Board Members for 2018 - 2019
Jill Clinton, Chair
Jill and her family live in Hanover with their four children, who all attend GMCS. This is their fifth year as proud Gettysburg Montessori parents! Outside of her role as mom, she works part-time for a landscaping company. She has been a preschool substitute teacher for several years and will soon start as a guest teacher in the South Western School District in Hanover. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, traveling and being anywhere on the water.
Becky Uppercue, Vice Chair
Becky has resided in Gettysburg since 2005, and has 2 sons attending GMCS, Elijah and Phoenix. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker operating Gettysburg Counseling, LLC, an outpatient behavioral health practice located downtown, where she provides therapy to individuals, couples, and families dealing with a multitude of behavioral health, life, and relationship challenges. The Uppercue family enjoys spending their free time hiking, camping, visiting local and state parks, exploring homeopathic health practices, cooking/baking, listening to/playing music, visiting amusement parks, and traveling.
Melissa Ring, Member, At-Large
Melissa and her family have lived in Littlestown for 10 years. She has 3 daughters that attend GMCS - one in Kindergarten; one in third grade; and one in sixth grade. She is the owner of Melissa Ring Photography, which specializes in Fine Art Portraits. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching art and spending time in the great outdoors with her family. She is pleased to join the Board at this important time in the school's growth.
Diana Williams, Treasurer
Diana and her fiancé have lived in Littlestown for 17 years. They are the grandparents to a 2nd grader at GMCS and own a business in Gettysburg called History and Haunts, specializing in historical walking tours and other events that keep them busy throughout the year. Diana is happy to volunteer her time to help the Board and GMCS. In their spare time, Diana's family enjoys spending time together watching sports, baking and spending time on the battlefield.
Tish Weikel, Member, At-Large
Lieucretia Swain, Member, At-Large
Lieucretia has an Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design and is currently a Marketing Manager for a company in Frederick, MD. She and her family reside in Gettysburg with 2 children in the 2nd grade at GMCS and 2 toddlers at home. Lieucretia is happy to be a part of the board and be a part of the potential growth of GMCS.
Rose and her family reside in Gettysburg. Her nephew who she raises attends GMCS. She is a Registered Nurse, Substitute School Nurse, and Substitute Teacher. She loves spending time with her family and is excited for the opportunity to serve on the board.