Administrative Team

The Administrative Team

The Administrative Team consists of the personnel listed below.  It is chaired by the President, or in his absence, the Principal. The Administrative Team exists to ensure the coordination of the activities of the various components of the school community and to foster accurate and clear communication among the members of the team. While not primarily a policy-making body, the team may be consulted by any of its members regarding various initiatives and directions that s/he would like to make in his/her area. The team also reflects on the general atmosphere of the school community and attempts to offer suggestions for further growth and development. 

Members of the Administrative Team
President ext. 1134
Principal ext. 1112
Middle School Principal ext.1151
  Director of Finance and Operations ext. 1194
  Director of Advancement ext. 1283
Associate Principal Academics and Curriculum ext. 1146
Associate Principal Student Development ext. 1132
Director of Campus Ministry ext. 1128
Athletic Director ext. 1149
Resident Director ext. 1501
Director of Admissions ext.1140 
Director of Information Technology ext. 1190

The President's Council

The President's Council exists to give general direction to the work of the administration, to ensure that all aspects of the school are working to fulfill the school's mission, and to determine policies which coordinate the effective functioning of the general operation of the school. The President may solicit advice from the Council about matters which concern the Board of Trustees, especially in its policymaking capacity.

Members of the President's Council
Rev. Ralph Siefert, S.M. President
Mr. Philip Rone Principal
Dr. Todd Guidry Middle School Principal
Mr. Bob Schnur Director of Finance and Operations
Mrs. Maureen Herrmann Director of Advancement

The Principal's Council

The Principal's Council assists and advises the principal in the areas of educational objectives, major disciplinary decisions, the school program, faculty development, and in the general day-to-day operation of the school. The Principal's Council meets weekly, or more often as issues demand. While council decisions are reached in a collaborative manner, the principal is ultimately responsible for the decisions of the Principal's Council.

The Faculty Representative serves as the liaison between the faculty and the administration; in addition, the Faculty Representative is the secretary for the open sessions of the Principal's Council and submits minutes to the faculty and staff. Closed sessions of the Principal's Council do not include the Faculty Representative and address issues related to confidentiality and faculty employment.

Members of the Principal's Council
Mr. Philip Rone Principal
Dr. Todd Guidry Middle School Principal
Dr. Stephanie Kralemann Associate Principal for Academics and Curriculum
Mr. Peter Vlahutin Associate Principal for Student Development
Mr. Brett Desnoyer
Faculty Representative

The Academic Council

The Academic Council meets monthly. Its responsibilities include the evaluation of the academic program, the accomplishment of the educational objectives of the school, the improvement of curriculum coordination in the seven year program, and the introduction of new courses. The Academic Council makes recommendations to the Principal's Council for approval on items pertaining to the academic program and all of the Council's stated responsibilities.

Members of the Academic Council
Dr. Stephanie Kralemann Associate Principal for Academics & Curriculum
Mr. Greg Miller Theology Department
Ms. Carmen Gruchalla Classical & Modern Languages Department
Dr. Daniel Karcher English Department
Mr. Rob Grumich Fine Arts Department
Mr. Tim Sartori '98 Guidance & Counseling Department
Bro. Jim Eppy, SM Mathematics Department
Mr. Kevin Brennan '71 Physical Education Department
Mr. Chris Salaveria Practical Arts Department
Mr. Tim Pendleton '89 Science Department
Mr. Bob Murphy
Social Studies Department
Mr. Jim Zolnowski (ex officio) Library Science

The Admission Council

The Admission Council reviews each application for admission and determines the admission of all new students to Chaminade College Preparatory School. The Council considers at least the following criteria in making its decisions: past and current grades; standardized test scores; teacher recommendations; involvement in extra-curricular activities; religious background; past and/or current association with the school.

Members of the Admission Council
Mrs. Dianne Dunning-Gill Director of Admissions
Rev. Ralph Siefert, S.M. President
Mr. Philip Rone Principal
Dr. Todd Guidry Middle School Principal
Mr. Peter Vlahutin Associate Principal for Student Development
Dr. Stephanie Kralemann Associate Principal for Academics and Curriculum
Mr. Tim Sartori '98 College Guidance and Counseling Chairperson
Mr. Jim Chrismer '85 Resident Director (Admission of Resident Students Only)