BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jumoke Academy Charter Schools:
James Michel, Board ChairJames is currently the Director of Operations for Access Health CT, which is implementing the Affordable Care Act in the state of CT. Prior to joining Access Health CT, he was an Audit director in Aetna's Finance Department for over 8 years. Before that, he spent 9 years as Chief Financial Officer for the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) in Hartford CT. Before the MDC he spent 10 years working for the New York State Insurance Department as a Senior Insurance Auditor. James has an MBA from the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford. He received B.S. in Accounting from Brooklyn College. He also received has done extensive graduate work in Accounting and Economics at Brooklyn College. James lives in Bloomfield, CT with his wife and three sons. He is very active in the community. He served on the Bloomfield Board of Education for ten years. He is the current Chairperson for the Board of Trustees for Jumoke Academy, a high performing Charter School in Hartford, CT. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Outreach To Haiti, a nonprofit organization in Connecticut that operates a medical clinic in Port-Au-Prince Haiti as well as manage the educational sponsorship of over 300 students in Haiti.
James Michel, Board Chair
Thomas Smith, Community Representative
Glenn Winfree, Community Representative
Todd E. Cooper, Community Representative
Sharon Gentles-Harris, Treasurer & Community Representative
Bertram W. McDowell, Community Representative
John Mena, Community Representative
Reverend Cyril Burke, Community Representative Emeritus
Regular Schedule of Jumoke Academy Board of Directors
meetings for the 2017-2018 school year:
2nd Tuesday every month, beginning 9/12/2017
at 852 Asylum Ave. @ 6pm
September 12, 2017
October 10, 2017
November 14, 2017
All Meetings from December 12 on will be held at
999 Asylum Ave. Hartford, CT 06105
December 12, 2017
January 9, 2018
February 13, 2018
March 27, 2018
Due to the Winter Weather on March 13, the March Board of Directors meeting is rescheduled for March 27, 2018 at 999 Asylum Ave.
April 17, 2018
May 8, 2018
June 13, 2018
Special meetings will be announced as scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
All Agendas can be found HERE.