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Meet Our Leadership Team

Jeff Groggel

Jeff Groggel


Jenny Rutkauskas

Jenny Rutkauskas

Kindergarten - 4th Grade Dean

Josh Rhoad

Josh Rhoad

5th - 8th Grade Dean

Becky Salas

Becky Salas

Dean of Intervention

Meet Our School Board

Our School Board draws from the best local civic and community leaders. They volunteer their time and energy to ensure students at Vanderbilt Charter Academy receive the best education possible. For a schedule of Board meetings, minutes, and more information, visit the Board Documents page or contact us at 616-820-5050.

Scott Patchin


Eduardo Amaya

Vice President

Jonathan Brownson


Rebecca Lamper


Maria Vargas


Our Authorizer

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We are authorized by Grand Valley State University. They sponsor and monitor us to ensure we achieve academic results and uphold the promises made in our charter.

Learn About Our Authorizer