Our Board of Trustees


robert-davyRob Davy,  President
Committee Work: Governance, Finance, Head of School Search

Robert grew up in western Washington, and now lives in Kitsap County with his wife and two boys.  Robert became involved with Silverwood after his oldest son began attending second grade.  Robert served in the Navy for four years, graduated from Western Washington University and worked in the IT industry for several years while he attended law school at night.  After graduating Seattle University School of Law, he and his wife spent a few years in Tucson, only to return to Kitsap to start their family.  After a decade as a prosecutor, Robert recently put his law career on hold in order to stay at home and take over as the Domestic First Responder while his wife, Summer, continues to build her successful real estate career.  Although he misses the courtroom, Robert enjoys being involved in ensuring students receive a quality education and “challenging them to become confident, compassionate citizens and skilled, life-long learners.”

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Matt Hebard, Vice President
Committee Work: Finance

Matt has two daughters.  One attending Silverwood and the the other recently graduated; their experience at Silverwood has been wonderful.  As a board member Matt hopes to see wonderful experiences continue to be extended to all Silverwood students.  Matt volunteers with many youth oriented activities in the  Puget Sound area.  He enjoys eating pie.

 

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Mary Kunish, Secretary
Committee Work: Configuration Management, Head of School Search

Mary is a lifelong Kitsap resident and Silverwood alumni parent. Her background is in engineering. She has a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana, and worked as a Naval Architect at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. She now enjoys being home for her family and having more time to pursue her hobbies. Mary first served on the Silverwood Board of Trustees in 2013 and hopes to continue to support the unique learning opportunity available at Silverwood.

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Neal Williams, Treasurer
Committee Work: Finance

Neal began working for the CPA firm of Hurley, Williams & Cook in 1997 as a staff accountant and worked his way up until becoming a shareholder of the firm in 2003. He currently provides services for governmental clients as well as small business and individual tax clients. Neal is a native of Washington State, having been born in Mt. Vernon and raised in Seattle. Neal graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Central Washington University and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Washington. After college, he began his career at a local CPA firm in Silverdale, Washington, before coming to work for his current firm. Recently, Neal was given the opportunity to provide CPA services to Northwest Open Access Network (NoaNet), a Washington governmental entity who received two ARRA grants totaling more than $138,000,000 for projects to expand their broadband network into underserved and unserved areas of Washington State. Neal assisted NoaNet in researching their administrative requirements and participated in the initial planning of the grant administration. From his research and planning, Neal developed several worksheets and methods of gathering data which were used by NoaNet during the three year grant period. Neal also prepares monthly and annual financial statements for NoaNet as well as providing audit preparation services which helped NoaNet get through three A-133 audits with no federal findings or questioned costs. Neal currently lives in Silverdale, Washington, with his daughter Elizabeth and enjoys being a father and volunteering his time to her school’s finance committee and board of trustees.

Jessica Borrelli, Board Member
Committee Work: Marketing and Development, Head of School Search

 

Ryan ConleyRyan Conley, Board Member
Committee Work: Configuration Management

Ryan grew up in Bellingham, Washington, and now lives in Kitsap County with his wife and daughter.  He served in the US Navy as an Electronics Technician for eleven years and was recognized as a Master Training Specialist before honorably discharging from active service to continue his education. Ryan worked for the Department of Justice while pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Brandman University and now works as a program manager at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Keyport resolving technology obsolescence for the fleet. When he is not working or spending time with his wonderful wife and adorable daughter, Ryan can be found wrenching on import cars in the garage. Whether it’s car shows or a race track, the only thing that is more important is his family.

 

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Jason Foster, Board Member

Jason, originally from the Midwest, has lived in Washington State for a little over ten years. Jason has a daughter attending Silverwood. This picture represents his favorite scenery!

 

 

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Sherrill Gross, Board Member
Committee Work: Head of School Search

Sherrill was born and raised in Indiana before marrying her husband. The Navy moved them across the country several times before landing in Washington where they immediately loved the mountains, the ocean, and even the rain. Sherrill is a Management Analyst for a government agency. After raising three children, she is now enjoying being a grandparent. She has 6th grade twin granddaughters attending Silverwood, and is a dedicated supporter of Silverwood School. In her spare time. When she’s not chasing after her grandchildren,  Sherrill enjoys running, hiking, and kayaking.

 

Ryan Marriott

Ryan Marriott, Board Member
Committee Work: Marketing and Development, Head of School Search