Board of Directors

 

Ann Burt

Ann earned a Bachelor's degree in History and English from the University of Wisconsin and holds a Master's Degree in Abnormal Psychology. She has taught at both the middle school and high school levels and was the curator of education at the Museum of Art and Science in Daytona Beach before becoming the director of the Ormond Memorial Art Museum for 12 years. Ann and her husband, Locke, have been residents of Ormond Beach since 1974. They have a daughter, Melissa (Eric), and son, Thomas (Nina), and five wonderful grandchildren. 

Muffi Chanfrau

Muffi graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Education. She pursued a Masters Degree in English at Stetson University and London, England. She taught high school English, then devoted her time to volunteer work including the Junior League where she ran the Little League Nursery and served as President. She recently celebrated the twenty- fourth year anniversary of  A+Tutoring, Inc. her one-on-one tutoring center for students from kindergarten through adult.  Muffi is a past president of the Oceanside Country Club Board of Directors. She and her husband Bill, who is a Daytona native, are the parents of Bill Jr. (Liz), Kelly (Richard) and Priscilla. They are the proud grandparents of six grandchildren. 

Dick Graham

Richard (Dick) Graham received his Bachelor's degree from Florida State University and is a graduate of Stetson University College of Law. He practiced law as a partner with the firm Landis, Graham & French for 34 years and was appointed Circuit Judge of the 7th Judicial Circuit  in 2002. Dick recently retired from the bench and now serves as mediation counsel with Upchurch, Watson, White & Max. Dick and his wife Bunnie have two grown sons, Duke (Jenny) and Army, and recently welcomed their first grandchild. 

Pidge Lankford

Pidge holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida. She was a teacher and principal at St. James Episcopal School from 1974 until 1999 when she began working for the Sacramento Office of Education in California. Pidge has a daughter, Kim, who lives locally and she has two granddaughters who are the lights of her life. She has volunteered numerous hours to the Academy, all in memory of her son, Jeff.

Patti Parsons

Patti graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts in American Literature. She has worked in the fashion business since then and as president of Parsons Marketing, Inc. for over forty years. Patti is on the Board of Directors of the Easter Seal Society of Volusia and Flagler County and has been an active volunteer at St. James Church and Seabreeze High School, focusing on fundraising and special events. She and her husband Bill have been in the Ormond Beach community for 35 years. They are the proud parents of Kelly (Jarrett) and Jim (Carrie),  and six grandchildren.

Bill Voges

Bill graduated from Stetson University College of Law and returned to Ormond Beach as a partner with the law firm of Fink, Loucks, Sweet & Voges. He then went to work for the Root Organization where he retired as CEO. Bill has been a resident of Ormond Beach for over 50 years and is actively involved in the community. He and his wife, Susan, are the parents of three grown daughters: Heather (Ryan), Hailey and Kim, who all work in education. They are the grandparents of two granddaughters, both currently attending the Academy. 

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