Mr. John Strickler

President of the Trinitas Board of Governors

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During his 18 years at the school, John has served in various roles at Trinitas including soccer and volleyball coach, PE teacher, Director of Development, and board member.

John Strickler and his wife, Jill, have four children. Leah (c/o '17), Adam (c/o '19), Paul and Jack are currently in 12th and 10th grades, respectively. The Stricklers have been involved with the school since Leah was in Ms. Theresa Raus’ first-grade class. The Stricklers attend Providence Church of Pensacola (CREC). 

Mr. Ken McNeill

Vice President of the Trinitas Board of Governors

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Ken McNeill retired from the US Navy in 2017 and is a pilot for American Airlines.

Ken and his family have been a part of Trinitas Christian School since 2016. He and his wife, Jenny, have 7 children. Their oldest two daughters have graduated from Trinitas and their youngest 5 children are currently enrolled, ranging from 1st to 11th grade. The McNeills are members of Providence Church in Pensacola and are actively involved in foster care ministry.

Mr. Dave DeBlander

Treasurer of the Trinitas Board of Governors

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Dave DeBlander has been the owner of ProClean Restoration and MarbleLife of NW Florida for over years. 

Dave has been an ardent supporter of Trinitas for a very long time and has followed the growth of the school while loving and supporting Trinitas.  He now has two grandchildren Braeden and Maddie in 7th and 5th grades, respectively. Dave is an ordained Southern Baptist minister and regularly teaches Sunday School at Midway Baptist Church.

Pastor Jon Mark Olesky

Secretary of the Trinitas Board of Governors

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Pastor Olesky is an Elder at The Cross Church, a Reformed Baptist congregation of which he is the founding and lead pastor since 2008. 

Jon Mark and his wife Priscila have three children; Noah, Cora, and Judah all in Grammar school at Trinitas Christian School. They have been at the school for seven years.

Mr. Wesley Todd
Mr. Wesley Todd

Member of the Trinitas Board of Governors

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Wesley Todd has served three elected terms on the Trinitas Board of Governors and four years as President of the Board. He is now a permanent member. 

Wesley Todd and his wife Jennifer have three children; Jillian (c/o '19), Emma (c/o '21), and Whitney (2nd grade). The Todds have been at Trinitas for nearly twenty years and are members of Christ Church in Milton where Wesley serves as a deacon. 

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Mr. Robert Barnes

Emeritus Member of the Trinitas Board of Governors

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Robert Barnes has served on the Trinitas Board of Governors since 2006. 

Mr. Barnes is Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Nine Mile in Pensacola. Robert and his wife Connie are parents of three Trinitas alumni: Gary, Josh, and Bryce. The Barneses are members of McIlwain Presbyterian Church in Pensacola.

Dr. Ed Noland

Emeritus Member of the Trinitas Board of Governors

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Although a member of the founding Board of Governors, Dr. Noland has retired from regular board duties but continues to be an active supporter of the school. He has practiced dentistry in Pensacola for many years and continues to operate a thriving practice. Dr. Noland and his wife Cathy have three children—Rob, Hannah, and Ben—who are all Trinitas alumni and 5 grandchildren, one who now attends Trinitas. The Nolands are faithful members of Providence Church in Pensacola.

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