Faculty and Staff

Administration and Staff

Marguerite GrimmHeadmaster, Intro Latin, CYOB Girls Volleyball
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula; CLAD Credential – California State University at Los Angeles, 2004; Spanish and Documents of Vatican II – Universidad de Maria Cristina, El Escorial, SPAIN; Religion Teacher, St. Paul High School, Santa Fe Springs, and Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary, Montebello, five years; Educational Specialist (in State Curriculum Standards K – 12), California Charter Academy and Golden Valley Charter School, six years

Peter HalpinDean of High School, Gradelink Administrator, Algebra I
B.A. Philosophy, St. Ignatius Institute Great Books Certificate – University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California; M.A. Education – Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona; High School Catechist Certification – Archdiocese of Los Angeles

John HaggardDean of Students, Medieval History 10, History 7
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Mary Christian – Director of Development
B.A. English – Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; M.A. English – Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Christina Escovar – Special Needs Coordinator
B.A. K-12 Multiple Subject California Teaching Credential – University of California, Berkeley; M.A. Education Administration – University of California, Los Angeles

Jaqueline Halpin – College Counselor

Kimberly Johnson – Assistant Director of Development

Sheila MirelesOffice Manager-Registrar, Girls P.E. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
B.A. Psychology and Spanish – Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

Mylene Mondonedo – Business Manager
B.A. Accountancy – University of the Philippines; CPA – Philippines

Serina Rockwell – Director of Marketing, School Photographer
B.A. Fine Arts – University of California, Santa Barbara; Graphics and Packaging – Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

Erin TalbotDirector of Admissions, Parent Guild Office Liaison, Service Hour/Gradelink Administrator

Faculty

Vanessa AndersonGrade 6 & Homeroom, Homework Hall
B.A. English Language and Literature – Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia

Dr. Laura Boldt – Anatomy and Physiology
B.A. – University of California, San Diego; M.D. – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee; Residency: Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois and USC Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, California. Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Martin Boles – U.S. History 12
B.A. Geology – Dartmouth College; J.D. – Stanford Law School; M.B.A. – Stanford Business School

Darren BradleyGeometry, Latin III, Biology
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California; Major in Human Kinetics – University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia; Masters of Coaching/Athletic Administration – Concordia University, Irvine, California

Margaret Bruer – English 7
B.A. Political Science – Marymount Manhattan College, New York, New York; J.D. – Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois

James BurnhamGeometry, Chemistry, AP Chemistry
B.S. Philosophy, Minor Chemistry, Valedictorian Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan

Christina CrossArt 1, 2, 7, 8 and P.E. 1
B.A. Art – University of Dallas

Alexandra CurrieGrade 4 & Homeroom
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Camille CurtinAlgebra II, Physical Science, 8th Grade Computer Science and Robotics, Ballroom Dance
B.S. Mechanical Engineering – Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas; Professional Dancer – Contemporary Ballet Dallas, Dallas, Texas; Oklahoma City Ballet, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Pasadena Dance Theatre, Pasadena, California

David CurtinGrade 7 & Homeroom, Religion 7, History 8, Oratory 8, Boys P.E. 3-6, CYO Athletic Director
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Lisa FriedlYearbook Design and Publishing
B.S. English – University of California, Los Angeles

Joseph FreymannGrade 11 Homeroom, Apologetics, Physics, Honors Physics, Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus, Robotics Club Coordinator, Network Administrator
B.S. Computer Science – Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio; NPTW Certificate – Southern California American Association of Physics Teachers; M.A. Philosophy – Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome, Italy; B.A. Theology – Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome, Italy; M.A. Theology (in progress) – Holy Apostles College, Cromwell, CT.

Rachel GhandhiGrade 8 Homeroom, AP Latin 4, English 8, Ancient Literature
B.A. University Scholars – Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Sorab GhandhiAP Calculus AB/BC, Drama 9, Renaissance/Modern History, Science 7
B.S. Mathematics – University of California, Merced, Merced, California

Joanne GoodwinGrade 5 Math, Writing, Spelling, Literature, Poetry
B.A. Liberal Arts – Pomona College, Claremont, California

Michael GraceGrade 12 Homeroom, Government and Economics
M.A. Philosophy and Theology – Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology,  Berkeley, California;  Licentiate in Sacred Theology – Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California; J.D. -Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Cecelia Grace – Pre-Algebra, Latin II
B.A. Economics – Georgetown University, Washington, DC; J.D. University of Michigan Law School; California State Teaching Credential

Genevieve GrimmLatin I, Latin 6, Girls P.E. 7-8, 9-10, Jr. High Choir, Safety Officer
Music Studies at Cal. State LA and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; Liberal Arts studies at Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Paula GrimmHigh School Choir Director, Music 1-2, Director of Theatre Arts, Drama 9
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Jessica GutierrezGrade 10 Homeroom, Religion 8, Doctrine 10, Student Activities Moderator, Stage Crew, Christian Service Coordinator
B.A. Political Science – St. Mary’s College of California; M.A. Theological Studies – Holy Spirit College, Atlanta, Georgia

Christine HalpinAP Literature, Classical Literature Seminar
B.A. English Literature and Saint Ignatius Institute Great Books Certificate – University of San Francisco, San Francisco California

Elizabeth KanzelbergerAncient Literature, Renaissance to Modern Literature, Science 6
B.A. English, M.A. English – University of Dallas, Irving, Texas

Therese LopezGrade 3 & Homeroom, Testing Coordinator
B.A. Theology – Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio; M.A. Theology with concentration in Catechetics – Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio

Ehrin MaciasGrade 5 & Homeroom, Religion, Latin, History, Science
B.A. Philosophy – Azusa Pacific College, Azusa, California

Rose MirandaGrade 1 & Homeroom, Religion, Math, Reading, Poetry, Spelling, Writing, History, Science, Latin
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Jennifer NievaLatin I
B.A. Psychology – Chapman University, Orange, California; M.S. Communicative Disorders – University of Redlands, California

Chris PlanceGrade 9 & Homeroom, Scripture, Moral Theology, Ancient History 9, Boys P.E. 7-10, CIF Athletic Director
B.S. Kinesiology – Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California; M.A. Theology, Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio

Jeanette Russell – Art 2-5
B.A. Studio Art and Art History – Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

Daniel SelmeczyLatin 5
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Mary Billion-SelmeczyMedieval Literature, Latin II, Music 3, 4, 5, 6
B.A. Philosophy, Catholic Studies, and Latin, with a Minor in Greek – University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota

Thomas TrullAncient History 9, Theater Arts
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California

Mary Kate ZepedaGrade 2 & Homeroom
B.A. Liberal Arts – Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula, California; Elementary Diploma – Washington Montessori Institute, Washington, D.C., Lower Elementary (three grades) Directress, Franciscan Montessori School, Portland, OR (three years), Lower and Upper Elementary Directress (five grades), Seton Academy, Villa Park, IL (six years), DRE St. John the Apostle Parish, Villa Park, IL (one year)