The purpose of Manistee Catholic Central School's Advisory Board is to provide the Principal and the Pastors of the Catholic Community of Manistee, St. Bernard (Irons), and St. Joseph (Onekama) with general counsel and advice regarding issues affecting the School, as well as assistance with organizing and implementing programs and special initiatives.

Advisory Board Members

Advisory Council

Sara Kaltunas, Jason Hallead, Peter Fischer, Jessica Witkowski, Lynn Vasquez, and Aisha Newenhouse.

Advisory Council Chair: Sara Kaltunas 

Vice Chair: Jason Hallead

 

Advisory Council Ex. Officio

Don Digna, Laura Cameron, Jennifer Howes, and Catherine Grinn.

Please contact the Advisory Council at mccadvisorycouncil@gmail.com for questions. 

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Advisory Board Sub Committees

Catholic Identity Committee

Chair: Lynn Vasquez ​

This committee is responsible for ensuring that the school adheres to a mission centered on Gospel values, centered on the Eucharist, and committed to faith formation, academic excellence and service.

Student Achievement & Academic Enrichment:

Chair: Catherine Grinn

This committee is responsible for ensuring that the school has a rigorous curriculum implemented through effective instruction. ​

Grants and Marketing

Chair:Sara Kaltunas 

This committee is responsible for developing a comprehensive plan for institutional advancement based on a compelling mission through communications, marketing, enrollment management, and development. 

Finance

Chair: Don Digna and Catherine Grinn  

This committee is responsible for engaging in financial planning in collaboration with experts in nonprofit management and funding. 

Building & Grounds

Chair: Peter Fischer 

This committee is responsible for identifying and maintaining the school facilities. ​

Student Life Committee

Chair: Jessica Witkowski

This committee is responsible for providing programming and services that enriches the students' experiences with a focus on the larger, school wide activities. ​

Home and School

Chair: Aisha Newenhouse

This committee is responsible for providing programming and services that enriches the students' experiences with a focus on the day to day classroom focus activities and to provide essential communication between parents and staff/father.

Athletic Committee

Chair: Jason Hallead

This committee is tasked with working with the Athletic Director to ensure that the athletics programming is well managed and funded. ​