Governing Board

Athlos Academy of Utah is governed by a dedicated board comprised of parents and community members. The board is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing policy; instituting sound employee relations; conducting open meetings; recognizing and conforming to the legal mandates imposed by state and federal laws; and governing within the limits of the delegation of state authority as a non-profit and public school board.

Additionally, the board has an obligation to assess its successes and challenges, inform the public of all deliberations and decisions, promote accountability, avoid abuse of power, enhance public understanding of its mission, conform to standards of ethical behavior, provide a framework for setting goals, and develop strategic plans for the accomplishment of those goals.

Board Calendar

The governing board holds regular board meetings on the third Wednesday of each month. Unless otherwise noted, the meetings are held at:

Athlos Academy of Utah
12309 South Mustang Trail Way
Herriman, UT 84096

Quicklinks

Board Members

Ben Hyink, Board Chair
bhyink@athlosutah.org

  • Term Began July 2018
  • Pillar Committee Chair
  • FACE Committee
  • School LAND Trust Committee

Josh Cummings, Board Vice Chair
jcummings@athlosutah.org

  • Term Began October 2017
  • Governance Committee
  • Pillar Committee
  • School LAND Trust Committee

Jon Cazier, Secretary
jcazier@athlosutah.org

  • Term Began
  • Finance Committee
  • School LAND Trust Committee

Gary Hansen, Treasurer
ghansen@athlosutah.org

  • Term Began July 2018
  • Finance Committee Chair
  • School LAND Trust Committee

Jake McCrea, Board Member
jmccrea@athlosutah.org

  • Term Began July 2018
  • Finance Committee Chair
  • School LAND Trust Committee

Eric Christensen, Board Member
echristensen@athlosutah.org

  • Term Began October 2017
  • Governance Committee Chair
  • School LAND Trust Committee

Will Fountain, Board Member
wfountain@athlosutah.org

  • Term Began
  • Governance Committee
  • School LAND Trust Committee
Under the direction of the board, the following committees have been formed:
  • Finance Committee – 6pm/MT second Thursday of each month
    • Jake McCrea – Chair
    • Gary Hansen – Chair
    • Jon Cazier
  • Governance Committee – 5:30pm/MT third Tuesday of each month
    • Eric Christensen – Chair
    • Jake McCrea
    • Will Fountain
  • Pillar Committee (formerly the Academics Committee) – 4pm/MT first Monday of each month
    • Ben Hyink – Chair
    • Josh Cummings
  • Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Committee
    • Ben Hyink
  • School LAND Trust Committee
    • Jon Cazier
    • Will Fountain

All meeting dates and times subject to change

School LAND Trust Program

Athlos Academy of Utah utilizes its LAND Trust money to support the implementation of its cutting-edge athletic curriculum. This curriculum, aligned to the Utah Physical Education Standards, was created with long-term athletic development in mind and was carefully crafted based on proven science and research. The Athlos athletic curriculum and Healthy Body program support student academic achievement. LAND Trust funds allow AAU to hire experienced coaches to support the implementation of this unique program and to improve health and learning in our school.

School LAND Trust Committee Members
Meeting Schedule

For School LAND Trust meeting dates, visit the board meeting calendar.

School LAND Trust Documents

Meeting Agendas & Minutes