School Advisory Board

The St. Barnabas School Advisory Board recognizes the importance of a Catholic education in the development of Christian values and academic excellence.


The purpose of the advisory board is to support the St. Barnabas educational community in order to ensure that students have the opportunity to develop an appreciation of themselves and others, as well as to recognize their responsibility to society.

Role Includes:

  • To review and recommend policies that govern the operation of St. Barnabas School.
  • To collaborate with the Pastor in hiring the Principal. 
  • To review and comment on the annual budget and to assist with the development of sources for School funding.
  • To participate in the School's development, student recruitment efforts, and long-range plans.

  • To help accomplish the goals and objectives of the St. Barnabas School Mission Statement.
  • To promote and publicize the school.
Members serve a three-year term.  All members shall be Catholic and a registered Member of St. Barnabas Parish, except that two (2) Members may be non-Catholic.


Mrs. Bridget Duignan Rivero, Past Chairperson (4th year)

Mr. John Chatz, Chairperson (3rd year)

Mrs. Liz Connolly (3rd year)

Mrs. Amy Basinski Long (3rd year)

Mrs. Lisa Davis (3rd year)

Mrs. Mirlene Dossous (2nd year)

Mrs. Theresa Hemmer (2nd year)

Mr. Robert Hubbird (2nd year)

Ms. Earla Jones (1st year)

Mr. Greg Liss (1st year)

Mrs. Kathleen McShane (1st year)

Mr. Brian Pearson (1st year)


Reverend James Donovan, Ex Officio
Mr. Jonathan Stack, Principal, Executive Officer

School Board Meeting Visitor Policy:

Visitors (members of the school and parish community only) are welcome to attend any school advisory board meeting to observe the meeting. Any visitor must sign in upon arrival. Visitors to meetings are there to participate by observation only (with the exception of twice-yearly Open Forum meetings). Questions and comments are not permitted during the meeting; however, feedback from the meeting is welcomed and should be sent to the school board following the meeting to [email protected]View the complete Visitor Policy below.

School Advisory Board email:
[email protected]
2022-2023 Meeting Schedule
School Advisory Board Meetings are generally held one Monday evening per month at 7 pm in the school. Schedule is as follows unless otherwise announced in the school newsletter:

August 22

September 26

October 24***

November 28

December 19

January 23

February 27

March 27

April 24

May 22

June 26

***Denotes open meeting