Staff | Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School

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Staff

Anna Adams

Teaches: Faith in Action, Religious Themes in Film and Lit.; Service Learning Coordinator
M.A., Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
B.A., Saint Mary's College of California
Theology
Anna Adams

Carlos Arriaga

Athletic Director
B.S., University of California, Davis
Carlos Arriaga

Patrick Ban

Teaches: AP Statistics, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus
M.Ed., University of Notre Dame
B.S., University of Notre Dame
Mathematics

Vicki Bargagliotti

Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
M.A., University of the Pacific
B.A., University of the Pacific

Fernando Barragan

Teaches: Spanish 1

Leslie Bell

Teaches: Geometry, Honors Geometry
M.A., University of San Francisco
B.S., Old Dominion University
Mathematics
Leslie Bell

Mallory Bickley

Coordinator of Library and Information Services; Teaches: AP Seminar
M.L.S., San Jose State University
B.A., San Francisco State University

Kristina Braithwaite

Teaches: AP Environmental Science, Bay Area Marine Ecology, Biology
M.S., California State University, East Bay
B.S., Trinity College
Science
Kristina Braithwaite

John Buzzard

Teaches: AP World History, U.S. History
ACE Program, University of Notre Dame
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
Social Studies
John Buzzard

Myra Capulong

Campus Minister
M.A., Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Myra Capulong

Paula Cekola

Teaches: Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Ensemble Workshop
M.A., Mills College
B.A., Fresno State University
Visual and Performing Arts

Chris Crisolo '99

Interim Assistant Principal of Student Life and Dean of Students
Chris Crisolo

Jessica de Mesa '12

Athletic Coordinator
B.A. Psychology, California State University - Long Beach

Chand Desai

Teaches: AP Physics, AP Chemistry, Physics, Forensic Science
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., University of California, Berkeley
Science

Thomas Ferrera

Technology and MakerTech Support Specialist
Bachelors Degree, Eastern Michigan University

Cathy Fitzgerald

Teaches: AP Literature and Composition, English 9: Coming of Age Studies, English 10: Cultural Perspectives and Identities
M.A., San Francisco State University
B.A., University of San Francisco
English Language Arts

James Fong

Teaches: Chemistry
B.S., San Jose State University
Science

Richard Fuoco

Teaches: Art 1, Digital Illustration & Design, Drawing, Photography
Diploma, University of Toronto
Diploma, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology; Teaching Certificate, Ontario College of Teachers
Visual and Performing Arts

Eileen Graybeal

Director of Admissions
B.A., St. Mary's College of California

Julianne Guevara

Interim Principal
M.A.,University of San Francisco
B.A., Holy Names University

Colette Gunn-Graffy

Teaches: World Mythology, Honors Cultural Identity, Cultural Identity, Literature as Social Commentary
M.A., University of East Anglia, England
B.A., Yale University
English Language Arts

John Gunty

Director of Counseling
PPS, St. Mary's College; M.A., JFK University
B.S., Northwestern University

Nicolette Hagan

Events Coordinator and Marketing Associate
B.A., Academy of Art University, San Francisco

Josh Hammer

Teaches: Christian Morality, Hebrew Scriptures, Religious Themes in Film & Literature, World Religions
M.A., Holy Names University
B.A., Holy Names University
Theology
Josh Hammer

Abbie Harlow

Main Office Assistant
M.F.A., Lesley University
B.A., Brigham Young University
Abbie Harlow

Catherine Heller

Teaches: Christian Scriptures, Philosophy
M.A., Boston College
B.A., University of San Francisco
Theology

Brian Kallay

Teaches: AP Computer Science A; Engineering Principles: Research, Design and Build; Introduction to Computer Science and Programming
B.S., Michigan State University
Multi-Disciplinary Courses

Didi Kubicek

Teaches: Honors Pre-Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Math Analysis, Probability and Statistics
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Mathematics

Annabel Lee

Teaches: French 1, French 2, French 3
Language Other Than English

Wendy Lee

Teaches: Mandarin 1, Mandarin 2, Mandarin 3, Mandarin 4
M.A., San Jose State University, M.A., San Francisco State University
B.A., Fu-Jen University, Taiwan
Language Other Than English

Don Lippi

Teaches: Advanced PE: Weight Training, Introduction to Physical Education, Introduction to Weight Training, Lifetime Sports
M.A., San Francisco State University
B.A., San Francisco State University
Social Studies

