Mission of the Veritas Academy Board:
The Veritas Board of Directors exists to approve plans and policies that glorify God and best ensure the viability of Veritas Academy and its mission for future generations.
Mr. Patrick Jarrett, Board Chair
B.A. Armstrong; J.D. Texas A & M University School of Law
Patrick and his wife, Andrea, are members at The Kirk Presbyterian (PCA) where he has served as a ruling elder for nearly 10 years. They have twin daughters enrolled at Veritas. A licensed attorney in Georgia, Texas, and Alabama, Patrick is a founding partner at Jarrett & Price, LLC, a multi-state litigation law firm focused on representing individuals who have been seriously injured.
Mr. Woelke Leithart, Vice Chair
B.A. New Saint Andrews College; M.A. & J.D. Duke University
Woelke and his wife Megan are members at Grace Church of the Islands (PCA). They have three children at Veritas, with a future student still at home. Before becoming a lawyer, Woelke taught theology for six years at a classical Christian school in North Carolina. He practices law in Savannah and coaches Veritas’s Mock Trial team.
Mrs. Erin Pennington, Secretary
B.S. Dennison University; M.B.A. Georgia State University
Erin Pennington is a former marketing executive who now stays home raising her 5th and 7th grade children with her husband, Stan. Erin is an active volunteer for her church, community, and Veritas. Stan and Erin live in Bluffton, South Carolina.
Mr. Harry Brodmann, Treasurer
University of Georgia
Harry Brodmann is the Director of Operations at Pan-Am Dental LLC. He and his wife, Candace, are members at Kirk O’ The Isles (PCA) and have one child enrolled at Veritas Academy.
Mr. William Brodmann
B.B.A. Georgia Southern University
Will Brodmann is the controller at Lanier Realty. He and his family have been members of Independent Presbyterian Church for over twenty years and Will currently serves as an elder. His wife Liz serves as a teaching assistant at Veritas. They have two children who graduated from Veritas and two children currently enrolled.
Mr. Frankie Daniell
B.S. Ed. University of Georgia
Frankie Daniell has been involved in youth ministry, teaching, and coaching for many years. He currently serves as the Director of Camps and Missions Outreach at Independent Presbyterian Church. His wife Judy, is a former Pre-K teacher at Veritas, and their daughter, Jennifer, is both a Veritas graduate and current teacher.
Dr. David Gobel
B. Arch. Texas Tech; M. Arch History University of Virginia; Ph.D. Princeton University
David and his wife Fun are founding board members of Veritas Academy. They have two children who are graduates of Veritas. Dr. Gobel is a Professor of Architectural History at the Savannah College of Art and Design and a ruling elder at Independent Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Wallace Milling
B.L.A. Clemson University
Wallace and his wife, Amy, are members at Independent Presbyterian Church where he serves as a ruling elder. They have two sons and a daughter enrolled at Veritas. A licensed Landscape Architect in South Carolina, Wallace is a partner at Witmer Jones Keefer, a Landscape Architecture and Land Planning firm in Bluffton, SC.
Ex Officio: Rev. Dr. Terry Johnson
A.B. University of Southern California; M.Div. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; D. Min. Erskine Theological Seminary
Terry Johnson is the Senior Minister of the Independent Presbyterian Church, in which he has served for over thirty-five years. Dr. Johnson is the author of several books. He and his wife Emily have both taught sixth-grade history at Veritas. They are founding board members of Veritas Academy and parents of five children, all of whom have attended Veritas Academy.
The Board meets monthly throughout the year, usually the third Tuesday of each month.