Board of Trustees

The CCS Board of Trustees holds its public work session on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6pm at 435 Creamery Way in Exton, PA. An additional public work session and/or committee meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6 to 7pm at 435 Creamery Way in Exton, PA. The Board’s monthly public meeting is held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7pm at 435 Creamery Way in Exton, PA. The Board meets for four Sunday public work sessions during the school year. Dates are posted in the Board Meetings call-out to the right. Changes to the above schedule are posted in our monthly CCS calendars and/or in the weekly CCS Newsletter and if required, advertised in the Daily Local News. Meeting cancellations are posted on this website. If you would like to know agenda items in advance of a meeting, please email CCS families, employees, and community members are encouraged to attend the meetings and take an active role in the school.

Meet the Collegium Charter School Board of Trustees

Mr. Viktor OhnjecMr. Viktor Ohnjec,
CCS Board of Trustees President
Viktor was elected to the Board in June 2008 and has been part of CCS’s Science Fair Committee since 2002. Viktor has 25+ years of experience in management and technology. He is President & CEO of M2VP, Inc. – a West Chester-based technology strategy and executive advisory company. Mr. Ohnjec has been chairperson of various industry groups and boards including the West Chester Cycling Club, the Chester County Challenge for Cancer, the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium, the West Chester Area YMCA, the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group, Pedaling4Paws, the Transformation Yoga Project, and the Object Management Group. He lives in West Chester, PA with wife Leslie and his two daughters, Marisa and Julianna, both Collegium graduates. He is an avid cyclist.

Dr. Matthew Anderson,
CCS Board of Trustees Vice President
Dr. Anderson was elected to the CCS Board of Trustees in April 2018. He is a tenured Associate Professor of Psychology at Saint Joseph’s University (SJU), where he currently serves as Associate Dean of Curriculum and Advising for the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to serving as Associate Dean, Dr. Anderson has held a variety of other service and leadership roles at SJU, including founding and directing SJU’s interdisciplinary minor in Animal Studies. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, has edited two scholarly books, and has authored/illustrated a children’s picture book. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from Susquehanna University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Kent State University. He resides in Caln Township with his wife and two children, who are both CCS students.

Dr. Anthony DragerDr. Anthony Drager,
CCS Board of Trustees Secretary

Tony was elected to the CCS Board in October 2013. He has worked as a Research Scientist for Teva Pharmaceuticals (formerly Cephalon) at their West Chester R&D Center since 2004. Tony has primary responsibility for leading a research group within the Formulation Development Division charged with the development of pharmaceutical products for submission to the FDA. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Chemistry Department of Millersville University, where he teaches courses in general, organic and polymer chemistry. Tony received his B.S. in Chemistry from Millersville University and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. He currently resides in Caln Township with his wife, Michele, and twin daughters, Rebecca and Rachel who are both CCS students.

Mr. Christopher W. McHenryMr. Christopher W. McHenry,
CCS Board of Trustees Treasurer
Chris was elected to the CCS Board in February 2015. He has over 25 years of commercial finance experience. Chris has been employed by the Chester County Economic Development Council since 2010. In his role as the Sr. Portfolio and Compliance Manager, Chris is responsible for the oversight, performance, and compliance management for multiple government and private lending programs. Chris is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Delaware Valley College. He lives in Caln Township with his wife, Melanie, and their two sons, Ian and Aidan, who are proud CCS Cougars. He is an avid outdoorsman and Collegium volunteer.

bio-andersonMrs. Nicole Anderson,
CCS Board of Trustees Member
Nicole was elected to the Board in December 2012. Nicole is an Independent Consultant working with for-profit and non-profit companies. She has over 20 years of executive leadership and operational experience and currently provides business development and project management expertise to small businesses. She is a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business with a BBA in International Business and Finance and LaSalle University with an MBA in Management. Nicole is an advocate for women’s leadership development, the education of children, and diversity and inclusion. She has held several leadership roles on various boards including The Temple University Alumni Association, The Domestics Violence Center of Chester County and Jack and Jill of America, Chester County Chapter. She also supports several fundraising committees for non-profit and political campaigns. She lives in Downingtown with her husband and their two children.

Dr. Leanne Valentine,
CCS Board of Trustees Member
Dr. Valentine is a Pennsylvania-licensed Psychologist. She is currently the Director of Community Mental Health Services at West Chester University (WCU) in West Chester, PA, which is a psychology training and research center. Prior to WCU, Dr. Valentine worked at the Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) in Coatesville, PA for nine years. At the Coatesville VAMC, Dr. Valentine worked on the PTSD Clinical team, served as the leader of that team for two years and as the Assistant Chief, Psychology Services for 3 years. Dr. Valentine is currently a member of the American Psychological Association’s Divisions 27 (Society for Community Research and Action) and 56 (Trauma Psychology) and serves on the board of Stages Arts Initiative in West Chester, PA. She earned a Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. She resides in Exton, PA with her husband and daughter, who is a student at CCS.

Mr. Binu Thankachan,
CCS Board of Trustees Member
Binu is currently a software development professional at SEI Investments. Previously he worked as a software development consultant for Andersen Consulting and later for Accenture in the Philadelphia area for 15 years. He holds a B.S. in Electrical/Computer Engineering from Drexel University and an M.S. in Computer Science from Villanova University. He resides in Caln Township with his wife, Lovely, and 3 children, two of whom (Jason and Julie) are current CCS students and the youngest (Jordan) who will be joining CCS in the Fall of 2019.

Mr. Bill Randall,
CCS Board of Trustees Member
Bill Randall is a Capital Giving Officer at The Hill School in Pottstown. He earned a BA in Communications from Keystone College and an MS in Organizational Management from Misericordia University. Bill lives in Downingtown with his wife and two children – both of whom are proud to be CCS students.

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