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Al Pranno

President

Email: al@legacyprep.org

Term Ends: June 30, 2022

Committee Assignment:

   Executive Committee

 

Al graduated from the University of Utah College of Law in 2003, following his graduation from Westminster College of Salt Lake City with his Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and was an associate professor at Westminster College for 10 years.  Al currently sits as a Judge in the Salt Lake City Justice Court, Davis County Justice Court, Centerville Justice Court, and North Salt Lake Justice Court.  Al also owns and operates a small law firm serving the Wasatch Front.  Al has 4 children, 2 of which attend Legacy Prep.

Andrew Lavin

Vice President

Email: andrew@legacyprep.org

Term Ends: June 30, 2022

Committee Assignment

   Executive Committee

   Academic Excellence Committee

   Curriculum Review Committee

 

Andrew is the Vice President at ThrivePass, a company in Denver, Colorado that administers health and welfare benefits for employers across the nation. Prior to working in the benefits industry, he filled several different roles in the public education system - including the Junior High Director at Legacy Preparatory Academy during its first three years of operation. He has degrees in math and physics, as well as certification in secondary education. He and his wife Alexis have four kids, two of whom currently attend LPA.

 

David Ray

Secretary

Email: davidray@legacyprep.org

Term Ends: June 30, 2023

Committee Assignment:

   Governance Committee

 

David Ray is the administrative director for the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine and director of ambulatory surgical clinics for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics. David is married to Shannon and they have 5 wonderful children.


Alisha Johnson

Treasurer

Email: alisha@legacyprep.org

Term Ends: June 30, 2023

Committee Assignment:

   Finance & Audit Committee

 

Alisha Johnson works for the Utah State Courts finance department.  She received her BA in Marketing and Economics and her MBA from Westminster College.  She is a lifelong Utahn and is passionate about the Utah economy and the education of its most valuable assets-- our children. Alisha served as Chair of the Legacy Preparatory Academy Community Council in her first year as an LPA parent and was President of the Legacy Preparatory Academy Governing Board during the 2016 - 2017 school year. As a Governing Board member, she wishes to utilize her experience to further increase LPA's standing as an excellent Utah charter school.


Anna Mark

Email: anna@legacyprep.org

Term Ends: June 30, 2024

Committee Assignment:

   Governance Committee

   Academic Excellence Committee

   Curriculum Committee

 

Shaping transformative educational initiatives in public education for over 15 years, Anna Mark brings a deep understanding of using evidence to improve educational outcomes for all students, with an emphasis on supporting students with disabilities. Previously a researcher at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), a leading think tank in Washington, DC, Anna is currently a Senior Analyst at AEM Corp. She is focused on building partnerships and using data and analytics to shape educational policy and practice, and leads or supports a number of large-scale multi-million dollar education research and grant administration projects from the U.S. Department of Education, Anna holds a master's degree from the University of Virginia and a bachelor's degree from the U of U.

 


Jim Collings

Email: jim@legacyprep.org

Term Ends: june 30, 2022

Committee Assignment:

   Finance & Audit Committee

   Campus Unification Committee

   Business Development Committee

 

Jim Collings is the CEO of Cleanbuild Construction Group, LLC a specialty construction company that builds ultra clean environments for manufacturers of semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, food processors, and more.  After graduating from the Master of Accountancy program at BYU, Jim began his career working for what is now known as Deloitte, an international accounting and consulting firm.  During his career, he has served as a CPA, CFO and corporate turnaround leader.  For the last nine years, he has also been a member of the board of directors for the Utah chapter of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and served as its president for a one year term. Jim is married to Nancy, they have six children and eleven grandchildren.


Lee Peterson

Email: lee@legacyprep.org

Term Ends: June 30, 2024

Committee Assignment:

   School Land Trust Committee

   Campus Unification Committee

 

Lee's first introduction to LPA was when his wife Ashley worked there as an instructor the year they were married.  Lee has a Master's degree from the University of Utah in Civil Engineering (including Structural Engineering and Project Management emphases).  He has worked as an engineer, project controller, and currently works as a senior pre-construction planner for Okland Construction.