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School Advisory Board Bios

2017-2018 School Advisory Board Members

Mr. Dinis Camara
Chairman
I have served as a member of the School Advisory Board since the 2015-2016 school year.  I grew up in St. Mary's Parish and graduated from St. Mary's in 1991.  I've served as a member of the Planning, Policy and Assessment committee.  I also chair the Alumni Subcommittee which is also known as the St. Mary's School Alumni Association.  I currently have a 4th grader and a 2nd grader who are excited to go to St. Mary's!


Mr. Simon Cauchi
My immediate family and I have been parishioners at St. Mary’s Church since 2004, when they moved to the USA from Europe, and settled in the Rockville area. We currently have three children at S. Mary’s school – a 8th grader, a 6th grader, and a 4th grader. Our first child started attending St. Mary’s school in 2008 and never looked back. The kids are very happy at this school; they are growing both academically and emotionally, and are also keen participants of the various extra-curriculum activities that the school offers. I joined the School Advisory Board in September 2015 and have been Chair of the Planning, Policy and Assessment committee since then. I am also involved in certain extra-curriculum school activities that the school hosts or charters.


Mrs. Laura Long
Secretary
Laura and her husband, Adam (an alumnus of St. Mary’s School), have been parishioners of St. Mary’s Church since 2002. They were married at St. Mary’s Church, and their two children were baptized there as well. Both of their sons are attending St. Mary’s School this year, as a second grader and pre-kindergartener. This is Laura’s first year serving on the School Advisory Board, but has participated in various school activities and functions. She is excited to serve the engaged and supportive school community of educators and families.


Mr. Albert Martinez
My wife and I have been members of St. Mary's Parish since 1998. Our one child is now in 6th grade here at St. Mary's School. I have served as a member of the School Advisory Board since the 2015-2016 school year.   I am currently serving as a member of the Planning, Policy and Assessment committee. I volunteer where I can and enjoy the camaraderie of my fellow parents and the dedicated St. Mary's staff and our commitment to work collectively to make the school the best for all the children.


Mr. Jim Marks
I am a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Parish and attended St. Mary’s School, as did my 5 siblings. I currently have a 5th grader and a 2nd grader at the school, and I joined the School Advisory Board during the 2015-2016 school year. I serve as a member of the Finance Subcommittee, and I coach basketball for St. Mary’s CYO and City of Rockville teams. My wife, Jill, is an Educator at a Catholic high school, and we feel strongly about the benefits of the Catholic education St. Mary's provides.


Mr. Jesse Stahr
Jesse Stahr married into a big Catholic St. Mary's family and has has never looked back. His three kids, in 3rd grade, 1st Grade and Preschool, have thrived in the home-away-from-home feel of St. Mary's School since 2012. Jesse is a construction manager by trade and a new member of the Strategic Planning Committee.


Mrs. Mo Stiles
Maureen (Mo) Stiles is currently the Chairperson of the Marketing Committee for the SAB. As such she is responsible for initiating and maintaining all efforts regarding the promotion of the school, social media accounts and publicity. Maureen has been a Parishioner since 2001 and a long time school family with three sons attending St Mary's from 2002 through 2017. Maureen has contributed to many initiatives and activities for both the school and parish including:  Editor of Our Parish Times Newspaper, Chairman of Grandparents Day, President of Home and School Association, Member of SAB and Parish Council, Co-Chair of the Annual Auction and Gala, Donations Chair of Annual Auction and Gala, Decorations and Marketing for Annual Auction and Gala, Founded the CYO Booster Club, Open House Tour Guide, Creator of  School Facebook Page, Basketball Coach for Rockville Rec League, Hot Lunch Volunteer and Room Parent many times over.


Mrs. Kelley Terry
HSA Representative
I am a lifelong member of the St. Mary’s Parish. I have a 5th grader at the school. I have served on the Home School Association since 2012. I volunteer where ever is needed. St. Mary’s school never ceases to amaze me how driven our community is when it comes to our children and their education. That drive is equaled only by the passion and dedication of our St. Mary’s teachers and staff.


Mrs. Elissa Totin
Elissa Totin and her husband, Brett McNish, have been parishioners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church since 2006 when they moved to the area. They have one daughter, Isabel, who is in second grade, and a son, Pablo, who will attend next year. She is also the co-chair of the annual Sip and Shop event and volunteers in the classroom. This is Elissa’s first year serving on the school advisory board.


Mrs. Karin Walker
Karin Walker has a St. Mary's grad and current fourth grader. She has volunteered on the Gala Committee every year and helps at many of the school dances. This is Karin's first year on the SAB Public Relations and Marketing Committee. Karin appreciates the close-knit school community and the opportunities to support and strengthen the endeavors of our amazing school.




Ex officio Members

Rev. Monsignor Robert G.Amey
Pastor


Ms. Debra Eisel
Principal


Ms. Beth Rodda
Faculty Representative
Ms. Rodda is the middle school math and science here at St. Marys. She is in her fourth year here and loves every moment. This is her second year as faculty representative on the school advisory board.

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