Board and Organizational Information

 

What does the FOA board do?
Who serves on the FOA board of directors?

Proposed Sylvan Franchise Owners Association By Laws - Approved May 2018

President

Bill Kramer
Oakland, California
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2019

Treasurer

Marissa Roh
David City, Nebraska 
Email:  [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019
*At-Large Representative

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Immediate Past President

Lesley Mitchell
Calgary, AB, Canada
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020
*Canadian Regional Representative

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At-Large/Regional Board Members

Mark Bellestri
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020
*At-Large Representative

Kayann Bock
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020
*At-Large Representative

Todd Crabtree
Mission Hills, California
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020
*At-Large Representative 

Steve Jones
San Antonio, Texas
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020
*At-Large Representative

Gail Smith
Lakewood, Washington
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2019
*West Regional Representative

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Kim Teixeira
Chesapeake, Virginia
Email: [email protected]
Term: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020
*At-Large Representative

What does the FOA Board do?

  • The mission of the FOA Board is to provide united leadership and effective communication in advocating for and protecting the interests of the Sylvan franchise community.
  • Meets quarterly with Sylvan Corporate Officers.
  • Communicates franchisee issues, recommendations and concerns to Corporate.
  • Advises Corporate on the planning and implementation of current and future programs.
  • Participates in Corporate advisory committees: Education, Technology, and Operations/Training.
  • Appoints two Directors to the National Advertising Committee to assist in the development and critique of marketing activities and materials.
  • Reviews, with the FOA attorney, proposed changes to Sylvan license agreements.

 

Who serves on the FOA Board of Directors?

  • Eleven individuals elected from the FOA membership for a three year term.
  • Officers volunteer their time and are appointed for a one year term.
  • All FOA members in good standing are eligible for nomination to the Board.