The School Advisory Council of Our Lady of Peace is established in accordance with Archdiocesan policy to assist the Pastor (Fr. Joah Ellis) and the Principal (Paul Berry) in the governance of the school. The council is made up of voting members (consisting of parents of current students) and non-voting members (consisting of members of the school faculty & administration).  


Members are asked to serve a 2-year term with the option to stay on for an additional term if needed. The Council meets monthly and meetings are open to the public.  


Council members for the 2021-22 Academic year are:

Voting Members

Kelli Abar, President

Charlie Allen

Casey Andrus

Kim Chapeau

Nick Cichowicz

Peter Costello

Mark DeGiusti

Paul Hanscom

Kris Swarthout

Non-voting Members

Cathy Bergen, Office Manager

Paul Berry, Principal

Fr. Joah Ellis, Pastor

Dolly Hinze-Kinney, Early Learning Program Director

Dave Marrese, Director of Advancement

Meg Schneeman, Assistant Principal & Learning Specialist

For more information regarding the council, please contact:

Kelli Abar

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