Governance

 

Our Governance Board is made up of dedicated community members that are committed to making Focus Academy the finest quality school possible. Meetings are monthly and open to the public.

 

If you have questions, comments, an agenda item request for an upcoming meeting, or previous meeting minutes, please see additional information. To resolve a dispute or register a complaint, please see the additional information and email the parent representative to the Governance Board, Kirsten Fisher, MD, at kfisher@focusacademytampa.org.

Focus Academy is not a letter-graded school, but is rated through the Florida Department of Education School Improvement Ratings.  Click here to view the school improvement rating on the FLDOE website.

 

 

MEETINGS FOR THE 2022-23 ACADEMIC YEAR


All meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. in the Focus Academy administration offices, Room 7, except where noted.  Virtual meeting links will be posted at least 24 hours before the scheduled meeting. Click on the date to download approved minutes. Specific meeting date minutes are also available by email request; please send an email to board@focusacademytampa.org

  • July 25, 2022 
  • August 15, 2022
  • September 19, 2022 (rescheduled)
  • November 14, 2022
  • January 23, 2023
  • March 20, 2023
  • May 15, 2023
  • June 26, 2023

Past Meetings: 2021-22 Academic Year 

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Dr. Pamela Merrill Brekka

Dr. Pamela Merrill Brekka

Dr. Jack Lamb

Dr. Jack Lamb

Mr. James Rossman

Mr. James Rossman

Governance Board Members

Governance Board bios

Douglas Amoroso

damoroso@focusacademytampa.org

James Ballard
jballard@focusacademytampa.org


Kirsten Fisher, M.D.
kfisher@focusacademytampa.org

Karl Langefeld

klangefeld@focusacademytampa.org


Beth Bondi McIntyre 
bmcintyre@focusacademytampa.org

James M. Rossman (chair)
jrossman@focusacademytampa.org

Ildes Sotelo

isotelo@focusacademytampa.org

Emeritus Members

Jack Lamb, Ed.D.

Pamela Merrill Brekka,Ph.D. 



Officers:

  • Jim Rossman, President & Chair

  • Beth Bondi McIntyre, Vice President

  • Kirsten Fisher, M.D.,  Secretary

  • James Ballard, Treasurer

  • Kirsten Fisher, M.D., Parent Representative
    kfisher@focusacademytampa.org

COMMITTEES AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS​

​When possible, committees meet in Focus Academy administration offices, Room 7. Meeting dates for 2022-23 are listed below.

 

Finance, Audit, & Compensation Committee, 9:00 a.m.

July 19, 2022

August 9, 2022

September 13, 2022

October 11, 2022

November 8, 2022

December 6, 2022

February 14, 2023

March 14, 2023

April 11, 2023

May 2, 2023

June 6, 2023

Governance, Planning & Technology Committee, 9:30 a.m.

July 21, 2022

August 11, 2022

September 15, 2022

October 13, 2022

November 10, 2022

December 8, 2022

February 16, 2023

March 16, 2023

April 13, 2023

May 4, 2023

June 8, 2023

Marketing, Advocacy & Fundraising Committee, 11 a.m.

July 21, 2022 - cancelled

August 11, 2022

September 15, 2022

October 13, 2022

November 10, 2022

December 8, 2022

February 16, 2023

March 16, 2023

April 13, 2023

May 4, 2023

June 8, 2023