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Board of Directors

Philip P. Brown

President, United Way of Manatee County


Chris Carle

Executive Assistant, Crowley Services (VMA Parent Advisory Group)


Alicia Chalmers

Consultant, The Patterson Foundation


Bill Johnston

President, NYSE (Retired)


Steve Lobel

Senior Director, Chilled Supply Chain Finance for PepsiCo Americas Beverages


Christine P. Schlesinger, APRN, CDE

Owner, Therapeutic Cuisine


Felice Schulaner

Chair, New College Foundation Board

Advisory Board

Lynette Edwards

Asst. Superintendent, Manatee County School District (Retired)


David Grain

Chairman, Grain Management


Wilson Jones

Chief Operating Officer, BoardSource (Retired)


Kelly Kirschner

Former Mayor of Sarasota – Dean, Special Programs, Eckerd College


Brett Timmons

Athletic Director

Board Meeting Schedule and Location

All Visible Men Academy Board Meetings are held from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at W.G. Mills Building located at 3301 Whitfield Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34243


Thursday, September 8 (Special Meeting)

Tuesday, September 13

Tuesday, November 15 (third Tuesday)




Tuesday, January 10

Monday, January 23

Wednesday, February 8

Tuesday, March 14

Tuesday, April 11 (Phone conference)

Tuesday, May 9

Tuesday, June 13 [Budget Approval Meeting]

Tuesday, July 11 [Annual Meeting]

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Visible Men Academy Budget