Meet the Governing Board Members
Board Chair~ Greg Tripp
Board Vice Chair ~ Caitlin O'Halloran-Hellar
Board 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 has two grandchildren who attend Dixon Montessori Charter School.
Board Secretary ~ Noelle DeLaney
Noelle DeLaney was appointed to the DMCS Board in November of 2022. Noelle has a bachelor's degree in health science from California State University, Sacramento. She serves as vice president of events and partnerships for the National School Choice Awareness Foundation, a national not for profit organization that focuses on raising awareness of K-12 educational options. She also serves as a senior advisor at a non-profit educational resource organization, Navigate. She lives in Dixon with her husband and son, who attends DMCS.
Board Member ~ Jeremy McInturf
Jeremy McInturf was appointed to the board in October 2019. He holds both a bachelor and master degree in accountancy from California State University of Sacramento. He is a licensed certified professional accountant (CPA) and works professionally in the public accounting space for a large regional CPA firm with a focus on helping private companies, principally in the manufacturing, distribution and agribusiness industries, with their financial reporting requirements, amongst other business advisory needs. He's worked in the public sector for over 10 years. Jeremy also serves as the treasurer for the Sacramento Children's Museum. Jeremy grew up in the Elk Grove area and currently resides in the Vacaville area with his family. Jeremy is married with 4 kids, all of which attend DMCS.
Term : 10/8/19-12/31/23
Board Member ~ Perry Settlemoir
Perry Settlemoir has resided on the board for Dixon Montessori Charter School since January of 2022. He has two children that attend as students to DMCS. He is a professional educator with experience teaching both high school students and professional adults. His time at Edison High was spent lecturing mathematics and also coaching the girls golf program. He gained CTT+ certification at his current role as a Senior Technical Trainer with a state wide power company. He is a dedicated father and coach with many years of supporting local youth activities. He has recently become a local small business owner. Perry plans to use his experience to influence DMCS in an attempt to provide quality education in academic and social aspects to all that arrive to its campus.
Board Member ~ Kevin Hietbrink
Kevin Hietbrink was appointed to the board in January 2024. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from California State University, Sacramento. He currently works in Planning and Resources as a Manager for a local utility company. His experience includes many years in Regulatory Compliance working with State and Federal Codes. Kevin coaches various youth sports in the community. He lives in Dixon with his wife and two children who attend DMCS.