Faculty and Staff

The St. Rafael family is composed of dedicated individuals who nurture, love and work to support the growth of our students and families. We welcome you to contact us via email or by calling our main office so that an office team member can identify the best opportunity for our staff to connect with you.

Meet Our Family of Teachers & Staff

Nicole Rabida, Interim Principal

Mark Andrade, Dean of Operations

Rachel Ellis, School Counselor

Diana Medina, Office Manager

Ana Rios, Administrative Assistant

Martha Tellez, Admissions Officer

Heather Christy, K4 Teacher

Janice Tickner, K5 Teacher

Mandeep Kaur, First Grade Teacher

Julie Morini, First Grade Teacher

Venia Northcutt, Second Grade Teacher

Mary Dopp, Second Grade Teacher

Deanna Pittman, Third Grade Teacher

Ignacio Baeza, Fourth Grade Teacher

Matt Sturm, Fourth Grade Teacher

Natasha Armstrong, Fifth Grade Teacher

Alexandra Engan, Fifth Grade Teacher

Jason Myers, Sixth Grade Teacher

Crystal Brinkman, Sixth Grade Teacher

Jasmine Madlock, Seventh Grade Teacher

Dominic Lerro, Seventh Grade Teacher

Patrick Wengelewski, Eighth Grade Teacher

Kaitlyn Sterr, Eighth Grade Teacher

Lisa Mathewson, Art Teacher

Jason Goldsmith, Music Teacher

Kevin Doepke, Physical Education Teacher

Daniel Peerenboom, Educational Assistant 

Beverly Laske, Educational Assistant

Jose Moreno, Educational Assistant

Victoria Chavez, Educational Assistant

Jeanette Walcheske, Resource Teacher