Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Southwest Charter Foundation, Inc. was founded by a diverse group of Florida based individuals, concerned with the option of quality school choice for families and students in Florida. The intent was to provide a first rate academic school option for students and families. Currently the Board has evolved to the members listed below. Each member is a proud, Florida based, business and/or community supporter with hopes and visions for a continued and evolving, academically successful Charter School. The Board establishes policy consistent with the School’s mission and ensures that the programs and operations of the School are faithful to the terms of the charter.



To set high expectations, provide oversight, and advocate for a network of safe, academically high-performing, and financially sound K-12 charter schools – empowering parents with school choice.


To be the highest performing academically, safe, and financially sound network of K-12 schools in Florida.


Board Members

  • Ken Haiko, Chairman
  • Dennis P Clark, Vice Chair/Secretary
  • Thomas P. Wheeler, Treasurer
  • Billie Miller, Director
  • Patricia Smith, Director
  • Paul Sallarulo, Director

To contact the Board of Directors, please email