Meet Our Leadership Team

Mr. George DuBose

School Board President • 16 Years at HDA

George DuBose is the grandson of Hampden DuBose Academy’s founders – Dr. & Mrs. Pierre W. DuBose. Mr. DuBose was born and raised on the mission field in Brazil. His passion for international missions and equipping students with real-world experience is the vision behind HDA’s 4 stream approach to educating students.

Mr. DuBose is an active member of the school’s community with his wife, Gail, and their three children.

Mrs. Gail DuBose

Senior Class Sponsor • 16 Years at HDA

Mrs. DuBose is an active part of the HDA community. Her presence brings life and laughter to the campus. Mrs. DuBose volunteers her time to the school’s numerous events and daily happenings. She offers extra attention to making the Senior class experience one to remember.

All three of Mr. and Mrs. DuBose’s children have attended HDA from Pre-K through 12th grade – except their youngest daughter, Abbey, who is currently in high school at HDA.

Mr. Mike Jackson

Headmaster • 13 Years at HDA

Mr. Jackson has been in Christian School Administration for 29 years. He has his undergraduate degree from Central Bible College and his Masters degree from Texas Christian University.

Mr. Jackson has served as Youth Pastor, Pastor, and Financial and Business Administration Officer. His professional experience and lifelong passion for discipleship has prepared him to lead HDA as a school that truly understands the heart, mind, and soul of how to prepare young people to face today’s challenges.


Mr. Jim Powell

Dean of Students • 7 Years at HDA

Mr. Powell is the founder and President of Inter-United Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to spreading friendship around the world through soccer and music. He is also the Pastor of Storehouse Ministries.

For over 20 years, Mr. Powell has coached soccer teams while focusing on developing youth to be leaders in their communities. He is passionate about teaching, surfing, his wife Jennie, and their four children: Joy, Kim, James and Joseph "Fuji" Powell - recently adopted from Yunnan, China.

Mr. Jim Reynolds

Assistant Principal and Academic Specialist • 4 Years at HDA

Mr. Reynolds has a BA in Psychology with a Minor in History from Flagler College. He has 15 years of experience in education, 19 years working with children from 6 years old to young adults, and over 21 years coaching soccer. His passion for seeing young students succeed fuels his attentiveness for each student. Mr. Reynolds is passionate about missions work in Haiti and travels several times a year to serve a brother in the faith, Ed Lockett, in being the hands and feet of Christ to the local communities of Petit Goave.

Mrs. Susanne Love

Director of Admissions • 10 Years at HDA

Mrs. Love is the welcoming smile that greets each family in the HDA office. She cannot see herself doing anything but working with the wonderful families and children at HDA. Mrs. Love truly enjoys building relationships with each family.

She also enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, being outdoors, and reading. She recently hiked 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail!



Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Mrs. Penny Boccuzzo

Middle School and High School

Mrs. Kathy Brown

Mrs. Kathy Brown

Elementary School

Ms. Lynn Carey

Ms. Lynn Carey

Nutritional Services

Mrs. Carolyn Deem

NILD Director


Mrs. Melanie Doherty


Mr. Bo DuBose

Property Maintenance & Mechanical Restoration

Mr. Coit DuBose

Mr. Coit DuBose

Property Maintenance & Mechanical Restoration

Mrs. Christl Estre

P.E. & Elementary School


Mrs. Sandy Fitzpatrick

Middle School, School Nurse & PE Coach

Mr. Robert Griffin

Middle School and High School

Ms. Jan Hetz

Mrs. Jan Hetz


Mrs. Dana Holmes

PE Coach


Mrs. Janice Jackson

Middle School


Mrs. Christine Love

Accounting & Administrative Support

Mr. Corey Love

IT Specialist

Mrs. Alison Mang

Elementary School


Mrs. Cindy Massey


Ms. Michelle McDonald 

Elementary School

Mr. Cory Murdock

Middle & High School

Mrs. Joy Murdock

Art & Graphic Design


Miss Chelsea Napper

School Secretary

Mrs. Kate Powell


Ms. Brittni Roberts

Middle & High School

Mrs. Christine Sellers

Elementary School

Mr. Timothy Stafford

Mr. Timothy Stafford, PhD

Online Learning Environments & Administrative Support


Mrs. Taysha Vargas

Middle School

HDA Faculty and Staff

Mrs. Olivia Willis

Elementary School & Music


Additional Staff & Volunteers

We're so grateful to have a large and caring community of faculty, staff & volunteers! 

Not pictured:  Ms. Judy Murdock, Ms. Peggy Ward, Mrs. Rosalyn Smith, Mrs. Victoria Stafford, & Miss Maryana Shiftlett