Bay Haven Charter Academy

Meet our Board Members

Mr. Jon Mcfatter
Jon Mcfatter is a native of Panama City and a graduate of Gulf Coast Community College and Auburn University. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Health-Physical Education and a Masters Degree in School Administration. In 2004, Jon was elected to the Bay County School Board and served one term. In addition, Jon chairs the board of The Early Learning Coalition of Northwest Florida at the pleasure of Governor Rick Scott.  Jon is current owner and administrator of Southern Assisted Care LLC which is a local memory care facility for senior adults. He has two boys attending Bay Haven Charter Academy.
Board Vice President
Mrs. Scotti Haney 

Scotti Haney is a founding board member of the Bay Haven Charter Academy, Inc. board of directors and has lived in Bay County for over 25 years.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Georgia Tech and works as a technical writer.  Scotti served on the K-12 Public School Facility Funding Task Force, appointed by the Florida House of Representatives Speaker.  In 2013, she was presented with a Governing Board Champion award by the Florida Consortium of Charter Schools.


Scotti and her husband, Todd, have three children, all of whom attended Bay Haven and graduated from North Bay Haven.

Board President
Dr. Jeremy Hatcher
  Jeremy Hatcher was born and raised in Bay County. He attended Panama City Christian School (currently NBH-ES) as a preschooler, Cedar Grove and Parker Elementary Schools, Rosenwald Middle School, and Rutherford High School. Soon after graduation Jeremy joined the military. He departed to serve his country with the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment for 5 years. Upon returning, he continued his education and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, and a Doctorate of Computer Science, all from Florida State University. He currently works at the local navy base with the Littoral Warfare Research Facility in the area of robotics. He also teaches computer science classes at the Florida State University, Panama City Campus. Jeremy has 3 children. His oldest son graduated from North Bay Haven High School in 2015. His youngest son attends North Bay Haven and his daughter attends Bay Haven Charter Academy.
Board Member
Mrs. Tiffany Ennis
Tiffany Ennis has been a resident of Bay County for over 14 years.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Florida State University and her Masters of Accounting from the University of Florida.  She is employed as a CPA with Segers, Sowell, Stewart, Jonnson & Brill.
Tiffany is married to Powell Ennis, Jr.  She has 2 children ages 6 and 10.  Both attend North Bay Haven Charter Academy Elementary.
Board Member
Mr. David Haight

David Haight, FAICP, LEED AP ND, is a planner and project manager in the Transportation Planning East division working in the Panama City Beach office of Atkins and in offices across North Florida.  He has over 42 years of experience as an urban/city/town planner, land use and site design practitioner, sustainability advocate, and planning educator.  He was the Planner in Residence in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State for a five-year term, 1988-1993, and has often taught as an adjunct for that program on the Tallahassee main campus and at FSU-Panama City over the intervening years since that time.  Since 2009 he has taught Planning and Maintenance of (parks and recreation) Facilities for the Recreation, Tourism, and Events program at Florida State University-Panama City, and introductory courses in planning, growth management, and transportation issues in the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences program. Mr. Haight earned a BA in Studio Art (Fine Art Photography) in 1983, and a Master of Science in Planning in 1985, both from Florida State University.  Mr. Haight was inducted into the American Institute of Certified Planners College of Fellows in 2014, and has completed requirements for certification as a LEED AP Neighborhood Development practitioner.  The focuses of his present position is to research, write, design, and advocate for a variety of programs and opportunities for connecting land use and transportation, including the precepts of new urbanism, context sensitive and complete streets design, multi-modal transportation systems, and placemaking through the design, encouragement, and implementation of quality walkable streetscapes, native landscapes, and urban design for people rather than automobiles.  Mr. Haight has served on the Bay Haven Board of Directors since June 2011, including as previous board president.  His son, Lucas Brandon, graduated from North Bay Haven in 2015.

Board Member
Mrs. Sandy Porter
Board Secretary/Treasurer
Mrs. Joyce Wilson
 phone: 850-896-6673
Joyce Wilson has been a resident of Panama City for 24 years. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Florida and her Masters of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the Gooding Institute in Panama City. She is married to Richard B. Wilson, and they have three children. All have attended Bay Haven Charter Academy. Their son, Richard, is a Sophomore at Mosley High School. Their eldest daughter, Madeleine, will begin her 9th grade year at North Bay Haven in the fall of 2018, and their youngest daughter, Sarah Mae, attends Bay Haven and will be in the 6th grade in the fall.
Board Member
Mr. Waylon Thompson
Waylon Thompson is a founding partner of Manuel & Thompson, P.A. in Panama City, Florida, and is a graduate of Auburn University and Cumberland School of Law/Samford University. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and The Florida Bar. He has an "AV" Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell. His practice areas include personal injury, wrongful death, bad faith, products liability, nursing home liability, insurance disputes, civil litigation, and premises liability. He is admitted to practice in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Northern District and Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Thompson is a member of the Florida Justice Association and has served on its Board of Directors since 2015. He has been an Eagle Member since 1997 and a recipient of the "Wings of Justice Award", the "Legislative Shoe Leather Award", and the "Lawyer to Legacy 2015 Bronze Eagle Award." Mr. Thompson is also a member of the Bay County Bar Association, past President and past member of Board of Directors; and the American Justice Association, member since 1995. In 2017, Mr. Thompson was appointed to the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission for the Northern District of Florida by both Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson. He was also appointed Chairman of the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel by Chief Judge M. Casey Rodgers, United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, in 2018. Since 2015, Mr. Thompson has served on the Board of Directors for the Bay County Chamber of Commerce and was presented with the 2017 "Member of the Year" award for outstanding service. He is also a member of the First Baptist Church Panama City, Deacon Chairman 2011 - 2013; Bay Haven Charter Academy, Board of Directors since 2009; Florida Bar Justice Teaching Program, volunteer teacher since 2007; Panama City Rescue Mission, Board of Directors 2007 - 2014; Rotary Club, Downtown Panama City - Paul Harris Fellow Recipient (Rotary Foundation).
Board Member
Mr. Robert Fleming
A native of Panama City, Florida, Robert graduated with his IB diploma from Rutherford High School. He thereafter attended Duke University on a football scholarship and graduated in 2000. Robert then graduated in 2005 from the Florida State University College of Law with High Honors. Robert currently practices law as a partner with the Walborsky & Bradley firm with his primary focus on personal injury law.
Robert is married to Leeanne Fleming and they have six children. All of his school age children attend North Bay Haven Charter Academy.