Meet Our Leadership Team


Mr. George DuBose

School Board President • 17 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.

Mr. Mike Jackson

Headmaster • 14 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.


Mrs. Susanne Love

Director of Admissions • 11 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!

Mr. Jim Reynolds

Assistant Principal and Guidance Counselor • 5 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.



Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Mrs. Penny Boccuzzo

Middle School and High School

Mrs. Kathy Brown

Mrs. Kathy Brown

Elementary School

Mrs. Carolyn Deem

NILD Director


Mrs. Sandy Fitzpatrick

Middle School, School Nurse & PE Coach

Mr. Robert Griffin

Middle School and High School

Mrs. Christl Estre

P.E. & Elementary School


Mrs. Janice Jackson

Middle School

Mr. Corey Love

IT Specialist

Mr. Cory Murdock

Middle & High School


Mrs. Joy Murdock

Art & Graphic Design

Mrs. Alison Mang

Elementary School

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Mrs. Kathryn Nelson

Elementary School


Mr. James Powell

Special Electives

Mrs. Christine Sellers

Elementary School

Mrs. Rosalyn Smith


Mr. Timothy Stafford

Mr. Timothy Stafford, PhD

Online Learning Environments & Administrative Support

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Mrs. Victoria Stafford



Mrs. Taysha Vargas

Middle School


Staff & Elective instructors

Ms. Lynn Carey

Ms. Lynn Carey

Nutritional Services

Mr. Bo DuBose

Property Maintenance & Mechanical Restoration

Mr. Coit DuBose

Mr. Coit DuBose

Property Maintenance & Mechanical Restoration

Mrs. Gail DuBose

Senior Class Sponsor, Director of Events & Nutritional Services

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Mrs. Maryanna DuBose


HDA School Secretary

Mrs. Megan DuBose

School Secretary

Ms. Jan Hetz

Mrs. Jan Hetz


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Mr. Matt Lightfoot

Taikwando • Special Electives

Mrs. Kate Powell

Marketing • Special Electives

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Miss Julia Ratcliffe

Art - Teaching Assistant

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Miss Emily Yutzy

Studio Art