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Directors

Will Myers, School Board Secretary
and Interim President and Board Chairman;
Owner of William Myers Design, Inc.
 
Academic Credentials:
High School Graduate of Columbia County
Studied Accounting at Santa Fe Community College

Personal:
Resident of Columbia County for 25 years.
Married with 4 boys living at home.

Profile:
Will has been in the residential home design business for over 20 years. He has excellent technical and computer skills. He volunteers as a project manager, equipment and facilities manager, as well as team leader. Will has home schooled his three older children and is now passionate about this charter school, having dedicated many hours of design and technical work into the construction of the school. Will enjoys golfing and outdoor activities with his boys.
 
Katie Tyler
 
Academic Credentials:
High School Graduate of Columbia County

Personal:
Columbia County Resident
Married, with 3 children.

Profile:
Katie is a mother of three children, all enrolled at Belmont Academy, volunteers as a school classroom assistant in multiple classes, and runs her own business. Katie is very involved in her children's education, and has been involved and volunteering since the inception of Belmont Academy. She loves challenges, is very detail oriented, a born organizer, and enjoys working with children. She is a voice on the School Board for teachers as well as students. When not working, she enjoys decorating, traveling, and spending time with her family.
 
Luke Sparks
 
Academic Credentials:
High School Graduate of American School

Personal:
Resident of Columbia County for over 25 years.
Married with two children

Profile:
As the direct sales manager for Global Innovation (the Endureed Synthetic thatch roofing manufacturer), Luke is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the company’s direct sales team including setting team goals and expanding the sales teams reach into new markets. Luke especially likes meeting new people and has personally taken great interest in working with many large zoological clients and architects around the world by assisting them with their zoo themes and designs using the various products the company manufactures.

 

When not at work, Luke can often be found playing music with his friends, or underneath the hood of one of his Jeep projects.
 
Jessica Klanderud
 
Academic Credentials:
High school graduate of Columbia County
Florida Gateway College cosmetology program

Personal:
Resident of Columbia County for over 25 years.
Mother of 3 Belmont Academy students

Profile:
Jessica has worked as a hairstylist for 18 years. She is passionate about education, and home schooled her three children for 7 years before enrolling them at Belmont Academy. She hopes to blend this passion with her perspective as a mother to help provide the most productive and filling learning experience possible for students at Belmont.
 
Jonny Handy
 
Rick Bicknell