Mission of the Veritas Academy Board:
The Veritas Board of Directors exists to approve plans and policies that glorify God and best ensure the viability of Veritas Academy and its mission for future generations.
Mrs. Andrea Jarrett, Board Chair
BA. Music Georgia State University; M.F.A. Savannah College of Art and Design
Andrea Jarrett is a professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She and her family are members of Kirk O’the Isles, PCA where her husband, Patrick, serves as a ruling elder. In addition to her work as an educator, Andrea has more than 10 years of experience in marketing, fundraising, and strategic planning. Additionally, Andrea oversees marketing and operations strategy for her husband’s law firm, Jarrett & Price, LLC. As the mother of twin daughters, Andrea is passionate about supporting Veritas Academy’s unique vision for classical, Christ-centered, and family-oriented education.
Mr. Brad Fennell
Brad and his wife Temple have two children, both of whom attend Veritas Academy. Brad is a Territory Sales Rep for Patterson Dental. The Fennells are members at Independent Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Tim Barrett
B.S. & M.S. University of Georgia
Tim and his family are long-time members of IPC, where Tim serves as an elder and teaches youth Sunday School. The Barretts have two children enrolled at Veritas. Tim is a Regional Supervisor in Fisheries Management for the Department of Natural Resources. His wife Tricia serves as the Athletic Director at Veritas.
Mr. William Brodmann
B.B.A. Georgia Southern University
Will Brodmann is the controller at Lanier Realty. He and his family have been members of Independent Presbyterian Church for over twenty years and Will currently serves as an elder. His wife Liz serves as a teaching assistant at Veritas. They have two children who graduated from Veritas and two children currently enrolled.
Mr. Frankie Daniell
B.S. Ed. University of Georgia
Frankie Daniell has been involved in youth ministry, teaching, and coaching for many years. He currently serves as the Director of Camps and Missions Outreach at Independent Presbyterian Church. His wife Judy teaches Pre-K and their daughter is a Veritas graduate.
Dr. David Gobel
B. Arch. Texas Tech; M. Arch History University of Virginia; Ph.D. Princeton University
David and his wife Fun are founding board members of Veritas Academy. They have two children who are graduates of Veritas. Dr. Gobel is a Professor of Architectural History at the Savannah College of Art and Design and a ruling elder at Independent Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Ken Wood
B.A. Furman; M.B.A. Clemson
Ken Wood is a C.P.A with TJS Deemer Dana LLP in Savannah. He specializes in audits and consulting for post-secondary educational institutions. Ken and his wife Tracy have a daughter who attends Veritas and a son that graduated from Veritas in 2018. They are members at IPC.
Mr. Peter Schenk
B.A. Davidson College; MHA Duke University
Peter Schenk recently retired (26 years) as Vice President, Ancillary Services for St.
Joseph’s/Candler Health System in Savannah. He held administrative positions at
hospitals in Atlanta, Grand Prairie, TX and Birmingham, AL. He and his wife Marie are
members of Independent Presbyterian Church where he serves as a deacon.
Mr. David Cleland
B.A. Georgia State University; M.Div The Mater’s Seminary
David is a pastor at Hope Bible Church in Savannah. David and his wife Erika have 5 children, 4 of whom are currently enrolled at Veritas. David is passionate about the local church, adoption and classical Christian education.
Ex Officio: Rev. Dr. Terry Johnson
A.B. University of Southern California; M.Div. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; D. Min. Erskine Theological Seminary
Terry Johnson is the Senior Minister of the Independent Presbyterian Church, in which he has served for over twenty years. Dr. Johnson is the author of several books. He and his wife Emily team teach sixth-grade history at Veritas. They are founding board members of Veritas Academy and parents of five children, all of whom have attended Veritas Academy.
The Board meets monthly throughout the year, usually the third Wednesday of each month.