Board of Directors

President Sam Houghton Houghton PA
1st Vice President Chandra Frederick Polk County BOCC
2nd Vice President Brad Johnson City of Lakeland
Secretary Mark Miller Holland & Knight, LLP
Treasurer Mike Brossart City of Lakeland
Immediate Past President Janice Jones CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
Stephanie Colon Citizens Bank & Trust
Steve Earley Retired, Mosaic
Karli Hughes Parent Representative
Sam Johnson Ridgeview Academy
Luke Markham Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns
Michael Peeples Southern Homes
Jamie Sturgill Lakeland Regional Health
Courtney Wade JBurns

To facilitate parent involvement, provide access to information, assist parents and others with questions and concern, and to help resolve disputes, the Achievement Academy Board of Directors has appointed Jill Bartley, ESE Facilitator and Mary Holjes, Resource Parent, as the parent representatives and liaisons with the Board.  They can be contacted at or or call the school at (863) 683-6504.