Our Board

Our Board are active members of the community who are passionate about educational equity for all students. They provide trusted guidance and oversee our work on our path of sustainable growth and success.

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr., Board Chair
Retired Chief Executive Officer, The First Tee

Timothy Groover, M.D., MBA, CPE, FACHE, Board Vice Chair
President of Physician Alignment, Baptist Health

Cheryl Fountain, Ed.D., Board Secretary
Executive Director and Professor of Education, Florida Institute of Education – University of North Florida

Daniel M. Edelman, Board Treasurer
Principal, Heritage Group

John D. Baker III
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, FRP Development Corporation

Shana Brodnax
Leadership Coach, 3 Birds Coaching and Consulting

Meredith Chartrand-Frisch
Early Childhood Director, Chartrand Foundation

Mark Dawkins, Ph.D., MBA, MACC, CPA, CMA, CGMA
Professor of Accounting, University of North Florida

Kristen Hodges
Executive Council Assistant-City of Jacksonville City Council

Will Ketchum
President and Chief Executive Officer, Burdette Ketchum