Summit Academy and Summit Academy High School Board of Trustees
Marcia Whitman graduated from University of Utah with a BS in Business Management and is currently working as a Customer Success Manager for a Fintech AR/AP company. She is a wife and a mother to three children, two who are currently attending Summit Academy High School. Her family has been part of charter schools for many years and wants to help ensure that our schools continue to be responsive to the values, beliefs, and priorities of our community. In her spare time she can be found cheering on her boys at their various Summit sports activities, helping her elderly parents who recently moved in with the family, or exploring her newly found hobbies of raising chickens and knitting. She has been a board member since 2022.
Joel Woodruff recently returned to Utah after an exciting 10 years abroad serving in the United States Military as a Medical Evacuation Pilot and Hospital Administrator. He currently works as an Entrepreneur and Executive Assistant in the Financial Technology Sector and recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Business Administration. He and his amazing wife have 6 children, 2 rabbits, 40 chickens, and about 10,000 bees. Joel firmly believes that our Nation's greatest treasures are the youth of our communities who truly are the Hope of America and pathway to an enduring future full of Freedom, Liberty, and the Pursuit of all worthwhile things.
Bob Zentner is a retired educator of 41 years. He graduated from the University of Montana with a BA in Secondary Education and earned his M.A. in Public School Administration from Brigham Young University. He has taught, coached, been a head coach at the high school level, been an assistant principal, an athletic director, and principal. He spent 8.5 years as the Principal at Summit Academy at the Draper Campus. His interests are fishing, attending athletic events, traveling, shooting hoops, and bowling. He started on the Board in 2022.