Rick SchindlerMr. Schindler became the Principal at St. Mary Catholic School in 2005. He now serves as principal for both St. Mary and Regis campuses. He worked as a math teacher and school administrator in the Salem-Keizer School District prior to coming here. Mr. Schindler has taught overseas, community college, and at the University level. He has degrees from the University of Portland, Western Oregon University, and his administrative licensure from Portland State University.E-mail:
Vice Principal
Jacki Bailey: Mrs. Bailey began serving as our vice principal in 2016. Previously she taught in the primary grades at St. Mary. She is a Regis and St. Mary graduate and has degrees from Western Oregon University and the University of Portland. Mrs. Bailey taught in grades one through four in Albany prior to teaching at St. Mary.E-mail:
Jennifer Schumacher: Mrs. Schumacher was hired in the summer of 2007 and teaches in our preschool program. She worked for seven years in the early childhood program at Chemeketa Community College prior to St. Mary.E-mail:
Jenica Bishop: Mrs. Bishop started teaching kindergarten at St. Mary in 2015. She graduated from Portland State University with a Masters degree in elementary education and taught in the Gresham Barlow and Cascade school districts prior to St. Mary.E-mail:
Ann Robinson: Mrs. Robinson joined the faculty in 2016 and teaches first grade at St. Mary. Ann previously worked as an instructional coach in the Salem‐Keizer School District for primary grades and has over 10 years experience as a 1st and 2nd grade classroom teacher. She has a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University.E-mail:
Debbi Murray: Mrs. Murray has taught at St. Mary School for over twenty years, about the last ten in 2nd grade. She earned her degree in education from Western Oregon University and has served in many capacities at the school.E-mail:
  Mary Beth Brooks: Miss Brooks teaches 3rd grade at St. Mary. Mary Beth has taught 3rd grade for the last three years, most recently at St. James Catholic School in McMinnville. She has an undergraduate degree in Education from Franciscan University of Steubenville and is completing her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction through Concordia University. MaryBeth was in formation as a Carmelite religious for six years before discerning her call to teaching.E-mail:
Jennifer KroonMs. Kroon joined the school in 2017. E-mail:
Andrea Kester: Ms. Kester is the fourth grade teacher at St. Mary Catholic School. She most recently taught a 3rd‐4th blend at Silverton Christian School last year, where she had taught since 2013. Andrea has a Masters degree in Education from Western Oregon University.E-mail:
Jennifer Upchurch: Miss Upchurch joined the school in 2017. E-mail:
Erika Murphy: Ms. Murphy is our 6th grade homeroom and English Language Arts teacher as well as our foreign language instructor in Spanish for grades two through eight. She graduated from the University of Portland with a double major in English and Spanish. She is a PACE (Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education) teacher working on her Masters of Arts in Teaching. PACE is a University of Portland graduate program in Education.E-mail:
Dru O’Bryant: Ms. O’Bryant joined the St. Mary faculty in 2016. She teaches fifth through eighth grade Social Studies. Dru is a St. Mary and Regis (‘11) alum who graduated with a Global Studies and History degree from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana in 2015. E-mail:
Michelle Heuberger: Mrs. Heuberger started teaching at St. Mary in 2009. She is a 7th grade homeroom teacher and a science specialist. She taught middle and high school science prior to St. Mary. Mrs. Heuberger has a bachelors degree from Eastern Oregon University and a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Willamette University in Salem.E-mail:
DeAnne Stuckart: Mrs. Stuckart is our 8th grade homeroom teacher specializing in math. She is a St. Mary and Regis graduate and has Bachelors and Masters degrees from Western Oregon University. She has taught Religion, P.E., and Health as well as math and has been on the faculty for ten years.E-mail:
Jon Heuberger: Mr. Heuberger has taught at St. Mary School for over twenty years. He currently is teaching P.E. for every grade level. He is a Regis High School and Western Oregon University graduate. Mr. Heuberger is the school’s athletic director and he also coaches baseball for Regis High School.E-mail:
Sally DavisMs. Davis joined the St. Mary faculty as our music and choir teacher in 2017. E-mail:
Anna BoedigheimerMiss Anna Boedigheimer joined the St. Mary faculty as our drama teacher in 2011. Miss Boedigheimer grew up in Salem and received her performance and fine arts education through Marylhurst University in Portland. Anna also teaches at Regis Catholic High School. E-mail:
Stacey Silbernagel: Mrs. Silbernagel began working in our office in the Fall of 2013 and now is our Office Manager. Stacey graduated from St. Mary and Regis and has a degree from Chemeketa Community College.E-mail:
Mary Foltz: Mrs. Foltz spent 24 years as teacher at St. Mary. She left the school to work at home and returned to the school in our office in the Fall of 2016. Mary graduated from St. Mary and Regis and has a degree from Western Oregon University.E-mail:
Business Manager
Debi O’Bryant: Mrs. O’Bryant began working as the school’s Communication Director at St. Mary in 2008 and took on the additional role of Business Manager in 2010.E-mail:
Brian Shawn: Mr. Shawn has worked as head maintenance at St. Mary for over ten years. He nows is the Facilities Manager for both Regis and St. Mary campuses. He worked at St. Edwards in Keizer and St. Luke’s in Woodburn prior to coming here.E-mail:
Denny Foltz: Mr. Foltz began at St. Mary in 2017. E-mail:
Art Fromherz: Mr. Fromherz began working as our custodian in 2010.E-mail:
After School Care Program
Kizzy Starbuck: Mrs. Starbuck began as an instructional aide and now serves as our After School Care Director. She is graduate of St. Mary and Regis High School and has training from Chemeketa Community College in its Early Childhood Program.E-mail:
Kitchen Staff
Donna Kerr: Mrs. Kerr has worked at St. Mary in the kitchen for about ten years. She takes care of the variety bar and helps out wherever else she can.E-mail:
Instructional Aides
Lois Gill: Mrs. Gill has been an instructional aide in since 2015. She primarily helps out in 6th grade.E-mail:
Jazmin Ramirez: Mrs. Ramiriez works as our kindergarten aide. E-mail:
Melanie Foltz: Mrs. Foltz has been an instructional aide since 2015. She assists in kindergarten and supervises in the cafeteria and on recess.E-mail:
Kathie Tyler: Mrs. Tyler retired from St. Mary in 2009 as fourth grade teacher after 25+ years of dedicated instruction. She returned in 2011 in a support role. She currently manages the school resource room for math and reading instructional support and also helps out in 5th grade.E-mail:
Jaimee Kirkpatrick: Mrs. Kirkpatrick began in 2017 and works as an instructional aide. E-mail:
Joann Pech: This is Mrs. Pech’s eleventh year at St. Mary. She is working as an Instructional Assistant and our library coordinator.E-mail:
Mrs. Banning Donna Banning: Mrs. Banning began as our Office Manager in 2006 and changed positions in 2016. She currently works part time in the library. Mrs. Banning worked for over twenty years at State Farm Insurance Company. She has two grown children who are St. Mary Alumni.E-mail: