Explore Knowledge Academy



Dr. Michael S. Robison, President


Matthew Gromlich, Vice President


Timothy Warholic, Secretary


Michelle Alarie, Treasurer


Terri Keener, Member


Tracy DiFillippo, Member
Tracy DiFillippo is a commercial litigator at Armstrong Teasdale, LLP, practicing in the areas of banking, construction, medical and dental malpractice, and insurance. Accomplished in the legal industry, she was named to Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars and to Nevada Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite.” She is the co-founder and Chair of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Nevada, which she has served for four years. As content co-chair of the Pretrial, Practice and Discovery Committee of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section, she regularly serves as an author for the website. Tracy received her J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law and B.A. from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. She is a proud mother of a student who attends EKA.


Irena Jacobson, Member
Irena is a certified grant writer and art educator. Since 2001 she has worked at a writer and published works primarily in the fields of art, education, theater, yoga, nutrition and medicine.

Originally from Toronto, Canada she has a B.A. in English Language and Art. Through the Las Vegas Art Museum and Clark County School District she was an art lecturer with the Outreach and Adopt-A-School- Programs. She has also volunteered as a Docent at the Neon Museum. After navigating the private school, public school and homeschool alternatives in education over the last eight years in Las Vegas, Irena is thrilled to have her two children at EKA.


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