my prayers were answered and God blessed me with a job where I am surrounded by great people who share the same beliefs.”
Interesting tidbit: Will loves the outdoors—hunting, fishing, camping and kayaking!

KATE LUFFY

Senior Accountant/School Registrar
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting – Texas A&M University
Family: Husband Brian, daughter Megan (Class of 2026) and son Mark (class of 2029) attend Geneva
Why she is at Geneva: “After much prayer and consideration, I felt a clear calling to serve at Geneva. It is a blessing to work here as an accountant, doing what I love, and for my children to have the opportunity to receive a classical and Christian education.”

LIBBY LUNSFORD

Communications Director
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Marketing-Management – Baylor University
Family: Husband Charlie and three daughters who are all Geneva graduates: Claire (Class of 2011), Mary Kate (Class of 2012) who married Ben Carl in 2017 and Caroline (Class of 2015)
Why she is at Geneva: “I am passionate about this school and love being where God is working. He is very busy at Geneva! We are grateful for the mission of Geneva and thankful that we continue to get to be a part of what God is doing here.”

DEBORAH MACDONALD

Fine Arts Administrative Assistant
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Interpersonal Communications – Northeast Missouri State University; MS Educational Psychology and Guidance and Counseling – Southern Illinois University
Family: Husband Robert, daughter Bethanney who married Preston Standerfer in 2018 (both in Geneva’s Class of 2014) and son Ian (Class of 2017)
Why she is at Geneva: “I have the opportunity to work in an environment at Geneva where I can talk about my faith, sing hymns all day and participate in the growth and development of children and youth. What a blessing.”

SARAH MARSH

Onsite IT Support
Education: Graduate of the first Geneva School Class of 2011; attended Abilene Christian University
Family: Husband Levi, daughter Karter, parents Kirk and Gina Riggs
Why she is at Geneva: “When I look back on the whole story and every event that led me to work at Geneva, I can truly see God’s hands at work. The only reason I am here is because God guided and worked on me until He knew I was ready. He taught me lessons in patience, humility and trust. If I had not learned these lessons and gained the experience that I have, I would not be the right person for this position.”

CHARLES MCMURRY

Facilities Superintendent
Education: Technical and Management Training Courses
Family: Wife Marilyn, son Rodney (with wife Kim and three grandchildren) and daughter Rhonda (with husband Jay)
Why he is at Geneva: “After many prayers, doors were opened and I was led to Geneva where I am being given the opportunity to use forty plus years of service contract work experience to benefit our leaders of tomorrow.”

 

AMY METZGER

Development Director
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – Baylor University
Family: Husband Rob, children Davis (Class of 2015), Carol (Class of 2017) and Aimée (Class of 2019)
Why she is at Geneva: “God has called our family to this school community as a blessing and place to serve.”

 

SHERI PALERMO

Human Resources Director
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – University of Texas at San Antonio; Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology – St. Mary’s University
Family: Husband Rick, daughters Victoria (Class of 2015) and Anna (Class of 2018)
Why she is at Geneva: “The Lord called us to Geneva in 2002 when our eldest daughter, Victoria, was entering kindergarten. Each year since that time, He has been faithful to renew our calling to serve this community.”

ROBIN RAMSEY

Athletics Executive Assistant
Education: BBA Marketing Baylor University, MBA General Business Baylor University
Family: Children Callie (Class of 2013), Luke (Class of 2015), Seth (Class of 2020) and Annie (Class of 2022) attend Geneva
Why she is at Geneva: “Our family has been a part of the Geneva Community since 2000 and it is a blessing to serve in a school that has been so influential in our lives for many years.”

ELLEN RICKS

School Secretary and Administrative Assistant to Head of School
Education: Business education through Sears University and eLearning
Family: Husband Don and children David, Mary, Donna and Jonathan and 12 grandchildren, including one grandson at Geneva named Stefan (Class of 2026)
Why she is at Geneva: “Through prayer it became very evident that God wanted me at Geneva. To work in an environment where He is present is delightful beyond words!”

