About CCS

Leadership & Faculty


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Led by CCS President, Chad Dirkse, our Senior Leadership guides CCS in the development of a grace-filled community designed to foster the growth of each student from their unique point of need to the peak of their potential.

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  • Chad Dirkse

    President, Interim Upper School Head
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  • Carla Dean

    Chief Financial Officer

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  • Stephen Ibach

    Chief Technology Officer

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  • John Stroud

    Vice President of Advancement

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  • Shonda Caines

    Lower School Head, Director of Exceptional Education Programs
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  • Renée Timmerman

    Director of Human Resources

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  • Daniel Russell

    Athletic Director, Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
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2019-2020 CCS School Board

Mr. Tyler Siira, Chairman, DisplayCraft - President
Dr. Chris Horne, Vice Chair, UTC - Associate Professor of Public Administration
Mr. Forrest Simmons, Treasurer, Keel Point- Senior Wealth Advisor
Dr. Gina Krabbendam, Secretary, Riverview Animal Hospital - Veterinarian
Ms. Greta Erickson, Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, Elementary Children's Director

Dr. Marni Halvorson, Educational Consultant and Retired School Administrator
Mr. Gary Noland, Jr., Steward Advanced Materials - Quality Manager
Mr. David Powell, Southeast Lineman Training Center - Executive Vice President
Ms. Jenny Whitener, Bridge Innovate - Managing Director, Leadership & Strategy Chief

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