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.
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.