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StMS School Advisory Council Members


The St. Michael School Advisory Council is responsible to the Pastor and assists the Principal. It advises the Principal according to policies and regulations as stated in the Catholic Schools Administrator Handbook issued by the Diocesan Superintendent of Schools.  The Council creates a better understanding of Catholic education and promotes financial support for St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School. It communicates with the Pastoral Council and the Finance Council to ensure the spiritual and financial integrity of the school. The Council also advises the Principal in formulating the annual budget before it is presented to Parish Finance Council. 

Melissa Penabad - Chair and Parent Representative

Tara Navarro - St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School Principal

Heidi Lawrence - Teacher Liaison

Matt McLaughlin - Assistant Principal

Msgr. Doug Reed - St. Michael the Archangel Parish Pastor (retiring after 2019-20 school year)

Amy Reitz - Director of Student Family Life 

Joanne White - Parish Business Manager

Juliet Dominic -  Parent Representative

Shannon Dougherty - Parent Representative (rotating off after 2019-20 school year)

Smithey Hashagen - Parent Representative

James Jansen - Parent Representative

Thais Naveda Luy - Parent Representative (rotating off after 2019-20 school year)

Joe Panganiban - Parent Representative (rotating off after 2019-20 school year)

Elissa Rushton -  Parent Representative