Administrative Staff

VICKI STORMOEN

Principal
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JANE RICHARDS

Assistant Principal/Registrar
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TRACY WEST

School Accountant
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LILIA SEPULVEDA

Communications Manager
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VIKKI GRIESHABER

Library/Office Team Member
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KAYLEE MORRIS

Office Team Member
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Office Administrator

JUDY BECKMANN

Club Manager
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ERIN MCKINSEY

Filed Trips & Events Coordinator
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EMMIE PALACIOS

Yearbook Advisor
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Our Staff

judy beckmann

Club Manager
Duties: All Club Related Matters
Judy and her husband, Ted, were blessed to homeschool their 6 kids, four of whom graduated from Heritage.

Judy had the privilege of serving in various volunteer roles throughout her years with Heritage, as a volunteer Coach for Volleyball and as an Assistant Coach for Basketball. Judy co-founded the basketball program and served as Director until graduating their youngest in 2018.

Her heart was for encouraging her teams to “...do all things to the glory of God.”, to work hard, work as a team and encourage one another to challenge themselves and to stay strong in their faith. She looks forward to working with club committees in the same way, as she and they encourage one another, working as unto the Lord.
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vikki grieshaber

Library/Office Team Member
Duties: RaiseRight, Lending Library, All Front Desk Matters, General School Information
Vikki has been involved with Heritage since 1993. She has served in various capacities within the school such as but not limited to teaching at class days, serving as volleyball treasurer, basketball team mom, EC Class Day Coordinator for 5 ½ years, and now helps with the library, field trips, front desk, and RaiseRight fundraising. All of her children were homeschooled through elementary school, and she has graduated eight students from Heritage with the last two graduating in June 2024.

She has been married to Steve since 1980. They became Christians in 1981, and started building their family in 1983. Over the years they have welcomed thirteen children into their family. They currently have twenty-two grandchildren with another blessing due March 2024.

In the church Vikki has served in children’s ministries, church secretary, and many other duties.

Her interest lies in genealogy, cemetery headstone restoration, and cataloging veteran headstones at Greenwood Memorial Park. She is currently involved with the Daughters of the American Revolution serving as Regent for the Letitia Coxe Shelby Chapter, as Senior President for the local Children of the American Revolution- Presidio Hill Society, and as Registrar for the US Daughters of 1812.
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erin mckinsey

Field Trips & Events Coordinator
Duties: Field Trips and School Events
Erin is a San Diego native and Heritage Christian School Alumna. Additionally, she is the daughter of Tracy West, our school accountant. Tracy was called by the Lord to homeschool Erin and her 2 younger sisters beginning in 1997. Erin returned to HCS in 2017 to begin the academic adventure of her own daughter Harmony. She has worked in many educational settings including after-school programs, tutoring, classroom education, teacher mentorship, school and curriculum development.

Following her graduation from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Concentration in Human Development, Erin earned a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from San Diego State University. Prior to becoming a mother, she instructed Second Grade at Trinity Christian School. This was a truly exciting time for Erin, as she was teaching under the leadership of her former elementary school principal. Erin had attended TCS as a child, beginning in preschool and lasting through 4th grade. When she was 18 years old, Erin was also hired as the lunch supervisor and PE Coach.

Now, Erin strives daily to minister to those around her with Christ’s love. She has been a Class Day lead with HCS for the last 4 years, attends Skyline Church and enjoys her Head Coach position with AYSO. For her, serving our community and HCS families is a priceless treasure. Praise the Lord we are blessed to share in the joy of learning together as we continue growing in God’s love.
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KAYLEE MORRIS

Office Team Member
Duties: All Front Desk Matters and Office Support
Kaylee was a student at Heritage Christian School from Kindergarten to 12th grade. She is very thankful for her homeschooling background and the hard work her parents put towards her education and upbringing. During this time, Kaylee participated in Class Day and Drama Club, serving as co-choreographer for HCS theater productions alongside her mother, Janet.

After graduating from Heritage, Kaylee attended Biola University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Intercultural Studies and a minor in Bible. At Biola, she worked as an Instructional Design Assistant editing online courses and was elected to serve in the Student Government Association. One of her favorite college experiences was interning as an English teacher in South Korea for two months.

