Board of Education

The Board of Education serves in an advisory capacity to the Superintendent of Catholic schools. It provides guidance to Archdiocesan elementary and secondary schools and the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic schools.

The Board of Education is comprised of members who represent certain positions and jurisdictions at Archdiocese of Washington Catholic schools. The composition of the Board of Education ensures balanced representation of key stakeholder groups for Catholic schools: pastors, principals, and parents.

Mrs. Patricia “Trish” Reimer

Board President

Region represented: PG

Mr. Christopher Kelly

Board Vice President

Principal, Blessed Sacrament

Region represented – DC

Mr. Ayelework Awoke

Parent Representative

Region represented – MC

Mr. Glenn Benjamin

ESPA President / Principal – St. Jude Regional Catholic School

Rockville, MD

Mrs. Miryan Cabrera

Parent Representative

Region represented – PG

Rev. Rory Conley

Pastor, St. Mary School

Region represented – SoMD

Mr. Greg Cooksey

Parent Representative

Region represented – MC

Mr. Michael Donahue

Parent Representative

Region represented – MC

Edward Farley

Parent Representative

Region represented: DC

Rev. David Fitz-Patrick

Pastor, Our Lady of Victory

Region represented – DC

Rev. Samuel Giese

Pastor, St. Jane de Chantel

Region represented – MC

Mr. Tom Gletner

Parent Representative

Region represented: DC

Mrs. Lila Ridgell Hofmeister

Principal, St. Michael School

Region represented: St. Mary’s

Rev. Jack Kennealy

Pastor, St. Matthias Apostle Catholic Church

Mr. Arthur Linder

Parent Representative

Region represented: DC

Mr. Jeffrey Palumbo

Principal

Region represented: High School

Ms. Susan Sheehan

Principal

Region represented: MC

Dr. Steve Showalter

Principal

Region represented – PG

Mrs. Sharie Brown Wood

Parent Representative

Region represented – DC

Mrs. Patricia Young

Parent Representative

Region represented – MC