Board of Directors

2017-2018 Board of Directors (with parish representation)

The Board is responsible for the educational, financial, personnel and maintenance policies of the Elk County Catholic School System. The Board oversees and manages the affairs of ECCSS subject to the limitations imposed by the articles and bylaws, and the laws of the Roman Catholic Church, including those issued for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie. All directors serve without compensation. Parish representatives serve a term of office of three years, which coincides with ECCSS’s fiscal year.



Bill Hoffman, Chair: At Large

Atty. Jim Martin, Vice Chair: St. Leo Parish

Gary Anderson, Treasurer: St. Mary’s Parish

Tina Gradizzi, Secretary: St. Boniface Parish


Voting Members:

Fr. Justin Pino: ECCSS Vice President of Catholic Mission and Pastor of St. Leo Parish

Mrs. Cathy Dornisch: Sacred Heart Parish

Mrs. Dawn Foringer: St. Leo Parish

Mr. Tony Gerg: St. Boniface Parish

Mr. Matt Herbstritt: St. Mary’s Parish

Mr. Sam MacDonald: ECCSS President

Mrs. Cindy Pasi: Queen of the World Parish

Mr. Don Schaut: Queen of the World Parish

Mr. Steve Vallone: At Large


Non-Voting Members:

Fr. Michael Gabler, O.S.B., Pastor, Sacred Heart Parish

Fr. Ross Miceli, Pastor, St. Boniface Parish

Fr. Jeff Noble, Pastor, Queen of the World Parish

Fr. Peter Augustine Pierjok, O.S.B., Pastor, St. Mary’s Parish

Mr. John Schneider, Principal, ECCHS and SMCMS

Mrs. Debbie Slay, Principal, SMCES

Mr. Robert Breindel, Director of Finance

Mrs. Sue Jansen, Director of Advancement

Mrs. Monica Schloder, Principal, St. Boniface School and St. Leo School