St. Joseph Catholic School

School Advisory Council (SAC)

In conjunction with the Catholic School, the mission of the School Advisory Council is to further the advancement of quality Catholic education for students in St. Joseph Catholic School by providing leadership, direction, and support to the Pastor and the Principal.

The School Advisory Council is established by the Pastor to be advisory to him and the School Principal.  It shall make its recommendations after adequate hearing as determined by the President of the School Advisory Council and shall submit those recommendations in writing to the Pastor for consideration and approval.

The functions of the School Advisory Council are to:
  • Advise the Principal on policies, programs, services, and strategic planning.
  • Conduct special studies and assignments as requested by the Pastor or Principal.
  • Advise the Principal and Pastor on financial matters including assisting the principal in development of the annual school budget; determination of sources of funding for the annual operating budget: establishment of the annual tuition rates; and, establishment of teacher salary schedules. All of these activities, when completed, will be submitted for approval by the Pastor before being published and/or implemented.
  • Present St. Joseph Catholic School to the public, to civic authorities, and to the Catholic community, as a school imparting quality Catholic education in all aspects of living: spiritual, intellectual, cultural, physical, social, and civic.

2019-2020 Advisory Council Members


Meredith Daigrepont

Phil Gibbs

Ana Nguyen

Jennifer Flaherty

Nick Kovach

Gabrielle McDonald

Daniel Robb

Victor Villarreal

Fran Thompson, Principal

Fr. Jason Cargo, Pastor