David Morris is employed by St. Mary’s County Public Schools. He and his wife Amy are both completing their 28th year of teaching and have been married for 28 years. He graduated from Houghton College in 1988, with a B.S. degree in Physical Education. He holds a Master’s Degree in Special Education and has a Maryland certification in Administration and Supervision PreK-12th. He currently teaches a regional based autism classroom. David serves as an elder at Redeeming Grace Baptist Church, which meets at KCA. He has also served on the KCA board for 16 years. He has three children: (All KCA “lifers”): Abigail, a 2008 KCA graduate; Caleb, a 2011 KCA graduate; and Samuel, a soon to be 2017 KCA graduate.
DEAN EYRES – VICE CHAIR
Dean Eyres has served on the Board since 2006 and as Board Treasurer since July 2007. He has been a KCA board member for eight years, and also serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee and is a member of the Property Development and Audit Committees. Dean has a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Systems and Controls Engineering. He has served in the U.S. Air Force for 12 years and worked in the Defense Industry for 32 years, supporting NAVAIR for the past 14 of those years. Dean and his wife, Jan, met in college and currently serve in several roles at Leonardtown Baptist Church. They have two children, both have graduated from KCA.
JOHN HARRIS – TREASURER
John Harris has been a KCA board member for 12 years, and has previously served as Chairman, Secretary, and Chairman of the Transportation Committee. He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and has worked as a civil servant at the Naval Air Warfare Center for the past 31 years. He currently serves as an Elder, Worship Leader, and Small Group Leader at Faith Bible Church. John and his wife Tita have three children, two who have graduated from KCA and one who currently attends.
JOHN GREEN – SECRETARY
John Green is a Captain in the US Navy and has been living in the local community for 15 years where he works as a Program Manager at NAVAIR. He is a 1987 graduate of the US Naval Academy and has a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. He attends Southpoint Church, has been a Board member for 6 years and has had three children graduate from KCA with a fourth who will graduate next year.
PETER ALLEN – MEMBER AT-LARGE
Peter Allen is a 2005 graduate of Messiah College with a Bachelors of Science in Engineering and former student at KCA (then Lexington Park Christian School, 1996-1998). He is employed as a Research Engineer for SRI International, a not-for-profit research and development institute. Peter and his wife Julie (Ralon) Allen (KCA 2001 graduate) are celebrating 11 years or marriage and have two children, Annabelle (3rd) and Matthew (1st) at KCA. Peter is an active member and has served as an Elder of BridgeWay Community Church.
BETSY BARRETO - MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Betsy graduated in 1991 from the University of Puerto Rico with a B.A. degree in Business Administration. She's a former student of a private Christian Academy in Puerto Rico, and mother of two KCA Alumni and one KCA student: Natalia graduated in 2012, Cristina graduated in 2016, and Adriana currently attends 2nd grade. Betsy is also KCA’s former Director of Admissions, where she worked for 14 years. She is currently a certified Christian Life Coach working with her husband Jose as Directors of a Christian Life Coaching Training Center in the area of Washington DC. Her husband Jose is also the Pastor at the bilingual (English/Spanish) church Ministerio de Amor en Cristo in Lexington Park, where she leads worship, women's ministry and serves the community.
BARRY VUKMER – MEMBER AT-LARGE
MICHAEL PATTERSON - MEMBER-AT-LARGE
KEVIN FRY - ADMINISTRATOR
Prior to coming to The King’s Christian Academy in 2008, Mr. Fry and his family served as missionaries in Guatemala for 10 years serving as Principal of Christian Academy of Guatemala. During this time, he was responsible for overseeing building improvement projects, starting innovative and advanced programs, and adding extracurricular activities. Prior to that, he served as Principal at Columbia Middle School and Vice Principal/Dean of Students at Riverside High School in Oregon. Mr. Fry taught for 4 years before his administrative years and has continued to teach classes and coach as needed. Mr. Fry is the Administrator of The King’s Christian Academy. He is a graduate of George Fox University with a BA in Writing/Literature with 65 graduate credits in School Administration, Curriculum and Language Arts. Mr. Fry and his wife Ardella have five children.
JAMES HARRIS - ASST. ADMINISTRATOR
Mr. Harris is a 1989 graduate of Eastern University with a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education (Math, History). In his career he has taught in South Philadelphia, served as a youth pastor for five years at Quakertown Bible Fellowship in Pennsylvania, as well as worked and lived in Sweden (Gävle and Falun) for eight years at the Internationella Engelska Skolan, a Swedish school with an English profile. He has three children at KCA, Isaiah (9th), Emma (6th), and Grace (2nd).