BRENDA RUSSELL

Staff Accountant
Education: Bachelor of Science in Accounting – University of Houston-Clear Lake
Family: Daughters Skylar, Savannah and Samantha and son Michael
Why she is at Geneva: “After much prayer and waiting on His perfect timing, the Lord sent me to Geneva. I am so blessed to be working here and serving God in this way.”

 

DIRK RUSSELL

Academic Dean
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Theology – Moody Bible Institute; pursuing Master of Arts in Theological Studies – Reformed Theological Seminary
Family: Wife Aubrey and six children, including David (Class of 2017), Joshua (Class of 2018) and Abby (Class of 2022)
Why he is at Geneva: “I am at Geneva because I love to teach (especially God’s Word). I love the camaraderie and community that exists among the faculty and school leadership. Also, the larger Geneva community is vibrant and caring. Geneva is a great place to be!”

BRAD RYDEN

Head of School
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – University of Texas at Dallas; Master of Arts in Biblical Studies – Dallas Theological Seminary; Master of Arts in Counseling – Denver Seminary
Family: Wife Becky, children Alex (Class of 2011), Ethan (Class of 2015), Audrey (Class of 2018) and Eliot (Class of 2023)
Why he is at Geneva: “It is a joy to be at Geneva, a community of like-minded parents and faculty who value the development of the mind for the sake of God’s kingdom.”

JULIUS SCOTT

Logic School Athletic Director
Education: Bachelor of Science in General Studies – Louisiana State University
Family: Wife Jan, daughter Jacquelyn and son-in-law David Gomez, daughter Jordan and son-in-law Rene and granddaughter Isabelle Acres
Why he is at Geneva: “My goal is to communicate to all I encounter that they are loved and valued as a very special child of God.”
Interesting tidbit: Contrary to his demeanor, he loves chick flicks.

ROB SHELTON

Rhetoric School Headmaster
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English – University of Texas at San Antonio; Master of Arts in English – University of Texas at San Antonio; Master of Divinity – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Family: Wife Kathleen, twin daughters Emily and Erica (Class of 2016)
Why he is at Geneva: “It is a privilege to be a part of guiding students to love the Lord with all their minds.”

 

BRITTANY STYLES

School Nurse
Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Family: Husband Earl and children Hannah (Class of 2018), Katie-Grace (Class of 2021) and Zeke (Class of 2025)
Why she is at Geneva: “This is the opportunity of a lifetime! How could I deny God’s hand in such an unexpected gift? The joy of watching my children and yours each day…golden!”

 

SHELLY VAUGHN

Development Assistant
Education: Bachelor of Science in Education with a specialization in History – Texas Tech University; Teaching Certification (grades 1-8)
Family: Son Cade (Class of 2021)
Why she is at Geneva: “I love the community of Geneva and the graciousness of all the teachers and administrators. I have thoroughly enjoyed watching my son thrive in such an amazing environment and I am excited to be a part of it.”

SHELLY WARD

College Counselor/Academic Advisor
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Analysis – Texas A&M University; Master of Science in Management Information Systems – Texas A&M University
Family: Husband Stephen, son Logan (Class of 2014), daughter Miranda (Class of 2016) and two Catahoula dogs Sadie and Sierra
Why she is at Geneva: “Our family is sold out to classical and Christian education and we moved from Houston to Boerne to attend Geneva! I consider it a privilege to walk alongside our Rhetoric students as they prepare for
college.”

ELLEN YARBROUGH 

Admissions Director 
Education: Bachelor of Science in EducationMinor in Mathematics – University of Texas at San Antonio 
Family: Daughter Morgan (Class of 2017) and sons Spencer (Class of 2023) and Christian (Class of 2024) 
Why she is at Geneva: “Being a transformed publicschool educator, I am now passionate about classical education. Through years of involvement at Geneva, I am even more grateful to serve in this special place where God is clearly at work!”