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.
(360) 754-4667
Fr. Kyle PojeParochial Vicar
Fr. Kyle was ordained in June 2021 and is appointed by the archbishop to assist Fr. Jim and to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
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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.
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Chris Peterson
Chris PetersonParish Administrator
Chris assists the pastor and administers finance, personnel, team development, facilities, stewardship, communication, public relations, strategic work, & resource development.
(360) 292-7116
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.
(360) 292-7141
Joe Chlanda
Joe ChlandaDirector for Cemetery Operations and Maintenance Technician
Joe is a member of our facilities team and oversees our Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
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Kevin Fink
Kevin FinkMaintenance & Resource Conservation
Kevin is a key member of our facilities team and oversees our resource conservation efforts.
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Connor Geraghty
Connor GeraghtySt. Michael Parish School Principal
Connor is responsible for the day to day operations of our Preschool-8th grade Catholic school.  His areas of responsibilities include administering our educational programs, faith formation, staffing, finance, stewardship, and communications.
(360) 292-7211
Andrew Goldstein
Andrew GoldsteinSteward for Music Ministry
Andrew helps people encounter Christ through sung prayer. He 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.
(360) 292-7140
Hannah Hach
Hannah HachSteward for Baptismal Preparation and Children's Ministries
Hannah oversees Children’s Ministries, infant Baptism , parish childcare, and Vacation Bible School.
(360) 292-7114
Jeremy Helland
Jeremy HellandLead Custodian
Jeremy makes sure things at SMP are clean and beautiful.
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Brandon Jones
Brandon JonesSteward for Youth Ministry
Brandon oversees middle and high school youth growing in their journey to Christ and leads our St Paul Street Evangelization team.
(360) 292-7108
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.
(360) 292-7119
Lydia Mahr
Lydia MahrAdministrative Assistant/Receptionist
Lydia serves as the first point of contact for the parish office and oversees our front desk operations. She also provides clerical support to several members of our Liturgy team.
(360) 754-4667
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.
(360) 292-7104
Bob McKenzieSullivan
Bob McKenzieSullivanWestside Choir Director
Bob assists Andrew Goldstein, Steward for Music Ministry, by directing the Westside chapel music ministers, leading rehearsals and Sunday’s sung prayer.
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Bill Morrow
Bill MorrowCustodian
Bill helps to keep things clean and beautiful as part of our Facilities team.
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Lauren NealSteward for Confirmation
Lauren facilitates our youths’ preparations for the Sacrament of Confirmation.
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Nicole Nussel
Nicole NusselSteward for Liturgical Ministries
Nicole 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.
(360) 292-7111
Ryan O'Connor
Ryan O'ConnorAdministrative Assistant
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Laurie Oelschlager
Laurie OelschlagerBookkeeper
Laurie keeps track of all parish finances.
(360) 292-7105
Kellie Patton
Kellie PattonSteward for Community Outreach
Kellie oversees the men’s shelter and other community outreach ministries.
(360) 292-7102
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.
(360) 292-7143
Rob Rensel
Rob RenselFacilities Director
Rob supervises our Facilities team and the care and maintenance of our facilities at two locations.
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Ralph Shawver
Ralph ShawverSteward for Communications & Branding
Ralph prepares parish-wide publications such as the weekly bulletin and the Annual Report and maintains the parish website.
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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.
(360) 292-7137
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).
(360) 292-7127
John Weisdepp
John WeisdeppAudio/Visual Engineer
John oversees the sights and sounds.
(360) 754-4667
Steven Weisdepp
Steven WeisdeppCustodian
Steven helps to keep things clean and beautiful as part of our Facilities team.
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Rex Yabut
Rex YabutSteward for Time, Talent, Treasure and Parish Life
Rex oversees Stewardship at SMP as well as social media and video efforts.
(360) 292-7115