The VCA Administration Team is here to support you in all areas of education. Major functions of administration include planning of school programs and activities, directing and executing school policies, organizing, coordinating, answering questions, keeping records, preparing reports, preparing school budgets, and so much more. 


    Mrs. Wendy Cunningham has a BA in Music Instruction from Azusa Pacific University. Prior to joining VCA, she taught elementary band and choir and served as Vice Principal at Rincon Valley Christian School. In addition to serving as the VCA Principal, she will be directing band and choir. She is passionate about using the gift of music to the Glory of God! Mrs. Cunningham has three children at VCA. 


    Ms. Kim Bratton has a BA in Music Education, with a Choral Emphasis, from the University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music.  Prior to joining VCA, she was the choral director for the Mendocino Unified School District for 23 years. She taught Elementary, Middle and High School Choir, as well as holding leadership positions in the district.  She took her Middle and High School Choirs to National Music Festivals all over the United States, including New York City and Carnegie Hall. In addition to serving as the VCA Vice Principal, she will be directing the Secondary Choir Program and leading Student Council. Kim also has a certified Therapy Dog, Yellow Lab named Bailey,  who has been working at school for several years and she is excited to share him with students and staff at VCA. She has a passion for teaching children and sharing Gods love through music. She is thrilled that God has led and called her to VCA!


      Mrs. Karen Russell has a BS in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting and minor in Biblical and Theological Studies from Biola University, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. After working 10 years in public accounting, she shifted her focus to serving the Lord in the nonprofit sector. For the past 5 years, she has been the accountant for Mt. Gilead Bible Camp, Rincon Valley Christian School, and Victory Christian Academy. She is grateful to serve in Christian education ministry alongside VCA's dynamic faculty and staff, and has two children at VCA. She loves Jesus, her family, friendships, and music.


      Mrs. Abbey Eddy has a BA in Christian Education with an emphasis in Elementary Education from Biola University.  She served in office administration/registration at Mt. Gilead Bible Camp for five years and she has also worked in Event Coordinating.  Abbey is passionate about Christian education as evidenced by her four children attending VCA as well as her excitement to join the VCA team!


      Mrs. Lisa Bellavia has a BA in Teledramatic Arts & Technology from Cal State University

      Monterey Bay. She has extensive office administrative experience and is also a Certified Group Fitness Instructor with American Council on Exercise. Her children have attended RVC and VCA, and she is happy to join VCA’s team! She has always wanted to work in a Christian-based work environment. She values Christian education and hopes she can help families achieve this goal. Lisa and her family have attended Hope Chapel Santa Rosa since 2001. 

      She loves travel, dance, and have big meals with the family!