OUR GOVERNING BOARD
Michelle is the Operations Manager of Human Resource Services for Insperity, one of the country’s top providers of comprehensive business performance solutions for small to medium size businesses. Michelle holds a B.A. with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance from Sam Houston State University and earned the prestigious designation of Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) from HRCI. She has been a resident of Georgetown Texas for 27 years where she resides with her husband Matthew Cimino and her four children Tyler (16), Reese (14), Joey (10) and Blake (7) who all went through or are presently in the MCA program. They are firm believers in private school education as the #1 most valuable investment in your children.
Ashley is the Senior Vice President of Accounting and Administration at CSI Aviation, Inc. a global aviation management company. In 2020 Ashley began operating McCasland Christian Academy. Ashley holds a B.S. in Rehabilitation from Stephen F. Austin State University. Ashley is married to Thomas Dunn, a Lieutenant Colonel with the Army National Guard and Executive VP of CSI Aviation. Their children Allen (16), Maggie (13) and Patrick (11) are all active members of the Georgetown community. Ashley and Tommy believe wholeheartedly in Christian Education and the firm foundation that provides students at such a young age.
Rich Elsasser, Ed.D.
Dr. Elsasser is currently serving as Executive Director of Region 13 Education Service Center in Austin, Texas. Regional Service Centers were established in 1965 to support school district and charter school needs. There are 20 ESC’s throughout the state helping the 5.5 million students in Texas. Prior to becoming Executive Director, Rich has served as a Superintendent of Schools, a coordinator for superintendent and principal certification programs at Region 13, a middle school principal and a science teacher. Dr. Elsasser graduated with his B.S. in Wildlife Management from Texas Tech University, his M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Houston Baptist University and his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Texas Tech University. Dr. Elsasser graduated high school from Georgetown High and resides in Georgetown with his wife Jennifer and their three boys Trey (11), Drew (9) and Jace (7).
Stephanie is currently a University Supervisor with Stephen F. Austin State University where she oversees student teachers to help them to get ready for their career in teaching. Prior to this she began her career in education in the classroom teaching Kindergarten and 3rd Grade. She then transitioned into the role of an Instructional Specialist focusing on implementation of curriculum. After 3 years, she moved into the Assistant Principal role in which she oversaw PPCD/Pre-K through 5th Grade. Her educational career was at Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, TX. Stephanie holds a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a specialization in Early Childhood and Reading as well as a Masters in Educational leadership through Stephen F. Austin State University. Stephanie and her husband Philip reside in Houston, TX with their two children Kendall (16) and Jack (12). Stephanie is excited to be part of MCA’s future by bringing personal experiences, expertise and mission work to help grow this wonderful school.
Todd is a Principal and the founder/leader of AQUILA’s Project Management team. He has robust experience leading and managing complex development and construction projects for a wide variety of clients. Before his career in commercial real estate, Todd served for five years on Active Duty as a Captain with the Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Hood, Texas. Upon completion of his military service, Todd joined Faulkner Construction in Austin and built several high-profile projects. Todd holds a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, The United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. Todd, his wife Ali and their three boys, Will (18), Erik (14) and Wyatt (11) are longtime residents of Georgetown, TX. Todd is an avid hunter and sportsman. He thoroughly enjoys spending time with family, friends, colleagues and clients throughout all of wide-open outdoor spaces that Texas has to offer.