Board of Directors

Karla Bowness

Karla Bowness graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Elementary Education/Special Education in 1978. She taught for four years in Nebraska prior to coming to Eaton, Colorado, where she taught for 27 years with the Eaton RE-2 School District, retiring in May of 2011. Since her retirement, Karla has been Director of Children’s Ministries at the Eaton Community Church. Karla and her husband, John, moved to Eaton in 1982 and have been members of the Eaton Community Church since 1984. They have three children and five grandchildren.

Adrienne Haythorn

Adrienne Haythorn was born and raised in Eaton, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Denver with a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in marketing. After graduating from college, she went to work for Professional Finance Company in Greeley, CO. In 2008, after she and her husband Dan welcomed Max, the first of their three sons, she became a stay-at-home mom. In August 2015, Adrienne began her first year of teaching Kindergarten in addition to acting as the Superintendent of Northern Colorado Christian Academy. Adrienne is very involved with the Eaton Community Church where she teaches two Sunday school classes, attends Bible studies, and helps with Vacation Bible School. Adrienne has always been surrounded by a family of excellent educators and has adopted a passion for the need to educate children for the Glory of God. 

Bill Hudson

Bill Hudson retired from the United States Air Force in 2011 after 34 years of service and achieved the rank of Brigadier General. He has held several command and staff positions throughout his career. Prior to his retirement he was the Assistant Adjutant General for Air, Colorado Air National Guard and the National Guard advisor to the 14th Air Force Commander, Vandenberg AFB, CA. He received a BBA from New Mexico State University, and is a graduate of the Air Force Air Command and Staff College and the Air Force War College. He and his wife Cathy moved to Eaton, Colorado in 2011 and are members of the Eaton Community Church

Owen Johnson

Owen Johnson and his wife Kim have three children: Elizabeth, Silas, and Elias.  Since 2017, all three have attended, or are attending, NCCA. Owen grew up outside Chappell, NE, and attended the US Air Force Academy where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Majoring in Biology. After graduating from Air Force pilot training, he has held several positions including Instructor & Evaluator Pilot in the B-1, Director of B-1 Flight Training, Chief of Safety, and has deployed several times with B-1 and C-130 units. He is currently serving part-time in the WY Air National Guard as a C-130 pilot in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and is a Captain at United Airlines. Owen earned his Master’s of Aeronautical Science Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and graduated from Air Force Safety School, Squadron Officer School, and Air Command and Staff College. He also completed the Colson Fellows Program on Christian Worldview.
The Johnson family moved to Eaton in 2016, and enrolled their children in NCCA soon thereafter. The family attends the Evangelical Free Church (EFC) of Eaton, where Owen and Kim are active in various ministries. Having a heart for youth, Owen knows that children need solid Biblical knowledge and understanding, and must own their relationship with God  so they are armed and ready to face the world in which we live.

Ken Sudduth

Ken grew up in Greeley, Colorado. He received degrees in education from the University of Northern Colorado and Colorado State University while teaching and coaching in the Eaton School District. He later became a School Principal at Eaton Middle School, Galeton Elementary and Benjamin Eaton Elementary completing a total of 31 years in education. He and his wife Janice, also a retired educator, live in Eaton and are members of the Eaton Community Church.

Dale Trowbridge

Dale Trowbridge graduated from Eaton High School in 1977 and from Colorado State University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Industries Management. Dale is the General Manager of the New Cache La Poudre Irrigating Company and the Cache La Poudre Reservoir Company. He has been with the companies for 30 years. Dale was appointed as a Director of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District and Subdistrict boards in 2014 as a Weld County representative and is currently Vice-President of the boards.
He and his wife, Marsha, have lived and worked near Eaton since 1980, They have three married children and seven grandchildren (two attend NCCA). Dale and Marsha are members of the Eaton Community Church and are involved in various ministries.