Board of Governors

Robert Barnes

Mr. Robert Barnes was elected to the board in 2006. Owner of the Chick-fil-A restaurant on 9 Mile Road in Pensacola, he and his family moved here from the Nashville, TN area in 2001. Robert is an active board member of the Northwest Florida Foundation. He and his wife Connie are proud parents to three sons, Gary, Josh, and Bryce. Gary and Josh are Trinitas alumni and Bryce attends Trinitas. The Barnes are active members of McIlwain Presbyterian Church.

Ron Gilley

Mr. Ron Gilley was elected to the board in 2007 and sits now on the board as an ex-officio member as Headmaster. Mr. Gilley and his wife Janice are active members of Providence Church have two sons who both graduated from Trinitas and are currently attending Samford University. 

Rob Hadding

Pastor Rob Hadding was elected to the board in 2008.  Rev. Hadding is the Pastor of Christ Church in Pace. He answered a call to full-time pastoral ministry after having spent over twenty years in sales and business management. He and his wife Marty have five children – Sarah, Emily, Sam, Abby, and Claire, four of which attend Trinitas and one alumna.

Bob McGee

Mr. Bob McGee joined the board in 2002. Coming from a distinguished career in the U.S. Navy, including service as an aviator in the Gulf War, Mr. McGee is now Manager Regulatory and Pricing with Gulf Power. Born in Maryland, Mr. McGee and his wife Terri have lived in Pensacola since 1990. Mr. McGee’s commitment to Christ and to quality classical education makes him a valued member of the Board of Governors. Mr. and Mrs. McGee are active members of Christ Church, along with their four children:  Robert, Chrisann, Collin, and Sean who are all Trinitas alumni.

Steve Traylor

Darryl “Steve” Traylor, Jr. is married to Amy Jo (Morlock) Traylor, and is the father of three daughters.  They are members of Providence Church.  Their youngest daughter is a member of the Trinitas Christian School class of 2018. 

Mr. Traylor was a banker from 1981 until 2006. Among the banking positions that he held was serving as President & CEO of Regions Bank for the Escambia County and Santa Rosa County areas.  He is presently an attorney at the law firm of Borowski & Traylor, P.A.  He is licensed to practice law in Florida (since 2010) and Alabama (since 2011).  His primary areas of practice are commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and civil appeals.

Mr. Traylor is an avid reader and life-long learner.  He holds a B.S. degree (1980) in business administration from Jacksonville State University, a M.A degree (2005) in history from University of West Florida, and a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, (2009) from Gonzaga University School of Law.  

Mr. Traylor has held leadership positions in many civic and professional organizations over the past thirty-five years, and presently serves as the vice-president of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association.

Nate Berube

Mr. Nathan Berube has served the Trinitas Board of Governors since the fall of 2014, first as an ex-officio and now as an elected board member. Mr. Berube and his wife Christy have five children ranging in age from one to fifteen years. The Berubes discovered Trinitas and classical Christian education in 2007 upon enrolling their eldest child at the school. Since then, the Berubes have attended several ACCS conferences and can honestly say their whole family deeply enjoys the process of classical Christian education. Mrs. Berube holds a BA in Music Performance from the University of West Florida and in recent years has endeavored to master the Trinitas Latin curriculum as a means to assist her children in their studies. She now serves as an adjunct Latin teacher at Trinitas. As further evidence of their love for classical education, the Berubes are building a library that already is stocked with several hundred classical works of literature. Mr. Berube holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. He is a registered Professional Engineer, licensed in three states, and is a founding partner in a local structural engineering firm engaged in the design of commercial buildings. His work includes such buildings as the Sacred Heart Hospital ER/OR building, the Hilton Garden Inn on Airport Boulevard, the Downtown Pensacola Library, the Gulf Breeze Rec. Center, the Downtown Pensacola YMCA, and the Turquoise Place condominium towers in Orange Beach, Alabama. The Berube family worships at Christ Church in Pace, Florida, with several other Trinitas families where Mr. Berube has served as a Deacon since 2013.