Board Members


Elizabeth Burge, President

Elizabeth grew up in Mason, Ohio and yes, Kings was the rival at the time! Now 

she has three young Knights. They chose Kings Schools for their family because 

of the quality education and small town feel. Elizabeth is passionate about 

education. She holds an Education degree from Miami University and a masters in 

Teacher Leadership from the University of Illinois. Elizabeth taught fifth 

grade at Mason for 8 years and served on several education and curriculum 

development committees during her time there. Elizabeth loves spending time 

outdoors, reading, and traveling. She loves what the Kings Foundation will 

allow the community to do for our students and schools.

Mike Williams, VP

Mike Williams is a Miami University graduate who is the founder and owner of 

High Pointe Custom Homes, a Homearama award winning business, focusing on 

building in and around the Kings School District. He and his wife Sarah have 4 

children, all under the age of 12, currently attending Columbia intermediate 

and South Lebanon Elementary. Mike is an active member at Crossroads Community 

church, and enjoys Hunting, fishing, and playing golf.

Ryan Detmer, Treasurer

Ryan is a native of Cincinnati, who has lived in the Kings District since 2010. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Cincinnati, attaining a degree in Biology.  From there, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University.  Since 2010, Ryan has owned and operated Blue Ash Dental Group. The family friendly, general dentistry practice is doing everything from cosmetic to implant dentistry.  Ryan and his wife, Rachna, have three young children.  The children are in Kings Schools and Saint Margaret of York.  Ryan's wife, Rachna, is an educator by trade. This is where his excitement to be active in the schools foundation began.  When Ryan isn't seeing patients and spending time with his family,  he enjoys golfing. 

Stephanie Marchal, Secretary

Stephanie Marchal moved to the Kings School District in 1999. Born and raised 

in Tipp City Ohio, she attended The University of Dayton and received her 

Bachelors and Masters in Elementary Education. Stephanie teaches First Grade at 

JF Burns Elementary. She loves teaching, learning, and collaborating with the 

students, staff, and families in Kings! Stephanie and her husband have 4 

children in the Kings Schools that are involved in various sports and arts 

programs. They are also active in their church, St. Margaret of York, and they 

enjoy helping the J.F. Burns Green Team take care of the landscape around the 

school grounds. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys playing games, reading, 

cooking/baking, and attending concerts! She is passionate about the opportunity 

to give the students and teachers the resources they need to achieve their 

goals! She is honored to be a member of the Kings Foundation!

Founding Members


  • Melissa Mackey
  • Dianna Petersen
  • Jennifer Woods
  • Michelle Marketos
  • Tami Coleman
  • Robin Reitz
  • Matt Burge
  • Chris Teeter