Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Deer Creek Christian School is committed to ensuring that we carry out our mission to partner with families to help children grow in Academics, Faith and Character for Kingdom service.

Ladonna Arceneaux

LaDonna has been committed to education for over 30 years. Her experiences include being a church youth leader; a teacher in both private and public sectors; a preschool/Kindergarten program director; co-host of an award-winning, educational, community television program; a school psychologist; and a special education case manager. LaDonna has served on the School Council and School Board of Homewood Christian Academy for more than 20 years. She joins the Deer Creek Board believing God’s promise from Isaiah 54:13 that says, “And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD, and great shall be the peace of thy children.”

Dr. Edwin Mangram

Dr. Edwin W. Mangram II was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has lived in the Chicagoland area for over 17 years. During that time, he has practiced dentistry with a faith-based organization committed to serving the underserved. He also works with his wife in private practice in Chicago Heights, Illinois. A dedicated family man, Edwin enjoys coaching Little League baseball and mentoring youth. His children have attended Deer Creek Christian School since 2016, and his desire to serve on Deer Creek’s school board is firmly rooted in his belief that faith, family, and education are all necessary to prepare our children for the future.

Sharon Floyd

Sharon Floyd’s bio is coming soon.

Christopher Howard

Since relocating to Illinois in 2011, Christopher has always believed that God truly led him and his family to Deer Creek. As one who believes in the Philosophy of Christian Education, Chris is committed to leadership and facilitating Biblical values in the overall education of all students. Having two children who are current students at Deer Creek, he has firsthand knowledge of the immeasurable value of a Christian education. Currently, Chris serves as Senior Manager of Strategy and Innovation with CN Railway in Homewood, IL. Chris and his family reside in Crete, IL, and are members of Faith Movers Church in University Park.

Walter Mosby

Walter Mosby’s bio is coming soon.

Tiffany Perry

Born and raised in Illinois, Tiffany and her family now live in Flossmoor and attend Freedom Church Ministries in Homewood. Tiffany serves as the lead Sunday School teacher for grades 3 and 4, and she shares her musical talents as a member of the praise team and choir. Tiffany was willing to serve on the Deer Creek School Board because she understands how important it is for children to have a strong Christian foundation. “I believe Deer Creek’s teachers, staff, parents, and Board are intentional about providing both a solid education and a Christian foundation that will prepare students for the journey ahead,” she says. Tiffany and her husband Byron have three children.

John VonThaden

John VonThaden’s bio is coming soon.

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