Parish Life
Parish Leadership

School Board

St. Mary's School Board is an advisory board established by the pastor to assist him and the school administrators in developing and implementing the mission and vision for the schools and the governance of the education program. The Board participates in the policymaking process by formulating, adapting and recommending policy to the person with authority to enact it. The Board’s advice and recommendations are focused primarily at the strategic level. The board participates in the implementation by bringing their expertise and experience to areas delineated below. The responsibility of the Board is to assist the Pastor in assuring the assets and personnel of the schools are used to promote and strengthen the schools and the parish community.
The Board has responsibilities to advise the Pastor related to the following areas:
  • Strategic Planning
  • Policy Development
  • Budget Development
  • Facility Planning
  • Evaluation of Board/President
  • Public Relations/Marketing/Admissions
  • Advancement
  • Legislative Advocacy
The Board will not have an Academic or Education committee. The School President, school Principals and faculty make academic decisions in accordance with the Archdiocesan Course of Study.
Contact: Phylis Eagle-Oldson, Chairman
Tom Kurowski - Vice-Chairman
Pam Bukowski
Margaret Shea-Moore
James Oldson
Irene Syrnyk
Susan Emerson, Home and School Association Representative
Laura Pfundstein, Parent Faculty Association Representative
Ex-Officio School Board Members:
Father Patrick Woods, CSsR, Pastor
Andrew Moore, PhD, President of the School
Michele Deckman, Parish Council Representative
Mike Mulhern, Finance Council Representative
Mark Hartzell, Parish Chief of Staff