Sharon Nye has been a lifelong member of Epiphany Lutheran Church, and joined the ELNS Board of Directors as the Treasurer in 2015. Sharon earned her Bachelor of Social Work from North Carolina State University and will graduate with her MBA from VCU in Summer 2017. In addition to school Sharon works as a program evaluator at a local human services non-profit organization.
ELNS Board of Directors
Epiphany Lutheran Nursery School is governed by a board of directors as appointed and approved by the Congregational Council of Epiphany Lutheran Church. The Board currently meets a few times a year as needed, usually on the 1st Monday of the month in September, November, February and May. They may meet at other times as needed as well. Members of the Board for the 2016-2017 school year are:
Dyan Troxel – Chairperson
Dyan Troxel is an Assistant Director at the United Network for Organ Sharing in Richmond, VA. She has a Master of Science Degree in Nursing with a Specialization in Education from Walden University. Dyan is a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church and serves as the Chair. She is married with two grown children.
Frances Caruso is an Associate Attorney with ThompsonMcMullan, P.C focusing on civil litigation. Frances is an alumnus of Vanderbilt University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors degree in psychology and sociology. She then attended the University of Richmond School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor and was a member of the Law Review. Frances and her husband moved to Richmond in 2012 and are both members of Epiphany Lutheran Church.
Jason Roma currently splits his time staying at home with his two young sons, both students at ELNS, and working as a web developer. Jason serves on the board in one of two parent member roles but he and his wife are also members of Epiphany Lutheran Church. In his spare time he likes to go camping, hiking, biking, kayaking, and most anything outdoors.
Sharon Nye – Treasurer
Chris Crouch – Secretary
Chris is a retired school librarian with a Master’s Degree in Library Science. She subs in school libraries in Henrico County because she enjoys sharing a love of reading with kids of all ages. As a member of Epiphany she enjoys being a lay assistant, co-chairing the garden committee, and the quilting ministry. In her spare time (what is that?) she enjoys reading, quilting, road trips with her husband, and fulfilling a challenge with a sister to hike as much of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia as we can!
Jessica Hendricks – School Director
Jessica serves as an ex-officio member of the ELNS Board of Directors. She has worked in preschools since 2006. Jessica received her undergraduate degree in communications with a concentration in public relations and a minor in non-profit organizations from Virginia Tech. She also has a certification in early childhood education from John Tyler Community College. She and her husband, Jason, have two sons, Garrett and Aiden.
Pastor Phillip Martin