Board of Directors


Menlo Park Academy’s Board of Directors is responsible for setting the school’s strategic goals and establishing policies based on our mission, state laws, and the school’s charter. The volunteer members of the Board represent a diverse set of professional backgrounds and have expertise in finance, education, technology, operations, non-profit organizations, strategic planning, and fundraising.

The Board of Directors meets at least twice per month (one working session and one regular session) on the first and third Thursday. Each year, MPA publishes an Annual Report that highlights the achievements and progress the school has made from the previous academic year.

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Meet the members of the Menlo Park Academy Board of Directors by clicking here or scrolling below.

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Members of our community can email the Board of Directors through our Let’s Talk! platform.

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The Board operates an online portal, BoardOnTrack, that contains all final board and committee meeting dates, agendas, and minutes. We also have a downloadable PDF version of the Board calendar available.

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The Board’s policies are available online in a public Google Drive folder.


teri harrison

Teri Harrison


A founder of Menlo Park Academy, Teri Harrison has more than 20 years of technology management and team leadership experience. She holds a BSBA in Marketing and Computer Science from Ohio Northern University and has earned several IT certifications.
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Dr. Suzanne McFarland

Vice Chairperson

Dr. McFarland spent 25 years on the teacher education faculty at the University of Toledo and after her retirement was Head of Teacher Education and Coordinator of the Master’s Program at Defiance College, where she led the department through its first accreditation. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Millersville University in Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree from Temple University in Guidance and Counseling, and a Doctorate in Early Childhood and Child Development from Indiana University.
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Susan Dornan, MS, RN


Susan Dornan is an improvement RN at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center in Westlake. The North Ridgeville resident is responsible for assessing adherence to published practice standards and quality improvement initiatives in her role with the hospital system.
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Shruti Aring

Board Member

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Geoffrey Belanger

Board Member

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Tiffany Randle

Board Member

Tiffany Randle is a procurement and supply chain leader, currently working as a Director at a Cleveland-based HR services company. She holds a Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management from the University of Southern California, is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified and is a Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity.
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Twana Rogers

Board Member