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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

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.

VMA Board of Directors meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each
meeting month, unless otherwise noted. Meeting times are 3:00-5:00p.

Location is TBD.


– Tuesday, September 12


– Tuesday, November 14


– Tuesday, January 9


– Tuesday, March 13


– Tuesday, May 8 [Budget Approval Meeting]


– Tuesday, June 12 (If needed – determined by BoD)


– Tuesday, July 10 [Annual Meeting]

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Visible Men Academy Budget