Administration & Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty are experienced and distinguished educators who bring the challenge of intimate learning to our students.

Ms. Rim An Hinckley

Head of School
Messiah College - B.A.
Graduate studies in Mathematics and Education from Millersville University and Boston College
Board member of PAVE Academy and Messiah College
Founding Head of School, The Geneva School of Manhattan (1996-2002)

Mr. Greg Gunkle

Dean of Academics, Upper School History, Logic
Liberty University - B.S.
Graduate studies in Philosophy, Theology, and Education at Westminster Theological Seminary and Lehigh University

Ms. Kristin Smith

Dean of Students, Upper School Bible
Johnson University - B.A.
Graduate studies in Bible from Johnson University

Ms. Tessa Tiemann

Dean of Instruction
University of Kentucky - B.M.M.E.
University of Kentucky - M.A.

Ms. Alejandra Roma (Allie)

Pre-Beginners, Beginners East
Nyack College - B.A.
Graduate studies in Childhood Special Education at Hunter College, CUNY

Ms. Solmarie Miranda

Pre-Beginners and Beginners East Assistant

Ms. Debbie White

Beginners West, Lower School Science
Azusa Pacific University - B.A.
Northwest Nazarene University - M.A.

Ms. Jodie Tallman

Beginners West Assistant

Ms. Meghan Ebright

Pre-Kindergarten East
Harding University - B.A.

Ms. Carey Bustard

Pre-Kindergarten East Assistant
The King's College - B.A.

Ms. Grace Choi

Pre-Kindergarten West
Sookmyung Women’s University - B.A.
Seoul National University - M.A.

Ms. Adriana Kapfer

Pre-Kindergarten West Assistant
Pontificia Universidad Xaveriana - B.A.

Ms. Evelynn Park

Kindergarten
Mount Holyoke College - B.S.
Teachers College, Columbia University - M.A.

Ms. Isabella Legaspi

Kindergarten
University of California, Merced - B.S.

Ms. Donna Field

Kindergarten Assistant
Lansing Community College - A.A.

Ms. Nancy White

Kindergarten Assistant
Fairfield University - B.A.
Emory University School of Law - J.D.

Ms. Carol Joong

First Grade 
Columbia University - B.A.
Hunter College, CUNY - M.S.

Ms. June Harrison

First Grade
University of Texas - B.S.
University of Texas - M.Ed.

Ms. Jasmine Rebadavia

Second Grade 
Boston College - B.A.

Ms. Elizabeth Robinson

Second Grade 
Abilene Christian University - B.S.
Southern Methodist University - M. Ed.

Mr. Timothy Goodwin

Third Grade
Dallas Baptist University - B.S.
Master of Divinity studies at Southeastern Theological Seminary

Mr. Spencer Imbrock

Third Grade 
The King's College - B.A.

Ms. Gabrielle Bruestle

Fourth Grade
Pepperdine University - B.A.

Ms. Lucy Sailer

Fourth Grade
The King's College - B.A.

Ms. Corrie Beth Zubia

Fifth Grade Humanities
Hillsdale College - B.A.

Mr. Zach Terrell

Upper School English Teacher
Covenant College - B.A.
New York University - M.A.

Ms. Ingrid Mitchell

Upper School Latin
Thomas Aquinas College - B.A.
University of New England - M.S.E.

Mr. Leo Chen

Upper School Mathematics
New York University - B.F.A
Lehman College - M.S.

Dr. Meredith Long

Upper School Science 
University of Florida - B.S. Biochemistry
Duke University - Ph.D. Genetics; Program in Cell and Molecular Biology;

Ms. Avery Reed

Lower School Art, Physical Education Assistant
The King's College - B.A.

Mr. Albert Popa

Upper School Art
Art Students League of NYC (Anatomy, Portrait Painting); Pratt Institute - B.F.A. (honors)

Mr. Adam Trodd

Chess
University of Alabama - B.S.

Madame Stephanie Popa

French 
Baccalaureat Informatique; BEP Agent Administratif
CAP Secretaire
Madame Popa's French Page

Ms. Sarah Kampouris

Preschool French East
B.A. French Literature, La Sorbonne University, Paris

Ms. Kajsa Wilkins

Music
University of Idaho - B.A.

Mrs. Wilkins's Musica

Coach Jaime Gonzalez

Athletic Director, Physical Education
National Autonomous University of Mexico (U.N.A.M.) - B.A.

Mr. Tom Meyerson

Physical Education
State University of New York at Cortland - B.S.

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Administration

Our experienced staff is dedicated to making your child’s education a priority. From admissions to graduation, your trust, cooperation, and confidence in us is greatly valued. Feel free to call on us to assist you in any way.

Ms. Sandy Kallen

Director of Admissions

Ms. Ting Lawrence

Finance Manager

Ms. Joanne Lu

Director of Marketing and Advancement

Ms. Lauren Weber

Director of Operations

Mr. Ryan Hayden

Office Manager East

Mr. Grant Billingsley

Administrative Associate West

Ms. Kristine Chandler

High School Placement

Mr. Orlando Ennis

Security and Operations Assistant

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The Staff of The Geneva Conservatory of Music

Ms. Julie Castor Lawrence

Director
Violin, Music Theory, and Chamber Music
Suzuki Teacher Certification
B.M. in Violin Performance, Manhattan School of Music
M.M. in Violin Performance, Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A. candidate in Violin Performance, Rutgers University

Ms. Sohyun Ahn

Piano and Music Theory
B.M. Yonsei University (Korea)
Professional Studies Degree, Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A. in Piano Performance, Rutgers University

Dr. Patricia Davis

Violin
Suzuki Teacher Certification
B.M. in Violin Performance, Eastman School of Music
M.M in Violin Performance, Royal College of Music (London)
D.M.A. in Violin Performance, Stonybrook State University of New York

Mr. Joseph Lee

Cello
B. M. in Cello Performance, The Juilliard School
M. M. in Cello Performance, The Juilliard School
M. M. in Orchestral Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Ms. Alina Lim

Cello, Chamber Music
B.M. in Cello Performance, The Juilliard School
M.M. in Cello Performance, The Juilliard School

Ms. Luka Oida

Piano and Music Theory
B. M. in Piano Performance, Northwestern University
M. M. in Piano Performance, Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A. candidate in piano performance, The Hartt School of Music

Dr. Kyle Werner

Advanced Music Theory and Ear Training, Music History, and Composition
B.M. in Composition, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
M.M. in Composition, Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A. in Composition, Manhattan School of Music

Ms. Stephanie Wu

Piano and Music Theory
B.Mus in Piano Performance, The Juilliard School
M.Mus in Piano Performance, The Juilliard School
D.M.A. candidate in Piano Performance, The Juilliard School

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