Sarasota Military Academy Board of Directors

As a nonprofit, tuition-free, public charter school operating in Sarasota County, the Sarasota Military Academy has a governing board of directors comprised of community members who volunteer and share their time, talents, and resources. These professional and experienced men and women guide and steward the mission, vision, philosophy, and resources of the Academy.

The Long-Range Planning Committee will meet:

Monday, May 23, 2022

8:00 am

First Watch

 5354 Fruitville Road, Sarasota  34232


SMA Board of Directors Meeting

*Changed from 14 June 2022

21 June 2022, 2:30 pm

High School Campus

Conference Room

801 North Orange Avenue, Sarasota 34236


A virtual option is now available. Please register here if you would like to attend this meeting virtually. All public comments will be allowed at the end of the meeting. Questions can be shared with the board by typing in the question section and will be asked at the end during public comments.



SMA Board of Directors

2021-22 Meeting Schedule


SMA Board of Directors

Thomas J. McElheny EdD

Chair, SMA Board

COL (Ret) Benjamin M. Knisely

Secretary, SMA Board

Dr. Brian Crupi

Director, SMA Board

Erica Gregory

Director, SMA Board

LT COL (Ret) Scott Lempe

Treasurer, SMA Board

Linda Long

Director, SMA Board

Pete Skokos

Director, SMA Board

LT COL (Ret) Tessa Suplee

Director, SMA Board

Jim Tollerton

Director, SMA Board

Cynthia West

Director, SMA Board

SMA Board News


SMA Board Minutes

Read Ahead Documents

SMA Financial Statements