SMP Staff

Fr. Jim Lee
Fr. Jim LeePastor
Fr. Jim has been pastor Saint Michael Parish since July 1, 1997 and was ordained a priest on May 17, 1975 with Maryknoll.
Fr. John Paul Tomassi
Fr. John Paul TomassiParochial Vicar
Fr. John Paul was ordained in June 2023 and is appointed by the archbishop to assist Fr. Jim and to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
John Bergford
John BergfordDeacon
Deacon John’s focus is on leading others to Christ through mission, particularly the Journey of the Heart mission to Juarez, MX.
Chris Peterson
Chris PetersonParish Administrator
Chris assists the pastor and administers finance, personnel, team development, facilities, stewardship, communication, public relations, strategic work, & resource development.
Mona Bishop
Mona BishopAdministrative Assistant
Mona maintains the parish database, to include ministry volunteers, talent pools and meet-up groups. As Safe Environment Coordinator, she ensures compliance with the Archdiocesan Safe Environment Program requirements.
Joe Chlanda
Joe ChlandaDirector for Cemetery Operations and Maintenance Technician
Joe is a member of our facilities team and oversees our Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
David Cross
David CrossFacilities Director
David supervises our Facilities team and the care and maintenance of our facilities at two locations.
Holly Dodd
Holly DoddSteward for Liturgical Ministries
Holly coordinates parish worship and prayer needs, overseeing the provision of quality liturgical seasonal celebrations and coordinating the work of the liturgy teams and committees as well as the work of the various liturgical ministers.
Teresa Eufracio
Teresa EufracioCustodian
Teresa helps keep our facilities sparkly clean!
Kevin Fink
Kevin FinkMaintenance & Resource Conservation
Kevin is a key member of our facilities team and oversees our resource conservation efforts.
Melissa Fletcher
Melissa FletcherSteward for Music Ministry
Melissa helps people encounter Christ through sung prayer. She shepherds the gifts of volunteers in the adult choirs, children’s choirs, orchestra, and contemporary band, as well as provides support for concerts and other music-related events.
Jaysen Geissler
Jaysen GeisslerContemporary Sacred Music Coordinator
Jaysen prayerfully leads the Life Teen Band and Life Teen Youth Band to prepare for weekend Masses, in addition to serving at parish retreats and events.
Hannah Hach
Hannah HachSteward for Baptismal Preparation and Children's Ministries
Hannah oversees Children’s Ministries, infant Baptism , parish childcare, and Vacation Bible School. Click Hannah’s photo to go to the Baptism page and have your questions anwered!
Jeremy Helland
Jeremy HellandLead Custodian
Jeremy makes sure things at SMP are clean and beautiful.
Michelle Heitzmann
Michelle HeitzmannSteward for Life Teen and Young Adult Ministry
Michelle leads Life Teen, our high school youth ministry, and our young adult programs.
Kimmy Jones
Kimmy JonesSteward for Hospitality
Kimmy is responsible for our weekend hospitality ministries that include greeting, prayer after Mass, coffee & donuts and hospitality desk ministries.
Luc Kondrat
Luc KondratSunday Receptionist
Luc will help you out with any administrative needs at the parish office on Sunday mornings.
Dana Lashley
Dana LashleySt. Michael Parish School Principal
Dana is responsible for the day to day operations of our Preschool-8th grade Catholic school.
Elizabeth Lyons
Elizabeth LyonsSteward for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and Sacramental Preparation
Liz oversees the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, First Reconciliation, and First Eucharist.
Lydia Mahr
Lydia MahrAdministrative Assistant
Lydia provides clerical and administrative support to our parish and staff and acts as the main back-up support for our receptionist.
Michaela Moreau
Michaela MoreauSteward for Evangelical Catholic, Small Groups and Bible Studies
Michaela is responsible for organizing and managing Small Faith Sharing Groups, Evangelical Catholic and Bible/Book studies.
Bob McKenzieSullivan
Bob McKenzieSullivanWestside Choir Director
Bob assists Melissa Fletcher, Steward for Music Ministry, by directing the Westside chapel music ministers, leading rehearsals and Sunday’s sung prayer.
Bill Morrow
Bill MorrowCustodian
Bill helps to keep things clean and beautiful as part of our Facilities team.
Lauren Neal
Lauren NealSteward for Confirmation
Lauren coordinates and oversees the Confirmation program for teens in grades 6–12.
Laurie Oelschlager
Laurie OelschlagerBookkeeper
Laurie keeps track of all parish finances.
Amador Ortega
Amador OrtegaSteward for Grounds
Amador focuses on caring for our grounds and landscaping at the downtown church, Westside Chapel, and Cemetery.
Kellie Patton
Kellie PattonSteward for Community Outreach
Kellie oversees the men’s shelter and other community outreach ministries.
Sandra Quebedeaux
Sandra QuebedeauxSchool Development Coordinator
Sandra works on all aspects of development of St. Michael Parish School as a ministry of the parish.
Benedetta Reece
Benedetta ReeceSteward for Pastoral Care
Benedetta coordinates Holy Communion to the Homebound and Anointing of the Sick, and facilitates faith-based support groups, plus other ministries.
Deacon Rob Rensel
Deacon Rob RenselSpecial Projects
Deacon Rob works on special facilities-related projects.
Jackie Shirley
Jackie ShirleySteward for Faith Formation
Jackie oversees and supports all SMP faith formation programs including Life Teen, EDGE, Small Faith Sharing Groups, Children’s Ministries, Sacramental Preparation, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and TNTT.
Marriann Tefft
Marriann TefftSteward for Christian Initiation
Marriann accompanies those who discern a call to become Catholic by means of an apprenticeship in the Christian life (catechumenate) and preparation for the sacraments (RCIA).
Kayla Thompson
Kayla ThompsonReceptionist
Kayla is the first person you’ll meet when you approach the reception window at the parish office!
John Weisdepp
John WeisdeppAudio/Visual Engineer
John oversees the sights and sounds.
Steven Weisdepp
Steven WeisdeppCustodian
Steven helps to keep things clean and beautiful as part of our Facilities team.
Rachel Yabut
Rachel YabutSteward for Middle School Ministry
Rachel oversees middle school youth growing in their journey to Christ.
Rex Yabut
Rex YabutSteward for Parish Engagement and Social Media
Rex helps folks get plugged in and oversees social media and video efforts.