Faculty/Staff Listing

Brooke Ahrens

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Teacher

Education B.A., Santa Clara University, M.A., San Jose State University, MLIS, San Jose State University Teaching Credential, San Jose State University Professional Associat...

John Amarillas

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Pamela Anderson-Brule


EducationB.S. Architecture, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoProfessional AssociationsAmerican Institute of Architects California Library Association Publ...

Jessica Angelo


EducationB.S. Mathematics, St. Mary's College M.A.T. Teaching Secondary Mathematics, USCProfessional AssociationsNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics Courses TaughtAlgeb...

Carmen Barcena Barba

Counseling Department Assistant

EducationPsychology B.A.Professional AssociationsA.P.A. Personal StatementWhat do you enjoy about Notre Dame? In a world that is constantly changing, where human values are no...

Emilia Bobst


Personal StatementWhat's your favorite ND moment? When I taught them how to crochet scarves for homeless teenagers. They worked very hard on making the scarves. Some of them did...

Leslie Bock


Education M.F.A. Ceramics, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA B.A. Studio Art, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA Professional Associations National Cou...

Sarah Botsch-McGuinn

Teacher, Director of Forensics

EducationB.A. University of California at Santa Cruz, honors in the major CA Single Subject Credential, Social Science, Santa Clara University Master's in Education, Santa Clara...

John Bracco

Vice Principal of Student Affairs

EducationB.A. Economics and History, San Francisco State University M.S. Counseling, San Francisco State University Secondary Education Credential, History and Economics Pupi...

Alexis Bueno

Varsity Basketball Coach

Ruth A Burson


EducationB.A. Liberal Studies, California State University, Los Angeles Teachers Credential, San Jose State University M.A. Education - Curriculum & Instruction, Notre Dame De N...

Charlotte Carlson


EducationB.A. English Education, University of Illinois M.Ed. English/Reading, University of Illinois Professional AssociationsCalifornia Association of Teachers of English Nati...

Marta Carrillo

Robotics Program Director

EducationBA Stanford University Human BiologyPersonal StatementWhat do you like best about Notre Dame? I enjoy watching girls grow in their competence and confidence over their ...

John Chang

IT Helpdesk

Education UC San Diego  Professional Associations UC San Diego Studio Production TA  

Kari Climer


EducationB.A. in English and Religious Studies, University of Illinois MA in Teaching, University of North CarolinaCourses TaughtEnglish I English I Honors Advanced Placement L...

Rita Cortez


EducationB.A. Religious Studies, Santa Clara University M.A. Pastoral Ministries, Santa Clara University Professional AssociationsNational Catholic Educators AssociationCourses...

Maya Courtright

Associate Director of Admissions

EducationB.S., Social Science with a concentration in Cross-Cultural Studies, California Polytechnic State UniversityPersonal StatementWhat is your favorite part about working a...

Alexandra Cunningham


Education New York University, B.A. Art and Urban Community Development Courses Taught Spanish I, II, II Honors Personal Statement As an alum of NDSJ, I really enjoy be...

Maryellis Deacon

Donor Stewardship Manager

EducationClemson University

Eran DeSilva

Director of Professional Development and Teacher

EducationB.A. International Relations/B.A. Art Studio, University of California, Davis M.A. in Teaching, University of San Francisco California Teaching Credential Professio...

Ellen Donlin


Education B.A. Religious Studies and Applied Communication Studies, Gonzaga University; M.A. Spirituality, Santa Clara University Professional Associations National Catholi...

Melanie Duffin


EducationB.S. Mathematics, UCLA Teaching Credential, Santa Clara UniversityCourses TaughtAP Computer Science Introduction to Programming Games and Logic Introduction to App Dev...

Beverley Dunn

Development Associate

Education Business Studies - Great Britain, Certified Fund Raising Executive Professional Associations Association of Fundraising Professionals, CFRE International Perso...

Victoria Evashenk


Education B.S. Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis M.A. Education, Stanford University California Single-Subject Teaching Credential: Life Science, Stanford Un...

Denise E. Fernandes

Director of Athletics

EducationB.A. San Jose State University, Business MarketingProfessional AssociationsNorm Mackenzie Award Recipient for Distinguished Leadership in the Field of Athletics Nationa...

Tanisha Fitzgerald-Williams


EducationB.A. Mathematics from U.C. Santa Cruz M.A. Education from U.C. Santa CruzProfessional AssociationsNational Council of Teachers of MathematicsCourses TaughtAlgebra 1 Al...

Jim Floyd


EducationB.A. Social Sciences, San Jose State University M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Notre Dame de Namur UniversityProfessional AssociationsNational Council for the Socia...

Marie Fontana

HR Director

EducationPHR, UCSC Extension Certificate in Human Resources ManagementProfessional AssociationsNCHRAPersonal StatementWhat do you like best about working at Notre Dame? I love t...

Dianne Foote


Education B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Utah, California Teaching Credential (Biology, General Science, Math, Music) National University, M.M. Piano Performance, B...

Susana Garcia

Vice Principal of Enrollment & Public Relations

EducationB.S. Sociology and Spanish, Santa Clara University M.A. Spirituality, Santa Clara UniversityProfessional AssociationsNational Catholic Educators Association Associati...

