School Board

Kaylene McDonald - President

KMKaylene McDonald serves as a Member of the Governing Board and has served on the Governing Board since 2014.  Ms. McDonald is currently a Managing Partner of Mountain West Enterprises, LLC, a property management company.  Previously, Ms. McDonald served as a secondary education business education instructor at Kuna High School in Kuna, Idaho. Ms. McDonald received her bachelor's degree in entrepreneurial management from Boise State University.  She also received her Idaho Education Credential from the University of Idaho.

Joel Taylor - Vice President

JTaylorJoel Taylor has served on the Board since May 2015. He joined the board because he enjoyed what he saw as a parent with what the school is doing and going forward wanted to help see it continue to grow. He is married with two children that attend IACS. He graduated from Southwestern Illinois College with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Law. Upon graduation he enlisted in the Air Force for 10 great years seeing all parts of the world. After the the military he settled down in Idaho where he has lived for 12 years. Joel currently works in the crop logistics field. He enjoys camping with his family, riding motorcycles and the occasional trip to the coast.

Chad Majors- Treasurer

CMChad has been involved in the securities industry since 2001. He began his career with a prominent regional brokerage firm. Chad opened a Boise branch for his previous company where he served as Investment Representative for the branch.  In October of 2005, Chad left that company and joined Raymond James Financial Services, where he is today. Chad’s clientele includes high-net-worth individuals, business owners, successful professionals and people planning for or in retirement.  Chad finished his education at Arizona State University and Brigham Young University-Idaho where he earned degrees in Political Science & Accounting. Chad has always taken an active role in the community.  He is a past president of the Boise Bench Lion’s Club, has served as a board member for Mary Haven of Idaho and the Small Business Development Council.  In addition he performs in community theatre, and is also a former adult education instructor for Boise Community Education and written several articles for regional business magazines and newspapers.

Heather Neubauer - Secretary

HNHeather Neubauer is a mother of five beautiful girls ranging in ages from 7 to 17. Her oldest daughter has attended IACS since its first year and the rest of her children have gone to the school since they have been of age. She currently works from home as a Software QA Specialist and Technical Writer for a small company in Boise called Behavior Imaging Solutions. Heather has lived in the city of Nampa her entire life. Some of her hobbies include hiking in the mountains of Idaho, reading books of the thriller genre, and creating cakes that look as good as they taste. While she loves these activities, her all time favorite thing to do is spend time with her family.

Michael Kuhn - Member

MKMichael Kuhn joined the IACS Board in 2018, although he and his wife, Crystal, have been involved since the beginning of IACS. Crystal was on the Idaho Arts Charter development committee in 2004, helping to write the charter and develop the concept and direction of the school, as well as being on the first IACS board for many years. Michael did the build out and set the portables for the original school location located on 12th Ave Road in 2005.

Michael and Crystal have been married for over 30 years and have 4 children, all of whom have attended or are attending IACS. Michael enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, camping, traveling and doing an occasional play with Music Theater of Idaho.

Michael is a general contractor, homebuilder and remodeler and is the owner of Treasure Valley Remodel and Restoration and Treasure Valley Building Company.


Ron Hill - Member

RH Ron is the newest member of the board at IACS. Ron served in the US Army for 8 years where he was stationed in Germany and Hattiesburg, MS. Upon leaving the military he started a career in retail management that has spanned the last 22 years. Ron works for Retail Merchandising Solutions INC. as a Field Supervisor and manages the operational processes for Albertson’s in seven states. He is married to Marla and together they have seven children ages 5 to 30 one of which currently attends IACS. Outside of work Ron is a pastor for a local church where he and his wife serve with a focus on marriage and family. When time allows he enjoys, camping, hunting, fishing and golfing.