Overview

School Administration

Administration

Rev. John P. McGarry, M.Div, M.A. – S.J., President
Maureen B. Longyear, B.S. – Vice President for Advancement
Anne Long, MBA – Chief Financial Officer
Michael Wood ’99, Ed.D. – Principal

Fadia H. Desmond, Ph.D. – Assistant Principal for Instruction and Student Life
Ian O. Farr, M.A. – Assistant Principal for Academics
LaRoddric C. Theodule, M.Ed. – Assistant Principal, Dean of Students

Program Directors

Sara M. Brabec, M.Div. – Director of Christian Service 
Julia R. Clark, B.A. – Director of Annual Giving and Grants 

Jeff Grant, M.I.T. - Director of Equity and Inclusion
Leah Heine, M.A. – Director of Visual and Performing Arts
Kimberly Kalmbach, B.A. – Director of Auction and Events
Timothy Kelly, M.A.T. – Director of Student Activities
Gerald Lane, B.A. – Director of Campus Safety
Paul LeBoeuf, M.A. – Director of Campus Ministry
Colin Connor ’04, M.A. – Director of Curriculum Development
Matthew  Ramos ’05, B.A. – Director of Admissions
Carol Rose, M.A. – Director of Academic Support
Elizabeth Sands, B.A. – Director of Marketing and Communications
AmandaSmith, M.S. – Director of Counseling
Kyle Tooley ’13, B.A. – Director Alumni Relations
George Wagner ’83, B.A. – Director of Technology
Hank Weinberger, M.A. – Director of Athletics
David Zielke, B.A. – Director of Testing and Scheduling

Faculty/Staff

Sara Brabec
Director of Christian Service / Theology

Ms. Brabec currently teaches Theology 2B and is the Director of Christian Service.  She was born and raised near Chicago, but has called California home since 2008. In her free time, Ms. Brabec enjoys running, hiking, reading, photography, and experimenting with new foods in the kitchen.  

(916) 418-2630
Faculty/Staff

Julia Clark
Director of Annual Giving

Julia Clark is a member of the Office of Advancement. As the Director of Annual Giving, she is responsible for raising money for the operating budget to meet the gap between what a family pays for tuition and the full-cost of a Jesuit education.  Born in Fresno, CA, Julia worked in the telcom industry for 21 years before retiring.  She is the mother of Neil (JHS ’07) and Katie (SFHS ’12).  She began her professional relationship with Jesuit in 2004. In her spare time she loves to read, entertain, and spend time with family and friends.

(916) 480-2128
Faculty/Staff

Fadia Desmond
Assistant Principal for Instruction and Student Life

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Fadia attended Marymount High School before completing her undergraduate studies at UCLA.  While working on her Master’s degree at Stanford, Fadia entered the classroom as a Language Arts teacher and moved into a teaching position at Rocklin High School.  Fadia took time away from the classroom to pursue a Ph.D.

(916) 418-2621
Faculty/Staff

Rev. Edwin B. Harris, S.J.
Alumni Chaplain

Image of Rev. Harris, S.J. on campus in front of garden

Fr. Edwin B. Harris, S.J., is now on his 4th “Tour of Duty” at Jesuit High School.  He entered the Jesuits in 1963 after having graduated from St. Ignatius High School in San Francisco. Most of his active Jesuit career has been associated with Secondary Education, including assignments at St. Ignatius College Preparatory (San Francisco), Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose), and Jesuit High School (Sacramento). He has an MA in European History and an M.Div. in Theology.

Faculty/Staff

Leah Heine
Director of Visual and Performing Arts

Ms. Leah C. Heine has served as the Director of Choral Music at Jesuit High School since 2005.  Ms. Heine’s studies include a broad musical curriculum – piano performance, music theory, music history, choral conducting and music pedagogy. She has also performed in a wide variety of ensembles, both instrumental and choral. 

(916) 482-6060 ext 247
Faculty/Staff

Timothy Kelly
Student Activities Director / Head Basketball Coach / Summer Programs Director

Born in Stockton, CA, Tim attended St. Mary’s High School before attending UC Davis for his undergraduate studies. He began working at Jesuit in 2004 and has served in a variety of roles including designated prefect, social studies teacher, social studies department chair, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities.

(916) 480-2126
Faculty/Staff

Gerry Lane
Director of Campus Safety

Currently the Director of Campus Safety, Mr. Lane previously spent 25 years as Director of Admissions. Born and raised in San Francisco, he attended Riordan High School before moving to St. Mary’s College. He taught at St. James in Davis and St. Mary’s in Sacramento before being hired at Jesuit. Mr. Lane is also the Boy’s Director of the Parochial Athletic League (PAL) and has been in that position for 30 years. Mr. Lane has coached football and basketball while at Jesuit, including as an assistant on the two State Runner-up Basketball teams in 1993 and 1994.

