Board of Directors

Jeff Shank '90, Chair

Jeff is director of operations for LD&B Insurance and Financial Services. He brings a wealth of experience as past head of school for Sarasota (Florida) Christian School, development officer for Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Mennonite School, and as director of alumni and parent engagement for Eastern Mennonite University. He attends Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, married to Julie, and father of three children, two who attend EMS. In addition to chairing the board of directors, he serves on the committee on directors.

Amy Mumbauer, Vice 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.

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.

Timothy D. Stutzman, Treasurer

Tim is the director of finance/controller for Eastern Mennonite University, board treasurer and chair of the board's finance and investment committee. He attends Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, married to Laura, and father of two boys, both EMS students.

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.

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.

Susan Huyard

Susan is an oncology nurse at Augusta Medical Center. She attends Harrisonburg Mennonite church, is married to Dwight, and is mother to four children who are current or former EMS students. Susan  serves on the committee on directors.

Wendy Malvaez

Wendy and her husband JuanCarlos 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.

Mike Piper '91

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

Scott P. Rogers

Scott is an Associate Broker with Funkhouser Real Estate Group and operates the businesses and 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.

Radella Vrolijk

Radella is married to Linwood '83 and mother to four boys, all of whom attended EMS. She supported the school's athletics program tirelessly for many years as chair of the Booster Club. She and Linwood own and operate a successful poultry farm in Hinton, Virginia. Radella serves on the board's personnel committee. She attends Lindale Mennonite 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.

Aaron Yutzy '06

Aaron is a key part of his family's dairy operation -- Windcrest Holsteins -- in Timberville, Virginia. He attends Lindale Mennonite, is married to Andrea, and if father to three young children. In 2015 the farm operation installed the largest private solar power installation in Virginia at the time. Aaron serves on the advancement committee.

New Board of Directors members 2020

Read about tne new members, fall 2020.

Radella Vrolijk, board member, visits with students during lunch

Radella Vrolijk (above) and Amy Mumbauer and Liesel Showalter (past board member, below and bottom) visit with students over lunch to hear their ideas about the school.

board meets students
Board of directors, Liesel Showalter