Board Administration

From left to right: Mark Santandrea, Susan Nickle, Kelly Holbrough, Vince Romeo, Ana Paula Fernandes, Stephanie Circelli, Debbie Jordan, Dan Peters

Vince Romeo, Director of Education
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Responsibilities include System Leadership; Strategic Planning & Monitoring; Communications; Faith Formation; International Student Pathways Program; Student Admissions; District Effectiveness

Stephanie Circelli, Superintendent of Education

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Responsibilities include School Year Calendar; South and West cluster of schools:

  • Holy Cross Secondary School and family of schools (St. Charles, Our Lady Immaculate, Our Lady of Lourdes, Sacred Heart, St. Vincent de Paul)
  • Regina Mundi Catholic College and family of schools (Sir Arthur Carty, Holy Rosary, St. David, St. Francis, St. Sebastian​)
  • St. Joseph’s High School and family of schools (Assumption, Monsignor Morrison, St. Anne’s, St. Mary’s)


Ana Paula Fernandes, Superintendent of Education
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Responsibilities include Secondary School Operations; North cluster of schools:

  • Mother Teresa Secondary School and family of schools (St. Anthony F.I., St. John F.I., St. Kateri, St. Mark)
  • Saint André Bessette Secondary School and family of schools (St. Marguerite d’Youville, St. Catherine of Sienna, St. Patrick, St. Thomas More)
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School and family of schools (Jean Vanier, Notre Dame, St. George, St. Nicholas, St. Paul, St. Theresa)
  • St. Josephine Virtual Secondary School
  • Care, Custody Treatment & Correction Program
  • St. Patrick Adult and Continuing Education


Kelly Holbrough, Superintendent of Education
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Responsibilities include Elementary School Operations; Central and East cluster of schools:

  • John Paul II Secondary School and family of schools (Blessed Sacrament, Holy Family, St. Anne, St. Bernadette, St. Pius X)​
  • St. Mary’s High School and family of schools (Holy Family, Monsignor O’Neil, St. Jude’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Michael’s, St. Patrick’s)
  • Catholic Central High School and family of schools (St. Jude, St. Martin, St. Mary Choir, St. Michael)
  • St. Isidore Virtual Elementary School

Dan Peters, Superintendent of Education

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Responsibilities include Athletics; Attendance; Safe Schools; Special Education; Student Success, Pathways to Success; Library and Media Services; Innovative and Collaborative Technology Services (ICTS)

Mark Santandrea, Superintendent of Education

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Responsibilities include Curriculum and Assessment; ESL; French Immersion; New Teacher Induction Program; Healthy Schools and Recreation; Board and School Improvement; Anti-Racism, Diversity and Inclusivity;  Mental Health and Well-Being; Catholicity and Faith Formation; Indigenous Education

Debbie Jordan, Superintendent of Business​ and Treasurer

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Responsibilities include Finance; Purchasing; Building Services; Facilities; Planning and Admissions; Transportation

Susan Nickle, Executive Officer (Superintendent) People and Culture and General Counsel

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Responsibilities include Human Resources; Labour Relations; Legal Services; Payroll; Health and Wellness; Occupational Health and Safety; and School Staffing