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Executive Council

List of 15 items.

  • Dr. Edward J. Spurka, Head of School

    Dr. Spurka began his career in education in Pennsylvania in 1992. He earned two degrees from West Chester University, including one in Special Education.
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  • Miss Gaëtane Auger, Middle School Campus Ministry

    Gaëtane Auger is originally from France and was consecrated in Rome in September 2002.
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  • Father William Brock, LC, High School Chaplain

    Fr. William was born in Winston-Salem, N.C., the oldest of 13 children.
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  • Allyson Carvell, Middle School Dean of Academics

    Mrs. Carvell has devoted her career to educating the “whole” student with a focus on well-being and resilience.
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  • Lenny Forti, Lower School Principal

    Mr. Forti is from Buffalo, New York and was raised in an Italian Catholic family, along with three older sisters and a brother.
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  • Leonard Insalaca, Director of Bands

    Leonard Insalaca has been the Director of Bands at Pinecrest Academy since the program’s inception in 2009.
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  • Chris Kane, Director of Athletics

    Chris Kane was named Pinecrest Academy Director of Athletics in 2015.
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  • Amy Kirkland, Director of Human Resources and Talent

    Amy joined Pinecrest Academy in April 2018 as Benefits and Payroll Manager.
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  • Susan Lockhart, Director of Development

    Susan began her career in development at the University of Georgia and has held many positions in the field.
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  • Terance Mathis, Head Football Coach

    Pinecrest welcomed Coach Terance Mathis as Head Football Coach in late Spring of 2017. After graduating from the University of New Mexico, Mathis play in the NFL for 13 seasons for teams including the New York Jets, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Carter Mayville, Middle School Dean of Students

    Mr. Mayville holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA.
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  • Joan McCabe, Vice-President of Finance/CFO

    Mrs. McCabe earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and her master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Florida International University.
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  • Mary Ross, Executive Assistant to Head of School

    Mary Ross joined Pinecrest Academy in January, 2019 as Executive Assistant to the Head of School, Dr. Spurka.
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  • Mark Tollett, Director of Facilities and IT

    Mark Tollett came to Pinecrest Academy in 2015 after working for 12 years in construction management.
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  • Luisa Zalzman, High School Principal

    Mrs. Zalzman is a native of Venezuela. She has lived in the United States for 29 years and has taught Spanish and Journalism for 21 years.
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