Board of Directors 2022
- Ashley Patterson Beaty ’02 – Chairwoman
- Brian Miles – Vice Chairman
- E. Garrett Gummer III ’72N – Secretary
- George Kinemond ’66N – Treasurer
- Andy Aldi ’65N
- Holton Burns ‘85S
- Mark Buzby ’75N RADM, USN (Ret)
- Jeanna Damkoehler
- Alex DeSeta ’04S
- Mike Harris ’87S
- Mirella James
- William Lennox GEN, USN (Ret)
- Matthew Sokolowski ’92S
Lifetime Directors: George Michel Jr. ‘49S, Richard Wheeler, Claudia Sokolowski, Robert Klingel
Director Emeritus: Christian Wagner ’82N
Honorary: Don Schreiber ‘49N, Robert J. Fine, Jr
Foundation Board of Trustees
- Robert Matthies ’67N – President
- Jyri Palm ’87S – VP/Secretary
- Jeffrey Grossman ’66N – Treasurer
- Ashley Patterson Beaty ’02
- Joe Dise
- Thomas Miller ’73N
- David Yoho ’68N
- George Michel, ’49S
- Don Schreiber ’46N
- Richard Wheeler
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Assures that each school maintains high standards and independence of character without political, financial, or bureaucratic pressures.
Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
Provides leadership, accreditation services, and professional development resources.
Cognia / AdvancEd (Previously SACS)
One of the six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. This agency accredits over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the Southern United States.
Tampa Bay Independent Secondary Schools (TSS)
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
Long and distinguished history of promoting economic development, as well as broad community goals, which are important to the quality of life of those who live in and visit the beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, area.
Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA)
Promotes, directs supervises, and regulates interscholastic athletic programs in which high school students, whose schools are members, compete.
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Values and works to maintain the independent nature of each member school by promoting high standards of educational quality and ethical behavior.
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
This organization of nearly 300 boarding schools serves the professional development needs of boarding schools and provides information to potential students and their families.
Small Boarding Schools Association (SBSA)
Promotes personal and professional dialogue among small boarding school educators and educational consultants.
Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS)
Group of schools (college preparatory schools; two-year colleges; and colleges and universities) which provide a quality education in a structured military environment with emphasis on strong values, leadership development, citizenship, and service to others.
- Admiral Farragut Academy operates on an $11 million budget supporting approximately 425 students.
- We provide 105 jobs and salaries adding $6.5 million in our community.
- Annual revenue is $6.3 million to the community.
- Our boarding students spend over $500,000 locally.
Admiral Farragut Academy admits students of any race, color, sex, religion, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to our students. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin in administration or our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship or loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. It is our policy to ensure that all services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations be offered to and accessible in a meaningful manner for qualified persons with disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law.