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. Lou C.
Fr. Lou C.Parochial Vicar
Ordained in 2018, Fr. Lou is appointed by the archbishop to assist Fr. Jim and to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
(360) 754-4667
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.
(360) 754-4667
Chris Peterson
Chris PetersonParish Administrator
Chris assists the pastor through the effective administration of finance, personnel, team development, facilities, stewardship, communication, public relations, strategic work, and resource development.
(360) 292-7116
Ann Ashe
Ann AsheSteward for Faith Formation and F.A.I.T.H.
Ann 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) 292-7112
Mona Bishop
Mona BishopAdministrative Assistant for Time, Talent & Treasure
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
Tyler Carlson
Tyler CarlsonMaintenance & Cemetery Care
Tyler is a key member of our facilities team and oversees the Calvary Catholic Cemetery on Cleveland Avenue in Tumwater.
(360) 754-4667
Andrew Casad
Andrew CasadSteward for Christian Initiation and Matrimony
Andrew helps introduce people to Jesus Christ (through Alpha) and 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). He is also responsible for assisting couples as they prepare to be married in the Catholic Church.
(360) 292-7127
Kevin Fink
Kevin FinkMaintenance & Resource Conservation
Kevin is a key member of our facilities team and oversees our resource conservation efforts.
(360) 754-4667
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 Children's Ministries
Hannah oversees Mass Ministry for Children, Children’s Liturgy of the Word , parish childcare, and Vacation Bible School.
(360) 292-7114
Brandon Jones
Brandon JonesSteward for Life Teen and Saint Paul Street Evangelization
Overseeing high school youth growing in their journey to Christ and leads our St Paul Street Evangelization team.
(360) 292-7108
Kimmy Jones
Kimmy JonesSteward for Community Events
Kimmy plans and executes some of our bigger parish events, such as the annual Parish Picnic.
(360) 754-4667
Kim Kondrat
Kim KondratSteward for Community Outreach
Kim is responsible for coordinating volunteers for the Men’s Shelter from November through the end of March, supervising ministries and collaborating with other local organizations to assist the homeless and those in need.
(360) 292-7106
Tiffany Lucas
Tiffany LucasCustodian
Tiffany helps keep things clean and beautiful as part of our Facilities team.
(360) 754-4667
Elizabeth Lyons
Elizabeth LyonsSteward for Sacramental Preparation
Liz oversees Infant Baptism, First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, Marriage Preparation, and Adult Confirmation. She also oversees Hispanic Ministries and and Prime Timers.
(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 Small Groups
Michaela is responsible for organizing and managing the Small Faith Sharing Groups program in the parish.
(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.
(360) 754-4667
Bill Morrow
Bill MorrowCustodian
Bill helps to keep things clean and beautiful as part of our Facilities team.
(360) 754-4667
Laurie Oelschlager
Laurie OelschlagerBookkeeper
Laurie keeps track of all parish finances.
(360) 292-7105
Nicole Nussel
Nicole NusselSteward for Liturgical Ministries
Nicole coordinates parish worship, developing and organizing plans which respond to the 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
Peggy O' NeillFPU Coordinator
Peggy coordinates our Financial Peace University classes.
(360) 292-7105
Kellie Patton
Kellie PattonAdministrative Assistant
Kellie works with the Pastor, Parish Administrator and staff in implementing the mission of the Parish.
(360) 292-7102
Erika Peterson
Erika PetersonLife teen Band Director
Erika leads our contemporary Praise & Worship band.
(360) 754-4667
Benedetta Reece
Benedetta ReeceSteward for Pastoral Care & Community Outreach Ministries
Benedetta supervises ministries including Holy Communion to the Homebound, coordinates for Anointing of the Sick, and facilitates groups such as Detention Ministry, Grief, Cancer, and Loss of Infant support. She also coordinates with Interfaith Works and Catholic Community Services.
(360) 292-7143
Rob Rensel
Rob RenselFacilities Director
Rob supervises our Facilities team and the care and maintenance of our facilities at two locations.
(360) 754-4667
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.
(360) 754-4667
Jackie Shirley
Jackie ShirleySteward for EDGE and Hospitality
Jackie has been blessed with the opportunity to help middle schoolers grow closer to Christ.
(360) 292-7137
Caiti Schmitz
Caiti SchmitzAdministrative Assistant for Faith Formation and Steward for Young Adults
Caiti is blessed with the opportunity to provide clerical support to eight stewards as they passionately strive to offer excellent formation opportunities for all ages. In addition, she considers it a special privilege to maintain our parish sacramental records and to work with Young Adults.
(360) 292-7100
Mariann Tefft
Mariann TefftSteward for Confirmation
Mariann is the Steward for the Confirmation ministry.
(360) 754-4667
Mary Trotter
Mary TrotterSteward for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
Mary offers Montessori-based, developmentally oriented faith formation ministry to children ages 3-12 and their families, including offering weekly two-hour experiences for children of different age groups to explore their faith using age-appropriate materials.
(360) 292-7117
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.
(360) 754-4667
Marty Whitaker
Marty WhitakerGroundskeeper
Marty is a key member of our Facilities team and provides care and maintenance for our beautiful grounds at both locations.
(360) 754-4667
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