Board of Directors

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Brian Bergeron

Board Member

Brian is a commercial pilot for Delta, after more than 20 years as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard. Brian grew up in California and graduated from the U.S Air Force Academy. He and his wife Cara have three children in the school with their oldest son, Brandt, now a graduate of St. Stephen’s, Class of 2015. Cara became our Latin teacher in 2013. They are members of Evergreen Presbyterian Church.

Cheryl Boden

Secretary

Cheryl earned her BA from the University of Texas and operates a farm near Hillsboro with her husband. Their three children are “charter students” of the school, all now graduated with one of them returning to teach at the school now. She taught at the school from 2000-2008 and joined the Board of Directors in 2012. She attends Ascension Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro.

Jonathan Chappelle

Board Member

Jonathan has worked at Intel for the past 16 years, in a variety of roles. Before moving to the U.S., he worked as a civil engineer in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. Jonathan has a Bachelor’s of Engineering in Civil Engineering from the University of Liverpool and a Master’s of Business Administration from Willamette University. Jonathan and his wife Tanya have been married 18 years and have three children attending St. Stephen’s Academy. They have attended Meadowsprings Community Church for over 10 years.

Matthew Friend

Vice Chairman

Matthew Friend is Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Nike Global Brands and Functions. He has a BS in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business. Matthew joined the Board of Directors in 2013 and has three children in the school. Matthew and his family are members of Grace United Reformed Church in West Linn, where he serves as elder.

Erik Haralson

Chairman

Erik is a Senior Yield Engineer at Intel Corporation. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Erik joined the Board of Directors in 2005. He and his wife Joanna have two children in the school, with a third soon to follow. He and his family are members of Evergreen Presbyterian Church in Beaverton.

Craig Laurie

Board Member currently on Sabbatical

Craig holds a BS in Forestry from Northern Arizona University and an MS in Resource Planning from Colorado State University. His experience includes resource management and assessment of environmental impact for both energy companies and consulting firms in the private sector. He currently works at Wink’s Hardware in Portland, Oregon. Craig joined the Board of Directors in 2011. Craig and his wife Lynn attend First Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Portland. Their son, John, is a graduate of St. Stephen’s, Class of 2012.

Ron Reichen

Board Member

Ron has a background in aeronautical engineering and molecular stress testing and founded Precision Body & Paint in Beaverton in 1975. He has grown this business tremendously over the past 40 years and continues to lead it today.  Ron has a passion for education and has been a significant supporter of St. Stephen’s Academy over the years.  Ron joined the Board of Directors in 2016. Ron and his wife Penny attend Helvetia Community Church.

Joe Storm

Board Member

Joe is Vice President and Commercial Banking Team Leader for Sterling Bank in Vancouver, Washington. He is a graduate of Portland State University where he majored in Business Management, and he is also a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington. Joe joined the Board of Directors in 2013. He has four boys who currently attend the school. He and his family attend Evergreen Presbyterian Church in Beaverton.