Board of Directors

Amy Mumbauer, Acting Chair
Amy is a physical therapist at Augusta Health and serves on the board’s personnel committee and works with the ad hoc education and student life committee. Amy attends Springdale Mennonite, is married to Steve, a pediatrician, and is mother to two daughters, one an EMS alumnus and one a current student.

Mike Piper '91, Treasurer
Mike is CFO at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community. He is married to Sarah and the father of two current EMS students. Mike is chair of the finance and investment committee. He attends Zion Mennonite Church, is married to Sarah, and is father to two EMS children.

Dawn Monger, Secretary
Dawn is a credentialed minister with Virginia Mennonite Conference, an active volunteer and grandmother to a current EMS student. Both of her sons attended EMS in the late '90s.

John Beiler
John is president and CEO of Park View Federal Credit Union. He attends Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, is married to Wendy, and the father of two students who have attended EMS. John serves on the finance and investment committee.

David Berry
David is assistant professor of music and department chair at Eastern Mennonite University. He is a Julliard-trained accomplished classical pianist and is an avid improviser of jazz, gospel, and popular contemporary piano styles. He attends Divine Unity Community Church in Harrisonburg, is father to two boys, one of whom is an EMS student.

Shannon W. Dycus
Shannon is the Dean of Students at Eastern Mennonite University, continuing a career in pastoring and education across learning communities and ministry settings. She is married to Greg and they share two sons, in elementary and middle school.

Andrew Fairfield '03
Andrew is a pastor at Christiansburg Mennonite Church. He and his wife, Molly, have two young children. Andrew serves on the committee on directors, which selects nominees to the board.

MaryJane "Janie" Heatwole
Janie is a retired school nurse with Montgomery Public Schools and served as treasurer of Christiansburg Mennonite Fellowship for 32 years in Christiansburg, Virginia.  After moving back to the Shenandoah Valley in 2019 with her husband, a retired professor at Virginia Tech, Janie and Conrad attend Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church and have three daughters who each married an EMS alumnus.
Susan Godshall
Susan, together with her husband Stan, has dedicated much of her life to medical and mission work in the United States and Africa. Susan has served in administration, human resources, and fund-raising roles, taught Spanish and English as a Second Language, served as a chaplain, and raised three children. Her granddaughter attends EMS.

Wendy Malvaez
Wendy and her husband Juan Carlos co-founded and now pastor Iglesia Manantial de Vida in Harrisonburg. She is mother to two EMS students and one home schooled student. In the past, she worked in Harrisonburg City Schools as a social worker.

Luke Roth-Mullet
Luke is primarily a stay-at-home dad these days to his two daughters who are EMS students. He earned his doctor of law degree from the University of Notre Dame and worked in the past as vice president of operations for Excel Industries in Hesston, Kansas.

Scott P. Rogers
Scott is an Associate Broker with Funkhouser Real Estate Group and operates the businesses TakeThemAMeal.com and PerfectPotluck.com online. He serves on the board's advancement committee and enjoys coaching the school's middle school volleyball team. Scott attends Asbury United Methodist Church, is married to Shaena, and is father to two EMS students.

Caitlin Helmuth '05 Tice
Caitlin works with New Creation, a nonprofit that counteracts human trafficking, in Harrisonburg and is a full-time mom to two young boys. She serves on the board as liaison from the Alumni Association Board, for which she is chairperson. She is a group fitness coach for StrongFigure Bootcamp and attends Eastside Church.

Michael D. Weaver '86
Mike is a financial products solutions consultant with Jenzabar in Harrisonburg. He attends Lindale Mennonite, is married to Rachel, and is father to three children, all of whom attend or graduated from EMS. They are the third generation at the school. Mike has an MBA with finance concentration from James Madison University. He is a current member and past chair of the Laurelville Mennonite Church Center board. He serves on the finance  and advancement committees.

 

Scott Rogers, left, talks with Paul Leaman, head of school, at the fall 2021 Back to School event.
Scott Rogers, left, talks with Paul Leaman, head of school, at the fall 2021 Back to School event.
Dawn Monger, left, and Caitlin Tice, distribute ice cream during Back to School night in fall 2021
Dawn Monger, left, and Caitlin Tice, distribute ice cream during Back to School night in fall 2021