SMA Strategic Planning Committee Meeting

September 30, 2020, 2:30 (Virtual)

The SMA Strategic Planning Committee will hold a meeting on September 30, 2020 at 2:30 PM. This meeting will be conducted online and open to the viewing public. Register Here.

 


SMA Board of Directors Meeting

October 13th, 2020, 2:30 (Virtual)

SMA will hold its monthly Board of Directors meeting on October 13th, 2020, at 2:30 PM.  This meeting will be conducted online and open to the public to attend by registering here:  SMA Board Meeting Public Attendance

The public may submit comments or questions through the webinar application.  Speakers wishing to address the board may indicate their intent at the beginning of the meeting when requested and be allowed to speak for 3 minutes during the “Hearing of Citizens” portion of the meeting.  Public guest speakers are responsible for configuring their microphone settings and will be brought into the meeting after being acknowledged by the chairman.  Public guest speakers will not be visible to the audience. 

 

SMA Board of Directors

2020-2021 Meeting Schedule

 

SMA Board Members

As a 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.

Herb Jones

Chairman of the SMA Board of Directors

Thomas J. McElheny, EdD

Vice Chairman of the SMA Board of Directors

COL (Ret) Benjamin M. Knisely

Secretary of the SMA Board of Directors

Kimball Bobbit

Treasurer of the SMA Board of Directors

F. Steven Herb

SMA Board Member

Warren P. Hudson

SMA Board Member

Linda Long

SMA Board Member

Pete Skokos

SMA Board Member

LTC (Ret) Tessa Suplee

SMA Board Member

SMA Foundation Board of Trustees

 

Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

September 10th, 2020, 3:30 (Virtual)

SMA Foundation will hold its monthly Board of Trustees meeting on September 10th, 2020, at 3:30 PM. This meeting will be conducted online and open to the public to attend by registering here: SMA Foundation Meeting Public Attendance

The public may submit comments or questions through the webinar application.  Speakers wishing to address the board may indicate their intent at the beginning of the meeting when requested and be allowed to speak for 3 minutes during the “Hearing of Citizens” portion of the meeting.  Public guest speakers are responsible for configuring their microphone settings and will be brought into the meeting after being acknowledged by the chair.  Public guest speakers will not be visible to the audience. 


Role of the Foundation

The SMA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation (EIN # 82-1047032) that serves to receive, accept, and administer for the benefit of the Sarasota Military Academy High School and Sarasota Military Academy Preparatory School any funds or property donated to the Foundation. 

Donated funds will:

  • Aid, enrich and support the educational programs, facilities, staff, administration, and extracurricular activities of SMA;
  • Enhance the learning experience of the students attending SMA.


The business and affairs of the SMA Foundation shall be governed and managed by the Board of Trustees in accordance with its executed Bylaws and the Government in the Sunshine Law (Florida Statute Section 286). 

LTG (Ret) Howard G. Crowell Jr.

Chairman of the SMA Foundation

Herb Jones

Vice Chairman of the SMA Foundation

Rafael Robles

Executive Director of the SMA Foundation

CPT (Ret) Frederick M. Derr

Treasurer of the SMA Foundation

Anthony Baade

SMA Foundation, Trustee

Thomas J. McElheny, EdD

SMA Foundation, Trustee

Alexandra Quarles

SMA Foundation, Trustee

SMA Board Minutes

Read Ahead Documents

SMA Foundation Minutes

SMA Financial Statements