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Daniel Walters

Board member since 2017

Daniel Walters is a sourcing cost analyst for Lockheed Martin in Middle River, MD. Previously, he worked as a refugee resettlement project manager for World Relief in Baltimore. Daniel and his wife, Christie, are members of Living Hope Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Havre de Grace, MD, where he serves as a deacon. They live in Aberdeen with their three children, who have been students at NCCS since pre-K3. A graduate of Bryan College (Dayton, TN) and Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, PA), Daniel believes in shaping leaders through classical education and investing in sustainable, independent institutions. He enjoys spending his leisure time with his family hiking in the woods or learning new things in museums.


Nancy Macfarlane

Board member since 2011

Nancy Macfarlane joined the NCCS Board of Directors in December 2011. She retired from the Harford County Public School System after teaching high school art for 25 years. She taught at the middle school level in Michigan for three years prior to that. Widowed in 2009, Mrs. Macfarlane is the mother of two grown daughters and the grandmother of two children. Having earned a bachelor of science degree in art education with minors in history and science from Wayne State University in Michigan and having earned a master’s degree in curriculum development from Michigan State University, she brings to the Board valuable classroom insights. She is a longtime member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church.


Wendy Martin

Board member since 2017

Wendy Martin is a stay-at-home mom and has lived in Maryland all her life. She grew up in a Christian family and came to know the Lord during her high school years. She met her husband, Kelley, while attending Perry Hall United Methodist Church where Kelley’s grandfather was the pastor. They have three children. Wendy graduated from Loyola College with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and was employed by an outpatient Christian counseling center as Director of Administrative Services before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Most of her educational experience is in the public school sector. Her oldest child was homeschooled and in high school took selected courses at NCCS. She stays actively involved in each of her children’s schools. She enjoys photography and taking trips with her family. Wendy is a member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church.


Steve Schley

Board member since 2017

Steve Schley supervises work product liability claims and litigation work for Stanley Black and Decker in Towson, MD. He is a graduate of Calvert Hall College (a high school) in Towson and holds a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and marketing from Loyola College in Baltimore. He and his wife Candy have two sons enrolled in NCCS. They are members of Forest Hill Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Forest Hill, MD. In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, reading, coaching his sons’ basketball and baseball teams, playing guitar, and following local and national sports teams.


Jon Struble

Board member since 2015

Jonathan Struble is a Senior Associate with the Technology Business Solutions Group in RSM's Blue Bell, PA office. He is the father of three grown children and has experience with home schooling and with a local Christian School. He and his wife Christina are members of New Covenant Presbyterian Church.


David Thursby

Board member since 2014

David Thursby holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech. He has worked for over 20 years as a software engineer at Textron Systems (formerly AAI Corporation) in Hunt Valley. He and his wife Susan have one son who has been enrolled in NCCS since preschool. David and his family are members of New Covenant Presbyterian Church.