(916) 480-2103
Faculty/Staff

Paul LeBoeuf
Director of Campus Ministry

After 10 years in parish Youth Ministry, I came to Jesuit High School as the Director of Campus Ministry. Our goal in the YM Office is to help our youth have an encounter with Christ that leads them to greater love and service to others in their lives. I married my best friend, Jennifer, on May 4, 1996. Travel, cooking, golf, theater, Sacramento Kings, SF Giants, SF 49ers are a few of my passions.

(916) 480-2192
Faculty/Staff

Maureen Banchero Longyear
Vice President for Advancement

Maureen Banchero Longyear is the Vice President for Advancement of Jesuit High School.  She is responsible for designing, directing and evaluating all advancement strategies to address the annual operations, long-term capital and endowment needs.

Mrs. Longyear is a native of Sacramento where she attended Loretto High School before attending Santa Clara University.  Maureen transferred to the University of California, Berkeley and was awarded her Bachelor of Science in marketing from the Haas School of Business.  After pursuing a successful career in media sales, Mrs. Longyear “retired” to raise three children, John ’99, Michael ’01 and Kate (Loretto High ’06).  In 2003 and 2004 Mrs. Longyear co-chaired the Jesuit Auction as a volunteer and accepted a position in Development.  In 2006 she was named Director of Development and was promoted to the Vice President for Advancement in 2012.

(916) 418-2633
Faculty/Staff

Colin O’Connor ’04
English Department Chair / Director of Curriculum Development

I graduated from Jesuit in 2004, and returned in 2009 for my first full-time teaching assignment. It is an honor to teach with peers who were some of my greatest teachers, and to work with such compassionate, enthusiastic students. I especially love watching students discover their voice as writers and thinkers in English class. For many years I helped as an assistant coach in the aquatics program, with both water polo and swimming. Now, my time after school is devoted to my family and my own continuing education.

(916) 480-2102
Faculty/Staff

Carol Rose
Director of the Academic Support Center

Carol works in the Academic Support Center which is a dedicated space for students with learning differences and/or ADHD.  Carol supports students during their FLEX periods through check-ins and assistance with their academic classes.  She has worked as a teacher, counselor, campus minister, and coach during her years in high school education.

(916) 480-2104
Faculty/Staff

Amanda Smith
Director of Counseling Services

Counselor Caseload (by last name):

9th Aboui Mehrizi – Brown
10th Adams – Carroll 
11th Hall – Jones
12th Gadhok – Isola 

This is my eighth year working in the Counseling Department at Jesuit High School and my third year as the Director of Counseling Services. I earned my degree in Liberal Studies from Sacramento State with the intent of teaching in the elementary schools. Many years later, I found a home among the wonderful faculty and staff at Jesuit and was inspired to go back to school. In 2014, I began my Masters in Educational Counseling and earned my PPS Credential in 2016. I absolutely love working at Jesuit and being a part of this school community. I am truly fortunate to be able to continue my work with the students in this new role and look forward to an exciting year.

  • BA Liberal Studies – CSU Sacramento, 2005
  • MS Educational Counseling – National University, 2016

2012

(916) 480-2143
Faculty/Staff

Kyle Tooley ’13
Director of Alumni Relations

Kyle Tooley is a member of the Office of Advancement. As the Director of Alumni Relations, he is responsible for bringing alumni back to campus for different events and opportunities, as well as working with our alumni to further advance the school. Born in Sacramento, CA, Kyle worked in sports information prior to starting at Jesuit, where he spent time with both the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Rays. Kyle is a 2013 graduate of Jesuit High School, where he was involved in the Black Box, Senior Retreat Team, Cheerleading, The Plank, and more.

(916) 480-2160
Faculty/Staff

George Wagner ’83
Director of Technology

George Wagner first came to Jesuit in 1988 when he taught math and coached football. He later became the Department Chair of Mathematics. Soon after he spent several years teaching Advanced Placement Computer Science. He then moved out of the classroom and became the Director of Technology.

George is married with two children, one of which is an Alumni of Jesuit & CSUS while the other is an Alumni of Saint Francis High School.

 

(916) 480-2193
Faculty/Staff

Henry “Hank” Weinberger
Director of Athletics

Hank joins Jesuit from the University of California at Berkeley, where he served as the football director of recruiting. During his time at Cal, he also served as a Cal Olympics sports operations intern, interim women’s golf coach, and the football assistant director for recruiting operations.

He was a four-time Big West Conference Champion finalist in swimming. In addition to his experience in golf, swimming, and football, Hank was a high school baseball player and an Underwater Hockey National Champion.

Faculty/Staff

David Zielke
Director of Scheduling & Testing

  • Math Teacher
  • AP Coordinator

Prior to working at Jesuit, served in the Peace Corps from 1982 to 1985 in Zaire teaching math for 2 years and as a regional representative for one.  Continued to work in Zaire with USAID from 1985 to 1991.  Returned to the United States and moved back to Sacramento in December 1991.

(916) 480-2120