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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our Board of Directors welcome you to the TVCS Family!

We encourage every Parent to be as involved as possible with every aspect of your child’s Education. We want you to know that if you have any questions or concerns that are not being addressed by School Administration, we are available and want to hear from you!


Adrian Castaneda
Trustee
Andrea Estes
Trustee
Andrea studied elementary education at BSU, then moved to Southeast Asia to co-lead a faith-based organization for 3 years with her husband. She home-educated her own kids for several years with the support of a home-education focused charter school in Boise. She greatly values the philosophy and community of TVCS, believes there is leadership in every child and is serving on the TVCS board for her second term.
Ben Greenwood
Board Chair
B.S. Biology, Boise State University; B.S. Chemistry, Boise State University.
Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, Ben is an Idaho native who has a vested interest in education opportunities for all children in the community through improved school choice. Appointed in June 2015, TVCS is the first school board with which he has participated. He has been employed at Micron Technology, Inc. for the last 10 years as an Analytical Chemist.
Brad Wright
Board Treasurer
Jacob Hays
Trustee
B.B.A. Computer Information Systems, Boise State University
Jake has lived in Boise since 1991 where he attended and graduated both high school and college. He has 10 years’ experience as a business manager/entrepreneur in technology and has experience working through challenges faced by startup organizations. Jake’s educational background includes an FAA certification as a Certified Flight Instructor. Having 2 children of his own attend TVCS, his passion is to promote positive change in K-12 education, and believes strongly in the Charter School model. He has served the community in various other roles including as a Mock Interview Facilitator for Global Talent Idaho working to help integrate skilled new Americans into professional roles.
Rachael Smith
Board Vice Chair
As a founder of TVCS, Rachael has been involved since its inception in 2009, has served as Secretary and Vice Chairman and is currently serving her third term on the Board. She has written and received several grants on behalf of The Village Charter School totaling over $475,000. She has served as a representative as part of the Idaho Leads team, which focuses on bettering education in all of Idaho. In July 2013, she was invited to Washington DC to advocate for better education choices for families for the National Parents for Public School Options. Rachael is passionate about education and bettering educational opportunities for all students, including increasing school choice for all families. When she is not involved in education, she enjoys being involved in the community and volunteers in leadership capacities for her church and supporting her five children in many of their activities, four of whom currently attend TVCS.