Meet the Governing Board Members
Board Chair ~ Greg Tripp
Greg Tripp was appointed to the DMCS Board in December 2015. He studied Education at Yale University and currently works as a Project Manager and Analyst. He is married to Heidi Hefner, a teacher at DMCS, and has one daughter. He has lived in Dixon for six years
Board Vice Chair ~ Yvette Seibert
Yvette Seibert was appointed to the Board in January 2016. She's worked as a Legal Assistant for over 15 years and currently works at the California School Boards Association. Yvette has lived in Dixon for 15 years and has 3 children attending DMCS.
Board Secretary/Treasurer ~ Dean Crechriou
Dean Crechriou is a retired educator with cumulative educational experience totaling 44 years, 26 of those as Superintendent or Superintendent-Principal. The last 6 years of that experience was Regional Director of Region 7 of the Regional System of District and School Support working with schools in a six county region to meet the accountability requirements of “No Child Left Behind.” Post retirement Dean has continued to be active in education through consulting, serving on a school site council, and serving as treasurer of the CA Coop Directors Association. As an officer of the association Dean assisted in the development and delivery of an annual statewide conference involving the California Department of Education personnel. Dean is married and has three grown children. Dean has two grandchildren who attend Dixon Montessori Charter School.
Board Member ~ Kyle Felix
Kyle Felix was appointed to the Board in December 2015 . He's worked as a peace officer for over 8 1/2 years and has volunteered in the community doing youth ministry for over 8 years. Kyle is married and has 3 kids, one of which attends DMCS. Kyle is looking forward to serving our school and community.
Board Member ~ Jennifer Ikelman
Jennifer Ikelman was appointed to the Board in February 2017. She is an AMS certified Montessori Preschool teacher. Jennifer left teaching in 2008 to raise a family. She is married and has 4 children attending Dixon Montessori Charter School. Currently a resident of Woodland, Jennifer grew up in Dixon and has strong ties to the community.
Board Member ~ Megan Cornwell
Megan Cornwell was appointed to the Board in February 2017. Megan has a Masters Degree in Nursing Education and has been a professor of nursing for 7 years. Prior to that, Megan worked in inpatient Pediatrics. Megan has a son who attends Dixon Montessori and a daughter who attends CA Jacobs. Megan and her family have lived in Dixon for 6 years and she looks forward to working with the Board and furthering the mission, vision and values of DMCS.
Board Member ~ Tacy Currey