Victoria Harrison


EducationPhD with distinction in English, Rutgers University Dissertation: Rebel in Shades and Shadows: the Poetics and Politics of Elizabeth Bishop MA in English, Rutgers Univ...

Beverly Heigre


Education B.S. Mathematics, Santa Clara University M.A. Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder Professional Associations California Math Council; National Council o...

Brigitte Heiser

Director of Communications

Professional AssociationsAmerican Marketing Association Independence Day Incorporated Board MemberPersonal StatementWhat do you enjoy most about working at Notre Dame? Without a...

Karen Herr


EducationB.A. California State University, Sacramento California Lifetime Secondary Teaching Credential Professional AssociationsAmerican Alliance for Health, Physical Educat...

Kathleen Hogan

Learning Resource Specialist

Education: BA Santa Clara University, Single Subject Teaching Credential Santa Clara University, Certificate in Educational Therapy UC Extension Professional Associations: As...

DeEnna Holohan

Director of College Counseling

EducationB.S. Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville M.P.A. Master of Public Administration, Southern Illinois University EdwardsvilleProfessional Asso...

Imani Hopkins

Performing Arts Coordinator, Teacher

EducationB.F.A., Dance, California Institute of the Arts Courses TaughtGenesis: Survey of Dance Techniques & Aesthetics Revelation: Dance Composition & Performance Dance Wor...

Amy Huang

Director of Digital Learning & Resources

EducationM.L.I.S., University of Texas, Austin M.Ed., University of Texas, Austin B.A. Library Science, Fu-Jen Catholic University, TaiwanProfessional AssociationsBay Area Indep...

Diana-Lynn Inderhees

Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors and the Principal

Personal Statement The mission and the community of Notre Dame are why I here am. Notre Dame not only teaches it students "What they need to know for life", she ...

Christopher Johnson

Visual Arts Coordinator, Teacher

Education MFA, Studio Arts, University of Tennessee-Knoxville BFA, Printmaking & Drawing, Bradley University; Single Subject Credential Courses Taught Intro to Graphic ...

Melissa Johnson

Learning Resource Specialist

EducationB.A., Criminal Justice, Gonzaga University M.A., Education- Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco multiple subject credential

Sarah Kane

Director of Theatre Production, Teacher

EducationBA Neuroscience and Theatre, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY MA in Educational Theatre from NYUProfessional AssociationsEducational Theatre AssociationCourses TaughtEvolu...

Catherine Kuebler

Administrative Assistant for Student Affairs

EducationB.S. Business Communications/Management, University of Central MissouriPersonal StatementWhat do you like best about your job? The best part of my job is being part of ...

Anthony Lecheler


EducationB.S., Mathematics, Colorado State University M.A. Interdisciplinary Education, Santa Clara UniversityCourses TaughtGeometry Honors, Trigonometry and Precalculus Honors,...

William Leonard

Athletic Trainer, Interim Director of Athletics

Celine Lerman


Courses TaughtFrench II, French III, French III Honors

Katherine Lipps


Education B.A. French, Santa Clara University Teaching Credential, Santa Clara University Professional Associations California Language Teachers Association Foreign Languag...

Sandy Mahler


Education Santa Clara University, B.A. Studio Art, Teaching Credential in Art, M.A. Utilizing Technology in Classroom Courses Taught Introduction to Visual Arts, Ceramics, ...

Bob Mason

Director of Business Operation

Education Professional Associations Personal Statement

Maureen McCabe

Database/Administrative Support

Education Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting,  ASU Personal Statement Knowing that my role in the Development department makes a positive impact on the lives of students...

Michelle McGovern

Director of Student Life, Health & Wellness

EducationB.S. Psychology, Santa Clara University M.A. Educational Administration, Santa Clara University Certificate, Catholic School Leadership, Santa Clara University M.S. Edu...

Helen McKenna

Facilities Manager

Elizabeth Milanovich


EducationB.S. Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara M.S. Mathematics, San Jose State University Professional AssociationsNational Council of Teachers ...

Jill Miller

Accounting Manager

John Mishke


Education B.A. Philosophy, University of Maryland M.A. Liberal Studies (Philosophy and Theology concentration)   Courses Taught Gospel Stories Gospel Ch...

Nihad Mourad


Education M.A. Mathematics & M. A. in Educational Leadership, San Jose State University B.S. Computer Science, San Jose State University Professional Associations ASCD ...

Janet Mulvey

Development Associate, Cross Country and Track & Field Head Coach

EducationB.A., Youth Ministry, Minor Bible & Theology M.A., International Relations & Conflict ResolutionPersonal StatementWhat do you like best about working at Notre Dame Hig...

Bayard Nielsen


EducationB.A., Psychology, UC Davis Single subject credentialProfessional AssociationsAmerican Council on the Teaching of Foreign LanguagesCourses TaughtSpanish III Honors Advan...

Cheryl Oreglia


EducationB.A. Communications, San Jose State University M.A. Religious Studies, Santa Clara University Courses TaughtWorld Religions Faithful LivingPersonal StatementWhat do you...

