Our Faculty and Staff

A world-class education begins with world-class teachers. At Bishop Luers, our faculty exemplify Luers Spirit in the classroom. Our teachers are masters of their disciplines and strive to build inviting, challenging environments for their students.

Chaplains

Fr. Paolo Degasperi
Fr. Paolo Degasperi
Priest Chaplain
Fr. Patrick Hake
Fr. Patrick Hake
Priest Chaplain

Administration

Andre Goodwell
Andre Goodwell
Administrative Assistant/Director of Transportation
Randal Hawkins
Randal Hawkins
Assistant Principal
B.S., Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne
M.S., Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne
M.A., Ball State University
James Huth '81
James Huth '81
Principal
B.S., Indiana University
M.A., Indiana University
Roselyn Knapke
Roselyn Knapke
Administrative Assistant
Kevin Mann
Kevin Mann
Dean of Students
B.S., Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne
M.S., Indiana Wesleyan University, Fort Wayne
A.A.S., Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Pat Wilkins-Smith
Pat Wilkins-Smith
School Nurse
LPN, FWCS-School of Practical Nursing

Admissions

Jenny Andorfer '81
Jenny Andorfer '81
Director of Admissions
B.S., Ball State University
Laura Martinez '80
Laura Martinez '80
Admissions Assistant - Hispanic Liaison
Gretchen Steele '97
Gretchen Steele '97
Tuition Manager
B.A., Indiana University
M.A., University of South Carolina

Advancement

Jenny Conrad
Jenny Conrad
Communications & Marketing Coordinator
B.S., Indiana University
Roseanne Conroy '75
Roseanne Conroy '75
Development Assistant
B.S., Indiana University
Louise Jackson '75
Louise Jackson '75
Director of Mission Advancement
BS, St. Mary of the Woods
MBA, University of St. Francis

Athletics

Claire Ellingson
Certified Trainer
Joni Kuhn
Joni Kuhn
Associate Athletics Director
Kevin Mann
Kevin Mann
Athletic Director
B.S., Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne
M.S., Indiana Wesleyan University, Fort Wayne
A.A.S., Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Gary Millhouse
Gary Millhouse
Athletics Assistant
Michelle North
Michelle North
Athletics Assistant

Bookstore

Cindy Griffith '93
Cindy Griffith '93
Bookstore and Print Operations Manager

Business

Liane Carroll
Liane Carroll
Business and Economics Teacher
B.S., University of Saint Francis
M.B.A., University of Notre Dame

Business Office

Melissa Hire '84
Melissa Hire '84
Student Aid Assistant
B.S., Indiana University
Tom Karst
Tom Karst
Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Mooney '90
Jennifer Mooney '90
Accounts Payable Administrator

Cafe

Terri Dossen
Terri Dossen
Director of Food Service
Debbie Mitchell '82
Debbie Mitchell '82
Assistant Manager Cafe

English

Emily Didrick
Emily Didrick
English Teacher
BS., Indiana University
James Holstein
James Holstein
English Teacher
Kathy Schall
Kathy Schall
Englist Department Chair
B.S., Indiana University
Pat Shifley
Pat Shifley
English and Journalism Teacher
B.S., Purdue University Indiana University, Fort Wayne
Katherine Sturm '11
Katherine Sturm '11
English Teacher
B.S., Ball State University
Mayson Whitman '13
Mayson Whitman '13
English Teacher
B.S., Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne

Facilities

Mark Jones
Mark Jones
Director of Maintenance

Fine Arts

Kris Andorfer '10
Kris Andorfer '10
Music & Show Choir Director
B.A., Indiana University
Kristen Billingsley
Kristen Billingsley
Art Teacher
B.F.A., Miami University
Adam Hanke '11
Adam Hanke '11
Instrumental Music
B.S., Indiana University
Karlene Krouse
Karlene Krouse
Performing Arts Department Chair
B.M.E. Jordan Conservatory of Music, Butler University
M.S. University of Saint Francis

Guidance

Becky Allegrini
Becky Allegrini
Director of Guidance and School Counseling Dept
B.S., Thomas More College M.Ed School Counseling, Indiana University
Michelle North
Michelle North
Guidance Administrative Assistant
Catherine Rouyes
Guidance and School Counselor
B.A., Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, M.S.Ed, Purdue Fort Wayne
Sage Schmitmeyer
Guidance Counselor

Math

Joseph Crouch '08
Joseph Crouch '08
Math Teacher, Technology
B.A., University of Notre Dame
Nichole Crouch '09
Nichole Crouch '09
Math Teacher
B.S., Unveristy of Saint Francis
Cynthia Hickok
Cynthia Hickok
Math Teacher
B.S., Eastern Michigan University
Post Baccalaureate, Eastern Michigan University
Margaret Javins
Margaret Javins
Math Teacher
B.S., Indiana Tech M.S., University of Saint Francis
Linda Keuneke
Linda Keuneke
Mathematics Department Chair
B.A., Indiana State University
M.A.T., Purdue University
Stephen Owusu
Math Teacher

Media Center

Mandy Allen
Mandy Allen
Media Center Specialist
B.S., Indiana University

Physical Education / Health

Seth Coffing
Seth Coffing
Kyle Lindsay '02
Kyle Lindsay '02
Physical Education Teacher
B.S, University of Dayton

Theology

Justin Aquila
Theology Teacher
Ann Isch
Ann Isch
Theology Department Chair
B.S., Ball State University
Nicole Rudolph
Nicole Rudolph
Campus Minister
Ethan Schiffli
Ethan Schiffli
Theology Teacher
B.A. University of St. Francis
Chad Smith
Chad Smith
Theology Teacher
B.A., Concordia University, Ann Arbor
MDiv., Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne

Science

Linnaea Arford
Linnaea Arford
Science Teacher
B.S., Taylor University
Alicia Baumgartner
Alicia Baumgartner
Science Teacher
B.S., University of Indianapolis
Heather Briggs
Heather Briggs
Science Department Chair
B.S., Purdue University
Danielle Dabler '04
Danielle Dabler '04
Science Teacher
B.A., Ball State University M.A., Ball State University
Christine Goodin '06
Christine Goodin '06
Science Teacher
B.S., Purdue University

Social Studies

Joe Davis
Justin Ebbeskotte
Justin Ebbeskotte
Social Studies Teacher
B.A., Marshall Univeristy
Chris Elliott
Chris Elliott
Social Studies Department Chair
B.S., Indiana Purdue Unversity, Fort Wayne
Jeff Stanski '92
Jeff Stanski '92
Social Studies Teacher
B.A., DePauw B.S., Indiana University

Special Education

Esther Baird
Esther Baird
Special Education Department Chair
B.S., Manchester University
M.S.Ed, Indiana University
Beth Boomershine '90
Beth Boomershine '90
Special Education Teacher
B.S., Indiana Purdue Unversity, Fort Wayne
M.A., Huntington University
Lisa Gayer
Lisa Gayer
English Language Learners Teacher
B.S., Indiana University
Larissa Roper
Larissa Roper
Paraprofessional Special Education
DeOsha Smith '06
DeOsha Smith '06
Paraprofessional Special Education
B.S., Vincennes University

World Languages

Jorge Arribasplata
Jorge Arribasplata
Spanish Teacher
Camby Ferdon
Camby Ferdon
French Teacher
Ed Mendoza
Ed Mendoza
World Languages Department Chair