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School Leadership


Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark
Rev. Msgr. Thomas P. Nydegger, Ed.D., Vicar General, Moderator of the Curia and Chancellor

Rev. Michael A. Andreano, K.C.H.S., M.B.A., Vicar General
Dr. Margaret A. Dames, Ed.D. , Superintendent of Schools


Steven J. Smith (AP '16) Chairman of the Board of Trustees
William Burke ’79 Vice Chair
Robert Costello, Head of School, ex-officio
Carol Budisak (AP '16, '16, '18)
Joseph Chiarello II '90
Dean T. Criares (CP ’20)
Ronald Dolecki (AP ’14)
Ted Dore (AP ’10, ’14)
Dimitri Drone '86 (AP '18, CP '21)
Peter Finn (AP ’18)
Michael Logerfo (AP ’14, ’18)
Jennifer Lynch (AP '18)
Michael McHale (AP ’15)
William Mezzomo, Esq. (AP ’17, ’18)
James O’Loughlin (AP ’09, CP ’20) Parents’ Guild Co-President, ex-officio
Kelly O’Loughlin (AP ’09, CP ’20) Parents’ Guild Co-President, ex-officio
Richard Piovano '81
Robert Scirocco (AP '06, '07)
Howard Shallcross '88
John Skinner (AP '15, '18, '21)
Carmine R. Urciuoli (AP '15)
Robert Vander Meulen (AP '11, '12, '14)


Robert Costello, B.A., M.A.

Head of School

Owen McGowan, B.A., M.A.T.

Associate Head of School

Lori Arends, B.S., M.A.T., LDT-C

Head of Middle School & Special Services

Thomas Boniello, B.A., M.Ed., J.D.

Director of Admissions

Walter Crum, B.A. (AP ’99, ’01, ’05,’09)

Special Assistant to the Head of School & Director of Strategic Relationships

William Crum, B.S. ('09)

Director of Facilities

Elizabeth DeMichino-Acquadro, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.

Head of Upper School & Guidance Services

Fr. Salvatore DiStefano, B.A., M.A., M.Div., M.S.Ed., Ed.D.

Director of Mission & Ministry

Kevin Donnelly, B.A., M.A.

Director of Major & Annual Gifts

Ann Geissler, B.A., M.A., Ed.M., M.Ed. (AP '09)

Director of College Planning

J. Patrick Gist, B.A., M.A.

Director of Athletics

William Martin, B.S, M.A.

Director of Student Activities

Shannon Rafferty, B.A.

Business Manager

Jimmy Yoo, B.S.

Director of Technology

Nick DelTufo, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.

Supervisor of Instruction