Hilary Orr


Education B.A. English, Santa Clara University M.A. English, San Jose State University Single Subject Credential English San Jose State University Professional Associations ...

Ted Pan

IT Manager

EducationB.S., Beijing University of Technology, China M.S., Golden Gate University, San Francisco

Catherine Pandori

Director of Student Leadership & Activities

EducationB.S Advertising, San Jose State University Personal StatementWhat do you like best about your job? Working with the young women of Notre Dame on leadership, student gov...

Leandra Peloquin


Education B.S. Administration of Justice San Jose State University Masters of Social Work, San Jose State University, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Personal Statement Wha...

Cecilia Perkins

Learning Resource Specialist, Head Swim Coach

EducationBA in International Relations BA Spanish UC Davis MA Public Policy emphasis on Education, Cal Poly San Luis ObispoProfessional AssociationsUSA Swimming Certified Coa...

Nicole Pfaff


EducationM.A., English and Education (teaching), University of San Francisco Single subject credential Courses TaughtEnglish II Monsters: Our Dark Mirror Tapestry of VoicesPerso...

Guillermo Portillo


EducationB.A. Spanish, Studio Art, Santa Clara University M.Ed., Teaching Credential, Stanford University Courses TaughtSpanish 1 Spanish 3Personal StatementWhat inspires you in...

Lee Pruett


EducationB.A. in Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago B.A. in Philosophy and Allied Fields (Environmental Studies), University of Chicago M.S. in Earth Sciences (Quaterna...

Kathleen Quiazon

Director of Mission & Ministry

EducationB.A. Religious Studies and Music, Santa Clara University Master of Music, University of Minnesota Professional AssociationsNational Catholic Educational Association Cou...

Mary Beth Riley


Education B.A. French, Regis University; M.A. Teaching French, McMaster University Professional Associations National Association of Secondary School Principals; ...

Heidi Rolfson

Director of Counseling

EducationB.A. Psychology, California State University, Chico M.S. Psychology, California State University, Chico Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)Professional Associa...

Rebecca Salvemini


EducationB.S. Physics, Sonoma State University California Single Subject Teaching Credential, Science, Sonoma State UniversityProfessional AssociationsNoyce Scholar Courses Taug...

Deidre Savino

Campus Minister for Social Justice & Immersions

EducationMA, Systematic Theology, Graduate Theological Union Berkeley, CA BA, Communication, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Leah Schnoor

Director of Annual Giving

Education B.A., Political Science, San Jose State University M.P.A, Public Policy, California State University East Bay Association of Fundraising Professionals Junior Lea...

Mary Lou Schoone

Senior Development Associate

EducationB.A., English & Math M.A., Theological Studies M.A., MathematicsPersonal StatementWhat do you like best about your job, or being at Notre Dame? Students. I love the vib...

Catherine Sharer


EducationB.A. Spanish, Bryn Mawr College M.A. Spanish, Middlebury College Teaching Credential, Santa Clara UniversityProfessional AssociationsAmerican Council on the Teaching of...

Carol Shoup, SNDdeN

Learning Commons Coordinator

EducationMA in Spirituality, Environmental Justice Holy Names College, Oakland CA MA in Religious Studies and Education Gregorian University, Rome Italy Bachelor of Science in...

Keith Spohn

Facilities & Maintenance Associate

John Stahl

Facilities & Maintenance Associate

Louis Stone-Collonge

Technical Theater Director

EducationBA Religious Studies San Jose State University Professional AssociationsPresident and Founder of The Audacity Performing Arts Project Technical Theatre Intern Ment...

Jill Thompson


Education BA in Psychology, UC Davis; Certificate of Achievement in Accounting, Gavilan College Personal Statement I love the energy, spirit and diversity of Notre Dame.&nb...

Gail Tifft


EducationB.S. Mathematics, San Jose State UniversityPersonal StatementWhat's your favorite ND moment? Having the girls come back to visit - stating how much they miss ND but how...

Janice Tupaj-Farthing

Vice Principal of Academic Affairs

EducationB.S. Secondary Education/Social Studies, Seton Hall University M.A. History, Montclair State University Administrators' Credential, Montclair State UniversityProfessio...

Heather Valentine


EducationB.A. Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz M.A. Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)Professional Associ...

An Tam Vu


EducationB.S., Chemical Engineering, University of California, San Diego M.A., Catholic School Teaching, University of San Francisco M.B.A., California State University, Fuller...

Margaret Wiley


Amanda Williams


Education BS, Psychology, Trinity College M.A., Teaching History, Tufts University Courses Taught AP Government, Government, US History

Molly Winger


Courses TaughtEnglish I, English III

Karen Yavorsky

Campus Minister for Retreats & Ongoing Spiritual Development

EducationB.S. in Psychology from UC Davis Master of Divinity from the Jesuit School of TheologyCourses TaughtSpirituality of Leadership Personal StatementWhat do you like best a...

Lisa Yi


Education B.S. Biological Science, Stanford University M.A. Education, Stanford University California Single-Subject Teaching Credentials: Biological Sciences & Chemistry, ...