Heritage Christian Academy Board of Trustees


Philip Dyrud
Phil Dyrud is the proud dad of three Heritage Christian Academy students. He is a construction project manager for a Maple Grove general contractor. He also teaches Sunday School to 3rd graders at Grace Free Lutheran Church. Phil’s love for the Academy started at an early age, as he is an 8th grade graduate of HCA, then known as Medicine Lake Lutheran Academy. Philip attended Metropolitan State University and received a Finance Degree. He and his wife, Dena and their children reside in Maple Grove.


Pastor Peter Franz
Pastor Peter Franz is the Pastor of Grace Free Lutheran Church in Maple Grove. Pastor Franz and his wife, Judy, have 7 children, all of whom graduated from MLLA/HCA. Pastor Franz is a graduate of the University of MN-Duluth. He also has a Master of Divinity from the Association of Free Lutheran Theological Seminary.


Micah Johnson
Micah Johnson is a Senior Account Executive for a technology company in Minneapolis. Micah is also a part-time worship leader at Grace Free Lutheran Church. He has a long history of Christian Education including high school, The Association Free Lutheran Bible School, and an MBA from Northwestern University – St. Paul. Micah’s mother was a teacher at Medicine Lake Lutheran Academy in the first few years of its inception. Micah and his wife, Jill, live in Maple Grove with their son, Noah.


Rhonda Stuckey
Rhonda Stuckey is a full-time wife, mother, and grandmother, and a longtime member of Fourth Baptist Church. All of Rhonda’s and her husband, Mark’s, children attended Christian school from kindergarten through 12th grade. Her son, Riley, graduated from Heritage Christian Academy in 2014 and her oldest grandson, Micah, is currently in first grade at Heritage. She has previously served on the school board for Fourth Baptist Christian School in Plymouth, Minnesota. The Stuckeys reside in Maple Grove.



Greg Williams
Greg Williams is an elementary classroom teacher with St. Paul Public Schools. He has an Education Degree from Winona State University and a Master’s Degree through St. Mary’s University in Education. He and his wife, Jill, live in Plymouth with their three children, and the family attends Plymouth Covenant Church. The Williamses’ two daughters are enrolled at Heritage Christian Academy. Greg’s son has graduated from high school and is employed. 


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