Board of Trustees
The governing body of Belleville Mennonite School is made up of the Board of Trustees. Listed below are the board members.
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Phil Weaver, Chairman:
Phil and his wife, Lori, send their four children attend BMS. He has served on the Finance Committee and the Auction Committee here at the school. Phil and his family attend Locust Grove Mennonite Church.
Michael Yoder, Vice-Chairman:
Michael is a 1996 graduate of BMS, and he has a BS in Business Administration from Messiah College. Michael is the owner/operator of Dry House Dairy Farm. He is married to Maria and has 4 children who attend BMS. Michael and his family attend Locust Grove Mennonite Church.
Maria Groff, Treasurer:
Maria is a 2005 graduate of BMS and was employed as Business Manager from 2010 until 2015. She also graduated from South Hills with a diploma in office administration. She and her husband Matt (class of '03) operate a small dairy farm in Whitehall while raising their 3 young children and attend Allensville Mennonite Church.
Trevor Weaver, Secretary:
Trevor was a JH and Varsity soccer coach at BMS for 5 years. Trevor graduated from Christopher Dock Mennonite HS in ’05, received his BS in Environmental Science from EMU in ‘09 and his Master’s in Landscape Architecture from PSU in ‘13. Trevor is a Resource Conservationist with the Mifflin County Conservation District. He is married to Lauren (’05 BMS graduate) and has 4 young children, 3 who attend BMS. Trevor and his family attend Locust Grove Mennonite Church.
Jill and her husband, Mike were led to BMS after praying about where to send their son Clay (currently in 9th grade). Jill has served as the Elementary librarian and helps in many other areas at the school including most recently as a part of the parent’s prayer group. Jill feels that, as a part of the BMS community, they receive a lot from the school, and they are willing to do their part to help the school continue to succeed.
Kate (class of '02) and her husband, Andrew, who had both attended BMS, are firm believers in standing for Biblical truth and making sure their children are being taught Biblical truths at home, school and church. They are so thankful for the way that BMS has reinforced the Christian values and Biblical worldview that they teach at home, and they want to see BMS thrive and continue to be an option for families in our area who want a Christian education for their children. Their son is currently in 1st grade, and his brother will join him at BMS in the fall when he starts Kindergarten.
Scott and his wife, Lydia, send three of their children to BMS. Scott manages FedEx's state and local government affairs effort in PA, MD, DE, OH and WV. He has a bachelor's degree in political science from Slippery Rock University. He and his family reside in McClure, and they attend Calvary Bible Church.
Valerie (class of ‘01) worked at BMS for 10 years as the Development Director. She and her husband Andy have 3 children enrolled at BMS. Val says that serving on the board is an interest to her because her experiences here will allow her to see the big picture, and she is interested in exploring new ideas and offering solutions.
Jennifer and her husband, Alan, send their three children to BMS. Jen has a Master of Physician Assistant science degree from St Francis University and is a family practitioner with Mount Nittany Physician Group. She resides with her family in Atkinson Mills.