Staff Directory

COL Robert Miller
Department: Academic Office

Academic Dean, Emeritus


B.A., University of North Carolina, Asheville; M.Ed., University of Virginia; Ed.D. Leadership & Policy Studies; Virginia State License - Mathematics, Secondary Counseling & Principal

Started at FUMA: 1997

Voicemail: 434-842-4212

Prior to coming to FUMA he was employed at Fishburne Military School, including ten years as president. His interests include sports, boating, reading and travel. He lives in Fork Union with wife, Mary Scott, and daughter.

LTC Donald Moore
Department: Development

Executive Director of Development


B.S., Columbia College

Started at FUMA: 2012
FUMA Alumnus

Voicemail: 434-842-4371

LTC Moore graduated from FUMA in 1990. He retired from the U.S. Army in 2012 after 20 years of service as a Military Police Officer, culminating with duties as a Provost Marshal and Director of Emergency Services. He has multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

As the Executive Director of Development, he supervises all aspects of fundraising and works closely with donors, parents, alumni, volunteers, trustees and friends in support of development efforts. He and his wife Maggie live in Fork Union. They have 3 sons and a daughter.

LTC Edward Moore USA (Ret)
Department: Upper School Faculty

Chairman, Foreign Language; Latin & Spanish
Orienteering, Assistant Coach


B.S., United States Military Academy; M.A., Middlebury College, Graduate School of French, Paris

Started at FUMA: 2003

Voicemail: 434-842-4487

LTC Moore has taught French, Latin and Spanish at FUMA. He initiated the Latin program in 2007. LTC Moore previously taught at the United States Military Academy and Fishburne Military School. LTC Moore spent 22 years in the U.S. Army as an Air Defense Artillery Officer. He was also a Foreign Area Officer (Middle East), and an interpreter/translator in French. He and his wife Susan live in Palmyra, Virginia, have six children, two of whom were born in Spain. They have seven grandchildren.

CPT Mariusz Mostrag
Department: Commandant's Department

TAC Officer; Upper School Activities
Soccer & Track


B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University: Master of Science-Recreation & Sport Sciences/Coaching Educ.,Ohio University

Started at FUMA: 2007

Voicemail: 434-842-4232

CPT Mostrag is head soccer coach. Prior to that, he was an assistant coach. In college he ran track and represented VCU in the NCAA championships. He was named Division-I All-East region in the 800-meter race. Coach Mostrag has state and regional coaching certifications from NSCAA. In addition, he is also a Level one certified coach in Track & Field. CPT Mostrag is a native of Krasnik, Poland, and lives in Fork Union with his wife, Elizabeth.

LTC Carl Muench
Department: Upper School Faculty

Head Coach, Orienteering; IDEA Club


B.S., Electrical Engineering - United States Naval Academy; M.Ed., University of Virginia

Started at FUMA: 1993

Voicemail: 434-842-4420

MAJ Muench has taught math classes ranging from Algebra I to Calculus, and has also taught Physics and Biology. He sponsors the school's IDEA club which investigates the hypothesis of Intelligent Design in nature. MAJ Muench, certified by the United States Orienteering Federation, coaches the FUMA orienteering team.

Mrs. Stacey Nazar
Department: Business Office

Allowance Officer


Criminal Justice - University of New York

Started at FUMA: 2011

Voicemail: 434-842-4337

Mrs. Nazar graduated from the University of New York with a concentration in Criminal Justice. Prior to coming to work at the Academy, she was a Teaching Foster Parent for six years, Trustee Assistant for over seven years and is Licensed in Real Estate. 

Night TAC Phone Number
Department: Commandant's Department

Voicemail: 434-842-4232

Ms. Lindsay Nolting
Department: Middle School

Art & French


B.A., Fine Arts - Goddard College

Started at FUMA: 1998

Voicemail: 434-842-4327

Ms. Lindsay Nolting, a well-known artist in this area, was employed by FUMA as the Middle School Art teacher in 1998. Ms. Nolting received her B.A. in Fine Arts from Goddard College and has a wealth of other educational experiences, including years of study in France. Prior to coming to FUMA, Ms. Nolting taught art in nearby school systems, both public and private. She also taught art workshops through the Virginia Museum Touring Program and served as a guide at Monticello. Her work is often shown in art shows throughout the state. Ms. Nolting lives in nearby Columbia.

LTC Chris Nothnagle
Department: Upper School Faculty

Sponsor - Chess Club, Woodworking Club, International Club


B.S., Virginia Tech

Voicemail: 434-842-4421

In addition to teaching higher mathematics, LTC Nothnagle sponsors a woodworking club, Chess team, and the International club. Fishing and Table tennis are also activities he brings to the Cadets. LTC Nothnagle is an active supporter of Church Missions and lends his woodworking skills to the school, church, and faculty. He lives in Fork Union.

CW3 Bruce Patterson
Department: Fine Arts / Band

Chairman, Fine Arts; Band Director


B.S., Music Education - Asbury College
M.S., Human Resource Management - Troy State University
Master's, Worship Leading/Divinity - Liberty University

Started at FUMA: 1998

Voicemail: 434-842-4219

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Bruce Patterson heads up the Academy's music program, which includes directing the Middle School band. He has been at FUMA since 1998. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Asbury College in Wilmore, KY, a Master's degree in Human Resources Management from Troy State University and recently earned a Master's degree in Worship Leading/Divinity at Liberty University. He has professional performance experience as a trombonist and as an instructor with the United States Marine Corps Band. He holds the position as Executive Officer of the 80th Division Army Reserve Band in Richmond, VA. Chief Patterson lives in Fork Union with his wife, Sonya, and their three children.