Gabriela Lippi '08

Associate Admissions Director
B.A., University of California, Davis

Janet Llana

Teaches: Spanish 1, Spanish 2 and Spanish 3
M.S. and B.S., Havana University
M.S., New Mexico State University
Language Other Than English

Dessiree Lozano

Business Office
B.A., San Francisco State University
Dessiree Lozano

Michele McCampbell

Admissions Administrative Assistant

Cathy McFann

Development Associate

Mollie McFarland

Assistant Principal of Institutional Advancement
M.F.A., New York University
B.A., Santa Clara University
Mollie McFarland

Andrew McKee

Director of Technology and Integration
M.A., University of San Francisco
B.A., Prescott College
Visual and Performing Arts

Tina O'Connor

Facilities Coordinator

Kiersten Olsen

Communications and Marketing Coordinator
B.A., Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon

Jessica Park

Assistant Principal of Academics
M.A., University of San Francisco
B.A., Pepperdine University

Alex Ponce

Teaches: Bay Area Marine Ecology, Human Body Systems, Principles of the Biomedical Sciences
B.S. Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
Science

Nick Ratto '12

Learning Support Coordinator/Counseling Administrative Assistant
B.A., University of California, Davis
Nick Ratto

Sean Rhatigan

Teaches: AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Honors Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus
J.D., University of California, Berkeley; M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Stanford University
Mathematics

Mark Ritter

Teaches: Introductory Art, Painting, Pre-AP Studio Art, AP Studio Art
B.F.A., California College of the Arts
Visual and Performing Arts

Liz Rochlin

Registrar/Administrative Assistant

Gail Rodrigues '70

Teaches: Algebra 1; Testing Coordinator
B.S., California State University, East Bay
Mathematics

Robin Lynn Rodriguez

Teaches: AP English Language, English 11: The American Dream in Literature, Honors English 9: Coming of Age Studies
M.A., University of Phoenix
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
English Language Arts

Lauren Rosi

Teaches: Honors Play Production, Musical Theater 1, Musical Theater 2, Musical Theater 3
B.A., Emerson College
Visual and Performing Arts

Ryan Rosso

Teaches: AP U.S. History, World History
M.S., Dominican University
B.A., Dominican University
Social Studies

Lauren Sabia

Personal/Academic Counselor
M.A., San Jose State University
B.A., UCLA

Michael Sandberg

Teaches: American Government, AP American Government, Psychology
M.A., Tufts University
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
Social Studies
Michael Sandberg

Sherry Scott

Teaches: The Church and Its Traditions, Understanding Catholic Christianity
M.A., Santa Clara University
B.S., St. Francis University
Theology
Sherry Scott

Maryanne Stehr

Learning Services Counselor
M.A. Special Education, St. Mary’s College
B.S., UC Davis

Jennifer Stein '97

Director of Student Activities; Teaches: Leadership Workshop
M.A., Fresno Pacific University
B.A., California State University, East Bay
Jennifer Dlugosh

Michael Sunderland

Teaches: Critically Reading Graphic Novels, English 9: Coming of Age Studies, English 12: Literature as Social Commentary
M.A., Middlebury College
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
English Language Arts
Michael Sunderland

Kristina Taylor

Teaches: AP Biology, Biomedical Innovation, Medical Interventions
Science Department Chair
B.S., Dominican University
Science

Cora Tuason

Business Office

Paul Valmassy

Teaches: AP Spanish Language, Honors Spanish 2, Honors Spanish 3
M.A., San Francisco State University
B.A., University of San Francisco
Language Other Than English

Lanessa Vantrease

Teaches: ASL 4, Choir, Ethnic Studies, Introduction to ASL and Deaf Culture, Music Appreciation
B.A. Music, St. Xavier University
Language Other Than English

Kris Venturini

Director of Finance
B.B.A, University of Iowa
Certified Public Accountant

Nicole Wong

International Student Coordinator; Teaches: English 11: The American Dream in Literature, World History
English Language Arts
Nicole Wong

Allison Yee

College Counselor
M. Ed, University of Washington
B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Anne Yoon

Teaches: Biology, Honors Chemistry
M.A., University of Portland
B.A., Saint Louis University
Science
Anne Yoon