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About SJA

Board of Directors

St. Joseph’s Academy is a not-for-profit corporation located at 2307 South Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63131.

Governance rests in a Member Board and a Board of Directors. Current parents provide direct input into school operations through membership on the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.

The Member

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province, is a founding member of and a Missouri nonprofit corporation. Powers reserved to this group include determining and maintaining the philosophy and identity of the Academy; appointment and removal of the President and members of the Board of Directors after receiving recommendations from the Board of Directors; approving the purchase, sale, acquisition, disposition or transfer of real estate or substantial assets of the Academy.

Officers of the Corporation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (the Member) are the Province Leadership Council:

Sr. Amy Hereford, CSJ
Sr. Jeanne Janssen, CSJ
Sr. Fran Maher, CSJ—leadership liaison to St. Joseph’s Academy
Sr. Margaret Mary Schulz, CSJ
Sr. Jeanne Tipton, CSJ

Board of Directors

The Board's Purpose is to provide leadership and strategic direction to advance the mission of St. Joseph’s Academy. Governance by the Board of Directors shall include but shall not be limited to the following matters:
  • Upholding the purpose and mission of the Academy;
  • Approving administrative policies for the effective operation of the school;
  • Providing for effective management of the school;
  • Monitoring and evaluating school operations;
  • Planning and providing for the solvency and financial stability of SJA;
  • Approving the annual budget.
Julia Bigley Mize '92 - Board Chair
Global Vice President
Anheuser-Busch InBev
Jill Slay Garlich '80 - Vice-Chair
Executive Vice-President of the Board
Gene Slay’s Girls and Boys Club
Sr. Fran Maher, csj - Secretary
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Megan Sullivan '89 - Treasurer
Corporate Controller
Varsity Tutors
Marcia Niedringhaus - SJA President, SJEM Liaison
Dan Barrett
Former Chief Operating Officer
Biomedical Systems
Mary Darpel Doehring '85
Director, Business Tax Services
Deloitte Tax, LLC
Allison Rockamann Dudash '98
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Josh Foster
J.E. Foster Building Company
Stephanie Hall
Vice President of Human Resources
Craig Hannick, csja
Director of Financial Aid and Faculty
St. Louis University High School
Chris Hayes
Vice President & Senior Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
Sr. Mary Fran Johnson, csj
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Joni Burgess Killgore '82
Fred Kostecki
Rubin Brown LLP
Jay Meersman
Vice President, BGS Business Transformation
John Morris
Managing Director
Accenture, LLP
J. Michael (Mike) Pressimone, Ed.D.
Notre Dame College
Lisa Savoy
Corporate Counsel
Mark Schnoebelen
Vice President
Massman Construction Co.
Matt Stroble
Business Development Manager
Lipic's Engagement
Kevin Travers
Premium Retail Services
Steve Vincent
Vice President
Pennington & Company
St. Joseph’s Academy is a college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our mission at the Academy is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others. Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.  

St. Joseph's Academy

2307 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131
Phone: 314-394-4300
Fax: 314-965-9114
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