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MCAA Board of Directors

Amanda Norris ( serves as President of the MCAA Board.  She is a Jacksonville native with a love for entrepreneurship. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor's in Business Administration with an emphasis in Business Management in 2006. Amanda and her husband, Chris Norris (Madison native), have two children Mason and Hannah that currently attend MCAA. She and her husband own and operate Daisy & Dukes Boutique along with Norris Cafe in downtown Madison. Their love for people and community is the reason why they moved their family here 5.5 years ago. 

 Elise Yates ( serves as Secretary of the MCAA Board.  Elise is a proud graduate of Madison Academy and Madison County High School. She went on to attend Florida State University and Florida Coastal School of Law. She is an attorney with the Public Defender's Office in the Third Circuit. Elise and her husband Reid have two children. 

 Tyler Coody ( serves as Treasurer of the MCAA Board.   Tyler is a proud graduate of Madison Academy and Madison County High School.  Tyler dual enrolled at North Florida Community College before transferring to the University of Central Florida where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management in 2005.  He went on to earn his Master's degree in Kinesiology from A.T. Still University in 2015.  Tyler began his career at North Florida College in 2010 as the Director of Fitness and Wellness and now serves as the Executive Director of Employee Services.  Tyler resides in Pinetta, Florida with his wife Carolyn and their two daughters, Mollie and Ellisyn.  

 Allison Finley ( is a North Florida College and Florida State University alumnus, earning a degree in Information Systems with a concentration in Network Administration.  The majority of her career has been in Marketing and Communications for state associations and boards of directors.  Allison has returned to North Florida College, where she works as the Coordinator of Recruitment.  She is married to Charles Finley and has two children, Caden and Avery.


Matthew Browning, ( is a graduate of Madison Academy and a 2006 graduate of Madison County High school. Matthew began plumbing with Madison Plumbing, Inc in 2008, obtained his plumbing contractor license in 2016 and became the owner of Madison Plumbing in January of 2019. He enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time with family and friends and attends St. John’s Baptist Church. Matthew lives in Greenville with his wife Kimberly and daughter, Blakely.

Lakeshia Dennis ( is employed by Angel-5 Services, an agency with APD Florida, as a Supported Living Coach and Personal Supports provider.  Her position is community-based and supports persons with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities.  She has worked with Angel-5 Services/APD Florida for over six years.  Lakeshia is a graduate of Madison County High School.  She received an Associates of Arts degree from North Florida Community College.  Lakeshia lives in Madison with her husband Reggie and their son, Reginald, currently a student at MCAA.

Daniel Havard ( graduated from Madison County High School in 2003.  As a lifelong resident of Madison County, he enjoys small town living.  Daniel has been employed with Duke Energy for 17 years and currently works in the Substation Maintenance Department.  He enjoys hunting, going to the gym, and spending time with friends and family.  Daniel lives in Madison with his wife Allyce and two children, Clara and Carley.

 Jennifer Page ( grew up in nearby Suwannee County, graduating from Suwannee High School in 1995. She earned her Associate in Arts degree from North Florida Community College in 1997, a Bachelor of Science in English Education from Florida State University in 1999, and a Masters of Education with a concentration in reading and advanced literacy from the University of North Florida in 2004. Jennifer taught middle school Language Arts and Reading for 10 years before beginning her career at North Florida College in 2010 enjoying various roles as an instructor, academic support coordinator, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and currently as the Dean of Academic Affairs. Jennifer lives in Madison with her two children, Logan and Abby. 

Will Washington ( is a graduate of Madison County High School. He went on to attend North Florida Community College, Valdosta State University, and Barry University School of Law. He has been employed as an Assistant State Attorney with the Third Circuit State Attorney's Office since 2011, and resides in Pinetta, Florida with his wife Jeri and their two sons, Cole and Tillman.

Parent Liaisons

MCAA has 2 parent liaisons to facilitate questions and concerns between parents and the school. 
  • Christian Matlock, Administrative Assistant
  • Katherine Phillips, PAT Club President
For contact information, please reach out to the MCAA office at 850-973-2529.
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