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Governing Board

The Advantage Arts Academy’s Governing Board of Directors oversees the administration, academic achievement, and fiscal health of the school. Board Members are professionals in education, arts, and business and are tasked with overseeing the implementation of the school’s charter and planning for continued success.

Board Members

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Jodi Hart Wilson


Jodi Hart Wilson is known to those in the governmental arena as one of the most effective lobbyists in Utah. Policy makers, business leaders, and government ...

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Crystal Thomas


Bio coming soon!

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Doug James


I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on the Governing Board of Advantage Arts Academy. I have devoted my life to civic service as well as the performin...

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Suzy Mortensen

Vice President

Suzy Mortenson is pleased to have the opportunity to serve on the board of Advantage Arts Academy. She is a proud graduate of Southern Utah University. While...

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Darren Marshall

Financial Coordinator

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Financial Oversight

The Governing Board oversees the financial health of Advantage Arts Academy. All budgets are approved by the Governing Board and published on the Utah Public Finance Website. Monthly financial reports are available for review by emailing The Audit and Finance Committee is comprised of the Board President and the Financial Coordinator.

In accordance with Utah Code Ann. Section 53G-7-309, the governing board receives a budget report each month. This budget report includes the following information: (i) the amounts of all budget appropriations, (ii) the disbursements from the appropriations as of the date of the report, and (iii) the percentage of the disbursements as of the date of the report. The current budget report is available for public review here: Monthly Budget Reports. Previous reports are available by request to

Stakeholders of Advantage Arts Academy may report concerns of fraud, waste, abuse, or non-compliance directly to the School’s administration or board. Alternatively, stakeholders may report such concerns directly to the Utah State Board of Education through their Public Education Hotline at (801) 538-7813. Full contact information for the Public Education Hotline can be found here: Internal Audit.


Advantage Arts Academy is grateful to the wonderful group of founders who volunteered countless hours to create the vision for the school and its opening. The Founders made it possible for our school to have a solid foundation and focus on arts integration.

  • Treion Muller
  • Jodi Hart Wilson
  • Chris Finley
  • Kim Dohrer
  • Doug James
  • Suzy Mortenson
  • Pam Hayes
  • Jessica Sellers Henninger
  • Michelle Floerke

Board Meetings

Advantage Arts Academy follows the Utah Open Meetings Act and all meetings are open to the public. Meeting information is posted at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance on the Utah Public Notice Website, along with previous meeting minutes and recordings. Meetings are tentatively scheduled according to the annual board meeting schedule below and will be posted to the Public Notice Website.

Meeting minutes are also made available to the public by request. To request a written copy of board meeting minutes or an audio recording of an open meeting, please email your request to:

Date Agenda Minutes