Board of Directors

Alden Dale

B.A. in Liberal Arts with a double minor in Philosophy and Theology from Thomas Aquinas College. 

Mr. Dale is the Senior Analyst at Inverta LLP, a digital marketing agency. He has five children, two of which attend The Ambrose School, three others who will attend once old enough, and joined the board in 2019. 

Church Affiliation: All Saints Presbyterian Church

Tim Pauls

B.A. in Pre-Theology from Concordia University (Portland), M.Div. from Concordia Seminary (St. Louis). 

Rev. Pauls has two graduates of the school and joined the board in 2010.

Church Affiliation: Pastor, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

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Michael Colby

BS and MS in Engineering from the University of Washington, Juris Doctor from Duke Law. 

Mr. Colby is an attorney and founder of Colby Nipper, an Intellectual Property Boutique. His four children attend the school and he has taught a preceptorial at the school since 2014.

Church Affiliation: Faith Community Bible Church

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Stephen Sawyer

Realtor, Crosswinds Realty. Twenty five years in commercial construction. Graduate of Logos School in Moscow, Idaho. Stephen and his wife, Susan, have three children all attending the school.

Church Affiliation: Faith Community Bible Church

Geoff Francian

Geoff Francian

B.A. in Biblical Studies from San Diego Christian College. 

Geoff and his wife Devin have two boys attending the school. Mr. Francian joined the board in 2023.

Church Affiliation: Pastoral Assistant, The King’s Congregation

Wade Ortego

Wade Ortego
(ex officio)

B.S., Business, Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee; M.Ed., Abilene Christian University. 

Mr. Ortego is an experienced leader in classical Christian education with a strong emphasis on maintaining and building a student culture. He is the current Head of School. 

Church Affiliation: The King’s Congregation

Scott Yenor

Professor of political philosophy at Boise State University. B.A., University of Wisconsin, M.A. and Ph.D from Loyola University. 

He has one child at the school and four graduates. He has served on the board for over eight years. 

Church Affiliation: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church