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Meet our Administrators

Roy Griffith, Headmaster

BA, Architecture, 1990, University of Maryland School of Architecture, College Park, Maryland
Master of Architecture, 1994, University of Maryland School of Architecture, College Park, Maryland

Roy came to Rockbridge Academy as its first 5th grade teacher in 1997. In 2012, he transitioned to grammar school principal, and then headmaster in 2015.  Roy and his wife, Donna, have four children who are all alumni of Rockbridge Academy.


Mandy Ball, Upper School Principal

BM, Flute Performance, 1996, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA


Mandy came to Rockbridge Academy in 2010 as an upper school P.E. teacher and assistant to the athletic director.  Since then, she has served as a grammar school P.E. teacher, music teacher, choir director, and cross country coach.  In 2021, she became the interim upper school principal, while continuing to enjoy coaching cross country.



Stefanie Bachmann, Student Resource Coordinator

BS, Psychology, minor in special education, 1997, LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York
MA, Psychology, 2000, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Cert. of Advanced Graduate Study in Clinical Counseling, 2007, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Stefanie Bachmann came to Rockbridge Academy in 2011 as a parent of a kindergartner. She was hired in 2017 to coordinate accommodations and testing in the upper school.


Brooke Voelp, Grammar School Principal

BS, Elementary Education, 1990, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
MA, Curriculum and Instruction, 2001, Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland


Brooke Voelp was hired in 2005 as a 2nd grade teacher, then switched to teach 1st grade in 2012. In 2016, she became the grammar school vice principal and assisted the grammar school principal with standardized testing, teacher certification, grammar school administration, and many other tasks. In 2021, she became the grammar school principal.


Amy Ramsey, Director of Operations & Finance

BA, Government, 1987, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
MS, Accounting, 1988, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts


Amy Ramsey came to Rockbridge Academy as the K-2nd grade music teacher in 2003. In 2004, she transitioned to bookkeeper while still teaching music to grades K-2. As the school has grown, so have her responsibilities, becoming business manager in 2007 and director of operations and finance in 2019.


Julie Marsh, Admissions Director

BS, Political Science with an emphasis in Chinese Studies, 2000, Utah State University, Logan, Utah


Julie Marsh has been a parent at Rockbridge Academy since her oldest child entered kindergarten in 2006. She came on board as Admissions Director in 2014, after serving Congressman Paul Broun as legislative assistant on Capitol Hill.



Tim Stewart, Athletic Coordinator & Discover Summer Director

BA, Health & Exercise Science, 2012, Messiah College, Grantham, PA


Tim was hired in 2021 and will be working with each of our athletic teams and coaches, scheduling and coordinating all practices and games as well as overseeing our athletic program. Tim will also be planning, supervising, and administering our Discover Summer program.  Tim has an accomplished background in wrestling and lacrosse and has worked in fitness training. 


Meet our Staff

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    Monica Ault

    Upper School Administrative Assistant
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    Sonmin Crane

    Communications Manager
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    Anne Curtas

    Administrative Support
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    Cynthia Davis

    College Administrative Assistant
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    Keira Giron

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    Julie Hall

    Receptionist/Admissions Assistant/Social Media Coordinator
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    Adrienne Heindl

    Adjunct Math Teacher
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    Dawn Jeffords

    Registrar & IT Coordinator
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    Melanie Kaiss

    PE/Motor Lab & Paraeducator
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    Meg McClure

    HR & Payroll Administrator
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    Heather Reardon

    Executive Assistant
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    Shannon Reich

    Operations Administrator
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    Jennifer Schingeck

    Grammar Student Resource Specialist
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    Robert Schingeck

    Facilities Manager
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    Martha Schulze

    2nd grade teacher
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    Karina Sherwood

    Health Aide
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    Sarah Joy Smedley

    Health Aide/Safety Coordinator
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    Tina Thompson

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    Michelle Rosela

    Director of Advancement