.St. Mary Board of Total Catholic Education is a policy making body responsible for the operation and evaluation of the education programs in the parish.

The Board is accountable to the Ordinary of the Diocese of Green Bay and the Diocesan Board of Total Catholic Education.

Current Board Members:

  • Jamie Dachelet – President
  • Alison DeMeuse – Vice President
  • Mike Guilette
  • Kevin Guilette
  • Rich Zirbel
  • Linda Layer
  • Father Peter

The basic consultative functions of the Board of Total Catholic Education are as follows:

Planning – establishing a mission statement and a strategic plan.

Policy Formation – to give general direction for administrative action.

Finances – developing plans and means to finance ongoing educational programs including setting tuition, negotiating subsidy, and developing annual bidget.

Development, including public relations and marketing – includes understanding the school’s mission, a commitment to that vision, the involvement of people, the formulation of a plan, the development and presentation of a case statement to the public, and finally the acquisition of funds to bring the plan to fruition.

Evaluation – determining whether goals and plans are being met, not evaluating individual staff members, administrators or students, except the principal’s relationship with the board, and determining the board’s own effectiveness.

Assist in the selection of the administrators – participating according to its constitution and the policies of the diocese and/or religious congregation in determining the administrators.

Catholic Educational Boards DO NOT:

  • Discipline students
  • Develop curriculum
  • Approve instructional material
  • Hire/fire staff
  • Write regulations (a rule to implement policy)

Board meetings are scheduled the first Tuesday of each month except for July.  All meetings of the Board are “open” except those designated as Executive Sessions. To be placed on the agenda, notify the school principal or Board president at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Click here for meeting minutes:

1-3-2015 Meeting Min.

2/3/2015 Meeting Min.

3-10-15 Meeting Min

10.11.2016 Meeting Min.