School Board

Dan Spanjer

Dan Spanjer serves as the Board Chair. He graduated from Nyack College with a BA in History and from Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando) with a MA in Theology. He is the Chair of the Arts and Sciences Department and Professor of History at Lancaster Bible College. He also serves the college as the director of the Alcuin Society, a scholarly organization that serves campus faculty. 

He is married to Tara Spanjer and they have three daughters: Meghan, Emily, and Katelyn who attend Veritas Academy. The Spanjer's are members of the Wheatland Presbyterian Church.

Susan McKnight

Susan McKnight joined the Board in 2021. The McKnight family attends Westminister Presbyterian Church and their children are students at Veritas.






Board Advisors

Tim Bender

Tim Bender teaches Leadership to our senior class, serves as an adviser to the school board, and is a member of the Finance Committee. He has over 20 years of experience in banking and most recently served as the Cheif Credit and Operations Officer-SVP for Bank of Bird-in-Hand. Tim and his wife Wilma live in New Holland and have 3 sons, of whom two are Veritas graduates, and one who is currently in grammar school. Tim is a member of Zeltenreich Reformed Church.

Steve Dzurik

Bio Coming soon














Randall Wenger, Esq.

Randall Wenger Esq. serves as an advisor to the board. He is the Chief Counsel of the Independence Law Center in Harrisburg. Randall has an economics degree from the University of Chicago and earned his J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Lancaster County, and he and his wife Tina have 7 children. 

Kevin Ream

Kevin Ream joined the board in 2019 as the Assistant Chair he is also a member of the finance committee. Kevin is Director of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Services at Wohlsen Construction and is also a partner and CFO of Brookstone Industries (a sheet metal fabrication company).

Kevin was born and raised in southern York County and served in the US Marine Corps Reserve for four years before moving to Lancaster County in 1996. Kevin and his wife Mylene have two children, Elianna and Malachi, who both attend Veritas Academy. The Reams are members of Lancaster Evangelical Free Church.


Chuck Heath

Chuck Heath is the president at Heath Architecture. He and his wife Gail attend Wheatland Presbyterian Church and their daughter Olivia is in 10th grade at Veritas Academy.





Andrew Long

Andrew Long is the director in business development/entrepreneur-in-residence at Ben Franklin Technology Partners. He completed his education at Millersville University in 2002. Andrew has held leadership positions at several firms including SiteStrux Inc., Interstellar, Listrak, eBay Inc., Magento, and Indaba Group. Andy and his wife Sonya have four children: Silas, Millie, Rowan and Ezra. The Longs are members at All Saints Church.


Scott Forbes

Scott Forbes is a graduate of Towson University (BS- Business) and U of Pittsburgh (MBA). He served on the attack submarine USS KEY West (SSN 722) and then as a Naval Acquisition Contracting Officer in the Naval Air Systems Command. Scott also worked in pharmaceutical sales with Merck & Co for 16 years. He currently serves local farmers as a Dairy Nutritional Consultant. Scott and Rhonda have been members of Westminster Presbyterian Church for 22 years. Scott is married to Rhonda and they have two daughters and two sons. The older three are K-12 Veritas Graduates with the youngest currently a senior at Veritas. Scott previously served on the board from 2001-2016.

Mark Moses

Mark Moses is a senior risk manager at Seimens Financial Services. He is a graduate of Messiah College with of BS in Business Management. They have four children, one Veritas graduate, and three current Veritas Academy students.


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