Board of Directors
Joe grew up in Great Falls, and returned to Montana in 2014 after completing his medical training. He currently works as a cardiologist at Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung. Training took Joe and his wife Katy to the University of Washington and the University of Utah before coming back to Whitefish where Katy grew up. They currently have their three children at the academy: Amelia, Liam and Claire.
Board Vice President
Julie has volunteered as a room mom in the classroom each year, co-coached the cross-country team, and served in a leadership role on the marketing committee. Julie has a BA in communication and a minor in studio art. Throughout her career she has worked with Fortune 50 companies and non-profits responsible for their public relations, integrated marketing campaigns and strategic planning. Julie has served as a board member for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the DECA Foundation, and the Junior League. Julie and her husband, James, are passionate about their daughter’s education and know that the Whitefish Christian Academy provides a world-class education that benefits each student and the community alike.
Tyler and his wife, Meagan, have three kids, all of whom attend Whitefish Christian Academy. Tyler was raised in Whitefish and graduated from Whitefish High School. After a three-year stint at Montana State University, Tyler and Meagan moved to San Antonio, Texas, to finish schooling where he earned his B.S. in Finance and Accounting. Shortly after completing their schooling in Texas, Tyler and Meagan moved home to Whitefish to start their family and careers. Tyler owns a local high-end residential construction company and is involved in numerous development projects in Flathead Valley. Tyler sits on several boards but has dedicated most of his efforts to Whitefish Christian Academy to assist in the efforts to make WCA the most excellent, Christ-centered Classical school available to our children.
Nikki Ainsley was raised on the east coast but moved to MT in ‘06 when she enrolled and graduated from a School of Ministry and Discipleship. There she met her husband Mark. Since then she has worked for three families in the Flathead Valley as a nanny, where she first was introduced to Whitefish Christian Academy and its incredible classical, Christian curriculum and environment. She has also been a state certified foster parent, where she adopted her son who is enrolled at the academy. She and her family attend Calvary Chapel, Flathead Valley, where she serves as administrative assistant and children’s-ministry coordinator.
Aaron and his wife, Angie, have two of their five children attending Whitefish Christian Academy who are in 4th and 6th grades. The Scott Clan has been romping through the halls of the academy since 2014 when they relocated to Whitefish from Texas. Aaron joined the board in 2017. Aaron is an entrepreneur and pastor. He holds a Master of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary, has pastored for over twenty years, and is currently the pastor of Church of the Cross in Whitefish. As an entrepreneur, Aaron has started several businesses including SkyRun Vacation Rentals with locations in Texas and Whitefish. Aaron looks forward to helping the school continue to produce citizen scholars who love and glorify God in all they say and do.
Nate Hall is husband to Annie and Father to Ava, Zach, and Drew who attend the academy. He is passionate about his children and the young people in the community achieving academic excellence. Nate grew up in North Dakota and attended college at Concordia College in MN where he double majored in chemistry and biology. He attended medical school at the University of North Dakota and completed residency and fellowship training at the University of Utah and University of Minnesota. He currently works as a physician at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. Nate looks forward to advocating for students and teachers, being a champion for the academic excellence of the academy, and developing students into Christian leaders.