Discovering personal greatness in pre-school through grade 8 students - Burlington, Vermont

Board Leadership

Jeffrey Firlik

BOARD MEMBER

Jeffrey Firlik was appointed to the Mater Christi board in 2018. He is a retired Pharmacist. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy, a Master of Science in Administration from Saint Michael’s College, leadership certification from Cornell University, and completed Doctor of Pharmacy courses at the University of Florida.

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Laurie Gagne

BOARD MEMBER

Laurie Gagne received her doctorate in Systematic Theology from the University of Notre Dame and taught Religious Studies for many years at Trinity College of Vermont (winning the Katherine O’Donnell Outstanding Faculty award in 1988.) Read more...

Susan-Rae Glinka

Board Member

Susan-Rae Glinka lives in Colchester, Vermont with her husband, Deacon Bill Glinka. Originally from New Jersey, she is a graduate of Katharine Gibbs School. They relocated to Vermont in 1986 and their son is an alum of Mater Christi and Rice High School. Read more...

Ken Gragg

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Ken retired from the Vermont Air National Guard in 2008 as a Chief Master Sergeant after 30+ years of service.  Read more...

Angelia Haag

BOARD MEMBER

Angelia (pronounced “Angela”) Haag works for Department of Homeland
Security as an Assistant Regional Director for the Northeast Regional office’s
Budget and Asset Management programs. Read more...

Lynn Kennedy

BOARD MEMBER

After earning a BA at Trinity College in special and elementary education Lynn was a special educator in alternative and regular ed settings. Read more...

Heather Lemon

BOARD MEMBER

Heather is a Financial Consultant focusing on 401(k) Plans with NBT Financial Services in Burlington, VT. She began her career in the banking industry in 1998. In 2001 she earned her securities and insurance licenses. Read more...

Brenda Luciano

BOARD MEMBER

Brenda is an attorney with the law firm Bauer Gravel Farnham LLP in Colchester, Vermont.  Brenda’s primary practice areas are in civil litigation, business law and environmental law.
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Sister Lucille MacDonald, RSM

BOARD MEMBER

I was born in Providence, RI, and raised in Lebanon, NH.  In 1957, I entered the Sisters of Mercy and during the years of perusing my undergraduate and graduate degrees in Education, I was privileged to serve as teacher and principal in the New Hampshire diocesan schools for twelve years. Read more...

Fr. Lino Alejandro Oropeza Castillo , SSE

BOARD MEMBER

Fr. Lino was ordained to the priesthood in 2014 as a member of the Society of Saint Edmund. Read more...

Sister Rita Parent

BOARD MEMBER

I was born and raised in Eagle Lake, Maine. I have been a Sister of Mercy for 43 years. Read more...

Lori Tarrant

BOARD MEMBER

Lori holds an M.S. in Counseling from the University of Vermont and is a certified German Language Speaker, University of Salzburg ’87, Middlebury College [‘86]. She received her BS in Education from The University of Vermont. Read more...

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