Administration & Staff

Sr. Julie Brandt, SSND : Director of Schools
Sr. Julie Brandt, SSNDDirector of Schools jbrandt@jacss.org
Sr. Julie Brandt, SSND : Director of Schools

Sr. Julie Brandt, SSND

Director of Schools

Email: jbrandt@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Dr. Emily Yoakam : Principal St. Peter’s and McAuley
Dr. Emily YoakamPrincipal St. Peter’s and McAuley eyoakam@jacss.org
Dr. Emily Yoakam : Principal St. Peter’s and McAuley

Dr. Emily Yoakam

Principal St. Peter’s and McAuley

Email: eyoakam@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-9320

Degrees and Certifications: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Pitt State) - Master of Science in Reading (Pitt State)

Favorite Saint: St. Catherine of Sienna

Favorite Feast Day: All Souls Day

Joanne Lown : Principal
Joanne LownPrincipal jlown@jacss.org
Joanne Lown : Principal

Joanne Lown

Principal

Email: jlown@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 623-1465

Master of Science in Elementary Education from Missouri State University in 2014

Bachelor of Science in Education

Bachelor of Arts in History

Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Golden Apple Teacher of the Year winner in 2016, a finalist in 2015 and 2016 and a nominee from 2011 through 2016.

Kathy Patton : Business Office
Kathy PattonBusiness Office kpatton@jacss.org
Kathy Patton : Business Office

Kathy Patton

Business Office

Email: kpatton@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Marjorie Comer : Marketing & Development
Marjorie ComerMarketing & Development mcomer@jacss.org
Marjorie Comer : Marketing & Development

Marjorie Comer

Marketing & Development

Email: mcomer@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Additional Duties: REACH! Strategic Plan Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: Bachelor of Arts Communication - Media Track

Favorite Saint: St. Catherine of Siena

Favorite Feast Day: April 29 - Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

 

Marla Testerman : Administrative Assistant
Marla TestermanAdministrative Assistant mtesterman@jacss.org
Marla Testerman : Administrative Assistant

Marla Testerman

Administrative Assistant

Email: mtesterman@jacss.org
Phone: (417) 624-5003

Additional Duties: JACS Virtus Coordinator

Degrees and Certifications: LPN degree

Recognition: Mercy Corp. Volunteer 1988-1989

Favorite Saint: St. Joseph, St. Monica

Favorite Feast Day: Our Lady of LaSalette Sept. 19th

Doretta Fox : Technology Director
Doretta FoxTechnology Director dfox@jacss.org
Doretta Fox : Technology Director

Doretta Fox

Technology Director

Email: dfox@jacss.org
Phone:

Dr. Doretta Fox is the JACS System Technology Director. She previously held administrator jobs in Wheaton and in Neosho. She has a knack for technology and a passion for education.

Rev. Joe Weidenbenner : St. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor
Rev. Joe WeidenbennerSt. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor
Rev. Joe Weidenbenner : St. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor

Rev. Joe Weidenbenner

St. Mary's Catholic Church's Pastor

Email:
Phone:

Degrees and Certifications:
BS Accounting and Minor in Philosophy and Computer Science
MDIV – Master of Divinity St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

Favorite Saint: St. Francis de Sales – Expert Spiritual Director

Favorite Feast: Immaculate Conception – Dec. 8

Rev. J. Friedel : Chaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor
Rev. J. FriedelChaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor
Rev. J. Friedel : Chaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor

Rev. J. Friedel

Chaplain and St. Peter the Apostle Pastor

Email:
Phone:

Fr. J. serves as the pastor of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Joplin, MO.