Governing Board

The LLA Board of Directors is a non-profit governing body made up of caring and experienced parents and community members established to oversee the implementation of the school charter as approved by the Utah State Office of Education.

Board Members

Terry Capener


David Gray

Vice Chair

Jimmy Sunlight

Financial Coordinator

Deborah Hansen


Chuma Uzoh

Board Member

Board Meetings

All Leadership Learning Academy (LLA) Board of Directors Meetings are open to the public.  LLA follows the Utah Open Meetings Act.  Meeting information is posted at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance on the Utah Public Meeting Notice website, along with previous minutes and recordings.  To request a written copy of board meeting minutes or an audio recording of an open meeting, please email your request to:

To receive an email or RSS feed whenever the LLA Board of Directors has a public meeting, in addition to other tools for public meetings within the state of Utah, visit the Utah Public Meeting Notices website, then perform a search for Leadership Learning Academy.

2024-2025 Board Meeting Schedule

Financial Oversight

The Governing Board oversees the financial health of Leadership Learning Academy. All budgets are approved by the Governing Board and published on the Utah Public Finance Website.

In accordance with Utah Code Ann. Section 53G-7-309, the governing board receives a budget report each month. This budget report includes the following information: (i) the amounts of all budget appropriations; (ii) the disbursements from the appropriations as of the date of the report; and (iii) the percentage of the disbursements as of the date of the report. The report is also available for public review. To view a copy of the current monthly financials, CLICK HERE.

The Board Audit Committee is comprised of the Financial Coordinator and the Vice President.  

Stakeholders of Leadership Learning Academy may report financial concerns regarding fraud, waste, abuse, or non-compliance directly to the School in accordance with the School’s grievance policies.  Alternatively, stakeholders may report such financial concerns to the Utah State Board of Education through their Public Education Hotline at (801) 538-7813.  Full contact information for the Public Education Hotline can be found here.