Our Faculty

St. James Catholic School

Fr. Mike Walker

Pastor
B.S. Southern Oregon University Business Administration
M.B.A. Southern Oregon University  Marketing
M.Div. Mt. Angel Seminary
M.A. Mt. Angel Seminary
Sacred Scripture
mwalker@stjamesmac.com

Sandy Lonergan

Principal
B.A. in Education from Western Oregon University
M.S. in Teaching from Portland State University
Certificate in Initial Educational Administration from Portland State University
principal@stjamesmac.com

Kristen Tollefson

Vice Principal, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade Language Arts

B.A. Western Oregon University  Early Childhood Elementary

M.A. Western Oregon University Elementary Education

ktollefson@stjamesmac.com

DeeAnn Rolison

School Secretary

schooloffice@stjamesmac.com

Brenda Flanders

Preschool Director

Clackamas Community College

bflanders@stjamesmac.com

Leilani Larsen

Kindergarten Teacher

B.S. Oregon State University  Education and Early Childhood Education

M.A. Oregon State University  Elementary Education

Sally Breidwell

Library Services

sbreidwell@stjamesmac.com

Patricia Fisher

Preschool Assistant

Chemeketa Community College  Medical Transcribing

pfisher@stjamesmac.com

Destiny Thompson

First Grade

B.A. Linfield College

Elementary Education

M.A. Linfield College

Elementary Education

dthompson@stjamesmac.com

 

Donna Carlile

Second Grade, Third Grade
A.A. Nassau Community College Elementary Education
B.S. Oregon State University
Pre Elementary & Liberal Studies
M.A. Oregon State University  Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education
dcarlile@stjamesmac.com

 Gus Pappelis

Fifth Grade Math, Science, Social Studies, Music

B.A. Southern Illinois University  Biological Science

M.A. Southern Illinois University  Music Composition

gpappelis@stjamesmac.com

Lon Buchheit

Physical Education
B.A. Linfield College
Elementary Education
M.A. Linfield College
Elementary Education
lbuchheit@stjamesmac.com

 

Patti Stritzke

Technology and Computer Science

pstritzke@stjamesmac.com

Maura Okuley

Teacher of Art
B.A., Fordham University – Visual Arts
M.A. East Stroudsberg University  Special Education
mokuley@stjamesmac.com

 

Peggy Chapman

Extended Care Director

Preschool Assistant

pchapman@stjamesmac.com

Alex Okrasinski

Preschool Assistant

 

 

Deacon David Briedwell

Support Staff

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