Carrie Gulliford, Executive Principal

Carrie Gulliford is an honors graduate of William Jessup University. There she earned her B.A. in English with an emphasis on Education. She minored in Biblical Theology. Carrie is motivated and ambitious and would like her students to appreciate and understand the importance of literature in our daily lives. She believes in strong communication between a teacher and students and encourages them to express their ideas verbally and through writing. Carrie brings a breadth of knowledge of the English Language Arts, standards, modern teaching methods, and assessment systems.

Carrie is currently enrolled at Western Governors University. She will be working towards her Masters in the Art of Teaching, Secondary Education, and her teaching licensures.

Carrie loves photography, reading, and going on adventures with her husband and children. Her favorite bible verse is;

Deuteronomy 32:2

“Let my teaching fall like rain
and my words descend like dew,
like showers on new grass,
like abundant rain on tender plants.”

Tyler Withers,
Campus Pastor and High School Bible Teacher

Mr. Tyler Withers is a graduate from Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. There he received his Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries along with his Master of Ministry. Mr. Withers also teaches as an Adjunct Professor within the School of Theology and Christian Leadership at William Jessup University. He has been in full time vocational ministry for over a decade spanning across California, Texas, and Georgia. His leadership extends through ministries for all youth ages.

Mr. Withers and his wife Amanda are parents of two children with special needs. Their two sons are diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. Mr. Withers and his wife see this as a gift and minister to families who also have children with special needs. He loves spending time with his wife, playing with his two sons, reading good books, and loves Chick-Fil-A sweet tea.

One of Mr. Withers favorite verses is Psalm 145:4-7, “One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds, and I will declare your greatness. They shall pour forth the fame of your abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of your righteousness.”

Julia Jones
Administrative Assistant to the Executive Principal | (916) 488-5601

Mrs Jones is the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Principal, Mrs. Gulliford. She spent her early years as a student at Victory and came on staff in summer of 2017. In 1996, she married her best friend, Rob. They have three children, the youngest of whom is a student at Victory. Mrs. Jones has a B.S. in Human Development and a minor in Religious Studies from UC Davis.

Since college, Mrs. Jones has been involved raising, training and placing assistance dogs with people with disabilities. On Sundays, you’ll find her behind the information desk in the lobby at church, where she loves welcoming people and helping them get connected. She enjoys encouraging students and adults to connect the dots of Biblical truth and marvel at the grace and mercy of our Father in our everyday lives. Her favorite things are making memories with her family, gardening, training dogs and shopping at thrift stores.

One of Mrs. Jones’ favorite verses is John 10:10, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” 

Kari DeLyser
Development Department | (916) 488-5601 (ext. 120)

Mrs. Delyser has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from California State University Chico.  She has worked in sales, interior design, and most recently in Victory’s elementary school as a substitute aide.  Both of her sons, Luke and Sam, are students at VCS.

As Assistant to the Director of Advancement, she is the lead contact for the Auction, Scrip, and the Jog-a-Thon. She will also be assisting with Back to School Night, Homecoming and Holiday decor/events.  She loves spending time with her family, watching her boys play sports, and anytime she can get away to shop or go to the gym!

One of her favorite Bible verses is Ephesians 2:10, “For we are God’s masterpiece.  He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things He planned for us long ago.” 

Allie Souto, Athletic Director
Ms. Souto grew up and attended high school in Rocklin, where she participated in Cheer and won a Stunt State championship. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science from Arizona State University. She has spent the past several years coaching and coordinating the Rocklin High School cheer program. In her free time,Ms. Souto enjoys cooking, traveling, attending baseball and college football games, running, and spending time with friends and her golden retriever.

Ms. Souto’s favorite verse is 1 Corinthians 9:25 “Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.

Stacey Ulmer,

Mrs. Ulmer has worked as the Bookkeeper in the Business Office since March 2022.  Before that, she worked seven years as the bookkeeper in a local Christian law firm and as a paralegal for the last 25 years at the same law firm.  She has been married for 24 years and her daughter is a current VCS student.

In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, reading, and traveling.

Her favorite Bible verse is John 16:33, “These things I have spoken to you so that in Me you may have peace.  In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.



Chairman, Lori Cooper                                                          

Vice-Chairman, Nathan Fuller                                             

Secretary, Justin Kennedy                                                      

Treasurer, Neil Santiago                                                        

Advisory Board Member, Andrey Kravchuk                  


Member, Bob Mortensen        

Member, Frank Almas      

Member, Jerry Ryan