Jan Luke - Voice & Piano
Patty Merchant - Guitar
Tom Luke - Guitar
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Volanté Academy Board of Director members are all Arizona residents, interested in the Arts and involved in advancing the Fine Arts
primarily for children and youth. They are active in fundraising, grant research, and volunteering to help the Volanté Academy dream
continue to develop. All are active in the community and in addition to serving on the board, also volunteer their time, whenever possible
to assist in event planning and in plans for the future.
Tom Luke, President - Self-employed business owner, Creative Access; teaches guitar at the academy; assists in fund raising, transporting
equipment, public relations, and recording.
Steve Joannes, Vice President - Local Insurance Agent, licensed in Life, Property, and Casualty Insurance; member of Prescott
downtown Athletic Club; Local competition in National Racquetball competition; home ministry leader; and former Soccer coach in local schools.
Sheryl Blosel, Secretary - Sheryl and her two sons are piano
students at the academy. Sheryl is employed as a computer expert for the
Prescott Unified School District. She is very eager to see all of the Fine
Arts available after school for the children and youth of the Prescott Quad
Linda Flowers, Business Manager, Photographer - Worked in Printing & Imaging in Prescott for 18 years; involved in the Big
Brothers/Big Sisters organization for children with a "little sister" assigned to her; worked with the AWAMA Program (after-school program for
children) and Vacation Bible School (summer program for children) for several years; mother of a very musically talented teenage daughter, studying
at Volanté Academy.
Eric Embertson - Expert in sound equipment, Guitar & Piano performance; involved in ministry for several churches in the area. Will be working
with recording for our students in the future.
Janice R. Luke - Advisory Member, Founder & Executive Director of Volanté
Academy, Hospital Chaplain, Marriage & Family Counselor, Editor for Writers, and English Tutor for Young Children.
Other Important, vital people involved in the Volanté Academy programs are:
Linda Flowers - Photographer
Eric Embertson - Sound Engineer
Janice Fritsch - Web Design
Jacque Laliberte - Design Artist
Ethan Wolfinger - Attorney at Law, Statutory Agent