Leadership

Milpitas Christian School's Board of Directors determines the school's vision, mission, and strategic goals and establishes policies and plans that reinforce them. The Board enforces the By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation.

Connie Segreto, CHAIRMAN

Board Member since November 2015

Binghamton University, MA in Theatre
Harpur College, BA in Theatre

Current Employment: National Markets & Relationships Marketing Leader, Deloitte
Board Member: Lighthouse for Women
Board Member, Co-Founder: SAM Camp, Inc.

"I am honored to be on the Board of Milpitas Christian School and to support its vision and mission. There is no greater gift we can give to our children than to nurture them in the love of the Lord in the midst of an excellent education."

Tim Tran, Member

Board Member since 2010

University of the Pacific, BS in Computer Engineering
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity

Gateway Seminary, Doctor of Ministry

Current Employment: Senior Pastor at San Jose Community Church

"It is a joy and honor for me to serve on the MCS Board of Directors. I believe in the MCS vision and mission. My desire is to take part with the team to transform MCS into a place where each child is nurtured/grown spiritually and is provided with a well rounded education."

Eric Thoreson, Member

Board Member since February 2018

University of Toledo, B.S. Electrical Engineering, cum laude (1981)

Founder and Principal Search Consultant, Netsoft (1992-present) -
Formerly engineering, program management and sales for General Electric
Current and past Board Member in multiple non-profits since 1997

“The 40+ year track record MCS has in excellence of education and healthy development – body, soul, and spirit – is remarkable. The world and the South Bay need institutions like MCS not only for the benefit of the children and their families, but for society at large. 2 of our children went to MCS, with decidedly positive results for our family.”

Mayella Gardea, Treasurer/Secretary

Board Member since April 2017

Santa Clara University, B.S. Sociology (1992)
Mission College Santa Clara, A.S. Liberal Arts (1990)

Board Member, Correctional Peace Officers Association 1995-1996
Retired: Correctional Officer (2016), 29 years of Service
County of Santa Clara, Office of the Sheriff

“I have a huge appreciation for MCS Faculty and Staff and wish to support them and their efforts. As a mother of a child with learning disabilities, I come from a perspective of inclusion. I would like to help MCS reach their goals, particularly of opening up MCS High School.”

Stephen A. Boersma, Advisory Member

Board Member Since February 2018

Oregon State University, Ph.D. - Business, w/ minors in educational psychology and statistics
Western Seminary, MA - Church Education & Administration
San Jose State University, MS - Business & Accounting, minor in Sociology
Loyola University, Los Angeles - Business, Sociology, and Statistics

Current Employment: Seeba & Associates, Inc. CPA's - Consultant (Tax and Compliance)
Board Member - Christian Management Association - Director, Corporate President & CEO
Board Member - Hillview Baptist Church, Surprise, Arizona - Director and Corporate Treasurer

Head of School

Executes all aspects of operations, academics, marketing, and fund raising. Provides focal point of MCS leadership for community, parents, and staff.

List of 5 items.

  • Education

    Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, California
    Master Level
    Technology and School Administration

    Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California
    Master Degree
    Master of Arts in Christian Education

    Manhattan Christian College, Manhattan, Kansas
    Bachelor Degree
    Bible Ministries / Christian Education
  • Professional Experience

    Over 40 years education career with positions that include teacher, administrator, principal, and head of school. These positions of responsibility include all grades from P2 - 12 grade. An extensive background with regional cultures found in Southern California, Oklahoma, Illinois, Kansas, and New Mexico. With a blend of both private and public educational environments.
  • Most Current Employment

    Administrator / Head of School – K through 12th grade
    Quincy Christian School
    Quincy, Illinois
    Head of School – Elementary, Middle School, High School
    Chino Valley Christian Schools
    Chino, CA
    Junior High Principal
    Chino Valley Christian Schools
    Chino, CA

    Assistant Principal – Elementary and Middle School
    Chino Valley Christian Schools
    Chino, CA
  • Beliefs

    Bob has a love for God and for students. He believes whole-heartedly that Christian Education brings a unique approach to education – bringing knowledge to subject matters, excellence to education and all centered on God being involved in our lives – a Biblical Worldview. He believes in this generation and the future leaders of our community, nation and to the world.
  • Favorite Verses

    “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those
    who love him, who have been called according to his purpose”.
    Romans 8:28

    “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does
    the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to
    walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8