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.

SMA Board of Directors Meeting

April 13th, 2021, 2:30 (Virtual)

SMA will hold its monthly Board of Directors meeting on April 13th, 2021, at 2:30 PM. This meeting will be conducted online and open to the public.
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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

2020-21 Meeting Schedule


Upcoming Strategic Planning Committee Meetings

1. Character and Leadership Development Committee

March 25, 2021

Thursday @ 4:30 pm

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2. Resource Committee

March 30, 2021

Tuesday @ 2:30PM

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SMA Board Members

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

Christina Bowman

SMA-COL, Chief Executive Officer

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 Board News


SMA Board Minutes

Read Ahead Documents

SMA Financial Statements