After finishing her degree in 2023, Kaylee returned to San Diego and joined the HCS office staff. She is excited to reenter the Heritage community and serve its families with care and excellence. In her spare time, Kaylee enjoys exploring the city, trying new boba shops, and doing Inductive Bible Study.
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emmie palacios

Yearbook Advisor
Duties: All Yearbook Related Matters
Emmie was born and raised in San Diego. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Richard, and they have three children whom they have been homeschooling since 2012. Emmie considers it a blessing to be able to walk alongside each of them on their individual journeys and help them discover and develop the gifts the Lord has given them. She has even uncovered some of her own along the way.

In 2021, Emmie's family joined HCS and has been involved in the school's community through class days, clubs, and activities. Emmie has served as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Volleyball Club and as Secretary for the Surf Club. She has enjoyed being able to contribute to the school through the Special Events and Yearbook positions for the 2023-2024 school year and looks forward to continuing on with Yearbook for 2024-2025.

Emmie is an introvert and a hermit at heart, but she enjoys welcoming people and helping them get connected when she is not busy hiding herself in a corner.
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Assistant Principal

JANE RICHARDS

Assistant Principal/Registrar
Duties: School Records, Transcripts, High School Evaluations, Co-Op Class Day Matters
Jane and her husband, Jeff, have five children. They have been part of Heritage Christian School since 1997. All of their children were enrolled in HCS for grades K-12. Jane and Jeff graduated their youngest son in 2020.

Jane has served in many roles at HCS including Class Day Coordinator for 7 years and Assistant Registrar during the same 7 year period.

Jane is passionate about homeschooling and is excited to continue pursuing this passion as she enters a new season with only adult children. She enjoys helping families navigate the incredible blessings of homeschooling and see her own children begin the homeschooling journey with her grandchildren.



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LILIA SEPULVEDA

Communications Manager
Duties: School Calendar, Website, Newsletter, Social Media, Podcast, School Merch
Lilia has been married to her husband, Mark, for 28 years. They homeschooled their three daughters for over ten years. All three graduated from HCS, their last student in June of 2020. Her involvement at HCS includes two years as secretary of Drama Club parent board, Co-Chair of the Spring Formal committee, and Chair of  the Senior Banquet committee. 

Lilia's passion for graphic arts, photography, videography, and teaching led her to step in as the Yearbook Program  Advisor from 2018 to 2023. In August of 2020 she joined the school's administrative staff as Communications Manager and manages the web site, social media, newsletter,  marketing, and all graphic design needs. 

The Sepulveda family has been heavily involved in church ministry for many years. They are all passionate about using their God given gifts in God's kingdom which includes HCS. Lilia has previously served in various leadership roles including church and pastoral secretary, discipleship teacher, youth director, VBS director, Sunday School superintendent and children's ministry director. 

Lilia, her husband, and youngest daughter relocated to rural east Texas in June of 2023 and continues to be part of the HCS staff remotely.
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VICKI STORMOEN

Principal
Duties: School Sustainability, Public Relations, Enrollment Determination
Vicki has been privately homeschooling since 1994. She and her husband, Ron, have been blessed with nine children, seven of whom have graduated from Heritage Christian School. She is still homeschooling the remaining two children through HCS.

Vicki has served the HCS community in many roles over the years including class day coordinator, Grace Notes Choir co-founder and leader, the Annual Heritage Conference co-founder and speaker, as well as a teacher for the HCS Academy. Vicki has also taught homeschool classes to the broader homeschool community from her home for many years and is a former Classical Conversations tutor. She is passionate about the vision of private homeschooling as a means to raising a godly generation of students for the glory of Jesus Christ and is blessed to have the opportunity to serve and continue homeschooling alongside HCS families.

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TRACY WEST

School Accountant
Duties: All Tuition Matters, Accounts Payables & Receiveables, Human Resources
Tracy and John have been married since 1979 and have six children, 7 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Tracy began working in the bookkeeping and income tax field in 1979. In obedience to the Lord in 1990, she moved her business into her home to be with her children full-time.

In 1996 she began homeschooling with Heritage, joined the Del Cerro campus class day admin team in 1998, started the 2nd Class Day at the Del Cerro Campus in 2003 as co-coordinator and began working in the office in 2006. She homeschooled and graduated her three youngest daughters through HCS. Her last daughter graduated in 2010. Her oldest daughter, Erin, is on staff and her granddaughter is currently homeschooled through HCS.

Tracy is always available to help answer any question about homeschooling or how to navigate the various Heritage apps.
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