Board Mission Statement:

The Ware Academy Board of Trustees supports and promotes the development of mind, body and character in Ware students.  The Board provides relevant vision, strategic goals, sound policies for the operation of the school and the development of its faculty for the governance and operation of the school.

Board Philosophy:

The Board of Trustees espouses a dedication to Ware Academy as a viable educational choice for the Middle Peninsula, embracing the opportunity to influence and plan for Ware’s future. The Board aspires to make Ware Academy a unique asset in the region emphasizing the contemporary needs of new generations of students. The Trustees recognize the need to evaluate and support the school’s potential for growth, serving the greatest number of students that demographics permit. All Board members commit their resources of time, finances, influence, and intellectual power to promote Ware’s mission. The Board of Trustees affirms its fiduciary responsibility assuring financial stability and sound governance, advocating Ware’s expansion and evolution from a local resource for a few, to a community resource for many. In so doing, the Board empowers Ware Academy to fulfill its potential.

Board of Trustee Members:

  • Ms. Vicky Gunn, President (Grandparent)
  • Dr. Stan Allen, Vice President (Parent of Alumna)
  • Mrs. Sandy Pait, Secretary
  • Mr. Cordon Davis (Alumnus and Current Parent)
  • Mr. John Elkin (Parent of Alumnus)
  • Mrs. Denise Finney (Parent of Alumnus and Former Faculty Member)
  • Mrs. Rachel Hurley Kittrell (Alumna)
  • Mrs. Amy Van Fossen (Parent of Alumnus)
  • Dr. Brad Hendricks (Current Parent)
  • Mrs. Cara Randolph (Alumna, Parent of Alumna)
  • Mrs. Dawn  Fleet,  Ex-Officio (Head of School & Parent of Alumnus)