Board Members

The Florida Charter Educational Foundation, Inc. (FCEF) is a diverse group of individuals based in the Central Florida Region. These individuals were concerned about the quality and option of school choice for parents and families. Members of The Florida Charter Educational Foundation also serve as members of The Bay Area Charter Foundation, LLC. (BACF) is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCEF.

Board of Directors of FCEF and BACF are listed below. Each board member is a Florida based, business and/or community supporter with a vision of continued academic success for charter schools and education excellence in Florida. The Board of Directors establishes policy consistent with the school’s mission and ensures the school’s programs and operations are faithful to the terms of the charter including compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Board Members

  • Rod Jurado, Chairman
  • Valora Cole, Vice-Chair
  • Roderick Cunningham, Treasurer
  • Steve Knobl, Director