Member Profiles


Paul Good

Teacher (T1-Either Campus)

Paul joined North Lakes Academy in 2012, bringing 10 years of teaching experience in both large and small schools. He teaches 9th grade science and the CIS Physics and Physics by Inquiry courses at the Upper School, and also coaches the Robotics team. Through his wide range of experiences, he has learned what makes for an effective organizational systems.

He is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus with a B.A. in Physics. He also has a Masters of Education degree from the U of M. This is his first year on the Board, and will serve as a Vice Chairperson.

Phone: 651-797-6274


Lisa Meyer

Teacher (T2-Middle School)

Lisa teaches 7th and 8th grade Language Arts at the Middle School. She has been at North Lakes Academy since the 2014-2015 school year, and assists in coaching the Cross Country team. She brings to NLA fifteen years of teaching experience, seven of which were with another charter school. Her experience has taught her the importance of focusing on preserving day-to-day operations in charters as they continue to grow.

She is a 2001 graduate of Saint Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree. This is her first year serving on the North Lakes Academy School Board.

Phone: 651-982-2773 (Ext. 312)


Chris Stewart (Secretary/Treasurer)

Teacher (T3-Upper School)

Chris has served as the Secretary and Treasurer of the School Board since 2012. He has taught in the Social Studies Department (World History, Economics, Personal Finance) at the Upper School since 2011 and has a long-term interest in school administrative leadership, political activism on behalf of charter schools, and promoting student civic engagement.

A 2010 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, Chris is a member of the Policy Committee, the Director Evaluation Committee, and manages the district website as well as a portion of the school's social media presence.

Phone: (651) 797-6279


Angela Houlahan

Teacher (T4-Middle School)

Angela is the Health and Physical Education teacher at the Middle School campus. She has been with North Lakes Academy since the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year and has experience teaching at the high school level in Minnesota - coming to us from Rush City High School - as well as at the elementary level in Sydney, Australia.

Angela attained her Minnesota education licensure in 2012 and graduated from UW-Eau Claire. This is her first term on the School Board, and she is currently serving as the Vice Chairperson.

Phone: 651-982-2773 (Ext. 301)


Beth Ann Peck (Vice Chairperson)

Teacher (T5-Upper School)

Beth Ann teaches 11th and 12th grade English at North Lakes Academy Upper School and helps to coordinate dual credit offerings (AP, CIS, PSEO) and organizes the annual graduation ceremonies. She has been serving charter schools in the Twin Cities since 2001. She was hired at North Lakes Academy in 2010, and was elected to the Board in 2014.

Beth Ann brings experience in coordinating professional development and data-driven analysis, as well as experience in college preparation and implementing and maintaining a dual-credit program for students to earn college credit in high school.

Phone: (651) 797-6271


Susan Masterjohn

Parent (P1-Parent)

Susan is a Director and parent member, and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Moorhead State University. Susan has also completed graduate coursework in Special Education, and has earned two licenses in teaching students with EBD and LD accommodations.

Currently she is a Special Education teacher with over 16 years of teaching, assessment, and observation experience in large and small school districts statewide. Susan brings to the Board a commitment to leadership. She serves on the Director Evaluation Committee as the chairperson.

Phone: (651) 485-0867


Cody Miller

Community (C1)

Cody Miller is an alumnus of North Lakes Academy, having graduated with the class of 2012-2013. He attended North Lakes Academy beginning in his seventh grade year, and offers the unique point of view as an alumnus now serving in a leadership role for NLA. As a result, he has shown an interest in building an alumni relations network for the organization.

Cody is studying the University of St. Thomas, on track to graduate in 2017 with an undergraduate business degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship. This is his first term on the School Board.

Phone: (612) 508-7025


Michael Nosser


Mike is a parent member who is in his first term as a Board member. He has had two children who have graduated from North Lakes Academy and has three children who are currently enrolled at NLA.

Mike has been a part of higher education for 27 years and is currently serving as Vice President of Student Development at North Central University. He attended College of Dupage in IL, graduated with a BA in Behavioral Science and Pastoral Studies from North Central University and his Masters of Science in Counseling from Seattle Pacific University.

Phone: (612) 343-4178


Christopher Dale


Chris is a parent member serving his first term as a Board member for North Lakes Academy after a year as an engaged community member. He has three children attending NLA, divided amongst both the Upper and Middle School.

Chris attended Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, and graduated with a B.A. in Speech Communications and minors in Psychology & Art. He received a certification in Networking from Riverland Community College in Albert Lea ,and has worked in Information Technology for RBC Wealth Management for 16 years.

Phone: (612) 240-5574



Cam Stottler

Executive Director

Mr. Stottler is the Executive Director and Upper School Building Lead (9-12). He has been with North Lakes Academy for 5 years and has experience teaching math in charter schools as well as larger district schools.

Cam attained his administrative licensure in 2013 from St. Mary's University and his undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas. Cam is a member of the Policy Committee, Facilities Committee, and Technology Committee.

Phone: (651) 797-6266


Janice Jensen

Finance Director

Jan is the Finance Director at North Lakes Academy. She is in charge of budget development, accounts payable, human resource responsibilities, audit responses and reporting requirements for the school. She has been with NLA since 2000.

She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Bemidji State University. She spent the 8 years before coming to NLA as the manager of the Accounting Office at Walmart in Fridley, Minnesota.

Phone: (651) 797-6261